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County Champs

January 11, 2016
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Congratulations to the Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagles and South Ripley Raiders for winning the Ripley County Basketball Championship.  The Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Bulldogs and the Raiders also defeated the Bulldogs to win. In the individual categories Lily Simon of JCD was named the MVP.  For the men, Elijah Roepke of South Ripley took...

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Get Well!

January 8, 2016
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Two people connected with the Ripley County Basketball Hall of Fame are going through health problems right now.  Donna Hoeing, a member of the Hall and also one of its board members, is being treated for a bout with cancer.  Karen Rohlfing, the wife of board member Nick Rohlfing, is also battling cancer.  I...

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Darrell Hazell

January 7, 2016
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Evidently, at Purdue it is a better policy to keep a coach who has no clue as to how to win football games than pay him off and find somebody new.  Because it would have cost 6.7 million to buy Hazell out, Morgan Burke (the AD), said they had made the decision to continue...

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Equality in the NBA

January 6, 2016
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All pro athletic leagues want you to believe that they have developed a way to provide equality for all cities who have a pro team.  I think the NBA still has a way to go.  When I wrote this article, the Golden State Warriors had finally lost their first game of the season after...

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Virtual Reality

January 5, 2016
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Virtual Reality has made its appearance in football.  According to an article in the Indianapolis Star written by John Marshall of the Associated Press, virtual reality is being used as a form of preparing players for game situations.  With the use of the 360 degree pictures, any football player can put himself in a...

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Holiday Greetings

December 24, 2015
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Huddle Up wishes you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  We will be off until January 4.  Thank you for reading my blog each work day.  See you again in January!

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BHS Swim Team

December 22, 2015
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The Batesville High School girls swim team is off to its best start in school history.  Their record going into the Christmas break is 17-3.  The lady Bulldogs, under the leadership of T.J. Green, have 3 losses all because they do not have any divers.  This is because Batesville High School does not have...

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Super Girls

December 21, 2015
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The state of Indiana has 3 young ladies who could definitely be categorized as “Super Girls” in the field of sports.  Caramel 8th grader, Stormy Kotzelnick is a 13-year-old softball phenom.  She can run to first base in 2.64 seconds.  Try that some time if you don’t think it is quick.  She has already...

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Too Many Bowl Games

December 18, 2015
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There are 40 Bowl games this year in college football.  Since there are less than 160 teams playing Division I football, more than half of them made a Bowl game.  I think 3 teams actually have losing records for their Bowl appearance this year.  Why then do we need 40 Bowl games?  I think...

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Crazy Routines

December 17, 2015
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I was reading an article written by Zac Keefer of the Indianapolis Star the other day and found some really unusual “training” procedures.  In the first case, Amer’e Stoudemire, and NBA player, soaks his body in red wine in his bath tub.  He says after taking a pounding in an NBA game it is...

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Upcoming Events

Jan
15
Fri
all-day BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
Jan 15 – Feb 15 all-day
The Batesville High School Interact Club will be having a spring cleaning coat drive from January 15 – February 15. Drop-off locations include Goody’s, Batesville Memorial Public Library, and the Guidance Office at the Batesville High School.
Feb
10
Wed
10:00 am Pastors & Ministry Leaders Meeting @ First Baptist Church
Pastors & Ministry Leaders Meeting @ First Baptist Church
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am
A pastors & ministry leaders meeting will be held at the First Baptist Church in Milan at 10 am on Wednesday, February 10. Come and join us. Questions or prayer requests, call 654-3642.
10:00 am Pastors and Ministry Leaders Mee... @ First Baptist Church
Pastors and Ministry Leaders Mee... @ First Baptist Church
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am
ATTENTION ALL PASTORS AND MINISTRY LEADERS: Each Wednesday at 10 am we are meeting at the First Baptist Church of Milan for prayer for our area. Please come and join us. Questions or prayers requests, call 812-654-3642.

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