Dodger Greats

October 12, 2015

Don Drysdale in 1968 went 58+ innings without giving up a run.  Most people felt this would last forever.  What he forgot to do was to tell the Dodger management not to draft a pitcher named Orel Hershiser.  In 1988…

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Katie Ledecky

October 8, 2015

Katie Ledecky is an 18-year old swimmer for the United States.  She recently graduated from Stone-Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda Maryland.  She swims the 400, 800, and 1500 meter freestyle events.  She has been compared with the…

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College Football Attendance Up

October 7, 2015

Over the last several years, the attendance at college football games keeps going up.  However, student attendance keeps going down.  In fact, I think it is down as much as 7% in the major 5 conferences.  What are the reasons…

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OA Hall of Fame

October 6, 2015

The Inaugural Ammann-Brinkmoeller Athletic Hall of Fame of Oldenburg Academy will take place this Saturday.  This year’s class will include Tina Caldwell, a 1980 graduate, who starred in volleyball and basketball.  The second inductee is Staci Hewig Adams, a tennis…

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How About This?

October 5, 2015

In a September 3 game in which the Washington Nationals won 15-1 over Atlanta, Bryce Harper had quite a statistical line for this game.  He did not have an official at bat.  He walked 4 times and drove in a…

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Earlier Trade Deadline

October 2, 2015

Joe Sheehan, in a Sports Illustrated article, suggested that the trade deadline should be moved up to June 1 rather than July 31.  His reason was that after the first third of the season you know what your team needs…

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Wild Card

October 1, 2015

Hooray for the Cubs!  I have been a Cub fan since 1948 when my brother and I used to listen to them after we finished our chores on the farm.  They were the only team still playing day baseball at…

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Johnny Cueto

September 30, 2015

As you probably have noticed, Johnny Cueto has not been very successful pitching for Kansas City since his trade from Cincinnati.  I asked myself why this is happening?  At one stretch he was 0-5 with an ERA near 10.  When…

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Tim Tebow

September 29, 2015

I recently came upon an article about Tim Tebow and why he thinks he needs to be a quarterback to play in the NFL.  After all, he is 6’3″ and weighs 235 pounds.  His best asset as a quarterback is…

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Talent That Got Away!

September 28, 2015

It is no wonder why Purdue and IU struggle in football every year.  Here are some players that they failed to recruit.  Tyler Williams, a punter for Marshall University, went to Ft. Wayne Snider.  Gunner Kiel, UC’s quarterback, played for…

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Upcoming Events

all-day Sunman Farmers Market
Sunman Farmers Market
Oct 23 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
5:30 pm Trunk or Treat @ New Marion Baptist Church
Trunk or Treat @ New Marion Baptist Church
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm
Annual Trunk or Treat New Marion Baptist Church Sunday October 23rd – 5:30 PM plus Chili Cook Off and Pumpkin Bake Off Please come and taste our chili’s and pumpkin treats. Vote for your favorites. Prizes given in each category
3:00 pm Bible Bingo @ Oldeburg Academy Auditorium
Bible Bingo @ Oldeburg Academy Auditorium
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bible Bingo @ Oldeburg Academy Auditorium
Vicki Quade, creator of the hit comedy, Late Nite Catechism, brings to life a new comedy about fundraising and bingo. The parish needs money and the Archdiocese has a new bingo department. Bring the two together and you have a…