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Class Sports Strike Again

August 26, 2016 Coach Raver
This is not a blog on why we should have a one-system basketball tournament.  It is another story about what the results of that IHSAA decision caused.  As you have read on my blogs before, […]
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Football Vacations

August 25, 2016 Coach Raver
Do you want to go to Australia?  If you are an alumnus from the University of California or the University of Hawaii or just a fan of these schools, you have the perfect opportunity.  They […]
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August 24, 2016 Coach Raver
According to an article in the Indianapolis Star, football is moving to reduce injuries caused by the violent collisions that occur in football kickoffs.  The Pop Warner League has already eliminated kickoffs. This is the […]
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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

August 23, 2016 Coach Raver
As the 2016 Olympics came to an end, I wanted to focus on some good things, some bad things, and one ugly incident.  There were many super performances by the world’s greatest athletes.  I have […]
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New Era

August 22, 2016 Coach Raver
A new era in Batesville football started last Friday night.  Evan Ulery and his staff led the Bulldogs to an opening season win with the Jennings County Panthers.  After an errant pass was picked off […]
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Recognizing Potential Stardom

August 19, 2016 Coach Raver
As a coach, there is something that you see in an athlete that leads you to believe you are coaching something special.  I’m sure that in the early stages of Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky […]
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Near Perfection

August 18, 2016 Coach Raver
Have you been enjoying the Olympics on TV?  It is unbelievable that a 4’8″ teenager can soar through the air like an acrobat and still stick the landings.  Simone Biles won the all-around gymnastics title […]
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Lynna Kirby

August 17, 2016 Coach Raver
Lynna Kirby is a well-known sprinter in the state of Indiana.  A senior at Pike High School in Indianapolis she is already a multiple state champion in high school track.  In fact, one of her earlier years […]
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Prep Academies

August 16, 2016 Coach Raver
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 […]
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Coaches Corner

August 15, 2016 Coach Raver
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 […]
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