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EGL

August 4, 2015
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What is EGL?  According to an Indy Star story, EGL stands for Elite Gaming Live.  It is a program introduced in the Indianapolis School system for video game players.  It evidently was introduced in the Lawrence School system and has now spread to 5 other schools in Indy.  It is an after-school program just...

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Boy Gets Baseball

August 3, 2015
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If you were watching the Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies game last week, you witnessed a good-feel story. Todd Frazier hit his 100th career homer, and the ball was caught on a carom by an elderly gentlemen.  He then handed the ball to a young fan sitting behind him.  Since it was Frazier’s 100th...

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Back to School

July 31, 2015
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Believe it or not, some schools are already in session.  If they did not begin this week, they will start next week.  That means that in just a few weeks all the fall sports will be in session.  In fact, girls’ golf has already begun.  Most of the other sports will begin the 3rd week...

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Another Hickory

July 30, 2015
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I recently read an article published in the Indianapolis Star about the 100th anniversary of Thorntown’s State Basketball Championship.  It was in 1915 that this small town near Lebanon won it all.  In fact, Thorntown was smaller than Milan when they won in 1954; however, there were much larger schools competing when Milan won their...

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John Smoltz, Hall of Fame

July 29, 2015
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This past Sunday John Smoltz of Atlanta was inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame.  The starting pitcher/reliever believes that he may be the last pitcher who had Tommy John surgery to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.  His theory in collaboration with Dr. Jobe is that pitchers today throw too hard and...

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Off-Season Training

July 28, 2015
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As we reach the “dog days of summer”, you might wonder what is going on at most D1 schools during this time of the year.  Most schools will be doing the following 6 things.  First of all, many of the athletes in football and basketball will be taking summer school classes to catch up...

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Pat McAfee

July 27, 2015
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Most of you know that Pat McAfee is the Indianapolis Colts punter.  In fact, he is considered the best punter in the NFL.  What you probably didn’t know, unless you read an article in the Indianapolis Star, is that he is starting a career as a standup comedian. McAfee has a photographic memory along...

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Cleaning Up Press Conferences

July 24, 2015
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I have learned through the years that you don’t ask certain questions after a team loses unless you are prepared for what might come out of their mouth.  I still remember a young radio partner of mine asking to do the post-game interview after a tough Batesville basketball loss.  His first statement was “I...

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Is it in the DNA?

July 23, 2015
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Jordon Spieth will either still have 2 majors when this article comes out or, if he wins the British Open, it will be 3 majors.  According to an article I read in Sports Illustrated, he was asked where all the athletic ability came from.  He said the athletics primarily came from is mom who...

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Carmel Tennis

July 22, 2015
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Forty-two year old Mike Bostic is retiring as the tennis coach for Carmel High School.  In his 8 years as a tennis coach at Carmel, his boys team won 5 state titles and the girls team 3.  The girls team did this in the last 4 years.  On their run to the state championship...

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all-day Dearborn County Business & Caree... @ Lawrenceburg Event Center
Dearborn County Business & Caree... @ Lawrenceburg Event Center
Sep 2 all-day
Dearborn County Business and Career Conference will take place at the Lawrenceburg Event Center featuring more than 50 businesses. A presentation of the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce, the conference will feature nine breakout learning sessions tailored to specific segments of the community. It culminates in dinner with a keynote speaker, said Chamber Executive Director Eric Kranz. Event attendance is free. Dinner will cost $10. Register in advance at www.dearborncountychamber.org.
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6:00 pm “All in the Canal!” Block Party @ Lane's End
“All in the Canal!” Block Party @ Lane's End
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A block party will be held on Friday, September 4 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Lane’s End in Metamora. Food, games, and prizes are all FREE for the residents of Franklin County! Explore Challenge sponsored by FCN Bank. Music by Kelly and Emily Ann Thompson. Keep your Digital Scorecard at IndianaHumanities.org/ALL-IN.
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5
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11:00 am Annual Classic Cruise-In
Annual Classic Cruise-In
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ripley Crossing presents their Annual Classic Cruise-In on September 5 from 11 am – 2 pm at 1200 Whitlach Way in Milan. Food & drinks, live music, vendors, and door prizes will be featured and available. Free will offering will be accepted for registration the day of the event. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place!

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