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Leveling the playing field — I’ll let you make the rules decision

February 9, 2014 Super Bowl Sunday had its mesmerizing moments. For sure, the Super Bowl itself was not one of them. The game was one-sided and pretty boring to everyone except, I suppose, Seattle Seahawks fans. more »»

A good time for 25 things

February 2, 2014 The first day of February marks a time when the things in sports converge. The Super Bowl, big conference basketball matchups, wrestling tournaments and even Spring Training are on the horizon. more »»

Show me the oil! — a sure way to improve one’s bowling fortunes

February 2, 2014 The PBA Tour called it an experiment. Perhaps you saw the telecast in December. I did not. Let me explain. Bowling establishments use a Zamboni type machine to oil their lanes. more »»

’Berg losing a good one

January 26, 2014 As reporters, we are supposed to stay completely neutral about the games, and — by extension — the coaches of the teams we cover. But we’re human. more »»

Columbian’s boys team keeps rolling merrily along in 2014

January 26, 2014 The comment surprised me a little. It came from Tiffin Columbian boys bowling coach David Jones. “This is the best team we’ve had since I’ve been here,” he said. more »»

Taking a closer look

January 19, 2014 Replay is overrated. Now let’s look at it from all angles. Actually, let’s no. more »»

Want to remodel? How about putting a bowling alley in your house

January 19, 2014 My wife and I are in the process of doing some remodeling. We are redoing both of our bathrooms and I have found out that there are a lot of decisions to be made when it comes to this activity. more »»

A bottomless pit of misery

January 5, 2014 The coach was fired after one season. The general manager doesn’t do press conferences. The owner might be indicted. For most fanbases, following a professional sports team is a pastime. more »»

It is 2014 — time for a few New Year’s resolutions from this columnist

January 5, 2014 The calendar shows that we have reached a new year. That signifies a new beginning, one that is filled with hope and promise. more »»

A year of firsts

January 4, 2014 Who doesn’t remember his or her firsts? A first kiss. A first byline. A first anniversary. But how much more special is it when you get to experience someone’s first as well. more »»

Bidding good-bye to 2013 and seasons of success, scrutiny and insanity

December 30, 2013 Closing out 2013 in the world of sports means reminiscing about some of the most sensational stories of the year, including Lance Armstrong’s dubious life of lies to the ongoing scandal surrounding... more »»

Area stars not Hyde-ing this NFL season

December 29, 2013 It’s been a pretty good NFL season. No, not for the Browns. Not for the Lions. It has been for the Bengals, though I have yet to meet anyone who seriously believes they are a Super Bowl contender. more »»

I believe this lady gets my vote for the 2013 bowler of the year

December 29, 2013 It’s just my opinion, of course. I suppose any number of bowlers, professional or amateur, could be in the running for the award. But let me share the story of Mini Tvaska with you. more »»

No. 1 on my holiday wish list

December 22, 2013 When we talk about Christmas wishes, there are the obvious, important ones. n World peace. n Health and goodwill to all. n The cancellation of almost all NBC comedies. more »»

Chieftains go 4-1 on Day 2 of BG?duals

December 22, 2013 BOWLING?GREEN — Being one of the smallest schools in the tournament didn’t hold back Hopewell-Loudon from making a lot of noise at the Bowling Green Bobcat Duals. more »»

Two bowlers who are very much like yours truly — well, sort of

December 22, 2013 It is customary for this writer to peruse bowling stories from across the nation. I constantly search for bowlers like myself. You know the type. more »»

I’m dealing with a hot mutton topic

December 19, 2013 Do you think what goes around, comes around? I think in 15 years, I’m going to be living proof of that. When I was little, my father had these long flowing straight locks of hair. more »»

Clarett showing why everyone deserves a second chance

December 19, 2013 When people ask me who was the best high school football player I’ve ever seen, I don’t even hesitate before saying Maurice Clarett. more »»

Comeback win shows growth of ’Berg women

December 14, 2013 Down 13 to Marietta in the second half Saturday, there had to be a lingering feeling in Heidelberg’s fans that the team might fol. more »»

Pulling double duty is not that big a deal to these veteran bowlers

December 14, 2013 I’ve always been impressed with bowlers who throw the rock in three or four different leagues a week. Their love for the sport is great and they obviously enjoy spending time at the bowling alley. more »»



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