You get the feeling Batesville's boys may have had this one circled on the calendar for quite some time.
GREENSBURG – More times than not, the baskets fell for the Greensburg Pirates (11-3, 3-1 Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference) when they hosted the Batesville Bulldogs (6-5, 0-2) Thursday night, Jan. 11.
VERSAILLES – Early on in a streak of seven consecutive away contests, the Oldenburg Academy boys varsity basketball team picked up some positive news with a defensive-centered 36-30 victory at South Ripley Jan. 9.
East Central Swim Team took 26 athletes to the 10-team 2018 CHASESTRONG Challenge, held Jan. 6 at Indian Creek High School, Trafalgar. Of that group, 11 contributed to ECST's excellence by placing in the top eight of their respective age groups.
Taking their cue from Batesville's runaway win over Milan in the Ripley County girls tournament on Tuesday, the Bulldog boys decided to take things a step further with their 36-point crushing of the Indians in the county opener Jan. 3 at Batesville High School.
Girls in grades 3-6 from Batesville, Columbus, East Central, Franklin County, Greensburg,Jennings County, Lawrenceburg, Martinsville, Milan, Monrovia, North Decatur, Rushville, Shelbyville and Switzerland County schools participated in the Dec. 29-30 tournament. Games were played at Batesvil…
The first Batesville Holiday Invitational Tournament for girls in grades 3-6 on school-based teams is Friday-Saturday, Dec. 29-30. All games will be played in Batesville school gyms.
The fourth annual Garrett's Gang Special Needs Camp took place Saturday, Nov. 18, at Batesville High School. The gang consists of boys varsity basketball head coach Aaron Garrett and members of the high school program, who together work with special needs individuals in the area.
The East Central High School AquaTrojans swim team remain perfect on the season after competing in the 2017 Connersville Invitational Dec. 16, according to coach Brandon Loveless.
Seven Oldenburg Academy swimmers took part in a triathlon Dec. 20 at Southeastern Indiana YMCA, reported coaches Paul Tyrer and Cindy Todd, who were assisted by OA cross country coach Angela Price and Joe Price.
It made no difference that Friday night's (Dec. 15) tangle between the visiting Greensburg Pirates and Batesville Lady Bulldogs had no bearing on the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference standings.
If there's one thing the Oldenburg Academy Lady Twisters can take solace in after Tuesday's (Dec. 12) 79-23 drubbing at the hands of the Greensburg Lady Pirates, it's the fact the Decatur County school has been doing this to a lot of folks lately.
Batesville High School's varsity wrestlers traveled to the Rushville Super 5 Duals Dec. 9. Attending along with the Bulldogs and Lions were Centerville, Greensburg and Connersville.
LAWRENCEBURG – With just over two minutes remaining, an early-season Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference clash Dec. 8 between visiting Batesville and the Lawrenceburg Tigers was deadlocked at 38 and still anyone's ball game.
Coach Gabby Trader and the Southeastern Indiana YMCA Stingrays traveled to Connersville High School Nov. 17 for the team's third competition of the season, hosted by Connersville Area Swim Team.
The Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference has released its all-EIAC selections for fall high school sports, as well as updated sports standings for the eight participating schools.
A one-point game (52-51) as late as the 4:49 mark of the fourth quarter, Friday night's contest between rivals Batesville and Greensburg turned decidedly in the latter's favor as the visiting Pirates pulled off a 17-9 finish to post a 69-60 victory.
Trailing 37-14 with just over three minutes remaining in the opening half Saturday night (Dec. 2), it was a credit to coach Gary Moorman's Oldenburg Academy Twisters that the evening's final deficit was a more respectable 11 points.
With the time flashing all zeroes and the scoreboard reading Edinburgh 65, Oldenburg Academy 64, it appeared the Lady Twisters had gone down to their sixth straight defeat to begin the 2017-18 girls basketball season.