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Prep Academies

August 16, 2016
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The high school basketball scene is moving in a direction that some high school coaches fear.  The potential McDonald’s All-Americans are leaving their home high schools and are enrolling in prep academies.  When you ask these athletes why they are…

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Coaches Corner

August 15, 2016
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This evening we will begin another season of Coaches Corner.  I am not quite sure how many years this is, but it is in the thirties.  We will be on the air every Monday night except for holidays from 5:45…

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Indianapolis Indians

August 12, 2016
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Thanks to Tom Dunker, my wife and I went to see the Indianapolis Indians play the Toledo Mudhens this past Sunday.  This was the first time my wife and I visited Victory Field in Indianapolis.  The AAA affiliate of the…

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Football Camps

August 11, 2016
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I read an interesting article in the Lawrenceburg Register about the Lawrenceburg Tigers and the North Decatur Chargers sharing practice time for the upcoming football season.  By following the rules set down by the IHSAA, if you call your practices…

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Russia Doping Scandal

August 10, 2016
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When it was time for the Russian athletes to enter the 2016 Olympics, it was found that the Russian Sports Federation had quite a doping system set up.  When athletes were tested, their urine samples were sent to a centralized…

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Paul Goldschmidt

August 9, 2016
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Do you want to hear a feel good story about baseball?  Here it is. Paul Goldschmidt is the first baseman of the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The announcers on an MLB Broadcast relayed a story about how in a recent pre-game Goldschmidt…

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Baseball Today

August 8, 2016
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I was just casually watching a Reds game when the announcers started to complain about the Arizona Diamond Back’s uniforms.  I certainly agree with them in their assessment that the uniforms were ugly. This got me to reminiscing about the…

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What Is “The Fridge” Doing Now?

August 5, 2016
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While reading Sports Illustrated, I noticed an article on William “the fridge” Perry.  Perry was a 300 lb. defensive player for Clemson and then the Chicago Bears.  He became famous with the Bears as a blocking back when the offense…

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Did You Know?

August 4, 2016
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Pete Reiser, a long-time Brooklyn Dodger outfielder back in the 1950’s, is given credit for the warning tracks that are present in all big league diamonds.  When Pete played outfield, he was consistently running into the outfield wall.  This change in surface…

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Teddy Valentine

August 3, 2016
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The Indianapolis Star did a feature story on Teddy Valentine, a long-time Big Ten Basketball official.  Valentine is one of the first Afro-American Big Ten Basketball officials.  As a child, he was never expected to be involved in anything so…

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Upcoming Events

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9:00 am Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
11:00 am Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
OSGOOD, Ind. — The Town of Osgood, along with the support of local sponsors, will be hosting the 2nd Annual Bricktoberfest event on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the historic brick road located on Ripley…