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Ed Carpenter is the Pole Sitter for the Second Row in a Year

May 18, 2014
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Ed Carpenter is the Pole Sitter for the Second Row in a Year

It’s official. For the second consecutive year, Ed Carpenter will be on the pole for the Indy 500. Carpenter joins a small club of just ten other Indy 500 drivers by accomplishing this feat at the World’s Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Today was full of qualifying surprises. The most surprising being that the average speeds for...

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Bulldogs Strong Showing In EIAC Tennis Tourney

May 18, 2014
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Bulldogs Strong Showing In EIAC Tennis Tourney

The Batesville High School tennis team claimed a pair of individual Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference titles on Saturday (5-17) at Greensburg High School. Batesville junior Lydia Olsen defeated Rushville’s Katie Schoeder 6-0 and 6-0 in the finals at No. 2 singles to earn all-conference honors. Leading up to the title match, Olsen defeated Olivia...

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Host Bulldogs Win First MS Golf Invitational

May 18, 2014
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Host Bulldogs Win First MS Golf Invitational

The 1st ever Batesville Middle School Invitational at Cricket Ridge Golf Course on Saturday (5-17). Batesville was 1st place with a score of 189 while Greensburg Boys was 2nd with a 203. Batesville Middle School Golf Invitational (5-17) Adam Mullen and Tristian Lamppert both shot low scores of 42. Adam Mullen won medalist with...

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Results from Day 1 of Qualifying for the 98th Running of THE Indianapolis 500

May 17, 2014
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Results from Day 1 of Qualifying for the 98th Running of THE Indianapolis 500

Today was full of fast speeds on the oval, and a little confusion on the sidelines. The qualification format is different this year; so different that even the drivers and engineers aren’t quite sure how it will work out tomorrow. What is certain is that there will be two shootouts on day 2 of qualifying. The...

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Gearing Up for Qualifying Weekend for the 98th running of THE Indianapolis 500

May 16, 2014
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Gearing Up for Qualifying Weekend for the 98th running of THE Indianapolis 500

It’s been a practice filled week at the track, and so far there is wide variety in the Top 5 Fastest Drivers: 1) #3 Castroneves, Helio (Chevy) Practice 5, 227.166mph 2) #20 Carpenter, Ed (Chevy) Practice 5, 226.257mph 3) #77 Pagenaud, Simon (Honda) Practice 4, 226.122mph 4) #12 Power, Will (Chevy) Practice 5, 225.899mph...

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Bulldogs vs. Wildcats Baseball Game Rescheduled

May 16, 2014
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Bulldogs vs. Wildcats Baseball Game Rescheduled

The Batesville vs. Franklin County Varsity Baseball game that got rained out on Thursday has been rescheduled for Saturday (5-24) at Liberty Park with the 1st Pitch at 11 AM. Submitted by Batesville AD Mark Ferguson.

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Trojans Capture Boys & Girls EIAC Track Crown

May 16, 2014
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Trojans Capture Boys & Girls EIAC Track Crown

The track EIAC (Conference Meet) was held last night at Rushville. The Conference has expanded this year to include both Rushville and Connersville. Final scores for the girls were East Central-150, Batesville-134.5, Connersville-84, Greensburg-83, South Dearborn-75, Rushville-64.5, Franklin County-27 and Lawrenceburg-3. The boys scores were East Central-143, Batesville-125, Rushville-114, Connersville-98, Franklin County-48, Greensburg-36, South...

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Lady Bulldogs Netters 1st Round Winners

May 16, 2014
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Lady Bulldogs Netters 1st Round Winners

The Batesville Lady Bulldogs opened Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference tournament play with five first round victories. Sarah Hoseus defeated Rushville’s Allison Wainwright at No. 1 singles Lydia Olsen defeated Alexia Lamberdines of East Central at No. 2 singles Allyson Ritter was a winner in two sets over Rushville’s Sarah Harpring at No. 3 singles...

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ORVC Track Meet Results

May 16, 2014
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ORVC Track Meet Results

The ORVC Track Meet was held at Jac-Cen-Del on Thursday (5-15). Women’s Team Results. 1-Switzerland County 123, 2-Jac-Cen-Del 87, 3-South Ripley 68, 4-Rising Sun 66, 5-Southwestern 60, 6-Milan 39, 7-Shawe Memorial 15. Men’s Team Results. 1-Rising Sun 140, 2-South Ripley 104, 3-Switzerland County 96, 4-Jac-Cen-Del 40, 5-Milan 30, 6-Southwestern 30, 7-Shawe Memorial 14. ORVC...

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IHSAA Softball Sectional Pairings

May 16, 2014
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IHSAA Softball Sectional Pairings

The 2015 IHSAA Softball Sectional Pairings were released. Sectional action runs May 26‐31 with the 64 survivors moving into a one‐game regional round on Tuesday, June 3. From there, 32 teams will square off in four‐team semi‐states on Saturday, June 7, with the four state championship games scheduled for Saturday, June 14 at Ben...

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