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Trade Deadline

August 2, 2016
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Here are some of the trades that were made in major league baseball before the trading deadline yesterday afternoon.  A couple of them have local interests. Alex Meyer of Greensburg was traded from the Minnesota Twins to the Los Angeles…

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Dave Miley

August 1, 2016
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If you haven’t heard yet, Dave Miley, a former Reds manager, has accepted the head baseball coaching job at Franklin County High School.  The vacancy in the baseball program was created when Tony Windle retired.  Todd Branstetter who is the…

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Famous Walls

July 29, 2016
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The two most famous walls in baseball parks today are the Green Monster at Boston’s Fenway Park and the Ivy-covered outfield wall at Wriggly Field in Chicago.  The Green Monster is obviously the highest wall, and Wriggly Field has to…

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How Are You MLB Teams Doing?

July 28, 2016
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As we near the trading deadline for MLB, which teams are following script and which are not?  In the national league, the Giants, the Nationals, and the Cubs were supposed to win their divisions.  The team that is threatening these…

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Serena

July 27, 2016
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Serena Williams is nearing a statistical point that may solidify what many people already believe.  A lot of today’s experts believe she is the best women’s tennis player ever.  At the recent Wimbledon Championship she won her 22nd major singles…

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Soccer Catches Up!

July 26, 2016
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If you have ever passed Gillespie Park on a weekend, you know that soccer is very popular with our younger Americans.  What you might not know is how fast soccer is growing at the professional level in the United States.…

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Weekend Fun

July 25, 2016
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How about this for a weekend?  Taking a bicycle to the Illinois state line and riding it to the Ohio state line?  There is a race in Indiana that takes place each July in which you can do just that.…

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NBA Draft

July 22, 2016
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In the recent NBA draft, it was quite obvious that the professional owners and coaches do not feel that the top prospects in basketball necessarily come from our colleges.  In the first round this year 14 foreign-born players were drafted…

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Garrett Wagner

July 21, 2016
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Garrett Wagner will be a junior at Batesville High School this fall.  He is a hurdler and quarter miler on the high school track team.  He won both hurdle events at the sectional this year as a sophomore.  Garrett just…

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Hayden Merkel

July 20, 2016
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Lisa Gausman, Batesville Track Coach, reported to me that former track star Hayden Merkel is now preparing to do missionary work in Iowa.  Hayden recently finished his college work at Wright State University in Ohio.  When trying to decide what…

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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…