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					Wednesday, November 11, 2009                                                               TheSouthsiderVoice                                                                                                                Page 7

                  Sports • Education • Business
Courtside on Southside Center Grove, Lutheran                                                                                                           Letters to the Editor
 has a different look   host gridiron regionals                                                                                                         Government doesn’t                        rescue bankrupt businesses
By Al Stilley                      concern.”                                                                                                            employ basic economic                     or provide socialized health
Southsider Voice correspondent        Top returnees are seniors                                                                                         principals; it only taxes                 programs (or anything else)
                                   Krista Schott at forward and             By Al Stilley                                                               and spends                                unless it first takes the money
   Courtside will have a dif-      guards Stephanie Lindsey                 Southsider Voice correspondent                                              To the editor:                            from its citizens. When
ferent look for some South-        and Rachel Tackett and ju-                                                                                              A news anchor on a na-                 citizens no longer have funds
side girls basketball teams.       nior center Amanda Raker,                   Defending 4A state champion Center Grove (9-3) and                       tional TV network asked the               for tax increases, government
   Center Grove’s Joe Lentz        the team’s returning rebound             determined Lutheran (8-4) claimed sectional champion-                       following last Friday: “When              borrows from other govern-
and Southport’s Denise Mc-         leader.                                  ships and face regional foes at home Friday night.                          will the nation’s unemploy-               ments, thereby obligating
Clanahan are no longer head        Roncalli                                    The Trojans dominated Bloomington North 48-7 to earn                     ment rate quit rising and turn            its future taxpayers to other
coaches. Combined, they                Second-year coach Sarah                                                                                          in the other direction?”                  countries for principal and
                                                                            their date against Floyd Central (9-3) at 7 p.m.
racked up nearly 500 wins.         Riedeman returns with most                                                                                              The answer is simple.                  interest.
                                                                               Center Grove rolled to nearly 350 yards of total of-                                                                   So, when will our economy
Lentz is at Ben Davis, Mc-         players back from a 16-7 sec-                                                                                            Our economy and employ-
Clanahan at Franklin Central,                                               fense while holding the state’s leading rusher, D’Angelo                    ment will turn upward soon                turn upward? When we elect
                                   tional championship team.
each as assistants.                   “This year I’ve got a head            Roberts, to a mere 63 yards. Jimmy Boshears and Nolan                       after our president and Con-              leaders who apply these fun-
    “She (McClanahan) is           start,” Riedeman said. “I                Weidman each scored twice against the Panthers.                             gress demonstrate an under-               damental economic principals
too good of a coach not to be      know how each player learns                 The Saints, under new coach Dave Pasch, defeated                         standing that businesses, small           of a free society and release
coaching,” said 14-year FC         differently, their strengths and         Scecina 14-7 and face Clinton Central (8-4) at 7 p.m.                       and large, produce goods and              the entrepreneurial spirit and
mentor Pam Taylor. “Her ad-        their comfort zone.”                                                                                                 jobs; government consumes                 creative abilities of our coun-
                                                                            The Saints won their first-ever sectional crown on Kyle
dition is a win-win situation         Leading scorer and re-                                                                                            rather than produces. Employ-             try’s people.
                                                                            Brockett’s scoring strike to Jeremy Rolf with less than                                                                   The last time our unem-
for everyone involved.”            bounder Natalie Cahill, 14.6                                                                                         ees and other consumers pay
   Former girls track coach                                                 one minute to go. Opportunistic Lutheran intercepted three                  the taxes. Government spends              ployment rate was this high
                                   points per game, and point
and boys assistant Shawn           guard Caitlin Hansen are                 passes and recovered two fumbles.                                           taxes; it does not pay taxes.             was in 1983, the first term of
Sanders takes over at Center       seniors. Sophomore Katie                 Award winner                                                                   Even businesses, when                  President Reagan, a period
Grove. Southport assistant         Brewer, 8 points and 6 re-                  Center Grove senior volleyball player Sarah Dooms is                     they are allowed to make                  when Congress was finally
Leah Enterline moves up to         bounds per game, is expected             the Class 4A Mental Attitude Award winner.                                  a profit (ooo – there’s that              convinced to dramatically cut
replace McClanahan.                to have a breakout season.                                                                                           ugly word), can pay taxes on              the confiscatory tax rates that
                                                                               She received the award, presented by Indiana Farm                                                                  existed under the previous
   Mike Armstrong of                  “We will be a better scor-                                                                                        that profit only by charging
Perry Meridian – the dean of                                                Bureau Insurance, in Muncie after the Trojans fell to No. 2                 enough for their products to              administration and Congress.
                                   ing team,” said Riedeman.
Southside coaches – is back        “Our defense will take us a              Muncie Central in the semifinals Saturday. Academically,                    pay such taxes. They have                 The recovery began soon after
for his 24th season and sports     long way.”                               Dooms ranks 11th in a class of 550. She plans to play vol-                  no money for paying taxes                 and long lived.
a 324-191 record.                  Franklin Central                         leyball at Valparaiso University next fall.                                 unless they first take it from                Perhaps we should re-
Southport                             The Flashes, coming off a                Center Grove led briefly in the final game but lost 27-25                their customers (consumers/               member our history and what
   Enterline is introducing        4-15 campaign, are wiser and             in a Bearcats sweep. The Trojans finished 33-4.                             taxpayers).                               works, then consider emulat-
the cornerstones of discipline,    a year older.                                                                                                           Similarly, our government              ing success.
commitment, work ethic and            Taylor has 11 returning                                                                                           has no funds to give away,                                 Keith A. Brown

