On April 8, 1974, many of us watched on our televisions as Henry Aaron hit home run number 715 off of Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Al Downing, to break the immortal Babe Ruth’s major league career record.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Spring and opening day for major league baseball.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Each year during mid-March, a number of local youth bowlers make the trip to qualify for the Pepsi North Carolina State Championship Tournament.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Since I was a youth bowler, I have probably read as many books on the mental game as I have the physical, so last week was nothing new when I discovered additional words of knowledge on the former. This time there was a little twist though; this time the article was how your mental game play…
Saturday, March 07, 2020
AP Sports Stories
Saturday, March 07, 2020
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
About this time each year, the Outer Banks Bowling Association holds its annual tournament, and they freely open its entries to bowlers from other associations. It was that time again last week, which gave me an excuse to give my wife a get-away to the Outer Banks.
Saturday, February 29, 2020
The recreational bluefin tuna fishing season has officially closed this past week and with it comes one of the most amazing seasons we have seen in a while.
Thursday, February 20, 2020
CLEVELAND — Brandon Lynch, who has served as East Carolina’s cornerbacks coach for the past two seasons, has been appointed to a similar position with the Cleveland Browns according to an official announcement by the National Football League organization Wednesday.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
During three nights and each Saturday morning, a little over 100 sanctioned league bowlers pass through the doors of Albemarle Lanes, each hoping to have that one special night.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
In pre-spawn fishing there are a lot of techniques to try to catch the big fish and everyone has their favorite but one of the most productive ways is to fish a lipless crankbait.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Late last summer, I was contacted about an opening for the Head Coaching position for the Women’s bowling team of Elizabeth City State University. After an application and interview phase, I was offered the position, not really sure what I was jumping into.
Saturday, February 08, 2020
When it comes to fishing in the winter a lot of people think if you don’t go deep you don’t catch fish but this is not true all the time especially in the river systems that we have in our areas. I have seen it over and over again that the tidal waters hold fish up next to the shoreline even…
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
EDENTON — Drivers, crews, officials, and staff of Dixieland Speedway gathered Saturday evening at Leon Nixon’s Catering in Edenton to celebrate the 2019 racing season and officially crown five division champions at the annual Awards Banquet.
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
With the entry deadline for this year’s Senior Games quickly approaching (February 15), I thought this would be a good time to touch a little on some aspects of the game that may be helpful to these bowlers.
Saturday, February 01, 2020
I had a chance to get out on the sound bridge this past weekend, Sunday to be exact, and the traffic on the bridge was busy to say the least.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
A few weeks ago, while returning home from a weekend trip, I approached a four-way flashing yellow light. While stopped, another car, being driven by a young guy, appearing to be in his mid-teens, pulled up to my left, on an intersecting side street.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
When it comes to fishing for crappie in our area there are multiple ways to fish for them.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Last week I was awakened from a nap by the “ping” from my phone. I rolled over to see what earth shattering text message was coming through.
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Over the past few years I have fished more and more swim baits for both largemouth and stripers.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
One of the questions serious bowlers are asked by recreational ones is, “How do you do that?”, referring to making a bowling ball hook, or curve, as some refer to the movement of the ball in an arcing pattern from close to the gutter, back to the strike pocket.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
When we fish for stripers here in our area we use a lot of stretch style baits and drag them behind the boat.
- Sentara Albemarle treating COVID-19 patients in ICU
- Pasquotank reports 3 more COVID-19 cases; Bertie now has 6, Hertford 4
- Hertford County COVID-19 patient dies, second in region to die from virus
- Two more COVID-19 cases reported in Pasquotank; another reported in Currituck
- What EC restaurants, other retail biz remain open
- Residents ready for stay-at-home order
- Currituck enforcing Outer Banks visitor ban with water patrols
- Chowan reports first case of COVID-19
- Bertie resident first in region to die from COVID-19
- Grandy woman killed in 2-car collision