Homecomings

first_imgThis is homecoming season in football.  Tonight is Batesville’s Homecoming game with the Lawrenceburg Tigers.  I don’t know how long this tradition has been around, but for most of us it seems like it has always been there.There are many different traditions involved with Homecoming.  First, it was strictly for football.  Now schools might choose another sport for Homecoming, especially if they do not field a football team.  As far as I know, this tradition has not been around as long.  There has always been the crowning of royalty and floats from many different sources for a parade before the game.  It is a tradition for the senior class to win, so this brings about some spirited competition from the other 3 grades in their float building.  Sometimes it gets so “spirited” that the floats have to be locked up for safe keeping until the parade on Friday.Something that has been added in the last few years to high school homecomings has been the tailgating.  This college tradition is filtering down.  Hope to see you tonight at the Big Game!last_img read more

Albert Pujols calls return to St. Louis ‘one of the best moments’ of his career

first_img Related News Albert Pujols is grateful for the standing ovations he received from Cardinals fans throughout the Angels’ series against St. Louis at Busch Stadium.Pujols, 39, spent the first 11 years of his MLB career in St. Louis before joining Los Angeles in 2012. He was on the receiving end of cheers from the opposition this weekend throughout a series that began Friday.  Yankees trade rumors: New York will only move Clint Frazier for pitcher with ‘multiple years of control’ Mets apologize after Jason Vargas threatens, charges at reportercenter_img Cardinals fans celebrated every time the 10-time All-Star, two-time World Series champion and three-time National League MVP stepped to the plate. Fans in St. Louis chanted “ALBERT! ALBERT!” during Pujols’ at-bat in the 9th 👏 pic.twitter.com/gqw9LrOcGQ— ESPN (@espn) June 24, 2019″This is probably one of the best moments of my career,” Pujols told reporters after the game, via The Associated Press. “I’m going to put it up there with the two World Series championships.” Both Pujols’ championships were won with the Cardinals, as were his MVP awards. Still, he said he was surprised by the fans’ reactions.”I wasn’t expecting this,” Pujols said. “These fans are unbelievable. “The Angels are 39-40 and sit in fourth in the AL West. Pujols is batting .233 and has hit 13 home runs so far in his 19th MLB season.last_img read more

Petalcorin stopped in 7th by Alvarado in world title fight

first_imgMOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Petalcorin’s moments were few far and between. His best round came in the third when he briefly used the ring to his advantage and stayed out of harm’s way with his movement. He landed a clean straight to Alvarado’s face before pivoting to his right and avoiding a possible counter punch.But Petalcorin went back to being an easy target for Alvarado for the remainder of the fight.Alvarado (34-2, 30 KOs) rolled to his 16th consecutive victory and stopped Petalcorin’s six-fight win streak. Petalcorin, suffered his third loss to go with his 29 wins (22 KOs) and one draw.Alvarado just relentless from the opening bell. Here’s the last 10 seconds of the bout. pic.twitter.com/Ui2l7TvrSV— MG (@MarkGiongcoINQ) October 29, 2018ADVERTISEMENT Alvarado knocked Petalcorin down thrice before the referee stopped the fight at the 2:04 mark of the seventh round.“I’m very happy to win the world title. Randy is a good boxer and the tactic was to pressure him all the time,” Alvarado said through an interpreter.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThat constant pressure kept Petalcorin busy and often times saw the General Santos native either pinned against the ropes or trapped in the corner and taking heavy punishment from Alvarado, who showed little respect for his foe’s punching power.The 26-year-old Petalcorin played Alvarado’s game as he went toe-to-toe with the Nicaraguan slugger, whose known for his come-forward style. Magramo stops Thai foe in 3rd, retains WBO oriental flyweight title SEA Games 2019: PH’s Carlo Paalam boxing light flyweight semi final (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 03:13SEA Games 2019: PH’s Carlo Paalam boxing light flyweight semi final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:51SEA Games 2019: PH’s Josie Gabuco boxing light flyweight semi final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:39PH’s Josie Gabuco boxing light flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Photo by Mark Giongco/INQUIRER.netFilipino Randy Petalcorin failed to become the latest Filipino world champion after he was stopped by Felix Alvarado for the vacant IBF light flyweight crown on Monday at Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City.Alvarado was relentless from the opening bell, landing punches from all angles, particularly crushing body shots that took their toll on Petalcorin in the seventh round.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taallast_img read more