Top Runners

September 25, 2015

On the local running scene, two area runners are quickly making a name for themselves.  They are Shelby Pake of Greensburg and Curtis Eckstein of Oldenburg Academy.  Both of these runners should make this year’s state cross country meet. Pake…

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Jimmy Rayl

September 24, 2015

A recent article by Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star caught my eye.  Rayl was Mr. Bastketball while playing for Kokomo High School in the late 50’s.  He even broke one of Oscar Robertson’s scoring records.  He still has some…

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ACL Injuries

September 23, 2015

I recently read an article in the Cincinnati Enquirer about ACL injuries.  Dr. Tim Cremcheck, the Red’s doctor, recently did 10 surgeries in one day.  All of the surgeries were performed on high school athletes.  He has already done over…

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Famous Yips!

September 22, 2015

Most of you are familiar with the term “Yip” as it applies to golfers and their inability to make short putts on the green.  It is also used when any athlete suddenly loses the natural ability they had in athletics. …

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Lawrenceburg Athletic Facilities

September 21, 2015

This week when Batesville plays Lawrenceburg in football, it will be a good chance for you to see their new “turf” football field.  It is a beautiful orange and black color pattern around a green field which replaces the old…

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NASCAR Throw Back

September 18, 2015

How many of you were watching NASCAR Throw Back from Darlington Speedway a week or so ago?  Did you see “Mean Joe Greene” of the Pittsburgh Steelers in his famous Coke commercial?  Believe it or not, that commercial gained famed…

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Conduct Debate

September 17, 2015

There are so many college athletes getting in trouble these days that sports writers and commentators have a debate going on as to who is to blame for all of these bad actions.  Is it the coach, the academic advisor,…

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Wonder Woman

September 16, 2015

In an article from Sports Illustrated, I learned about Sophia Rivera.  She is a student at Brentwood High School in Missouri.  At the World’s Youth Track and Field Meet in Cali, Columbia, this summer, she set a record in the…

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John Wooden and I

September 15, 2015

One time when I went to a coaching clinic I found an open seat in the front row.  I had only been coaching a few years at that time.  When I looked over to my left, I was amazed to…

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Good Interview

September 14, 2015

I was recently asked what makes a good interview?  I thought of 5 things that probably make an individual a good interviewer.  They are: 1.  Be yourself and don’t try to copy someone else’s style.  Not everyone is a Marty Brennamen. 2.…

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Upcoming Events

10:00 am Napoleon Fall Bazaar @ Napoleon Community Building
Napoleon Fall Bazaar @ Napoleon Community Building
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Napoleon Fall Bazaar Napoleon Community Center, Napoleon In Friday, Oct 21  10:00am-6:00pm Saturday, Oct 22 8:30am-1:00pm 28 vendors are scheduled to set up
5:00 am Quilts for Kids Sew Day
Quilts for Kids Sew Day
Oct 22 @ 5:00 am – 6:00 am
Hoosier Hills Quilts For Kids Sew Day 4th Saturday of the Month The Quilter’s Nook 812-689-0980 Versailles, IN 9:00 am to 5:00 pm We have donated fabric all you need is a sewing machine and your time
8:00 am Pancake Breakfast @ Milan VFW
Pancake Breakfast @ Milan VFW
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
The Milan Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast at the Milan VFW on Saturday, October 22, from 8:00 – 11:30 AM. Tickets are available in advance from any Lions member or at the door. Carry-outs are available. Proceeds will…