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Sunday Sports MailBag

Advice from seasoned fisherman

This letter is in response to the July 3-4 mailbag letter “Fishing for wild trout should be preserved” by Nick Vrabel of Altoona. The article Vrabel refers to can be found by googling “Pennsylvania Bait Anglers Beware.” I fish strictly with minnows. I’m 74 years of age and have ...

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Fishing for wild trout should be preserved The diabolical plot to grab over 2,800 miles of Class A trout streams from bait anglers by some commissioners was voted down by other commissioners. Science prevailed, and it showed no damaging effects of bait fishing on wild trout. The scam ...

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Osaka deserves credit, not shame The ill treatment of 23-year-old Naomi Osaka, professional tennis player was shameful. Once again, as usual, an individual with mental health issues is chastised and shunned rather than shown compassion. Because I have battled mental illnesses for over 35 ...

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In Shrewsberry, PSU made a good choice During the years of Penn State basketball under previous head basketball coaches Jerry Dunn, Ed DeChellis and Pat Chambers, the Nittany Lion administration always hired class guys, but they lacked the experience to lead a Big Ten team. My opinion is ...

Mailbag: Gordon left huge legacy with sports in Claysburg

Bob Gordon of Claysburg passed away last week at the ripe old age of 88. If he was not the best athlete produced by Greenfield-Kimmel High School (later Claysburg-Kimmel HS), he is among the top 10, and he was a civic leader who worked for the betterment of his community. I first laid ...

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Big Ten has overmatched Penn State basketball I have enjoyed reading Neil Rudel’s recent articles on the hiring of Micah Shrewsberry as new PSU men’s basketball coach. For sure, Shreweberry has been influenced by some great college basketball minds, e.g. Brad Stevens and Matt ...