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A doubleheader, then a tripleheader at Harding

June 28, 2010 Harding Stadium will see a lot of action starting in August. In addition to the opening doubleheader on Aug. 26, there is a tripleheader slated on the turf Sept. 25. more »»

It was more than the historic tennis played

June 25, 2010 I used to spend a lot of time on the tennis court back in my teenager days, although you sure couldn’t tell that now. It’s a great spor. more »»

Yes, I really do mean what is in this column

June 21, 2010 I was stopped the other day and asked about last week’s column. A mom wanted to know if I really meant what I said. “I always mean what I say,” I answered. more »»

Summer is here — are you getting better?

June 14, 2010 So, what are you doing this summer? Are you getting better or relying on the status quo? If you are not working to get better in athletics, then you are the status quo and... more »»

Wooden was humble, a man of grace

June 7, 2010 “I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion. more »»

Thank you for your selfless service

May 31, 2010 Happy Memorial Day. Thank you to all who have served, are serving and will serve this great country. You are why this is the place people come to for hope and a new lift. more »»

It’s more about the competition in the long run

May 24, 2010 Congratulations to all the local high school athletes who spent Friday and Saturday at the University of Charleston’s Laidley Field in the West Virginia State Track and Field Championships. more »»

Friendship bracelet: Sportsmanship or not?

May 17, 2010 I have been a track and field fan since age 9 when I ran for the Boys Club team in El Cajon, Calif. more »»

Praise them or taser them? Here are my ideas

May 10, 2010 Courage takes a lot of forms. It goes from the men and women who fight to keep our country safe to some 16-year-old asking a girl out on a date. more »»

Thursday night doubleheader on tap at Harding

May 3, 2010 aMr. Cub, Ernie Banks is known for the phrase, “It’s a beautiful day for a ballgame — let’s play two.” That will happen on Aug. 26 at Harding Stadium, although in a different sport. more »»

Green moved forward, can Ben do the same?

April 26, 2010 Ken Green holed his third shot out of the front right bunker for birdie to close his first round at the 1986 Masters. He never saw the shot, just heard the roar of the crowd. more »»

Big Ben is a punk of monumental proportions

April 22, 2010 Big Ben is a punk. Plain and simple. He obviously forgot somewhere along the line that he has a mother and a sister — not to mention a father he is no longer afraid of. more »»

Tressel talked about faith, football and life

April 19, 2010 Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is speaking tonight at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes Sports Celebration Banquet at the University of Nebraska. more »»

Bemoan the problem or embrace the situation?

April 12, 2010 Sports is a great way for those involved to learn how to deal with adversity. Adversity comes in all different forms. more »»

Eric Heiden, Charles Thomas and Branch Rickey

April 5, 2010 “Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be carefu. more »»

ACT, SAT tests must be studied like the playbook

March 29, 2010 A lot of things will get you into college. At the top of the list of things that won’t are bad grades and bad test scores. more »»

No new math, sometimes numbers do not add up

March 22, 2010 I have loved math ever since I can remember. If it wasn’t for a geometry class I had to take when I was a sophomore, I would have majored in math (I know some of you wish I would have. more »»

Kleinschnitz a finalist for prestigious award

March 15, 2010 The V Foundation for Cancer Research has announced the 10 finalists for the tenth annual V Foundation Comeback Award. more »»

Did you hit the bullseye or just paint it?

March 8, 2010 A 17-year-old archer was in the woods supposedly working on his craft when his dad came along to see how he was doing. “Pretty good,” said the son. more »»

I’ll take A.C. Green or Myron Rolle

March 1, 2010 Some 17 years ago Charles Barkley made a commercial where he said he was not a role model. “I am not role model. I’m not paid to be a role model. more »»

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