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College Football Attendance Up

October 7, 2015 Coach Raver

Over the last several years, the attendance at college football games keeps going up.  However, student attendance keeps going down.  In fact, I think it is down as much as 7% in the major 5 […]

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OA Hall of Fame

October 6, 2015 Coach Raver

The Inaugural Ammann-Brinkmoeller Athletic Hall of Fame of Oldenburg Academy will take place this Saturday.  This year’s class will include Tina Caldwell, a 1980 graduate, who starred in volleyball and basketball.  The second inductee is […]

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How About This?

October 5, 2015 Coach Raver

In a September 3 game in which the Washington Nationals won 15-1 over Atlanta, Bryce Harper had quite a statistical line for this game.  He did not have an official at bat.  He walked 4 […]

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Earlier Trade Deadline

October 2, 2015 Coach Raver

Joe Sheehan, in a Sports Illustrated article, suggested that the trade deadline should be moved up to June 1 rather than July 31.  His reason was that after the first third of the season you […]

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Wild Card

October 1, 2015 Coach Raver

Hooray for the Cubs!  I have been a Cub fan since 1948 when my brother and I used to listen to them after we finished our chores on the farm.  They were the only team […]

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Johnny Cueto

September 30, 2015 Coach Raver

As you probably have noticed, Johnny Cueto has not been very successful pitching for Kansas City since his trade from Cincinnati.  I asked myself why this is happening?  At one stretch he was 0-5 with […]

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Tim Tebow

September 29, 2015 Coach Raver

I recently came upon an article about Tim Tebow and why he thinks he needs to be a quarterback to play in the NFL.  After all, he is 6’3″ and weighs 235 pounds.  His best […]

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Talent That Got Away!

September 28, 2015 Coach Raver

It is no wonder why Purdue and IU struggle in football every year.  Here are some players that they failed to recruit.  Tyler Williams, a punter for Marshall University, went to Ft. Wayne Snider.  Gunner […]

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Top Runners

September 25, 2015 Coach Raver

On the local running scene, two area runners are quickly making a name for themselves.  They are Shelby Pake of Greensburg and Curtis Eckstein of Oldenburg Academy.  Both of these runners should make this year’s […]

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Jimmy Rayl

September 24, 2015 Coach Raver

A recent article by Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star caught my eye.  Rayl was Mr. Bastketball while playing for Kokomo High School in the late 50’s.  He even broke one of Oscar Robertson’s scoring […]

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