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Special training helps local athletes

July 24, 2015 Per capita, the Steubenville/Weirton area may have more athletic passion than any other region in the nation. However, on the playing field, there could still be some ground to make up. more »»

What’s the next phase of life?

July 16, 2015 I just think we sometimes forget about life. more »»

It’s all about the team

July 7, 2015 I have said it many times in this column and will do so again — the team is far greater than any individua. more »»

Recent no-hitter, fair or foul?

June 25, 2015 I never thought there would be a day that the baseball universe revolved around Jose Tabata. more »»

Fox misses cut at Open

June 24, 2015 What a great U.S. Open. Thrilling. Adventurous. Heartbreaking. And, anywhere in between. Before anything else, Jordan Spieth deserved the wi. more »»

Battery mate chemistry leads to success

June 8, 2015 On May 26, Pirates pitcher Jeff Locke was missing something that has helped define him over the past three years of his major league caree. more »»

Big Red seniors make mark

May 31, 2015 Although their time as Steubenville High School students ended on Thursday evening, the five seniors on the baseball team hoped to represent Big Red even longer. more »»

Bucs have uphill battle

May 22, 2015 The recent decline in youth baseball players might be directly linked to the Pittsburgh Pirates’ offense. more »»

See what you CAN do

May 19, 2015 Charlotte Brown finished third at the Texas State Track and Field Championships in the pole vault. She cleared 11-6. She finished fourth as a junior at 11-feet and eighth as a sophomore at 10-6. more »»

Where is your great?

April 27, 2015 Sometimes our great is really great. Sometimes our great is really terrible. And, most days, we have a little bit of both. Where is your great? Every day for me is a great day. more »»

Baseball will always remain a child’s game at its roots

April 17, 2015 Baseball has got to be the most quotable of the major sports. From Yogi Berra to Bing Crosby, anyone involved with the game can say something classic or notable that will stand the test of time. more »»

Opening Day is special wherever you are

April 8, 2015 CINCINNATI — It doesn’t get much better than a vacation to Disney World or celebrating Christmas morning by opening presents. I had my version of both on Monda. more »»

Read the words, live the words

March 30, 2015 College is hard. It is also the best four or five years of a person’s life. You meet people from all over the nation and, maybe, the world. You learn how to figure out life as you grow up. more »»

’Eers have ability to pull off another upset

March 23, 2015 West Virginia gets another boundary rival in the same border state. The Big 12 is for the birds. more »»

Cavs set for strong stretch

March 6, 2015 That headline has to be the most obvious statement made this year. Along with, “I’m ready for spring” and, “There’s potholes everywhere. more »»

More proof not to hit send

March 5, 2015 Curt Schilling, with the blessing of his daughter, went off Sunday on his blog, The former Major League pitcher congratulated his daughter on Twitter on Fe. more »»

Whatis in it for ME?

March 2, 2015 Whatis in it for ME? Everything, just as long as you put everyone on the team above yourself. There are x-amount of starters and a number on the bench. Regardless, everyone is a member of the team. more »»

Spin it any way you want, it’s still cheating

February 16, 2015 Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, according to Michael Sneed of the Chicago Sun Times, has asked Stephen Keener, the president and CEO of Little League International to reverse the decision on Jackie... more »»

Baseball issues have solutions

January 30, 2015 Usually it’s the time when I go to the restroom, check missed text messages, review my scorecard or decide if I want nachos, french fries or Quaker Steak and Lube wings. more »»

King: ‘I have decided to stick with love ...’

January 20, 2015 We honored Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. He changed the world more than what we can fathom, yet, pieces of the world haven’t changed at all and, in reality, will never change. more »»

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