                                                                            Officer honored for nabbing Yellowstone’s wildlife caught in
character.                         letter winners, led by center
   “We’re trying to improve        LaTeasha Hill, 9.5 ppg, and
the athletes individually and      guard Stephanie Carnes, 10
as a basketball team,” Enter-      ppg. Key returnees are 5-10
                                                                             robber after short chase    endless play, survival of fittest
line said. “If they leave here     Sam Carnes and 5-9 Kayla
better than they came in as a      Kelly.                                     Responding to a re-                                                          Some of the most inti-                 by depending one another.
player or as a person, then we        “The outlook is much                port of an SUV leaving                                                        mate scenes in wildlife will              Because otters can still snare
have done something positive       better than last year,” Taylor         the scene of an armed                                                         be showcased when “Yel-                   fish in the depth of winter,
for these kids.”                   said. “Hopefully with the              robbery at a tobacco                                                          lowstone: Trails and Tales”               other animals and birds can
   Key returnees from last         work everyone put in over the          shop on an early Sunday                                                       is presented Wednesday,                   sometimes steal enough of
year’s 4-16 team are senior        summer and a few talented              morning in October, In-                                                       Nov. 18, at Greenwood High                the otter’s catch to get them
Stephanie Shobe and juniors        new faces, the Flashes will            dianapolis Metropolitan                                                       School, 615 W. Smith Valley               through lean times. But not
Ali Walker at shooting guard       return to their winning ways.”         Police Department of-                                                         Road.                                     all is rosy for the otters and
and Chelsea Brothers in the           The Lutheran Saints are             ficer Jeffery Doughty                                                            The 7 p.m. showing                     their playful pups – they
post.                              poised to improve upon 10-             caught sight of the ve-                                                       captures the lives of coyotes,            are often a delicacy for bald
   “We’re starting fresh,” said    13.                                    hicle while patrolling                                                        wolves, bears, moose, fox,                eagles and coyotes, just like
Shobe, one of four seniors.           Third-year coach Joe                his neighborhood beat                                                         mountain sheep and elk, and               other small animals.
“We have better chemistry,         Morgan has 5-10 junior Jor-            on the Southside.                                                             they have all been taped in                  On a humorous note, geese
more positive energy and           dan Finke, 9.8 ppg, 8.1 rpg,              Doughty, a 12-year                                                         the wilds of Yellowstone                  provide a few laughs when
we’re tired of losing.”            classmates Rachel Ballard              veteran, attempted to                               SUBMITTED PHOTO
                                                                                                                                                        National Park.                            landing on a frozen-over
Center Grove                       and Erin Watkins, senior               pull the driver over, but      Officer Jeffery Doughty (third from               Yellowstone’s famed otters             Yellowstone Lake. Instead of
   Sanders has 6-2 standout        Amanda Korb and sopho-                 the suspect failed to left) was honored as Southeast District                 are the “guides” throughout               finding pristine water, they
Kirsten Gliesmann, the             more Jenni Finke, the assist           stop and a chase ensued, Officer of the Month for October on Nov. 5           the park’s fascinating sea-               find ice, which makes for a
school’s all-time shot blocker,    and steals leader.                                                at the Fountain Square police station. He          sons. From springtime, with               crash landing at best.
                                                                          resulting in a crash by is pictured with (from left) Sgts. Jo Ann
plus five more seniors.               Beech Grove’s surge                 the suspect, who then Moore and Randy Staab and Lt. Steve                     the captivating endless play                 Tickets are $5 per person
   “We look to bring a lot of      continues under second-year            fled with Doughty in Pridemore.                                               and interaction of the young,             and available at the door.
energy, effort and enthusiasm      coach Lin Pugh and eight               close pursuit. The officer                                                    through summer adventures                 Presented by the Greenwood
to the court,” Sanders said.       seniors, led by Kacie Farmer,          quickly caught the man and apprehended him. The victim, al-                   and into autumn and winter,               Kiwanis and Southport Lions
“Leadership should be a            8 ppg, and junior Katelyn              though severely injured, identified the suspect as the man who                when life grows harsh, the                clubs, the Travel and Ad-
strong trait.”                     Page, 6.7 rpg. “This could be          beat and robbed her just minutes earlier.                                     presentation promises to                  venture Film Series benefits
Perry Meridian                     a really good season,” Pugh               “Thanks to Jeff’s quick observations and attention to detail,              please all wildlife enthusiasts.          school and community proj-
   Armstrong is looking            said. “We are extremely deep,          a dangerous felon was put behind bars. That’s why he has been                    Viewers will discover how              ects. Call 881-4059 or 888-
for replacements for two           so the key will be how we              named Southeast District Officer of the Month for October,”                   creatures of the wild survive             0313 for more information.
graduated starters and senior      handle playing a lot of girls.”        commented District Cmdr. Cliff Myers during an awards cer-

