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Verbal abuse and a liar from U.S. Open tennis

September 13, 2011 The United States Tennis Association needs to say goodbye to Serena Williams. But, it won’t. It won’t because of money. It won’t because top players hold way too much power in the USTA. more »»

From the principal

September 9, 2011 ? This is the third of a weekly series with a message from the principal’s of area high schools regarding their favorite high school football memory WEIRTON — Many times, my high school friends... more »»

Gone too soon

September 6, 2011 I watched both of my grandmothers do it and I knew at the time it was something I would never want to do as a parent, even though I wasn’t a parent at the time. more »»

Hard work pays off

August 29, 2011 Working hard never guarantees success. Working hard just makes success a lot easier to attain. more »»

From the principal

August 26, 2011 ¯ This is the first of a weekly series with a message from the principal’s of area high schools regarding their favorite high school football memory. more »»

“For the love of money is the root of all evil”

August 22, 2011 So, college football and men’s basketball is about to implode? No one should be shocked. more »»

Good, bad and ugly around the sports world

August 15, 2011 GOOD: Samantha DiDomenico. The Marshall junior and Brooke High School graduate won the West Virginia Women’s Amateur Friday at Parkersburg Country Club. more »»

Memories welcome for two football stadiums

August 8, 2011 The final year of Jimmy Carey and Newell Stadiums are upon us. Both will become memories at the end of the seaso. more »»

Time to be a teammate, preferably a good one

August 1, 2011 Before I talk about sports and teammates, I say it’s time for the Madonna and Weir High football teams to get together, formally, on the schedule in the regular season. more »»

Traveling around the weird wide world of sports

July 18, 2011 You can easily use one six-letter word for what the United States women did in Sunday’s World Cup loss to Japan — they “choked.” They twice blew one-goal leads and lost in penalty kicks. more »»

Learn from this win

July 11, 2011 My self-imposed boycott of ESPN took a detour Sunday afternoon. more »»

Humility is to make a right estimate of oneself

July 5, 2011 “Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. more »»

Arlia went to West Virginia because he could

July 4, 2011 I have heard the question over and over again why Weirton Madonna graduate Connor Arlia decided to be a preferred walk-on at West Virginia University, rather than take his football talents to other... more »»

Thanks for reading, I appreciate your time

June 27, 2011 I appreciate everyone who reads this column. I know not everybody likes it and that is fine with me. I do not write stuff to be popular. I write stuff that I see happen and make comments. more »»

Four companies made a choice, now it’s my turn

June 21, 2011 I couldn’t believe my ears. Not once, but twice. NBC’s opening of its U.S. Open coverage Sunday showed men from the military raising the American flag, showing monuments from Washington, D.C. more »»

Ledyard understands the importance of hire

June 20, 2011 As a Catholic university, Franciscan is committed to traditional Catholic values that have been a part of the university’s history. more »»

Going the same way

June 19, 2011 It is time, one day later, for the Madonna faithful to get rid of the woulda, shoulda and coulda sound bites and get behind new coach Doug Taylor. more »»

When the fire escape becomes the main exit

June 13, 2011 West Virginia University did its best to supplant Ohio State University as the latest punchline of college footbal. more »»

A class act

June 11, 2011 The family was touring Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. when my phone rang Monday morning. more »»

Track at its best

June 6, 2011 Wow, what a track meet. I have been to some good ones at Jesse Owens Stadium at Ohio State University, but what I saw unfold Friday and Saturday will stick with this track guy for a long time. more »»

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