By Lonnie Wheatley DODGE CITY, Kan. – The dirt will be flying at Dodge City Raceway Park this Saturday night as the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas hosts the Mid-Season Championships. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City located at 201 4th Avenue is the official lodging partner of Dodge City Raceway Park. Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dodge City will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit when making reservations. Contact the Holiday Inn Express at 620 225-1000. Saturday’s action that gets under way at 7:30 p.m. also offers $5 admission for those that are members of a church group and wearing their group’s apparel. Otherwise, general admission is $12 with children 11 and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult. With the title chases all heating up, the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock will all battle it out.
The Batesville Bulldogs will travel to Indianapolis on Saturday, Sept. 7, to play football at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Bulldogs will play the South Dearborn Knights at 5:30 p.m. The game was originally scheduled for Friday, Sept. 6. The BHS band will also get an opportunity to perform at halftime of the game. It is sure to be an exciting day with three other EIAC games being played that day. The first game starts at noon with Greensburg versus Connersville followed by Franklin County against Rushville. The final game will feature Milan taking on Lawrenceburg.Tickets are now on sale in the BHS athletic office for a discounted price of $12. Tickets at the gate on the day of the game will be $15. Tickets are now on sale in the Milan athletic office for a discounted price of $12. Tickets at the gate on the day of the game will be $15. They will also be sold at this Football Friday Night’s game against Rushville and next week’s game at Batesville.Stop by and get your tickets before they run out!Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Bryan Helvie and Indians Coach John Prifogle.