BATESVILLE, Ind. — Monday (3/20) is the first day of spring, and Dairy Queen wants to help you celebrate it with Free Cone Day.Monday at participating restaurants, each customer can get a free cone in honor of Children’s Hospitals Week and the first day of spring.Dairy Queen says this is the third year for free cones, and they hope to encourage customers donate to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
The 7th Grade Batesville basketball team fell to Milan Thursday night by a score of 36-30. Batesville’s hustle just couldn’t match Milan’s and that was the difference in the game. Leading in scoring for Batesville was Gus Prickel with 8, Jack Grunkemeyer with 7 and Conner Drake with 6. Also scoring for Batesville was Sam Johnson with 5 and Noah Pierson with 4. The Dogs are now 7 and 3 on the season.The 8th Grade Boys Basketball team traveled to Milan where they were defeated by a score of 28-20. The Bulldogs led 10-8 after one quarter, but then got outscored 11-0 in the second quarter. Offensively, the team never really got much going all night. In the final quarter, the 8th Graders made a push defensively by holding the opposing team to zero points, but it wasn’t enough to complete the comeback. Bryson Bonelli led the way offensively with 8 points, followed by Lyle Oesterling (4), Jackson Renck (4), Max Baumer (2), and Will Sherwood (2). The Bulldogs fall to 2-8 on the season.Courtesy of Indians Coach Ethan Voss and Bulldogs Coach Ben Pierson.