Archive for Blog
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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Mar
15

From The Tournament: My Fairland Flashback….

54 years after their last visit to the state tournament, the Fairland Dragons returned to Columbus and the state tournament Friday in quest of a long-awaited redemption.

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Feb
27

Why The Long Face…..?

Thoughts on coming home and a 40-degree shift in temperature, 70% shift in humidity, and a 100% percent shift in people’s attitudes.

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Feb
26

Some Thoughts On My 62nd Birthday, And Getting Older….

On the occasion of my birthday…I’ll share some thoughts on the first sixty years, and what I’d really like to see happen in the time I have left.

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Feb
23

Contrary To Popular Notion, Ejections Not A Bad Thing…!

Some commentary on one of the great “kicking outs” ever in basketball on Saturday, and why absolutely no one that watch was hurt or tainted by poor sportsmanship.

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Feb
19

Press Pros In Goodyear: Spring Training Close Up

For those of you with busted snow shovels…for those out shopping for home tanning beds…who love baseball and wish for more than anything for just a 50-degree day with just partly cloudy skies. For at least some of you people Press Pros will offer at least a visual respite, beginning this weekend.

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Feb
19

Commentary: A Word On Where You Play First-Round Games

If everyone gets to play, and a quarter of the tourney entries have no chance at all of winning a first round game, please explain why “everyone” must suffer the expense and inconvenience of a “neutral” site.

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Feb
13

Baseball: What I (Still) See When I Close My Eyes…

Entering the twilight years of my life a lot of things have become distant and not-so-clear memories, with the exception of baseball…which even with my eyes closed I can still see history as clearly as the day it happened.

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Feb
4

Commentary: The Most Unfair Day In College Football…

If you like your proverbial pig in the poke, the NCAA national signing day is the ultimate smorgasbord for college football…a big guess that’s perpetuated by competitive obsessionism, and money!

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Feb
3

Commentary: What Denver Lacked In The Super Bowl…

You anticipate all season, and you labor through two weeks of tiring television analysis for a letdown like Sunday’s Super Bowl. But for the sake of competitiveness, here’s my suggestion to Denver should they get back there again.

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