Batesville High School hosts the Volleyball Sectional #29Thursday, 10/24/13 6:00 PM Game 1 Greensburg vs Franklin CountyGame 2 Batesville vs LawrenceburgSaturday, 10/26/13 11:00 A.M. Game 3 Winner G#1 vs Winner G#2Game 4 Rushville vs South Dearborn7:00 PM Championship Game – Winner G#3 vs Winner G#4Admission: $6.00 per session or $9.00 for a tournament pass. Pre-school only free.(Note – All-Sport Passes, Senior Citizen Passes and Conference passes are NOT accepted for IHSAA Tournament play)IHSAA Rules & Regulations:1 Rules & Regulations – Principals and /or Athletic Directors are directly responsible for the behavior of their team, coaches, and fans.Balloons, banners, and/or posters, shakers on sticks, etc. are not permitted.Cowbells, air horns and other such noise devices are not permitted.No solicitations shall be permitted, including donations, contributions, and aggressive vending of school spirit items.NO live animal mascots.“Line-up” lanes of fans shall not be permitted on the playing floor at any time.Carry-in radios, cassettes and tape decks, etc. are not permitted.Everyone must wear a shirt at all times.BCSC is a Smoke / Tobacco Free Campus.Football Sectional #30Friday, October 25th Indian Creek at Batesville 7:00 PM startAdmission: $6.00 per session (Pre-school only free.)(Note – All-Sport Passes, Senior Citizen Passes and Conference passes are NOT accepted for IHSAA Tournament play)IHSAA Rules & Regulations:Rules & Regulations – Principals and /or Athletic Directors are directly responsible for the behavior of their team, coaches, and fans.Balloons, banners, and/or posters, shakers on sticks, etc. are not permitted.No battery or electronic noise makers, sirens or whistles are allowed.No solicitations shall be permitted, including donations, contributions, and aggressive vending of school spirit items.NO live animal mascots.D E. Throwing of articles, including toilet tissure, is not allowed.F. Everyone must wear a shirt at all times.G. BCSC is a Smoke / Tobacco Free Campus.* I have no idea why the automatic letters were entered like that on the rules and regulations.Submitted by Batesville AD Mark Ferguson.
The East Central AquaTrojans swam in the 2014-2015 Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving meet hosted by Connersville High School on Friday and Saturday this past weekend.The EC Women took 4th place while the EC men took second in a close meet with the host Spartans. Alexis deLong, Derek Roth, and Sean Gish were named EIAC conference MVP’s for the 2014-2015 season.A special congratulations to EC’s Derek Roth for setting the oldest EIAC Conference Record in the 200 Freestyle. The previous record was set back in 1987.EC Winners include: Boys 200 Medley Relay (Dustin Schantz, Alex Ketcham, Derek Roth, Curtis Schondelmayer); Boys 200 Freestyle Derek Roth (EIAC Conference Record); Girls 50 Freestyle Alexis deLong; Boys 50 Freestyle Sean Gish; Boys 1 meter diving Ethan Ayers-Edds; Boys 100 Butterfly-Derek Roth; Girls 100 Freestyle-Alexis deLong; Boys 100 Freestyle-Sean Gish; and Boys 400 Freestyle Relay (Ryan Lammering, Curtis Schondelmayer, Dustin Schantz, Sean Gish).EC is back in Connersville on Tuesday as they take on the Spartans in a dual meet. GO AQUATROJANS!!!Courtesy of AquaTrojans Coach Brandon Loveless.
The Batesville High School Athletic Department is hosting an athletic department “Freshman Orientation” meeting on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in the high school auditorium for parents and incoming freshmen athletes for the 2015-16 school year. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. For additional information, contact Bryan Helvie via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Batesville Freshman and JV squads started of their respective seasons with wins over Jennings County.Batesville Freshman Football team opened the season with a 16-12 win at Jennings County.Trey Heidlage connected with Devin Scripture for a 2 yard pass with 6 minutes left in the 4th quarter to give the Bulldogs the lead including running in the 2 pt conversion. Heidlage also scored Batesville’s first TD with a 5 yard TD run as he also scored the 2 pt conversion by running the ball. Both touchdowns of the game came on 4th down.Stephanie Nobbe and Danny Aylor provided great runs to help the Bulldogs score on their scoring drives. Devin Scripture lead the team in receiving including over 60 yards receiving.Defensively, Heidlage and Luke Belter led the team. Alex Plemons recorded a sack and Austin Siefert did a great job in pass coverage. Siefert also did a great job returning punts to give Batesville great field position late in the game to set up their game game-winning scoring drive.Batesville will play at home next Monday at 5:30 against South Decatur’s JV.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Eric Feller.The Bulldogs JV squad blanked The Jennings County Panthers 38-0 to start off their season.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Terry Nobbe.
