The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame is celebrating Father’s Day weekend by offering free admission to all fathers who are accompanied by a child.
I’m not advocating for reinventing the wheel when it comes to the Sertoma Grin Iron Classic, but maybe there’s something that can be done about the treads.
Some time in late August, my career in journalism will turn 17 years old. I wouldn’t dare try to count how many games I’ve seen in that time. It’s enough, though, that just a few really stand out. Lucas Harrell was involved in one of them.
As far as my kids are concerned, there’s no better place to sit at Hammons Field than the grass berm just beyond the outfield wall. They might soon be changing their minds.
I’ve been married to Jamie long enough to know very quickly when I’ve disappointed her. Within a split second of uttering the words, I knew I’d messed up.
If you ask me to name some of my favorite baseball players growing up, it wouldn’t take me too long to get to José Oquendo. As far as life lessons go, though, the former St. Louis Cardinal taught me quite a bit.
There are a lot of reasons to love the fall and not just because of pumpkin-flavored things. Full disclosure, though: those are pretty nice, too.
I don’t often feel old — quite against evidence to the contrary — but every once in a while I’m reminded that I’ve been covering high-school sports in southwest Missouri for a long time. My most recent reminder was Jeremy Dresslaer.
The 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship bracket has been unveiled and the tournament tipped off with its play-in games — or First Four, as the NCAA has branded them — that were played after press time March 13-14. Across the nation, brackets have been printed out and filled in to compete…
The email notification made my phone buzz at about 3:45 p.m. March 3. All the subject line was, “Media Advisory - News Conference at 5:15 p.m.” I knew exactly what it meant.
A caveat before I get started: Your friendly neighborhood sports editor has no clout with the Missouri High School Activities Association. They never ask my opinion.