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Another Pitch

February 27, 2015
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Carl Erskine has traded his baseball glove for his harmonica.  The former Dodger pitcher will get up in front of 15,000 fans at a Pacer game and play the National Anthem.  The 88-year-old resident of Anderson, Indiana, is still very active despite his age. For you younger fans, Carl played with Jackie Robinson and...

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College Athletic Budgets

February 26, 2015
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Have you any idea what the athletic budgets of IU and Purdue are?  According to an Indianapolis Star article given to me by Glen Butte, IU is catching up to Purdue in one area of their budget. This next year IU will raise their football budget from the $226,000 range to $402,000.  This still...

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The Athletic Scene

February 25, 2015
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This is the time of the year that real high school basketball fans relish.  The girls’ season is winding down quickly.  Next week is their state finals.  The high school boys’ teams already know their sectional draw, and their tournament will begin the first of March. Next week March Madness begins for the college...

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Obama’s Budget

February 24, 2015
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The latest Obama budget will cut money from college athletic departments’ budgets.  How will this affect donors and the athletic departments? It is common practice for athletic departments to accept large donations of money, and in return, provide choice seats for these boosters at football and basketball games.  This practice has not been eliminated;...

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Snoop Dog

February 23, 2015
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I am sure you are trying to figure out why there is a Huddle Up called Snoop Dog.  No, it will have anything to do with the music world.  This is not really about Snoop Dog, but his son. The young man has just received a scholarship to play football at UCLA.  His dad...

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Bud Wright, Sheridan Football

February 20, 2015
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Just before the Super Bowl this year, the NFL was looking for a coach to honor who had been in the game for a long time.  They also wanted someone who coached the right way.  It was quite ironic that one of the 3 coaches they considered was named Wright. Only one of the 3 was...

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Ernie Banks Funeral

February 19, 2015
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When Ernie Banks passed away in late January, the Chicago Cubs and the city of Chicago went together to plan a funeral memorial for the man they called Mr. Cub.  His casket was on display with a giant “number 14″ Banks jersey covering the casket.  Behind the casket, was a giant picture of Ernie...

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Milan Museum

February 18, 2015
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A couple from Indianapolis traveled to Milan in hopes of seeing the gymnasium in which the ’54 Indians played their games.  They were quickly informed that the old gymnasium had been razed.  However, they were directed to the museum.  Since they had traveled to Milan specifically to see remnants of the ’54 Indians, they thought “why...

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Taunting

February 17, 2015
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If you were at the Batesville vs. New Castle basketball game recently, you will remember that New Castle was assessed a technical foul for taunting.  Some of you might wonder what constitutes taunting on a basketball floor.  The young man from New Castle got his technical because his teammate was just warned by the...

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Girls Sectional Results

February 16, 2015
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Only the Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagles were able to win a sectional championship among our area schools.  The Eagles defeated Oldenburg Academy 54-33.  The perennial sectional champions will try to win a regional this Saturday.  Congratulations to Coach Smith and his Lady Eagles. The Batesville Lady Bulldogs put up a valiant effort but lost to...

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11:00 am Calling All Poets @ Osgood Public Library 136 West Ripley Street Osgood, IN 47037
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Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm
Help celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial with your poetry. Requirements:  adequately represent Ripley County & contain a maximum of 40 lines  in any form. 3-5 entries will be chosen to be submitted into the Birthday Book. Dealine: April 1, at the Osgood Public Library.  
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All you can eat fish fry on ‘specific’ Fridays; February 27, March 13, March 27 and  April 3rd. Serving from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM Dinner includes: white fish, french fries, coleslaw, applesauce and dessert. Adults $10, children (10-3) $4, under 2 are free. To Go Orders are available.  
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All you can eat fish fry on ‘specific’ Fridays; February 27, March 13, March 27 and  April 3rd. Serving from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM Dinner includes: white fish, french fries, coleslaw, applesauce and dessert. Adults $10, children (10-3) $4, under 2 are free. To Go Orders are available.  

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