Class Sports in Indiana

September 21, 2016

As you probably know, only team sports in Indiana have the class system.  Classes range from 2 to 6 depending on the team sport.  There is another move afoot to get the so-called individual sports–cross country, track, swimming, tennis, and…

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Baseball Miscalls

September 20, 2016

When you watch a baseball game today, it takes as much as a half hour longer because of all of the delays to let the re-call umpires in New York decide a play.  There are so many cameras either on…

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September 19, 2016

Why are there so many injuries?  Some believe there are too many one-sport athletes these days, so they use the same muscles over and over again.  They either wear them out or they do not keep their other muscles as…

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The Willis Dunker Memorial Tourney

September 16, 2016

Tomorrow will be a very busy day in Southeastern Indiana.  The one thing that has my full attention is the Lions Club golf tournament named in honor of long-time coach and Lions Club Member, Willis Dunker.  This will be held…

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Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

September 15, 2016

My favorite NASCAR driver is Dale Earnhardt, Jr.  His season came to an end several races ago when he developed concussion symptoms.  Most of the time, race car drivers have to be pried out of their cars. Even when they…

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September 14, 2016

We seem to be over run with replays these days.  Baseball and football, and sometimes basketball, go to replays.  However, there is no replay for misinterpretation of rules by a football official. If you haven’t heard it by now, Central…

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OA Football

September 13, 2016

The Oldenburg Academy football program has accomplished a lot in their 4 years of competition.  Last year they had a winning record in the 1st year they were eligible to play in a sectional and they got one win there.…

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Can You Run?

September 12, 2016

Running has been big for many years now.  Forty-two year old Scott Jurek of Boulder, Colorado, likes to take this to a whole new level.  He recently traversed the Appalachian Trail in the fastest time ever.  He covered 2,189 miles…

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Graduate Transfers

September 9, 2016

A lot of college athletes use their 5th year of eligibility because they were red shirted at least one year at their previous college.  This is why they have a 5th year.  This means they can choose a graduate program…

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Coach Holtmann

September 8, 2016

I recently read in the Indianapolis Star that Butler basketball coach, Holtmann, had his contract extended through 2021-22.  This, of course, will help in his recruiting process.  Athletes can enter the school knowing he has a contract beyond their graduation…

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Upcoming Events

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…
8:30 am Napoleon Fall Bazaar @ Napoleon Community Building
Napoleon Fall Bazaar @ Napoleon Community Building
Oct 22 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 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