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Baseball Sectional begins next week

May 20, 2015
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Baseball Sectional begins next week

A field of 382 teams and 7,219 student‐athletes will begin play next week as the pairings for the 49th Annual IHSAA Baseball State Tournament Series were drawn this morning in Indianapolis...

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EIAC Boys Golf Results

May 17, 2015
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EIAC Boys Golf Results

The EIAC Boys Golf Meet was held at The Greensburg Country Club on Saturday (5-16). Team Scores:  Greensburg 315, Franklin County 340, Batesville 342, Connersville 343, East Central 346, South Dearborn 399, Rushville 401, and Lawrenceburg 456. http://www.tournascore.com/greensburg/EIAC_Conference_Tournament.html Individual Scoring for Batesville:  Ryan Harmeyer 86, Tristian Lamppert 81 (5th Place), Billy Carroll 84 (10th...

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Indy 500 Qualifying Day 2

May 17, 2015
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Indy 500 Qualifying Day 2

This morning saw veteran driver Ed Carpenter, driving the No. 20 for his co-owned team CFH Racing, flip upside down during practice.  Carpenter’s car is the third Chevy to get close to the wall, turn around backward, and flip into the air. From Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Company, parent of INDYCAR, “as a precautionary...

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Lady Bulldogs Get One Game In Golden Bear Invitational

May 17, 2015
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Lady Bulldogs Get One Game In Golden Bear Invitational

The Batesville Lady Bulldogs Varsity muster 8 hits, drop 17-3 contest to Hamilton Southeastern @ the Golden Bear Invitational. BHS vs HSE Softball (5-16) Tuesday night 5/19 will be senior night in a lone game against visiting North Decatur. Seniors: #2 Katie Thomas, #8 Jessica Meer, #14 Meg Liter, and #17 Hannah Putnam. Courtesy...

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Batesville MS Golf Invitational Results

May 17, 2015
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Batesville MS Golf Invitational Results

Cricket Ridge Golf Course hosted the Second Annual Batesville Middle School Golf Invitational on Saturday, May 16th. Through a light drizzle, the Bulldog Boys’ and Girls’ teams both took second place while the Greensburg teams took both first place slots. Outstanding performances by eighth graders Meredith McCreary and Kelly Gole earned them first and...

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Qualifying Day One – Cancelled

May 16, 2015
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Qualifying Day One – Cancelled

Due to the rain, Day 1 of Qualifications were cancelled at IMS. Tomorrow’s plan has been modified to accommodate all phases of qualifying. So far, this is the schedule: 8:00 – 8:20 a.m. Practice Group 1 8:20 – 8:40 a.m. Practice Group 2 *No guaranteed green flag time. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Qualifications —...

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Qualifying at The Indy 500, Explained

May 16, 2015
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Qualifying at The Indy 500, Explained

If you’re heading out to the track today or tomorrow, keep this article handy. Last year IndyCar officials changed the format for qualifying for the Indianapolis 500. It’s now spread out between 2 days, and both of those days matter. Today the field will be set for the fastest 33 cars, including the Top...

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Fast Friday news from IMS

May 15, 2015
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Fast Friday news from IMS

Fast Friday didn’t turn out to be as fast as fans would have liked. Simon Pagenaud, driving a Chevy, turned the fastest lap — at 230.698 mph. Pagenaud said, “The wind was quite difficult in Turn 2,” and “230.6 in these conditions is a really, really fast time.” The track was hot and slippery, making...

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Lady Bulldogs Swept By Lady Spartans In Softball DH

May 15, 2015
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Lady Bulldogs Swept By Lady Spartans In Softball DH

The Batesville Lady Bulldogs were swept in a doubleheader by The Connersville Lady Spartans. Batesville vs. Connersville Game 1 (4-24) Batesville vs. Connersville Game 2 (4-24) Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Jody Thomas.

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Bulldogs Strong Showing At EIAC Track Meet

May 15, 2015
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Bulldogs Strong Showing At EIAC Track Meet

It was a perfect night for a track meet! Temperature was great, not much wind, and no rain in site! The Batesville Bulldogs took advantage of it and had some incredible performances. The guys captured the Conference Title as they outscored their opponents by just over 20 points and continue their undefeated season. The...

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Upcoming Events

May
22
Fri
5:00 pm KIWANIS CARNIVAL- MAY 22-23-24 @ Batesville Village Green
KIWANIS CARNIVAL- MAY 22-23-24 @ Batesville Village Green
May 22 @ 5:00 pm – May 24 @ 11:00 pm
Fri-Sun, May 22-24      Fun for the whole family with rides, games and tasty treats on the Batesville Village Green starting at 5 PM.  No adm. chg. Jim Hortemiller (812) 934-5267  OR   Dennis Harmeyer, (812) 934-3616. Cost if for ‘Ride bracelet’. Rides-Games – FOOD – Fun! Proceeds benefit the Kiwanis Programs for local Children & Senior Citizens. Friday 5:00-11:00  ($15) Saturday 12:00 – 5:00  ($10)  &  5:00 – 11:00  ($15) Sunday 1:00 – 6:00  ($12)
May
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9:00 am Memorial Day Rose Event @ Quilter's Nook
Memorial Day Rose Event @ Quilter's Nook
May 23 @ 9:00 am – May 24 @ 4:00 pm
Help remember those that fought for our freedom. Stop by the Quilter’s Nook at 82 Hill Street in Versailles on Saturday, May 23 or Sunday, May 24 and pick up a free rose. Take it to your local cemetery and place it on the grave of a veteran. There are only 250 roses available, so please get there early. We want to make sure that all veterans are remembered this Memorial Day. By participating, an additional 150 roses are being sent to the Arlington National Cemetery. Thank you for participating in this wonderful event. Quilter’s Nook will have roses available on Saturday, May 23 from 9 am – 6 pm and Sunday, May 24 from 12 pm – 4 pm.
11:00 am 7th Annual Howard Vest Ride @ Rushville Eagles
7th Annual Howard Vest Ride @ Rushville Eagles
May 23 @ 11:00 am
The 7th Annual Howard Vest Ride will be held on May 23 with signup at 11:00 am at Rushville Eagles. This charity ride for diabetes research will leave at 12:00 noon. Cost is $15.00 per bike, $5.00 rider includes meal, non riders meal is $5.00. Auction, meal, & entertainment start at approximately 4:00 pm (when bikes return). Auction items appreciated. Thank you for your support!

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