There are many sides to being a sports fan. Often the best way I can describe the experience is like riding a bicycle. It is a lot of fun, sometimes even an exhilarating rush, but sooner or later you are going to fall off that bike, and man does it hurt. It hurts until you […]
On Wednesday November 5, plan to attend a day of honoring and recognizing the Veterans of our community. For the past several years it has become customary to have on display an array of vintage restored military vehicles from World War I to the present day. Beginning at 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting) there will be […]
It has been a lifetime since the Kansas City Royals were in the Baseball Playoffs. If you know me at all then you know that I am about as steadfast of a Royals fan as you are going to find.
I recently re- read a wonderful book on baseball, “The Glory of Their Times”, by Lawrence Ritter. The author tells the story of baseball in the, dead ball era. The dead ball era, were the years after the turn of the century through the years just following World War I. This a wonderfully researched book. […]
Usually when I write on the Sports Blog it is about a game, a team I like, or a book I have read. This time I want to do something a little different. It’s about getting out and enjoying playing a sport. Its summer and and you need to get outside and play. Thanks to […]
Hear the true story of how an assassination brought about the first World War. At 7pm in Marvin Auditorium is where the action is.