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Lin didn’t quit

February 20, 2012 The Jeremy Lin story is amazing on a lot of fronts. The main one is that the guy never quit. No one wanted him out of high school and no one in the NBA wanted him. more »»

It’s about the heart

February 13, 2012 Along with hundreds of others, I was at two candlelight vigils recently. That, in all honesty, is two too many. more »»

Adversity can make you better, if you let it

February 6, 2012 All Kyle Stanley had to do last week was make a 7 on the par 5 18th hole at Torrey Pines to win the Farmers Insurance Open on the PGA Tour. He stood on the tee with a four-shot lead. more »»

Fact: We are never guaranteed tomorrow

February 2, 2012 “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. more »»

Fun for all

January 30, 2012 I took my son and his friend to WesBanco Arena Sunday afternoon to watch the Harlem Globetrotters. more »»

One decision cannot erase 61 years of a life

January 23, 2012 I have read a ton of tweets, Facebook and other Internet comments on what Joe Paterno didn’t do. more »»

It could have been any of our children

January 17, 2012 “I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the Lord, and the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he hath... more »»

My turn on Tim

January 16, 2012 I find all of this hulabaloo about Tim Tebow rather amazing. There seems to be no middle ground with him. Many think he is a terrible NFL quarterback. Wrong. more »»

Why quit?

January 9, 2012 “And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men.” — Colossians 3:23 I will never understand why quitting is acceptable. Never. more »»

Just enjoy being one

January 2, 2012 “And I will make them and the places round about my hill a blessing; and I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing. more »»

The goal is to be better than the day before

January 1, 2012 “Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. more »»

T-ball has hit high school football

December 26, 2011 On Dec. 3, Cathedral High School quarterback Matt Owens thought he scored a touchdown to put his team ahead, 18-16, with about six minutes left in a state championship game in Massachusetts. more »»

"And she brought forth ..."

December 25, 2011 “And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn. more »»

Back in his job

December 19, 2011 Congratulations to the Edison Local School Board of Education for its 5-0 vote to retain Mike McKenzie as the Wildcats’ head football coac. more »»

Here we go again

December 12, 2011 “Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. more »»

Let your light shine

December 6, 2011 “Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the hous. more »»

Weirton lost one of its best

November 30, 2011 The Weirton community has lost a very special person. more »»

A new man in town

November 28, 2011 All reports lead to Urban Meyer being named the Ohio State football coach today. That’s no surprise. more »»

Dark days for Penn State

November 11, 2011 A lifesize cardboard cutout of Joe Paterno sits in my basement sandwiched between two shelving units. The cutout has been a source of a lot of good fun through the years. more »»

PSU’s Board of Trustees made the right decision

November 10, 2011 Too little, too late. The Penn State Board of Trustees finally made the hard, unpopular decision which should have been done at least since, oh, let’s say, 2002. more »»

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