Sports

Getting you acquainted with our sports collection here at the library, we highlight some of the outstanding resources and materials we have at the library for the many different types of sports fans that are out there. This blog will also discuss local, state wide, and national sports events, as well as any programs or speakers we have coming up at the library which would appeal to sports fans.

Featured Sports Titles

Open “THE GREATEST COLLEGE FOOTBALL RIVALRIES OF ALL TIM…” in catalog THE GREATEST COLLEGE FOOTBALL RIVALRIES OF ALL TIM… Open “The Hall : a celebration of baseball's greats : in…” in catalog The Hall : a celebration of baseball's greats : in… Open “Miracle at Fenway : the inside story of the Boston…” in catalog Miracle at Fenway : the inside story of the Boston… Open “SEASON OF SATURDAYS : A History of College Footbal…” in catalog SEASON OF SATURDAYS : A History of College Footbal… Open “The soccer diaries : an American's thirty-year pur…” in catalog The soccer diaries : an American's thirty-year pur…
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Football is Upon Us!

If you love football, look no further than the library to get you into the season.

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Calling all Fantasy Football Players

Join the library’s fantasy football league this fall and get into the football season!

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Former Negro League player and country singer Charley Pride, right, waves to the crowd during a "Salute to the Players of the Negro Leagues" before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Toronto Blue Jays at Petco Park on May 31, 2013 in San Diego, California.

Charley Pride’s Baseball Career

Widely known as an award-winning country music artist, helping to pioneer that genre for African Americans, Charley Pride (b. 1938) had a baseball career before turning to music. Pride played in the Negro Leagues in the 1950s: some outfield, but he mostly pitched intimidating fastballs, sneaky curves and knuckleballs for teams including the Memphis Red […]

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World Cup Excitement!

Come watch the World Cup on our big screen Tuesday afternoon, July 1 at 3 p.m. to see the United States take on Belgium.

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Get in the Game

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 […]

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World Cup – Watch it at the Library!

Once every four years the world stops for a moment and focus’ its attention on soccer. The World Cup, the #1 most watched sporting event in the world, will officially kick off on Thursday June 12, 2014 in Brazil to the delight of hundreds of millions of soccer fans. For those who don’t know a […]

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