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Bulldogs Place 2nd At EIAC Golf Meet

May 19, 2014
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Bulldogs Place 2nd At EIAC Golf Meet

The Boys EIAC Golf Meet took place at The Brook Hill Golf Club Golf Course-Brookville. Team Scoring:  Greensburg 316, Batesville 320, Connersville 328, Franklin County 335, East Central 336, South Dearborn 362, Rushville 386, Lawrenceburg 407. Scoring For Batesville:  Dominique Schildknecht 76, Thomas Hatcher 87, Alec Giesting 80, Henry Luchow 78, Ryan Harmeyer 86....

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Twisters Take Tow Of Three At Franklin Invitational

May 19, 2014
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Twisters Take Tow Of Three At Franklin Invitational

Franklin Tennis Invitational. Franklin 3,  Oldenburg Academy 2 OA Winners were Sarah Wilder (1 singles) and Ella Lamping/Claire Dickey (1 doubles) – both in straight sets Oldenburg Academy 5,   Warren Central 0 OA Winners were Sarah Wilder, Melinda Zitnick, Asley Sedler,  Lamping/ Dickey and Margaret and Ivy Glaser Oldenburg Academy 5,  Southport 0 OA...

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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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