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Equality

June 2, 2015
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We know that the state of Indiana is never going back to one-class basketball or football.  My question is:  When are they going to decide when all sports should be on a class basis?  They used the excuse that in certain sports an individual can go on without a team, so that is why...

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Heads Up Football

June 1, 2015
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After all the hype that the NFL put on head injuries in football, the different levels of participation in sports have put in place a very sound system of preventing such injuries in the future.  Instead of trying to re-invent football and similar contact sports, they are now training coaches how to teach the...

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School Ends

May 29, 2015
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Most of the area schools either had their last day yesterday or will have it today.  Congratulations to all the seniors and their many accomplishments during their 4 years in high school.  The accomplishments are way too numerous to list here, but you can bet that we are turning out another group of young...

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Lance Armstrong

May 28, 2015
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If you think you have heard the end of the Lance Armstrong story, you are mistaken.  He recently lost a $10 million settlement to one of his promoters while he was on the cycling tour.  SCA promotions paid Lance for wins, especially in his last year of racing.  Lance, of course, is banned for...

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Chad Pfiefer

May 27, 2015
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Most of you probably do not recognize the name Chad Pfiefer, but he hopes you do in a few years.  He has earned a card on one of the pro golf tours which in itself is an accomplishment.  The fact that Chad Pfiefer is an amputee from his military service makes it even more...

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School Sports Injuries

May 26, 2015
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There have been many articles published about the increased number of injuries in school sports that have occurred since 2000.  A recent article published in the Indianapolis Star by Dr. James Andrews stated the main cause of these injuries came from playing one sport all year long.  His theory states that you use the...

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Reggie Wayne #87

May 25, 2015
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Most of you know that Reggie Wayne was recently released by the Indianapolis Colts.  He has been a Colt for 14 years and a very good one.  After his release, he had nothing but praise for the Colts organization.  Wayne has been a class act during his career with the Colts and remains so...

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The Art of Drafting Baseball Players

May 20, 2015
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It is not hard for any pro baseball scout to judge talent.  If you are a pitcher, they use a radar gun to see how hard you throw.  If you are a position player, they check how you handle the bat and what type of power you have.  The key to drafting players who...

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Indiana’s Connection in the NBA Playoffs

May 19, 2015
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Below is a list of individuals with Indiana connections whose teams are in this year’s NBA playoffs.  Brad Stevens, a former Butler coach, now coaches the Boston Celtics; Jeff Teague, a Pike High School graduate, is with the Atlanta Hawks; Sheldon Mack of Butler University is also with Atlanta. Other pros include Zach Rudolf of...

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Drug Testing in High Schools

May 18, 2015
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Batesville High School is debating whether to do random drug testing of their high school students.  Three states have random drug testing now. In these 3 states 1 out of 600 showed positive results for drugs. If you decide to do this, what drugs would be considered illegal?  Who would make this decision?  Would an...

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