Maurice Lloyd Miller, Sr., age 78 passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016 at his home in Batesville, IN. Born December 12, 1937 in Batesville, he was the son of Frederick & Edith (Doyle) Miller. He proudly served his country from 1961 – 1963 in the US Army. He was involved in the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War.He was a 1955 graduate of New Point High School After moving to Batesville, he started working for Batesville Casket Co in 1955 and retired after 48 years in 2003. He married Velma Meadows on May 20, 1960 in Greensburg, IN and was a member of the Berean Baptist Church in Batesville. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and vacationing in Jekyll Island, Georgia.Maurice is survived by his loving wife Velma Miller, his daughter Melanie Roell (Bill) of Batesville and his sons Jerry Miller (Ceil) of Batesville, Mike Miller (Tonya) of Corbin, KY and Frederick Miller (Cheryl) of Batesville, IN. He will also be missed by his 21 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and his sister Janet Duval (Don) of Greensburg, IN. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Maurice Miller Jr., a granddaughter and his brothers Keith & Alvin Miller.Visitation will be Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 5-8pm at Meyers Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 10:00am at the funeral home with Pastor Kevin Couch officiating. Burial will take place immediately following services at South Park Cemetery in Greensburg, IN. Memorials are suggested to the Ripley County Humane Society or the National Parkinson’s Foundation c/o the funeral home.Online condolences at www.meyersfuneralhomes.com
ORVC Weekly Report Summary (April 25 – 30)Players of the Week.Baseball: Kollin Hayes-Switzerland County.Softball: Baylie Hunter-Rising Sun and Kelsei Konkle-Switzerland County.Boys Golf: Aron Walker-Rising Sun.Girls Track: Laken Farrell-South Ripley and Alijah Craig-Milan.Boys Track: Zach Martini-Rising Sun and Luke Welch-South Ripley.ORVC Report (April 25-30)Courtesy of ORVC Recorder Travis Calvert.
Otis D. Walston, 75, of Rexville passed away at 3am, Sunday, March 26, 2017 at his home. He was born near Patriot in Switzerland County on July 8, 1941 the son of James V. and Gladys Beach Walston. Survivors include five brothers William Walston of Rexville, John (Linda) Walston of New Marion, Ernest (Debbie) Walston and Kenneth (Elaine) Walston both of Versailles, and Russell Walston of Rexville; ten sisters Rose Moody and Essie Walston both of Madison, Mary Leach of Holton, Dorothy (Louis) Kieffer of Osgood, Alta (Nelson) Harmeyer of Greensburg, Edith (Ray) Gunter of Holton, Ethel (Kenneth, Jr.) Bush of Rexville, Margaret Glenn of North Vernon, Lelah (Ernest) Bush of Versailles, and Betty (Michael) Meyer of Benham; 35 nieces and nephews, 58 great-nieces and nephews, and 3 great-great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother James V. Walston, Jr. Mr. Walston was a farmer in the Rexville area for several years and retired after 33 years as a bus driver for the South Ripley School Corporation. It is estimated that he would have bussed over 1500 children to school during his tenure with the South Ripley Schools. Otis enjoyed wood working, fishing, bowling, and going to auctions. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 30th at 11am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Tommy Beatley officiating. Burial will be in the West Fork Cemetery near Rexville. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.
Franklin County moved to 10-0 in conference play and 12-1 overall with a 6-5 win at Greensburg in 9 innings.Despite committing 4 errors defensively, FC was able to push across a run in the top of the 9th inning to secure the win. Matthew Billman pitched 5 innings, giving up 5 runs but only 1 earned run. Joe Fields came on in relief to pitch the final 4 innings to record the win. Offensively, FC did most of the damage in the 2nd and 3rd innings, highlighted by Augustus Runyon’s 3-run home run in the 3rd inning. In the 9th, Dalton Durbin led off with a single and on the next pitch stole second. After a wild pitch advanced him to 3rd, another wild pitch with 2 outs scored Durbin from 3rd.FC will host Lawrenceburg on Monday at 5:30 before traveling to Lawrenceburg on Thursday. Between the two conference games, FC will go to Union County on Tuesday for a non-conference game.Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Derek Stang.
Brookville, In. — Time is running out to register for the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing. The event will be held at the Brook Hill Golf Club on August 2.The event is a great opportunity to network with other local businesses and leaders. The cost is $60 per golfer and includes a cart, lunch, prizes, contests and cash prizes for the top three teams. For more information email email@example.com or call 765-647-3177.