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Spring Thoughts

March 27, 2015
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Today marks the end of Spring Break for most high schools in the area.  This means that spring sports will be in full swing in the next 2 weeks.  It is hard to believe that another school year is winding down so rapidly. Major league baseball is just around the corner and the NCAA Tournament...

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Wrestling Prowess

March 26, 2015
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In the 126 lb weight class at this year’s state wrestling meet, a New Palestine High School wrestler won his 3rd consecutive state title.  This young man’s name is Chad (C.J.) Red, Jr.  The young man appeared at the state wrestling final match completely donned in red.  This even included his hair.  His mom...

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IHSAA School Enrollments

March 25, 2015
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The new IHSAA school enrollment figures have been released.  The largest high school in Indiana is now Carmel with 4,830 students.  Second place goes to Ben Davis High School with 4,220 students.  Third place goes to Warren Central with 3,602 students.  The 4th largest school is also in Indianapolis with North Central coming in at...

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Carmel Girls Swimming

March 24, 2015
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Recently the Carmel Girls Swim Team won their 29th consecutive state title.  It is the longest win streak by any high school team in the nation.  The second best streak was 27 wins by a Hawaiian High School swim team.  This was also Carmel’s 6th national swim title in 7 years.  Not only do...

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Another John Wooden Story

March 23, 2015
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In 1948 the Indiana State Teachers College basketball team turned down an NAIB bid.  The reason they turned it down is because the tourney, being held in Kansas City, did not allow any black athletes to participate in the basketball games.  We now know that the Indiana State Teachers College mentioned in this story is Indiana...

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Football Strategy

March 20, 2015
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As the pro football teams get ready for their draft this spring, the big need this year seems to be for defensive players who can rush the passer.  Most of you know, the Bengals were woeful on quarterback sacks last year.  The new kid on the block seems to be a double A gap...

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Tiger Woods

March 19, 2015
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It seems that Tiger Woods’ name will appear in the news even when he is not playing.  There is a current roomer (I stress, a rumor) circulating that suggests he is not playing because the PGA has imposed a penalty on Tiger for the possible use of some banned substance to help in his...

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Battery on an Official

March 18, 2015
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There is a senate bill pending in the Indiana General Assembly that would increase the penalty for any person attacking an IHSAA official during a high school ball game.  The senate bill was introduced by Lonnie Rudolph, a democrat from East Chicago.  At the present time, an attack is classified as a B misdemeanor...

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Coaching Thoughts

March 17, 2015
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What a roller coaster ride coaches go through in a season.  The highs after a close win are always matched by the lows when you lose one you should have won.  Add to this the second guessing that always goes with any high-profile high school or college job.  Those fans in the stands always...

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Batesville’s Wes McKinney

March 16, 2015
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Wes McKinney, a 2014 graduate of Batesville High School, is now a freshman at Hanover College.  He was recently named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year.  McKinney, a forward on the Hanover basketball team, ranked 3rd on the Panthers team in scoring during conference play, averaging 10.9 points per game and...

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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

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