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William Gay

January 15, 2015
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William Gay is a cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL.  His pro football career is quite a story in itself, but his off-field activities speak volumes for the character of this man.  Four years ago he volunteered to help a social agency in the city not knowing at the time just what...

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Breanna Stewart

January 14, 2015
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You may not be familiar with the name Breanna Stewart.  She plays basketball for the University of Connecticut.  The Cicero North Syracuse High Schooler is a 6’4″ player for U Conn.  Her goal is to win 4 national championships while attending U Conn.  She is well on her way because she already has 2 under...

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Free Throws

January 13, 2015
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Anyone who has attended a basketball game or watched one on TV knows that free throw shooting is not what it used to be.  It is not unusual these days to see a team at any level of play struggle to shoot 50% from the line.  I have written blogs before on what I...

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Ripley County Tourney

January 12, 2015
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Congratulations to the Batesville High School Boys and Girls basketball teams for winning the 2015 Ripley County Basketball Championships. In the Boys Championship, Batesville defeated South Ripley 50-44.  South Ripley led 22-10 at halftime, but the Batesville boys scored 40 points in the second half to outscore the Raiders who put up 22.  Blake...

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Tim Duncan

January 9, 2015
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With all the hoopla surrounding the big NBA players’ names, Tim Duncan does not usually come up.  All he does each year is lead his team to winning seasons.  Last year he led San Antonio to the NBA Championship.  He was definitely the MVP of this series. The League MVP was Kevin Durant, and the most...

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Football Playoffs

January 8, 2015
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The college football playoffs actually started in 1869.  That year there were only 2 entries–Rutgers and Princeton with Princeton winning.  Thus, they were declared the National Champions.  In 1871 there was no playoff but Alabama claimed the unofficial title.  In 1933 Alan Gould of the Associated Press declared Alabama the winner and this started...

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Ripley County Tourney

January 7, 2015
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The 91st edition of the Boys Ripley County Tourney will start later today.  The Batesville High School boys have won 7 straight tournaments and probably would have been the favorite this year had it not been for the injury loss of Bryan Hoeing.  Batesville has 27 wins in their 60 appearances in the tourney. ...

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Lucy Li

January 6, 2015
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Most of you have probably never heard of Lucy Li.  I know I hadn’t until I read the article provided to me by Glen Butte.  This 11-year old prodigy made a quite a splash in the LPGA this past summer.  She qualified for the U.S. Open and, although she failed to make the cut,...

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McIntosh & Sellers

January 5, 2015
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Both Bryan McIntosh and Sean Sellers are doing well at their respective universities.  The former Greensburg Pirates are both at D1 schools.  McIntosh has started 12 of 13 games for Northwestern, and he is averaging 11.3 points per game.  He is hitting 82% from the free throw line and has 33 rebounds.  He leads...

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Cleveland Troubles

January 2, 2015
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Happy New Year! The Cleveland Browns ended 2014 just like they have done the last several years.  Nothing seems to go right for one of the storied franchises in pro football.  Johnny Manziel either had a party or attended one depending on whose story you believe.  It doesn’t really matter what was true because...

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