Guest Columns

Shelton concert gets first gauge

Tickets for the first-ever concert in Beaver Stadium go on sale to the public Wednesday, and we’ll get a better sense then of the response to the lineup led by Blake Shelton, Chris Young and Big & Rich for the July 8 event. With the concert eight months away, it simply might be too ...

Saint Francis completes journey

Once a doormat, football team caps amazing turnaround On Sept. 14, 1996, the Saint Francis football team traveled to West Long Branch, New Jersey, to face Monmouth in the first-ever Northeast Conference football game. The Red Flash lost to the Hawks, 46-17. To say that the going has ...

Finally, Cubs banish their curse

Commentary They’ll relive the game for generations, these Cubs fans, talking about the magical night in Cleveland when the skies opened up and the curse of the Billy Goat was buried once and for all. Somewhere along the way the stories will be embellished, as if that is even possible. ...