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Blind Track

February 3, 2016
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Yesterday I talked about the track clinic that I just attended in Indianapolis.  Some of you will remember Jon Saner who ran hurdles for me while attending Batesville High School.  Jon, of course, was not blind but had very limited vision.  Everyone was amazed that Jon picked hurdles as his event.  I did not...

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State Track Conference

February 2, 2016
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I just got back from Indianapolis where the IATCCC (Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches) held their annual track conference.  For several years I have been in charge of introductions for the speakers at this conference.  Over 750 Indiana coaches attended this year. One of the speakers on Saturday was Hall of...

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Girls Sectional Week

February 1, 2016
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Good luck to all the area girls basketball teams as they enter the 2016 sectionals.  The team with the best chance to make a long run in this year’s tourney is the Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagles. Coach Scott Smith’s team is rated #1 in several polls and #2 in the power rankings for Class A...

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Shelby Rupp

January 29, 2016
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Congratulations to Shelby Rupp who played high school ball for the Batesville Bulldogs last year.  This year the 6’2″ Rupp is a forward on the #1 ranked Thomas More College basketball team.  In her last game Shelby scored 7 points as the Saints beat Waynesburg.  She was 3 of 4 from the field and...

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Indiana College Basketball

January 28, 2016
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Who will represent the state of Indiana in this year’s NCAA tournament?  Not too many years ago, Indiana was regularly getting 5 or 6 teams in the tournament every year.  Lately, it seems to have slipped.  So, who will go this year?  Will it be Indiana, Purdue, Notre Dame, Butler, or Valparaiso? At this...

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Reds Caravan

January 27, 2016
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I hope to see you at the YMCA tomorrow morning, January 28.  WRBI and I will be welcoming the Reds Winter Caravan to Batesville.  This event is scheduled to start at 11:15. The Caravan features Bryan Price, the Red’s Manager.  It also includes minor league infielder Alex Bandino, utility player Ivan DeJesus, Jr., and...

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Who Is More Important?

January 26, 2016
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When I was running through the channels the other day, they were arguing on ESPN about “who is more important”–Tom Brady or Bill Belichick.  I don’t plan to answer that question here, but I am going to talk about whether it is the coach or the players who make a winning team. All coaches...

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Super Bowl

January 25, 2016
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The teams have been set for Super Bowl 50.  Congratulations to the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers.  Denver earned their spot with a 20-18 win over New England, and Carolina routed the Arizona Cardinals 49-15. This will be a fitting conclusion to the distinguished career of Peyton Manning if he chooses to retire.  It...

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Basketball Refereeing

January 22, 2016
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When the NCAA had their rules committee devise a plan to speed up basketball games and improve scoring, they again put the referees in a tough position.  If you watch a game today, you will notice that simply touching a player away from the basket is a foul but you can beat a big...

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How to Get Ahead in the NFL.

January 21, 2016
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An interesting article in the Indy Star told how to assure yourself of a job in the NFL.  Be the son or daughter of the head coach or owner.  Bill Belichick of New England has his son, Steve, as a coaching assistant.  Jeff Fisher of the Rams also has his son, Brandon, working as...

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7:00 pm Daughters of Isabella @ Batesville Knights of Columbus
Daughters of Isabella @ Batesville Knights of Columbus
May 2 @ 7:00 pm
Next meeting of the Daughters of Isabella All Saint’s Circle #1384 is Monday May 2, at 7:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus in Batesville. Bring flowers for the Adoration Chapel. Anyone interested in going to the 100th Anniversary of the Daughters of Isabella Saint Rita Circle #63 at St. Gabriel Church in Connersville Indiana on Saturday May 14, 2016 contact Wendy Haven (812-933-1922) by April 30, 2016.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
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7:00 am Batesville Community Prayer Brea... @ Big Four Cafe
Batesville Community Prayer Brea... @ Big Four Cafe
May 5 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Please join us as a special guest. The public is also welcomed to attend and may purchase their $8.00 ticket at the door. Chef Adam has selected a delicious buffet breakfast. We will start our day in prayer, enjoying fellowship with community, church leaders, and friends in the Batesville area. Danielle Hountz from Batesville high School will be singing and Reverend Jill K. Campbell of St. Mark Lutheran Church will be the guest speaker. You are also invited to attend the Community Prayer Service, presented by the Batesville Ministerial Association at the Gazebo, located in the Village Green, downtown Batesville at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 5. This tradition is in its’ 5th year and will be led by various Ministers from the area. Lunch will be provided following the service. RSVP to Andrea Wade, Mayor’s Office, awade@batesvilleindiana.us or (812) 933-6100 by April 29th if you are attending the Prayer Breakfast. Fore more information, please contact Rita Seig, (812) 209-9945 of ritaseig@etczone.comShare this:TweetEmailPrint
8:00 am Rummage Sale @ Knights of St. John Hall
Rummage Sale @ Knights of St. John Hall
May 5 @ 8:00 am
Rummage Sale Thursday May 5 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday May 6 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday May 7 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 noon Knights of St. John Hall 111 S Vine St Batesville, IN (adjacent to Weigel’s Funeral Home) Feel free to drop items off on Sunday May 1 from 3 PM to 5 PMMonday May 2 from 6 PM to 8 PM Tuesday May 3 from 9 AM to 8 PM Wednesday May 4 from 9 AM to 8 PMShare this:TweetEmailPrint

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