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The Ultimate Specialist

February 18, 2016
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Randy Choate is a left-handed pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals.  Last year he appeared in 70 ball games.  In 51 of those 70 games he only faced one batter.  This means that Choate only pitched 27 1/3 innings.  What a cushy job.  Ha!  Ha!  This means that for pitching that 27+ innings he earned...

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High School Basketball Scoring

February 17, 2016
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Recently the Batesville/East Central basketball game wound up with just 53 points being scored.  It is an example of many of the scores in basketball this year.  I have seen more 30-point games than 80-point games.  Why is this? I think it goes back to the way scouting is today.  In the old days...

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Tie Games in Soccer

February 16, 2016
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At the present time, when a soccer match ends in a tie, the tie is broken by penalty kicks.  This is not really a fair measure of who the best team is.  Penalty kicks, a lot of times, are more luck than skill.  In order to score in soccer, teams try to create space...

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Andrew Smith

February 15, 2016
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I am sure that unless you are a Butler Bulldog fan, you will not remember this name, Andrew Smith.  Just before he passed away on Jan. 12, Brad Steven(his college coach) missed an NBA game in Chicago to visit Andrew.  Smith played from 2009-2013 for the Bulldogs.  He was part of 2 Final Four...

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Novel Idea

February 12, 2016
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What about this idea–the NCAA allowing basketball games during only one semester a year?  This would mean that the student athlete would have to go to school a full semester and pass before he ever played.  One faction wants this for freshmen only while others propose this for all players.  This would put the...

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Super Bowl Trivia

February 11, 2016
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Last Sunday the 50th edition of the Super Bowl was played in San Francisco.  in 1967 the first Super Bowl was played in the Los Angeles Coliseum.  In that first game, only one half of the seats were occupied.  The cost of the ticket was a normal game price.  In this game, Green Bay...

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Do You Remember?

February 10, 2016
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In the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame publication, an article by Gerald Freyer caught my eye.  Sunman High School won 2 sectionals in the history of the school.  The first one came in the late 1930’s and the second one came in the 1960’s just before the school merged with North Dearborn. The interesting...

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What Is The Limit?

February 9, 2016
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When you watch basketball these days, you wonder what the limit is going to be on human ability.  Seven footers can now bring the ball down the floor, make a clever pass to a teammate, and rebound a missed shot with a thunderous dunk all in one trip down the floor.  In another scenario,...

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Johnny Manziel

February 8, 2016
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Another young, rich athlete seems to be on the path of total destruction.  For whatever reason, Johnny Manziel has not been able to handle the spotlight that his college career thrust upon him.  If you believe some of the stories that have been written about Manziel, his troubles began even before he signed the...

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Reds’ Caravan Revisited

February 4, 2016
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I hope you were able to attend the Reds Caravan last Thursday at the local Y.  One of the people on the tour was Reds’ manager, Bryan Price.  Bryan is still upbeat knowing that the Reds will face an uphill battle this year in the National League Central Division.  After all, only Homer Bailey...

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all-day Healthy Kids Day @ Southeastern Indiana YMCA
Healthy Kids Day @ Southeastern Indiana YMCA
Apr 30 all-day
Health Kids Day is all about building on the “WOW” factor inside every kid…whoever they are and wherever they’re from. So come to Health Kids Day for a day of creative, challenging, smart, and healthy fun and watch the “WOW” in your kid come out. FREE to the community. Health Avtivites Include Way to Grow – gardening station Budding Bookworms – art lesson in drawing for children’s books Ready! Set! Go! – obstacle course Pickleball lessons Health food taste tests Southeastern Indiana YMCA Please RSVP to 812-934-6006Share this:TweetEmailPrint
7:00 am Community Yard Sale & Flea Market @ St. Peter's Community Building
Community Yard Sale & Flea Market @ St. Peter's Community Building
Apr 30 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community Yard Sale & Flea Market at St. Peter’s Community Building 1207 East Road, Brookville, IN 47012, on Saturday, April 30 from 7:00 AM until noon. Various vendors with lots of great items! Additional spots are available for anyone who would like to set up. Tables are provided and cost is $10.00. Call Angie 812-525-6033 to reserve your space today. Proceeds from booth rental support St. Peter Church’s team for Relay for Life.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
8:00 am Poplar Tree Seedling Distribution
Poplar Tree Seedling Distribution
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Batesville Lions, with help from the Ag Students at Batesville High School, will be distributing yellow poplar (Tulip tree) seedlings on Saturday, April 30, from 8:00 AM until noon, near Schmidt Bakery. The yellow poplar is Indiana’s State Tree and the distribution is being made in honor of the state’s bicentennial. The club will also be collection used eye glasses, hearing aids, hearing aid batteries, and keys for their recycling program.Share this:TweetEmailPrint

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