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Jul. 27, 2014 @ 03:32 PM

CONLEY: I have Multiple Sports Disorder

You have all probably heard of Multiple Personality Disorder, in which a person exhibits at least two distinctive and enduring personalities. Well, I think I have developed Multiple Sports Disorder which is much more enjoyable than Cerebral Palsy. 


Jul. 20, 2014 @ 09:46 AM

Two of my favorites: baseball, soccer colliding

Two of my favorite sporting events of the summer collided Monday night at McNair Field, baseball and soccer. No, I don’t mean that the Forest City Owls or the Chinese Taipei players were trying to hit a soccer ball with a bat, or that the baseball diamond had been replaced by a pitch. But the game itself had the feel of an international friendly (exhibition) match.


Jul. 20, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

CONLEY: A picture’s worth a thousand words

“A picture’s worth a thousand words.” I used to disregard this old adage as nothing more than a cliché. After all, I’m a writer. It was only natural for me to think of words as the more powerful tool.


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 06:23 AM

Road to recovery

Going into the 2011 football season, Chase High School's Carlos Watkins was one of the most touted defensive lineman in the country.

The community reveled at him, his coaches loved him, opposing coaches feared him and college coaches coveted him.