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Can You Run?

September 12, 2016
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Running has been big for many years now.  Forty-two year old Scott Jurek of Boulder, Colorado, likes to take this to a whole new level.  He recently traversed the Appalachian Trail in the fastest time ever.  He covered 2,189 miles…

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Graduate Transfers

September 9, 2016
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A lot of college athletes use their 5th year of eligibility because they were red shirted at least one year at their previous college.  This is why they have a 5th year.  This means they can choose a graduate program…

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Coach Holtmann

September 8, 2016
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I recently read in the Indianapolis Star that Butler basketball coach, Holtmann, had his contract extended through 2021-22.  This, of course, will help in his recruiting process.  Athletes can enter the school knowing he has a contract beyond their graduation…

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Johnny Wilson

September 7, 2016
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Johnny Wilson, better known as “Jumpin’ Johnny Wilson” was the 1946 Mr. Basketball in the state of Indiana.  The Anderson High School graduate was barely 6 foot tall but he had amazing jumping skills. Recently Anderson honored him with a…

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Track Update

September 6, 2016
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I got a pleasant surprise when I attended Batesville’s second home football game.  There was obviously the start of a new surface on the Batesville track.  I hope that this is the start of a complete renovation of the track…

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Labor Day

September 5, 2016
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Today is Labor Day!  I have a hard time saying Happy Labor Day, because it means the end of summer. Don’t let me spoil your day.  Go out and enjoy yourself at a family outing, sports event, or the Cincinnati…

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Do you favor a “Mercy Rule”?

September 2, 2016
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As I was reading an article in the Indy Star, the idea of putting in a Mercy Rule in Indiana football is being discussed.    What do you think? The IHSAA would favor it, but most coaches do not.  They…

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Jonathan Papelbon

September 1, 2016
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Jonathon Papelbon is a closer with the Washington Nationals.  At the time I wrote this article he had not yet been traded.  Most teams who are in the pennant race would like to have his talent, but if you trade…

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Power Sectional

August 31, 2016
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How would you like to be in the 6A sectional 5 in football?  This sectional includes Brownsburg, Avon, Ben Davis, and Pike.  Avon is a perennial state finalist, but they did lose their Division 1 quarterback last year.  Brownsburg keeps…

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Lightning in High School Sports

August 30, 2016
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If you tried to listen to the Batesville/Milan football game last Friday night, you know it was interrupted by lightning.  I know the Indiana rule, and I believe it has become basically a national rule.  If lightning is observed, the…

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Upcoming Events

Sep
25
Sun
all-day Sunman Farmers Market
Sunman Farmers Market
Sep 25 all-day
The Sunman Park Board will be hosting the Sunman Farmers Market for the 2016 season. Every Saturday beginning May 14 til October 29. For spaces & more information contact Janice 812-65-2180
Oct
1
Sat
9:00 am Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
11:00 am Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
OSGOOD, Ind. — The Town of Osgood, along with the support of local sponsors, will be hosting the 2nd Annual Bricktoberfest event on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the historic brick road located on Ripley…