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Purdue Cross Country

November 19, 2015 Coach Raver

Matt McClintock became the first Purdue men’s runner to win the Big Ten Championship in 72 years.  McClintock ran the 8,000 meter race in 23 minutes and 12 seconds.  The Athens, Maine, native returned Purdue […]

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NFL Integrity

November 18, 2015 Coach Raver

I recently read an article by Norman Chad in the Indianapolis Star.  He, like a lot of us, is wondering where the NFL’s integrity lies.  As most of you know, the players in the league […]

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Lady Bulldog Basketball

November 17, 2015 Coach Raver

When you go to see the Lady Bulldogs of Batesville play basketball this year, they will certainly have a different look.  Before practice started, they were planning on 3 young ladies being in their starting […]

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Regional Football

November 16, 2015 Coach Raver

Congratulations to the East Central Trojans who defeated Evansville Harrison 42-28 to become regional champs.  The Trojans will get an opportunity to reverse their earlier season loss to Roncalli in this Friday’s semi-state.  The game […]

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Sport Intros

November 13, 2015 Coach Raver

If you are as old as I am, you might remember Bob Newhart’s comedy record.  On it he was trying to explain how Abner Doubleday invented baseball.  It goes like this: You make an out […]

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TV and Baseball

November 12, 2015 Coach Raver

I am sure all of you stayed up and watched the first game of the World Series with your young sons.  After all, it ended before dawn.  In the World Series today, ball games are […]

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Old, Old and Older

November 11, 2015 Coach Raver

The San Antonio Spurs seem to want the distinction of being the oldest professional athletic team.  They have 8 players 30-years old and older.  David West accepted a contract with the Spurs that was 10 […]

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November 10, 2015 Coach Raver

If you are a NASCAR fan, I wonder if you are as upset about all the new rules and restrictions as I am.  Every week it seems like there is a new rule put in […]

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Big Ten Basketball

November 9, 2015 Coach Raver

While reading an Indianapolis Star article, I discovered that Big Ten basketball has 25 new rule changes which will go into effect this year.  I will elaborate on a few of these in a moment.  […]

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Football Sectional Finals

November 6, 2015 Coach Raver

At 7 p.m. tonight four area schools will be vying for a sectional championship.  In 4A East Central (9-2) will host Seymour (5-6).  The Trojans are heavily favored in this game.  In 3A Batesville (10-1) […]

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