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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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Lady Twisters Win Against Lady Hilltoppers

May 15, 2015
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Lady Twisters Win Against Lady Hilltoppers

The Oldenburg Academy Lady Twisters posted a 4-1 victory over The Shawe Memorial Lady Hilltoppers in Girls Tennis action. Courtesy of Twisters Coach Mark Wilder.

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Lady Bulldogs Advance On In EIAC Tennis Tourney

May 15, 2015
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Lady Bulldogs Advance On In EIAC Tennis Tourney

All five positions of the Batesville girls varsity tennis team were winners in the opening round of the EIAC Tournament on Thursday. #1 Singles- Lydia Olsen defeated Lauren Mohr (FC) 6-1, 6-0. #2 Singles- Erin Longstreth defeated Courtney Nelson (Greensburg) 6-0, 6-1. #3 Singles- Julia Hunter defetead Cera Hutchinson (Lawrenceburg) 6-2, 6-1. #1 Doubles-...

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31st Softball State Tournament Pairings Announced

May 15, 2015
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31st Softball State Tournament Pairings Announced

Three hundred seventy‐three (373) teams were drawn and placed into brackets this morning for the start of the 31st Annual IHSAA Softball State Tournament Series which begins in 11 days. WRBI Area Sectional Draws. Class 1A-Sectional 60 @ Rising Sun. G1: Jac‐Cen‐Del vs. South Decatur. G2: Oldenburg Academy vs. Rising Sun. G3: Shawe Memorial...

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Indy 500 Practice Day 4 Updates

May 14, 2015
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Indy 500 Practice Day 4 Updates

Simona de Silvestro was back on the track today after her car fire on Monday. Helio Castorneves also found his way back on track after his car-flipping crash yesterday. However, Pippa Mann, who also crashed yesterday, has not made it back on track. Former Indy 500 winner Buddy Lazier made some laps for the...

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Twisters Post ‘W’ Over Cardinals

May 14, 2015
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Twisters Post ‘W’ Over Cardinals

The Oldenburg Academy posted an 11-2 win over The Seton Catholic Cardinals of Richmond. SC-200 000 0.   2-4-1 OA-201 008 x.   11-15-2 For OA: Matty Hurm 2-4, 2 runs, rbi Nick Bischoff 2-3, 2 runs, rbi, bb Sam Gast 2-3, 2 runs, 2 doubles, 2 rbi, bb, sb Tanner Alley 1-4, rbi...

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Lady Indians Victorious Over Lady Raiders

May 14, 2015
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Lady Indians Victorious Over Lady Raiders

The Milan Lady Indians were 9-2 victors against The South Ripley Lady Raiders in Varsity Softball play. Milan vs. SR Softball (5-13) Courtesy of Indians Coach Eric Widener.

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Practice Day 3 at IMS

May 13, 2015
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Practice Day 3 at IMS

Today turned out to be the perfect day to see top speeds. At the start of today’s practice session Helio Castroneves crashed as he entered into Turn 1. The car went air-born, but landed correct-side-up. Castroneves walked away from the incident, and was cleared by medical officials. Castroneves got more bad news today, as...

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As part of their 2015 Summer Reading Program, the Batesville Memorial Public Library will be hosting “Silly Safaris” on Tuesday, July 7 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm (participants can choose either time). Starring Coyote Chris, this event will teach young readers about animal super heroes and the amazing things they do!
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Card Party @ St. Anthony's Foremen Hall
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Free Movie Night in the Park @ Liberty Park
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“The Wizard of Oz” will be shown at Liberty Park in Batesville on Wednesday, July 8 starting at 9:00 pm. Movie and refreshments will be provided by the Gibson Theatre. Bring your own cooler and chairs.

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