Lindsay Spears, the team’s            Greenwood Christian is              emony at the Fountain Square police station.
leading scorer, out with a         under third-year coach Tim                                                                                             BBQ                                                         PIZZA
knee injury. “We should be         Havens, 23-13.
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said. “We have players who
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                                  SOUTHSIDER VOICE PHOTOS BY AL STILLEY                                                                                                                            Tues-Fri. 8:30-6
  Beech Grove has depth with eight seniors, from left, Ashley Burk-                                                                                                                                 and Sat. 8-2
man, Brooklynn Baker, Jasmine Thomas, Kacie Farmer, Kayla
Brown, Macy Stonerock, Brittany Utterback and Sara Dunn.                                                                            SUBMITTED PHOTO
                                                                                                                                                             Ruth, Betty Jo, Tim, Michelle
                                                                              Fourth-graders from Abraham Lincoln Elementary School recently                          and Dave
                                                                          saw the “Tales of a Fourth-Grade Nothing” at Clowes Memorial Hall.
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                                                                          emotion and humor.                                                                    5 Barbers to Ser ve You
                                                                              Upon the play’s conclusion, the students continued their field trip

                                                                                                                                                          Concordia Cemetery
                                                                          by venturing to Harding Street Rock Quarry for lunch and a tour. Three
                                                                          buses packed with students creeped to the bottom of the mining pit,
                                                                          where heavy machinery used in mining put on somewhat of a “dance
                                                                          recital.” The size of the machines’ tires, nearly the height of a bus, awed
                                                                          the children. Students learned about and explored the different types
                                                                          of rocks and minerals found in Indiana. The trip not only reinforced an
                                                                          Indiana literacy standard, but also addressed social studies and science
                                                                          standards. All agreed the day was filled with fun and discovery.

                                                                          BEECH GROVE SENIOR RECOGNIZED

  Southport has nucleus of, from left, Stephanie Shobe, Chelsea
Brothers and Ali Walker.

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                                                                             Ryan Cloyd (right), a senior at Beech Grove, was recently honored
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  Roncalli returns with, from left, Natalie Cahill, Katie Brewer          son of Rhonda Teal received a complimentary class mug. Jostens, a
and Caitlin Hansen.                                                       partner in the program, is represented by Brad Long.                              

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