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School Sports Injuries

May 26, 2015
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There have been many articles published about the increased number of injuries in school sports that have occurred since 2000.  A recent article published in the Indianapolis Star by Dr. James Andrews stated the main cause of these injuries came from playing one sport all year long.  His theory states that you use the...

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Reggie Wayne #87

May 25, 2015
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Most of you know that Reggie Wayne was recently released by the Indianapolis Colts.  He has been a Colt for 14 years and a very good one.  After his release, he had nothing but praise for the Colts organization.  Wayne has been a class act during his career with the Colts and remains so...

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The Art of Drafting Baseball Players

May 20, 2015
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It is not hard for any pro baseball scout to judge talent.  If you are a pitcher, they use a radar gun to see how hard you throw.  If you are a position player, they check how you handle the bat and what type of power you have.  The key to drafting players who...

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Indiana’s Connection in the NBA Playoffs

May 19, 2015
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Below is a list of individuals with Indiana connections whose teams are in this year’s NBA playoffs.  Brad Stevens, a former Butler coach, now coaches the Boston Celtics; Jeff Teague, a Pike High School graduate, is with the Atlanta Hawks; Sheldon Mack of Butler University is also with Atlanta. Other pros include Zach Rudolf of...

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Drug Testing in High Schools

May 18, 2015
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Batesville High School is debating whether to do random drug testing of their high school students.  Three states have random drug testing now. In these 3 states 1 out of 600 showed positive results for drugs. If you decide to do this, what drugs would be considered illegal?  Who would make this decision?  Would an...

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Wrigley Field

May 15, 2015
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Even a place as hallowed as Wrigley Field has to change to keep up with the times.  If you saw the field on TV this year, you know there is a huge message board in left field.  It took the Cubs organization at least 2 years to get this approved over the objections of...

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Best Players in the Class of 2017

May 14, 2015
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A recent article in the Indianapolis Star listed the most sought-after high school basketball players graduating in 2017.  They include Paul Scroggs of Southport.  He played against Batesville in the Hall of Fame classic this year. The next 5 include Jalen Adaway of Pendleton Heights, Cobe Webster of Park Tudor, Ra Kepdl of Lawrence...

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The Indianapolis 500

May 13, 2015
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“When I was a kid, every single day during May you heard something about the Indianapolis 500 no matter where you lived in Indiana.  This year I guess they are having a 500 on May 24, but you wouldn’t know it unless you lived in Indianapolis.  I have seen no hype anywhere–exception is the...

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NBA Coach of the Year

May 12, 2015
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It is interesting to see what happens to coaches in the NBA who have won the Coach of the Year Award.  Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks won the title this year.  The question is “how long will he remain the coach of the Hawks”?  I have 3 examples of what happened to some...

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Too Long?

May 8, 2015
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Recently the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs ball game was delayed by rain for 4 hours and 13 minutes.  Can you imagine sitting in rain and cold for that long, and the Reds’ management keeping you in suspense as to when they might attempt to play the game?  I know they had a huge crowd...

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7:00 pm Daughters of Isabella @ Batesville Knights of Columbus
Daughters of Isabella @ Batesville Knights of Columbus
May 2 @ 7:00 pm
Next meeting of the Daughters of Isabella All Saint’s Circle #1384 is Monday May 2, at 7:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus in Batesville. Bring flowers for the Adoration Chapel. Anyone interested in going to the 100th Anniversary of the Daughters of Isabella Saint Rita Circle #63 at St. Gabriel Church in Connersville Indiana on Saturday May 14, 2016 contact Wendy Haven (812-933-1922) by April 30, 2016.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
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7:00 am Batesville Community Prayer Brea... @ Big Four Cafe
Batesville Community Prayer Brea... @ Big Four Cafe
May 5 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Please join us as a special guest. The public is also welcomed to attend and may purchase their $8.00 ticket at the door. Chef Adam has selected a delicious buffet breakfast. We will start our day in prayer, enjoying fellowship with community, church leaders, and friends in the Batesville area. Danielle Hountz from Batesville high School will be singing and Reverend Jill K. Campbell of St. Mark Lutheran Church will be the guest speaker. You are also invited to attend the Community Prayer Service, presented by the Batesville Ministerial Association at the Gazebo, located in the Village Green, downtown Batesville at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 5. This tradition is in its’ 5th year and will be led by various Ministers from the area. Lunch will be provided following the service. RSVP to Andrea Wade, Mayor’s Office, awade@batesvilleindiana.us or (812) 933-6100 by April 29th if you are attending the Prayer Breakfast. Fore more information, please contact Rita Seig, (812) 209-9945 of ritaseig@etczone.comShare this:TweetEmailPrint
8:00 am Rummage Sale @ Knights of St. John Hall
Rummage Sale @ Knights of St. John Hall
May 5 @ 8:00 am
Rummage Sale Thursday May 5 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday May 6 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday May 7 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 noon Knights of St. John Hall 111 S Vine St Batesville, IN (adjacent to Weigel’s Funeral Home) Feel free to drop items off on Sunday May 1 from 3 PM to 5 PMMonday May 2 from 6 PM to 8 PM Tuesday May 3 from 9 AM to 8 PM Wednesday May 4 from 9 AM to 8 PMShare this:TweetEmailPrint

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