Batesville 7th grade won the 1st round of the SEI Tournament by defeating South Ripley 47-15.For Batesville, Trey Heidlage led all scorers with 15 points. Cooper Williams added 7, Alex Westerfeld 6, Austin Siefert 5, Jordan Bradley 2, and Michael Ripperger 1.BMS will be in action tomorrow night where they play Sunman Dearborn at South Ripley Junior High at 5:30.Submitted by Batesville Coach Eric Feller.Batesville 8th Graders avenged an early season loss to South Ripley by beating them in overtime in the 1st round of the SEI Tournament 44-40.1Q – 11-10 SR; 2Q – 20-20; 3Q – 32-27 SR; 4Q – 40-40.For Batesville, Jayden Beal hit the game winning 4-point play with 1.5 seconds left in overtime. The team showed tremendous effort and good execution committing only 5 turnovers.Isaac Barker led the team with 17 points followed by Beal with 9, Tristian Lamppert with 7, Lane Westerfeld and Dylan Flannery with 4 each and Sam Wade with 3 points.Submitted by Batesville Coach Terry Giesting.The St. Louis 7th Grade Cardinal Basketball Team defeated South Dearborn in the first round of the SEI Tournament by the score of 28-19.For STL, Robert Raver led the team in scoring. Robert Raver and Sam Giesting led the team in rebounds while Kevin Salatin and Nathan Eckstein led the team in steals. Nathan Eckstein came off the bench playing his best basketball of the year to help the Cardinals advance in the tournament.Submitted by STL Coach Dale Amrhein.The St. Louis 8th grade boys basketball team lost their first round game of the SEI Tournament falling 39-10 to South Dearborn.The Cardinals struggled to generate any offensive momentum against South Dearborn’s aggressive defense. Will Harmeyer connected on two 3-point baskets in the second half and Stuart Lamping added the other 4 points. Ridge Douglas played well defensively, creating a few South Dearborn turnovers.The Cardinals play St. Nicholas in the Batesville Deanery CYO tournament this Sunday beginning at 12 Noon.Submitted by STL Coach Jon Temple.
Boys 9/10 Girls 9/10Zach Gentile – 736 – Versailles Katelynn Samples – 623 – VersaillesCaiden Yorn – 690 – Milan Jacey Coffman – 502 – Floyds KnobsMax Grangier – 665 – Floyds Knobs Bella Ettel – 396 – New Albany Boys 7/8 Girls 7/8Jacob Stenger – 498 – Morris Keely Hubbard – 464 – Floyds KnobsHunter Springmeyer – 422 – Greensburg Morgan Meyer – 395 – HoltonPatrick Walsh – 378 – Greenville Alexa Franklin – 330 – Versailles Boys 11/12 Girls 11/12Brock Ormsby – 803 – Milan Chloe Ferris – 595 – MadisonJaden Hardesty – 800 – Floyds Knobs Emma Cammack – 572 – MadisonCody Samples – 795 – Versailles Paige Ledford – 325 – Osgood Boys 13/14 Girls 13/14Trey Heidlage – 1333 – Batesville Julia Rea – 773 – VersaillesJack Rork – 974 – VersaillesTalon Harmon – 880 – Hanover Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit, and Run Sectionals was held at Versailles on Sunday (5-18) at The Ohio Rod Fields.The top 3 “all around champions” for each age group of the PHR. We are now competing against the Cincinnati region. They take in all the sectional scores and the top 3 kids from each age group in the Cincinnati area advance to what’s called the team round. So we may or may not get any kids to that level, but should know in a couple days if we do, and I will pass along that info for you and where they go. The kid in red was the overall winner in that group and their score is the one that goes to be reviewed to see if they advance. We had 40 kids compete on Sunday. I want to thank you guys for all the support of this event, this was our trial run and had a lot of positive feedback on this!!! Very much appreciated from you guys. Helping me this past weekend were: David Bradshaw, Phil King, Mike Ploeger, Steve Ollier, Travis Wrightsman, Steve Franklin, Gil Landwehr, Chase Samples and Austin Halcomb. I would like to get them recognized for donating their time on a Sunday to help make this a success.Submitted by Sectional Coordinator Brian Samples.
The Batesville Lady Bulldogs defeated The Franklin County Lady Wildcats 25-11, 25-12, 25-20 in Varsity play.Batesville vs. FC Varsity BB (8-26)FC won The JV contest 25-15, 17-25, 15-7.Batesville vs. FC JV VB (8-26)Batesville will next battle East Central in St. Leon with the JV start at 5 PM.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Jody Thomas.
