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Holiday treats for local sports fans

December 21, 2010 ‘Tis the season for holiday cookies, ugly sweater parties, and some very exciting sports. more »»

Reciting a holiday poem for Nittany Nation

December 14, 2010 Twas some time before Christmas and all through the Nation Penn State fans would dream of a New Year’s vacatio. more »»

Young Lady Lion earning accolades

December 7, 2010 We’re just four weeks into the women’s college basketball season, and Penn State freshman, Maggie Lucas has already earned three Big Ten’s Freshman of the Week awards. more »»

Deer hunters make lifelong family memories

November 30, 2010 Opening day of deer season is a holiday to Pennsylvania outdoorsmen, and though there are certainly many women who hunt in Pennsylvania, this is one sport that still seems to be a male-dominated... more »»

Giving thanks for football

November 23, 2010 It’s the most wonderful time of the year. You can almost hear the popular carol playing as our soundtrack as the holiday season (aka postseason football) descends upon u. more »»

Restrictions hurt playoff atmosphere

November 16, 2010 Some general observations as high school football playoffs rev up and winter sports are on the horizon: High school football playoffs are underway, and with it, toned-down student sections across th... more »»

St. Francis sports teams making history

November 9, 2010 The ladies are commanding attention with St. Francis squads making some noise in the NEC and the nation. It was a history-making weekend for the Red Flash women’s soccer tea. more »»

Johnson on verge of history again

November 2, 2010 It’s hard to believe that just three races remain in NASCAR’s Chase for the Championshi. more »»

Champions help battle with cancer

October 19, 2010 My dear friend, Amy Mearkle, is the chairperson of the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk for Central Pennsylvania. more »»

Gridiron girls: Weir, Runk join forces on FB team

October 12, 2010 On a sunny afternoon, they fly around the football field with reckless abandon, leveling monster hits with their long locks blowing in the wind behind their helmets. more »»

On Ryder Cup golf, fantasy teams and dynasties

October 5, 2010 Some October observations while re-grouping between Bedford’s Fall Foliage weekends… Captain Colin Montgomerie called Europe’s Ryder Cup victory the “greatest moment of my golfing career. more »»

Special Batch of guys

September 28, 2010 The backup quarterback may be the most under-appreciated position in the National Football League. more »»

A Ray of light

September 21, 2010 “With You and with each other, we win, no matter what the score.” Those are the final words of the Bishop Carroll football team prayer, written by Rev. Charles Amershek and the 1978 Huskie. more »»

Red Flash Futures program paying off

September 14, 2010 According to St. Francis Athletic Director, Bob Krimmel, the old DeGol field scoreboard had been held together by a thread and prayer. Now, if you go to the St. more »»

Moments of reflection during first signs of fall

September 7, 2010 Some general observations while enjoying the first signs of fall: Good luck to all of the area’s fall sports teams, athletes and coaches, including soccer squads, cross country runners and golfers,... more »»

You can really smell the football in the air

August 31, 2010 The big yellow school buses are once again greeting us as we drive to work in the mornings, with backpack-toting munchkins standing by their mailboxes waiting for their ride to school. more »»

Chase will start soon for Osborne

August 24, 2010 Just two races remain before NASCAR’s top teams begin the Chase for the Championship, and Pennsylvania native Bob Osborne will once again be in the thick of things as the final ten races decide the... more »»

PSU grad managing NASCAR crew

August 17, 2010 Pay close attention to the pits during a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, and you can catch a Pennsylvania native in action as crew chief of the No. 99 Aflac Ford, driven by Carl Edwards. more »»

Lessons learned from the games kittens play

August 10, 2010 OK, this is going to be kind of a chick column, so I ask for your forgiveness right off the bat. For the last year, I have been observing the games kittens play. more »»

Is it time to forgive Big Ben?

August 3, 2010 When the Steelers walked down the path toward their first preseason practice over the weekend, Ben Roethlisberger was greeted with high-fives from fans on the way to the field. more »»

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