Big Ten Next Year

April 28, 2015

What does Bo Ryan have left on the Wisconsin team for next year?  Player of the Year, Frank Kaminsky, and Sam Dekker will both be pros.  Wisconsin also loses Josh Gasser, Traevon Jackson, and Duje Dukan who were all seniors.  That…

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Year-End Games

April 27, 2015

If you notice that as the NBA and NHL seasons were coming to an end, the teams who already made the playoffs rested their starters.  The problem I have with this is the teams they were playing were in the…

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High School Basketball Hall of Fame Classic

April 24, 2015

Next year’s Basketball Hall of Fame Classic has been set.  On December 29 at New Castle High School in the girls’ portion of the tourney Noblesville will play Benton Central and Lebanon will play Princeton. On December 30 the boys’…

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Lynna Irby

April 23, 2015

Lynna Irby is a sophomore at Pike High School in Indianapolis.  Last year this young lady was a triple state track champion.  She won the 100 meters in 11.1 seconds, the 200 meters in 24.07 seconds, and the 400 meter…

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What Are We Developing?

April 22, 2015

just In a recent conversation the word “commitment” came up.  The person I was talking to was worried that our young people today don’t seem to be as interested in putting their whole mind and body into what they are…

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Three Generations in the Hall of Fame

April 21, 2015

The Ripley County Basketball Hall of Fame Banquet occurred on April 11 at JCD Elementary School.  I think this marked the first time that the third generation in a family became a member of the Hall of Fame.  Ed Westmeyer, a…

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Why Major Leaguers Don’t Hit Better

April 17, 2015

Last year there were 692 pitchers used in major league baseball.  Since there are 30 teams in the majors, this averages out to be over 20 pitchers per team.  Just 5 years ago only 557 pitchers were used.  Not only are…

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U Conn Women’s Basketball

April 16, 2015

This past week the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball Team under the direction of Geno Auriemma won their 10th national championship.  This ties him with John Wooden, UCLA, and Phil Jackson, LA Lakers, for national championships.  This was their 3rd…

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Sarah Thomas

April 15, 2015

Sarah Thomas was hired as the first female NFL ref this month.  She feels like she will not be taken seriously if she appears in her referee uniform looking like a girl.  So, she tucks her ponytail inside her hat…

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Kevin Gregg

April 14, 2015

Kevin Gregg is a relief pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds.  He was signed as a free agent before Spring Training.  Gregg did not pitch last year because of arm problems.  Before that, he saved 33 games for the Chicago Cubs. …

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Upcoming Events

4:00 pm Chili Supper @ Greensburg Fire Department
Chili Supper @ Greensburg Fire Department
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chili Supper at the Greensburg Fire Department this Friday night, 4-8:00 PM! All you can eat chili, peanut butter sandwiches, hot dogs and homemade desserts $6.00! Come out and support your GFD firefighters, bring the kids to see the fire…