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Girls Sectional Week

February 1, 2016 Coach Raver

Good luck to all the area girls basketball teams as they enter the 2016 sectionals.  The team with the best chance to make a long run in this year’s tourney is the Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagles. […]

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Shelby Rupp

January 29, 2016 Coach Raver

Congratulations to Shelby Rupp who played high school ball for the Batesville Bulldogs last year.  This year the 6’2″ Rupp is a forward on the #1 ranked Thomas More College basketball team.  In her last […]

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Indiana College Basketball

January 28, 2016 Coach Raver

Who will represent the state of Indiana in this year’s NCAA tournament?  Not too many years ago, Indiana was regularly getting 5 or 6 teams in the tournament every year.  Lately, it seems to have […]

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Reds Caravan

January 27, 2016 Coach Raver

I hope to see you at the YMCA tomorrow morning, January 28.  WRBI and I will be welcoming the Reds Winter Caravan to Batesville.  This event is scheduled to start at 11:15. The Caravan features […]

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Who Is More Important?

January 26, 2016 Coach Raver

When I was running through the channels the other day, they were arguing on ESPN about “who is more important”–Tom Brady or Bill Belichick.  I don’t plan to answer that question here, but I am […]

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Super Bowl

January 25, 2016 Coach Raver

The teams have been set for Super Bowl 50.  Congratulations to the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers.  Denver earned their spot with a 20-18 win over New England, and Carolina routed the Arizona Cardinals 49-15. […]

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Basketball Refereeing

January 22, 2016 Coach Raver

When the NCAA had their rules committee devise a plan to speed up basketball games and improve scoring, they again put the referees in a tough position.  If you watch a game today, you will […]

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How to Get Ahead in the NFL.

January 21, 2016 Coach Raver

An interesting article in the Indy Star told how to assure yourself of a job in the NFL.  Be the son or daughter of the head coach or owner.  Bill Belichick of New England has […]

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How They Got There

January 20, 2016 Coach Raver

This is the concensus on how Kansas City, Toronto, the Mets, and the Cubs wound up baseball’s Top 4 teams last year.  In the case of Kansas City, they did it mostly through smart drafting […]

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Dusty Baker

January 19, 2016 Coach Raver

Dusty Baker, the former Reds manager, was recently hired to manage the Washington Nationals.  In an Indianapolis Star article written by Bob Nightengale for USA Today Sports, it was reported that Baker was not the […]

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