The Batesville Lady Bulldogs played two Softball games on Friday (5-1) against Greensburg and Shelbyville. Batesville came up short in both contests 14-3 and 12-1.BHS vs Greensburg Softball Game 1 (5-1)BHS vs Shelbyville Softball Game 1 (5-1)The Lady Bulldogs battled The Lawrenceburg Lady Tigers on Saturday (5-2) and were defeated 5-4.Batesville vs. Lawrenceburg Softball (5-2)Batesville will take on South Dearborn on Monday (5-4) with The Varsity starting at 5:30 PM.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Jody Thomas.
The Oldenburg Academy Twisters Boys Soccer team were 5-1 winners over The Hauser Jets.The Twisters JV also won 6-1.Courtesy of Michelle Wachsmann.
STATEWIDE — Background checks for gun purchases are soaring in Indiana.The South Bend Tribune reports that for the first four months of 2016, more than 730,000 background checks were conducted.That’s more than twice the number that were conducted during the same time period last year.
GREENSBURG, Ind. — INDOT is planning to close single lanes of State Road 3 beginning today.If weather permits, single lanes will be closed where the highway approaches Interstate 74.Crews are hoping to take advantage of the warmer weather to remove the temporary median crossovers that were placed during last year’s construction of the bridge.Traffic flow will continue on single lanes until the median crossovers are removed.There will be no ramp closures. Clean up and landscaping will need to be finished yet this spring.
Area Basketball Scores.Tuesday (1-17)Girls Scores.North Decatur 56 Milan 36South Ripley 63 South Dearborn 42Jac-Cen-Del 86 Switz. County 40Greensburg 74 Hauser 51Edinburgh 50 South Decatur 37SW Hanover 50 Rising Sun 43Trinity Lutheran 44 Shawe Memorial 35SW Shelby 62 Irving. Prep Academy 22Boys Scores.Oldenburg 49 Rushville 44Franklin County 48 Lawrenceburg 39Connersville 52 New Castle 51 (OT)
The 8th grade Lady Bulldogs dropped to 4-6 on the season with a tough loss against South Ripley 26-9.Scoring for the dogs were: Paige Oldham 3, Kenzie Laker, Catherine Raab, Katie Brewer, and Chloe Saler each with 2.They will be in action again at BMS on Thursday.Batesville 7th grade wins 32-14.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Lisa Horn.
Mr. Bobby Joe Peters, age 72, of Florence, Indiana, entered this life on January 14, 1945, in Aberdeen, Indiana, the son of the late, Dale and Ida Margaret (Riley) Peters. He was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana where he attended school. Bobby was united in marriage on July 24, 1967, at the Vevay United Methodist Church in Vevay, Indiana, to Linda Carol Peelman and to this union arrived a daughter, Cheryl and a son, Robert Wayne to bless their home. Bobby and Linda shared 49 years of marriage together until Linda passed away on September 17, 2016. Bobby was employed in maintenance for Dan’s Marina, retiring in 2006 after 12 years of service. He was a member of the Patriot Baptist Church in Patriot, Indiana. Bobby enjoyed painting, NASCAR, mowing his lawn, gardening and his roses. Bobby passed away at 7:47 am, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.Bobby will be dearly missed by his son: Robert Wayne Peters of Hanover, IN; his son-in-law: Harold Wayne Cunningham of Florence, IN; his grandchildren: Dustin, Logan, Chelsey and Tesla; his step-granddaughter: Diana; his great-granddaughters: Chandale and Paige; his brothers: Larry Peters of Pleasant, IN and Dale Peters of Patriot, IN; his sisters: Patricia Brandon of Aurora, IN and Carolyn Morgan of Vevay, IN; his sister-in-law: Crystal Peters of Vevay, IN and his several nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents: Dale and Ida Margaret (Riley) Peters; his wife: Linda Carol (Peelman) Peters, died Sept. 17, 2016; his daughter: Cheryl Lynn Cunningham, died July 16, 2011; his brother: Raymond Lee Peters, died July 5, 2016 and his sister-in-law: Rita L. Peters, died April 20, 2015.Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 10, 2017, at 11:00 am, by Bro. Hobert Byrd, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.Friends may call 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.Memorial contributions may be made to Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.