Sports: Columns

Nov. 09, 2013 @ 11:49 PM

Going solo in team competition

The fishing season continues to wind down, but I found a small team tournament to fish in last weekend.


Nov. 02, 2013 @ 11:24 PM

What do I do if I find an abandoned or hurt baby animal?

The state parks policy is to “allow nature to take its course.”


Oct. 27, 2013 @ 12:18 AM

Local anglers find success in bass tourneys

A number of area anglers have done or are doing well this weekend in large bass tournaments.


Oct. 19, 2013 @ 11:24 PM

Monster bass hauled in at Kerr Lake tourney

A good day of fishing last Saturday landed Tyler Purcell and I in 18th place out of 154 teams on day one of the two-day Angler’s Choice Marine Championship on Kerr Lake.


Oct. 12, 2013 @ 11:16 PM

Finding success in Piedmont Bass Classics

This past weekend made up for many of the poor fishing weekends I’ve endured this season.


Oct. 05, 2013 @ 08:37 PM

What did the witch say to her crying pet snake?

Quit crying and viper your nose!


Oct. 05, 2013 @ 08:35 PM

Better luck when the pressure is off

Last Friday, fishing was great while I was preparing for Saturday’s Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Lake Gaston. 
I caught fish pretty much everywhere, including one that was well over 5 pounds.


Sep. 28, 2013 @ 11:12 PM

On road to recovery, Lake Gaston

Well after getting really sick last Friday, I am back to about 94.6 percent recovered.


Sep. 21, 2013 @ 09:48 PM

Celebrating on the sidelines

Happy birthday to me.

Today is my 54th birthday. They are really coming around fast now.


Aug. 24, 2013 @ 08:32 PM

Celebrating in style at Kerr Lake

Last weekend was perfect for celebrating a wedding anniversary with the weather being more like November than anything typically seen in North Carolina in the middle of August.