Archive for Blog
Apr
15

Commentary: Three Things Terribly Wrong With Baseball….

If coaches wring their hands and wonder about kids having attention deficit disorder, they don’t have to look that far to figure out why high school baseball is the least of their priorities.

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Apr
15

Nate Jenkins: Death And Taxes, And Death Again

There are few things in life more certain – and less enjoyable – than taxes. It’s our burden to bear, unfortunately, for as long as we live.

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Apr
9

Brook Benton: Just A Matter Of Time…(1931-1988)

If you appreciated our recollection of singer Red Sovine last week (or not), maybe you’ll look with more favor on another of America’s great voices who died on this date, long before his time.

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Apr
7

Commentary: The First Week Of “Replay Review”

I personally haven’t seen anything that makes me believe that challenging every call is better than maintaining the pace of the game and getting people home in time to watch Letterman…while they can!

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Apr
4

On This Date: “Gitty Up Go, Daddy…!”

Many won’t remember, and others will scoff, but on this date 34 years ago the truckers’ troubadour left the highway for the last time.

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Apr
2

In Defense Of A Statement…About Urban Renewal!

A week after our profile on Northridge baseball, sentiments pro and con have flowed our way over the Bears, baseball, and perceived insensitivity about how the other have lives!

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Apr
1

First Impressions Of A “Reach”….

Opening Day is only one game, but for those who look for “signs” of a good first impression, the Reds’ leadoff experiment with Billy Hamilton certainly looked familiar.

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Mar
25

Hooley: The Next Chapter For OSU Basketball…?

First came the painful loss to Dayton in the first-round of the NCAA Tournament, then the departures of two players with remaining eligibility for the pro ranks and finally the decision by Ohio Mr. Basketball Luke Kennard of Franklin High School to attend Duke in the fall of 2015. What next?

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Mar
21

OSU vs. UD: Good Craft…Bad Craft

The arc of Ohio State’s once-promising season intersected with the last fleeting seconds of Aaron Craft’s career Thursday in an ugly epitaph for both.

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Mar
21

From The Tournament: The Second Best Seat In The House

One win away from being a participant in the state tournament, Marion Local’s Kurt Goettemoeller watched and wondered Thursday…of what might have been.

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