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Graduation Time

June 1, 2018 Coach Raver

Today will begin a long list of high school graduations across southeastern Indiana.  Some of you may have already walked across the stage. For you student athletes out there, best of luck in whatever you […]

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Want To Be A Volunteer Coach?

May 31, 2018 Coach Raver

Who makes a good volunteer?  People who have played a particular sport and still have interest in it are the people athletic directors are need.  In order to become a volunteer, there are several steps […]

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Volunteer Coaches, Part 2

May 30, 2018 Coach Raver

In yesterday’s blog on volunteer coaches we discussed the availability of teachers and lack of stipends as the reasons for more volunteers.  We also have to consider that almost all schools now offer some form […]

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Volunteer Coaches

May 29, 2018 Coach Raver

Each sports year schools are more and more dependent on volunteers to fill their coaching positions.  There are several reasons for this.  First of all, what used to be a normal way for a teacher […]

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Memorial Day

May 28, 2018 Coach Raver

Today is the unofficial beginning of summer.  I hope whatever you have planned for today will be fun and fulfilling.  The sun will be very hot if that is what you want when the swimming […]

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Indy 500

May 25, 2018 Coach Raver

Sometime this weekend you will hear an announcer say “Stayed tuned for the greatest spectacle in racing!”  I am pretty sure this will be said again this year, but I am not sure if it […]

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Super Student Athlete

May 24, 2018 Coach Raver

While attending the East Central boys sectional last Thursday night, I watched Lawrenceburg’s Mason Parris in action.  The highly decorated state wrestling champ was also the MVP of this track meet.  He won the 110 […]

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Skipping Part of High School

May 23, 2018 Coach Raver

On our way back from our tip to Minnesota, we stay in Bloomington, Illinois.  On the news that night it was reported that Normal West High School basketball star, Francis Okoro, had chosen Oregon over […]

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Spring Championships

May 22, 2018 Coach Raver

Congratulations to the East Central girls who ran away with the Franklin County girls track sectional.  East Central won this meet in an overwhelming manner.  In the boys sectional, held two days later, the East […]

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No Complaints

May 21, 2018 Coach Raver

I often complain about how schools run track meets.  Some don’t have enough workers, some have little supervision, and others are disorganized.  I don’t think I will ever complain again after attending my granddaughter’s city […]

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