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Pay to Watch

February 10, 2015
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The college football playoff organization, along with the NCAA, have developed a pay plan to cover the expense parents and other family members occur going to the football and/or basketball playoffs.  This year a $1,250 stipend went to each parent to cover the cost of their attendance at the football playoffs.  This covered the...

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Losing to Win

February 9, 2015
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Pro basketball and pro football have developed a new strategy.  If you think your team is not very good, you purposely lose (or it appears as if you do) so you can get a top draft pick for the next season.  The Philadelphia 76er’s of the NBA have been doing so for the last...

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Girls Basketball

February 6, 2015
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This weekend will conclude another girls’ basketball regular season.  Where have the past 2 1/2 months gone?  All the area schools will enter the sectional tournament next week.  Several of our area schools will be considered potential favorites to win one of the four classes contested in Indiana basketball. The area’s top team is East...

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John (J.P.) Schuerman

February 5, 2015
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J. P. Schuerman is the executive vice president of MMW, a public relations firm located in Los Angeles.  He went to the LA office in 2010.  In less than 5 years he has built it into a world-wide organization.  When he joined this firm, they had 7 people working there and now they have 38.  Their biggest...

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Super Bowl

February 4, 2015
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We again just survived another Super Bowl.  I often wonder why people get so hyped up about one football game.  I suppose if the Cincinnati Bengals or Indianapolis Colts had played in the game, I might have been a little more interested.  I am not against anyone who enjoys watching pro football, but I...

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Ernie Banks

February 3, 2015
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Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, passed away recently at the age of 83.  He was one of 12 children born to a poor southern family in the early 1930’s.  The 1977 Baseball Hall of Fame inductee hit 512 home runs in his 19-year career with the Chicago Cubs.  Despite the fact that the Cubs were...

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Good Job To Have

February 2, 2015
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This is my 37th year of doing something with WRBI.  I started out doing interviewing of basketball players, and this led to play-by-play and/or color commentary.  Also, during this time, I started Coaches Corner.  In later years, Ron Green asked me to write a blog for the Internet which is what you are reading...

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Baseball Players

January 30, 2015
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When baseball players retire, they seem to fair much better than their counterparts in basketball and football.  One reason for this is that they usually come from different backgrounds than the basketball and football players come from.  They also have a different mentality because they are usually older when they make it to the...

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Andrew Luck

January 29, 2015
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Even though Andrew Luck did not get his Indianapolis Colts into this year’s Super Bowl, he is in line to become the highest paid player in football within the next year.  When Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers signed a contract for 22 million per year, it set the stage for Andrew Luck to demand...

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Basketball Scoring

January 28, 2015
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A lot has been written lately about the slow pace of college basketball games and the drop in scoring during the games.  A lot of reasons have been given for why this is occurring.  Right now basketball is on pace to have one of the lowest scoring seasons in years.  In fact, it might...

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Next drawing is April 17 Drawing Brookville Tire Mart: 2 Reds Tickets.  The grand prizes at the June 27th drawing will be $2500, $500 (3), $200 (5), $100 (10) and $50 (20). Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. The winning monthly ticket goes back in the jar for future drawings and the grand prizes. Purchase tickets at local businesses in Brookville. Direct any questions to Tara Keys. Canoefest is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization striving to bring appreciation to the sport of canoeing and kayaking as well as knowledge of the sport.
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Next drawing is April 17 Drawing Brookville Tire Mart: 2 Reds Tickets.  The grand prizes at the June 27th drawing will be $2500, $500 (3), $200 (5), $100 (10) and $50 (20). Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. The winning monthly ticket goes back in the jar for future drawings and the grand prizes. Purchase tickets at local businesses in Brookville. Direct any questions to Tara Keys. Canoefest is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization striving to bring appreciation to the sport of canoeing and kayaking as well as knowledge of the sport.

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