Lawrenceburg, IN—The Indiana State Police has begun a death investigation after human skeletal remains were found in a wooded area in Dearborn County. On Sunday, October 13, an individual contacted law enforcement after he observed human remains while walking in a heavily wooded area near Lawrenceburg, Indiana. On Monday, October 14 and Tuesday, October 15, Investigators from the Indiana State Police and University of Indianapolis forensic anthropologists conducted an additional search of the area. During that search, investigators located additional remains that are believed to be of the same person.Through dental records, it was determined the remains belong to Josh Batchelor. The Indiana State Police had been conducting a missing person investigation into the disappearance of Batchelor, who was last seen in May of 2017.The investigation into Batchelor’s death is ongoing at this time.
“Physical education curriculum needs to be diversified into areas of specialization that could improve the professionalization sports careers and production of sports graduates that could contribute to the nation’s development plans,” the NSSM recommended, stressing: “Modalities on how sports and recreational facilities will be maintained should be included in planning the blueprint.”The communique also stressed poor funding, little public-private partnership and absence of financial options as bane of Nigeria’s sports development.Kwara State University’s Head of the Department of Kinesiology, Health Education and Sports Administration, Prof. Mohammed Baba Gambari, is the newly elected President of the NSSM.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The Nigerian Society for Sports Management (NSSM) has called on the National Institute for Sports (NIS) to be alive to its responsibilities if the country’s sports must rediscover its past glory.According to the sports body in a five-point recommendation in its equally five-point communique after its recent meeting held at the University of Ibadan recently, authorities at Nigerian universities should also synergize with the NIS with a view to harmonizing various sports policies in the country.The NSSM also stressed the need for what it called scientific training and re-training of sports personnel for effective delivery across board.
The proximity of fans to the sidelines at Kinnick Stadium, the home of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, makes it one of the toughest places in the country for visiting teams to perform.This Saturday, the University of Wisconsin football team will have to endure the crowd, donned in black and gold, hovering over them for the third time in four years when the No. 10 Badgers (4-2, 0-2 Big Ten) head to Iowa City to take on the Hawkeyes (5-2, 2-0) in a matchup between the only two schools that have won the Big Ten West title.Football: Ramczyk, Cichy, Watt named to Sports Illustrated’s Midseason All-America TeamThe University of Wisconsin football team’s Ryan Ramczyk, Jack Cichy and T.J. Watt earn national recognition Tuesday after being named Read…Senior cornerback Sojourn Shelton said he’s heard things on the Kinnick stands that he would rather not repeat in front of the media.“It’s really close,” Shelton said. “You can hear guys saying anything and everything — some crazy things being said from those fans. But it’s fun.”UW head coach Paul Chryst agreed with Shelton in the sense that the environment can lead to some pretty funny comments from spectators.“Each stadium’s got its own little nuances,” Chryst said. “They are right on top of you. That’s what makes going down there a fun place to play, but a hard place to play.”Senior running back Corey Clement has made two trips to Iowa during his career at Wisconsin, so he’s experienced what it’s like to play there.“You just really gotta stay locked in,” Clement said. “I remember when I was there with Melvin [Gordon III] and James [White], those guys were just getting hammered with comments. They just stayed focused, locked in, just really took focus on what they were there for.”Since the Heartland Trophy debuted in 2004, the teams have split their last 10 meetings, with the road team winning the last five meetings. After losing it at home in a 10-6 heartbreaker a year ago, Saturday’s mission is clear: bring it back to Madison.According to junior redshirt wideout Jazz Peavy, the pride of being the tougher team is on the line every time the Iowa-Wisconsin rivalry kicks off.“There’s always the comparison of how they’re a tough, physical team just like we are,” Peavy said. “It’s just one of those things we take to heart and have a lot of pride in, and we want to make sure we’re known as the toughest and most physical team.”Redshirt freshman quarterback Alex Hornibrook didn’t play in last season’s game, walking past an empty trophy case for a year’s time is motivation at its finest, he said.Football notes: Cichy, Hornibrook reflect on game-changing plays, missed opportunities in Ohio State gameOut of the 148 plays from Saturday night’s thriller against Ohio State, one play in particular sticks out to University Read…“Going a whole year with an empty trophy case, seeing it in the locker room every day, kind of makes you angry a little bit,” Hornibrook said. “Especially that time after the game when it wasn’t sitting there in the locker room.”Iowa senior quarterback C.J. Beathard, who has thrown for 11 touchdowns and four interceptions this season, leads a Hawkeyes attack that ranks fifth in offensive efficiency in the Big Ten, but also ranks 13th in total offense. Beathard has already been sacked 18 times through six games and the Badgers average 2.8 sacks per game.The UW defense is currently allowing 15.2 points per game, and is likely to improve senior outside linebacker Vince Biegel returning to play after missing the last two games recovering from right foot surgery.Football: Biegel to miss 2-4 weeks after surgery to repair fractured bone in footFifth-year senior linebacker Vince Biegel is expected to miss 2-4 weeks after having minor surgery Thursday night to mend a Read…Saturday should be quite the matchup, in spite of a battle between a pair of two-loss teams this early in the season.Bumbaca’s Prediction: Wisconsin 27, Iowa 13A slow start, marked by losses to North Dakota State University and Northwestern University, put many people off about Iowa, a team that went undefeated during the regular season only a year ago. But the Hawkeyes are just starting to play their best football — and what better time with a rival coming to town?Iowa versus Wisconsin is among my favorite days of the year. There’s a lot of grit out there. Fullback dives at the goal line. Sacks. Hostile environments. Fans blacking out before 9:30 a.m. Give me all of it.This Iowa defense is not as good as it has been in past years. I think Wisconsin, led by Clement finding momentum against Ohio State University, put together a nice couple of drives. The Badger defense, well, they’ll be the Badger defense. UW fans cheer to their first win in almost a month.Cheat Sheet: Iowa vs. No. 10 WisconsinWhen: Saturday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m. CTWhere: Iowa City, Iowa, Kinnick StadiumTV: ESPN (Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Todd McShay)Radio: Badger Sports Network, Sirius81/XM81 (Matt Lepay, Mike Lucas, Patrick Herb)Series Record: Wisconsin leads 44-43-2