Speed and Scoring

June 9, 2015

Have you seen the NCAA’s plan to improve scoring in basketball next year?  They have reduced the shot clock from 35 seconds to 30 seconds; increased the 3-foot circle under the basket to 4 feet; and reduced the number of time outs available to the coach in a game.  I think these will help...

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New Transfer Rule

June 8, 2015

The IHSAA is finalizing a new transfer rule that will eliminate the practice of allowing athletes (especially basketball players)  to go to a new school just because they have connections with a coach or player from that school.  This is known as the “no past link” rule.  If they still choose to transfer, they...

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Mr. Indiana Basketball

June 5, 2015

This year’s Mr. Indiana Basketball is Caleb Swanigan of Homestead High School in Fort Wayne.  He led his team to the 4A state championship in March.  According to his guardian, Roosevelt Barnes, he is the first Mr. Basketball to attend Purdue University since Glenn Robinson went to Purdue in 1991. Caleb first verbally committed...

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State Track

June 4, 2015

Congratulations to Peter Heil of Batesville who qualified for the State Track Meet to be held tomorrow in Bloomington.  He will compete in the 300-meter hurdles where he is the school record holder with his regional time of 39.55 seconds.  Pete is a 4-year letter winner at Batesville.  He is the son of John...

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Can You Remember?

June 3, 2015

How many can tell me when the Indiana All-Stars play the Kentucky All-Stars in basketball this year?  Most of you will say June, and you are correct.  But, when in June, at what facility, at what time, etc.?  It wasn’t too long ago when this game was sold out a few hours after the...

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June 2, 2015

We know that the state of Indiana is never going back to one-class basketball or football.  My question is:  When are they going to decide when all sports should be on a class basis?  They used the excuse that in certain sports an individual can go on without a team, so that is why...

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Heads Up Football

June 1, 2015

After all the hype that the NFL put on head injuries in football, the different levels of participation in sports have put in place a very sound system of preventing such injuries in the future.  Instead of trying to re-invent football and similar contact sports, they are now training coaches how to teach the...

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School Ends

May 29, 2015

Most of the area schools either had their last day yesterday or will have it today.  Congratulations to all the seniors and their many accomplishments during their 4 years in high school.  The accomplishments are way too numerous to list here, but you can bet that we are turning out another group of young...

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Lance Armstrong

May 28, 2015

If you think you have heard the end of the Lance Armstrong story, you are mistaken.  He recently lost a $10 million settlement to one of his promoters while he was on the cycling tour.  SCA promotions paid Lance for wins, especially in his last year of racing.  Lance, of course, is banned for...

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Chad Pfiefer

May 27, 2015

Most of you probably do not recognize the name Chad Pfiefer, but he hopes you do in a few years.  He has earned a card on one of the pro golf tours which in itself is an accomplishment.  The fact that Chad Pfiefer is an amputee from his military service makes it even more...

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