Jerome Curtis Oliver, 74, of Dillsboro, Indiana, passed away Monday June 15, 2020 in Cincinnati, Ohio.He was born May 11, 1946 in Long Beach, CA, son of the late Maurice H. Oliver and Mildred (Plummer) Oliver.Jerome worked as a truck driver for MK Trucking, with over 40 years of service.He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the American Legion.Jerome loved cars, especially Hot Rods. He built custom hot rods, even doing the upholstery in them. Jerome owned several corvettes.Jerome is survived by his children, Jerry Oliver, of San Antonio, TX, and Anita Coffey of Aurora, Indiana ; 6, grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren and 1 on the way.He was preceded in death by his parents.Friends will be received Monday, June 22, 2020, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Memorial services will be held at 5:00 pm with Pastor Tommy Beatley.Contributions may be made to the family. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.com
For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Ravi Dahiya, who is making his debut at World Wrestling Championships, has won a bronze medal in the men’s 57 kg category. Dahiya defeated Reza Ahmadali Atrinagharchi of Iran 6-3 to win bronze.Meanwhile, Dahiya has booked his tickets for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after upsetting former World Champion Yuki Takahashi 6-1 in the quarter-finals of the 57-kg weight category.ALSO READ | Bajrang Punia Beats Mongolia’s Tumur Ochir To Win World Wrestling Championship BronzeBefore that, Kumar overcame a stiff challenge from Armenia’s Arsen Harutyunyan and emerged victorious by winning the bout 17-6 in the pre-quarterfinals. He had opened his campaign by thrashing Sunggwon Kim of Korea 11-0.Earlier in the day, a consistent Bajrang Punia registered his third medal at the World Wrestling Championships by defeating his Mongolian opponent Tumur Ochir 8-7 in the 65kh weight category. Punia, who had won the Silver last year, made a stunning comeback from 6-0 deficit to win the bout 8-7. He had earlier won a bronze in 2013.Punia faced a charged up Ochir, who took two points in the first 20 seconds and then bagged four more with a powerful chest throw. Down by 6-0, Punia tried to reduce to difference by scoring 2 points. At the end of the first round, Ochir looked all set to win the bout with the scorecard reading 6-2.However, Punia, who suffered a heart-breaking defeat in the semi-final, had other things in mind. He came out too strong for Ochir to handle in the second round and collected 6 consecutive points with a leg shot. Now, the scorecard read 8-6 in favour of the Indian wrester.In the end, the bout ended with the final scorecard reading 8-7 in favour of Punia. This was the second consecutive World Championship Medal for Punia. He had won the silver in 2018 World Wrestling Championships held in Budapest. With his qualification for the bronze medal bout, Punia was already qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
MESA, Ariz. — Andrelton Simmons was diagnosed with a strained left shoulder after undergoing an MRI exam on Thursday night, according to the Angels, who characterized Simmons as “day to day.”The news comes as a relief for the team after Simmons was hurt diving for a ball in Thursday afternoon’s game against the Oakland A’s. Simmons came out of the game with a trainer, but shortly after the game Manager Mike Scioscia said the team was optimistic.“I think as he came out of the game and left here, he gave us a feeling he’s fine,” Manager Mike Scioscia said before the MRI. “We’re definitely going to be cautious.”The Angels’ Gold Glove shortstop dove to his right and rolled over on his shoulder trying to get a ground ball in the fifth inning. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error
“My framing stats were average but to get to the point I want to be you have to be great,” Farmer said.“Watching film of Yaz (Yasmani Grandal) and (Austin) Barnes during the offseason I saw the position they were getting in and I was, ‘I can’t get in that position.’ I had to figure out how to get in that position. Me and B-Mac (strength and conditioning coach Brandon McDaniel) kind of sat down together and made a plan and a routine for myself.”Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said he could see the difference in Farmer’s “body composition” from the time he arrived at spring training.“He really took it upon himself and sent video all winter to Brandon McDaniel,” Roberts said. “His hips were really tight so as he got into that squatting position it was more of a stab at the low ball. Now he can work underneath the baseball. How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies “His hands really play. He really is a good accurate thrower but his receiving was in question for us.”Farmer said the improved flexibility will allow him to get in a lower crouch and work the bottom of the strike zone better. That is one of the keys in an area increasingly emphasized in evaluating catchers.“I think getting my hips lower to the ground I can work up to the ball rather than kind of going at it and not being able to manipulate the pitch,” Farmer said.“That strike zone up top is pretty tough to call. Here, we straight focus on the corners and the bottom. Up, you don’t really know because it’s tough to bring one down and frame it. It’s easier to bring one up and frame it.”Farmer acknowledged that he has seen benefits in his hitting as well, being able to fire his hips through his swing more effectively in the past. He will need every edge he can get. Ahead of him on the depth chart at catcher are Grandal and Barnes. Behind him, the Dodgers have a group of young catchers (Will Smith, Keibert Ruiz and Connor Wong) as talented as any in baseball.“I knew my role going into it last year. I knew I was going to come off the bench and hit, play multiple positions,” said Farmer who also plays first and third base. “But you’ve got two of the best catchers in the league right here. I was just fortunate enough to watch them in person and learn from them. I mean, I watched Barnes catch in the playoffs and it was magical what he does with the baseball catching. Same thing with Yaz all season. They’re two of the best strike-stealers in the game.“I’m going to go into this season with an open mind and go where they tell me to go.” Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco A converted college shortstop, the 27-year-old Farmer got his first taste of the big leagues last season. He spent about two months on the Dodgers’ roster during the regular season but caught a total of only seven innings (less than the eight he put in at first base) with no starts. He made the postseason roster but was only used as a pinch-hitter.Related Articles GLENDALE, Ariz. – Kyle Farmer wanted to improve his pitch-framing skills. So he spent the offseason … doing Pilates.“It has everything to do with pitch framing,” he said of an offseason devoted to improving his flexibility, particularly in his hips.PreviousThe Dodgers’ Kyle Farmer talks with coaches during workouts at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan/Orange County Register/SCNG)The Dodgers’ Kyle Farmer signs autographs after workouts at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan/Orange County Register/SCNG) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsThe Dodgers’ Kyle Farmer signs autographs after workouts at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan/Orange County Register/SCNG)The Dodgers’ Kyle Farmer talks with coaches during workouts at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan/Orange County Register/SCNG)NextShow Caption1 of 3The Dodgers’ Kyle Farmer talks with coaches during workouts at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan/Orange County Register/SCNG)Expand“I mean, I could frame well last year but not great. Now I think getting my hips lower to the ground I can work up to the ball rather than kind of going at it and not being able to manipulate the pitch.”Farmer wouldn’t say anyone in the Dodgers’ organization had told him he needed to improve his ability to steal strikes behind the plate. But the signs were obvious that the Dodgers had a problem with his receiving skills. Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error