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Reflecting pools can come from raindrops, teardrops

July 4, 2015 There are some battles athletes and coaches can’t win, no matter how hard they try. Such was the case with our recent bout with Mother Natur. more »»

Concurrent buck/bear hunting in 18 counties

July 4, 2015 In a West Virginia Division of Natural Resources news release this week, bear hunters are reminded a special concurrent limited bear season without dogs will be held in 18 counties during the... more »»

Hoping for good weather

July 2, 2015 “Rain, Rain, go away, come again another day,” at least not on Friday race days! Last Friday, rain again caused the red flag to fall on events at Elkins Raceway. more »»

A prayer before playing

June 27, 2015 ELKINS — As I began my work day yesterday, I was struggling to come up with some thoughts and ideas for a short column in today’s Inter-Mountain. more »»

Trying to catch those big catfish in the Mountain State

June 27, 2015 The trout-stocking season is over until fall. It looks like West Virginia is in for a wet, humid and muggy summer. more »»

Friday’s race is biggest so far

June 25, 2015 Everyone had high hopes of racing last Friday nigh. more »»

Pete Rose deserves HOF shot

June 23, 2015 From the 1963 through the 1986 baseball seasons, there likely wasn’t a more consistant presence at the plate than Pete Rose. more »»

DNR prepared for ‘Operation Dry Water’

June 20, 2015 The Law Enforcement Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will be participating in “Operation Dry Water” next weekend as a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of... more »»

Rain doesn’t slow races

June 18, 2015 Threatening skies didn’t turn back the racers and fans from coming out to Elkins Speedway this week. There were the most racecars in the pit than we’ve had all seaso. more »»

Working the Bluebird shifts

June 13, 2015 ELKINS — I do not really have any formal training in writing about sports, or writing otherwise for that matter, other than what I have learned from my public education and college experiences. more »»

Getting ready for fall hunting

June 13, 2015 Summer will officially be upon us in just a measly eight days. more »»

Race day requires planning

June 11, 2015 KERENS — It’s time for another left turn. Friday night’s racing turned soggy as rain set in and finally canceled the event. more »»

Gobbler Harvest down

June 6, 2015 This year, spring gobbler hunters harvested 9,038 birds statewide. This is down slightly from the 9,128 gobblers officially taken last year, or 1 percent. more »»

Fans enjoy Elkins track

June 4, 2015 KERENS — This past week’s weather brought threatening skies and actually quite a bit of rain to the area earlier in the day. It stayed away from the track this week. more »»

Take me out to the ball games

May 30, 2015 ELKINS — “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” is a 1908 Tin Pan Alley song that we have for more than a century associated with the game of baseball. more »»

Don’t take our public lands for granted

May 30, 2015 In “Wild and Wonderful” West Virginia, almost anyone who is old enough to go to kindergarten can have an inexpensive fishing rod and reel, a can of worms, a fishing license (if required), and... more »»

Racing action stays hot

May 28, 2015 One of the busiest weekends in racing was just completed. more »»

Lessons from life’s losses

May 23, 2015 ELKINS — For the majority of us who have participated in athletics, having a long career means you likely started off in youth sports, and if fortunate enough, played varsity in high school. more »»

The remainder of the DNR questionnaire summary

May 23, 2015 The report on the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) Summary for the 2015 questionnaire had to be cut short last week because there was just not enough space to include all of the... more »»

Racing enters week 4

May 21, 2015 Well I decided to change gears a little with this column. The Sports Department has been doing a great job with racing results from the track. more »»

 
 
 

 

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