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Football Playoffs

November 20, 2014
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In less than a month the NCAA will name the Final 4 who will compete for the National Championship in college football.  It is a sure bet that unless things change, the SEC will be the dominating conference.  Between Mississippi State, Alabama, Florida State, and Auburn more than likely at least 2 of these will be...

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North Carolina Academic Scandal

November 19, 2014
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Most people believe that the major colleges cheat when it comes to the classes attended by athletes.  This is being investigated by the NCAA in the case of the Black Studies Program at North Carolina.  Former athletes have allegedly reported that they had never attended an actual class while enrolled at the University.  They...

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Alvin Dark

November 18, 2014
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Alvin Dark died recently in South Carolina at the age of 92.  He was suffering from Alzheimer’s.  Alvin Dark came to the major leagues in 1946 and was actively playing until 1960.  He was Rookie of the Year with the Boston Braves when he batted .322 his first major league season.  The Comanche, Oklahoma,...

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Tim Krumrie

November 17, 2014
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How many remember Tim Krumrie, the pro-bowl defensive tackle of the Cincinnati Bengals?  He is probably most remembered for the broken leg he suffered in the Super Bowl game against the San Francisco Giants back in the early 90’s.  He played for the Bengals from 1983-1994.  The dairy farmer from Mondovi, Wisconsin, was about...

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High School Girls Basketball

November 14, 2014
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The high school girls basketball season started this week.  The Batesville Bulldogs will play tomorrow night at North Decatur.  Other teams in the area have already opened their seasons.  It appears that the top team in this area will be the East Central Lady Trojans.  Coach Moore’s tall and talented crew lost some key...

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Greed

November 13, 2014
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During the off-season all you heard from the NFL was how they were going to cut down on the injuries that were occurring in pro football.  They cut back the training activities each team could have.  Like all other sports, they put a great urgency on concussion protocol.  What they did next would make...

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IU Basketball

November 12, 2014
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Being a Purdue graduate, it would be easy for me to make some kind of derogatory remark about IU.  However, the situations that have occurred at IU since last season are unfortunate.  Too many times we see college athletes making the news in a negative way. Six basketball players have had run-ins with local...

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Boys Basketball

November 11, 2014
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High school boys basketball practice started yesterday.  That means in two weeks they will be able to start playing games for real.  Here is a quick look at most of the local schools and what I see as an early season barometer. Batesville has 3 returning starters and all 3 are at least 6’6″...

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Dave Miley

November 10, 2014
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Last Monday I wrote an article about Dave Miley’s visit to Batesville.  Dave was a former manager of the Cincinnati Reds.   In that article I stated that I could not find what Dave was doing at this time, but thanks to a reader I found out that he is the manager of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...

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Big Ten Football vs. Basketball

November 7, 2014
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For the most part of the past century, the Big Ten Conference was known as a football conference.  The past few years have not lived up to this title.  When the seasons have come to an end the past few years, not many of their teams have been competing for a national title like...

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