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J.R. Tidwell

Conference finals are good matches

I don’t watch a lot of NBA games, but I usually take in some playoff games each season. This year’s semifinals feature four teams that ... Read more

9 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

It’s summertime again

We have come to that time of year again folks. The time of the year when kids are free from the bonds of the classroom ... Read more

9 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

I have enjoyed the 2011/2012 sports season

And just like that, the 2012 softball season was over for the teams of Franklin County. It joins the likes of the 2012 baseball season, ... Read more

9 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

It’s all part of the job for a sports writer

I love my job. I don’t see how anyone that does what I do could complain about covering sports for a living. Sometimes this means I’m ... Read more

9 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Ejection signal came way too soon

I grew up watching the Braves. I like the game, but part of me watched the matchups on television because there was always a chance that ... Read more

9 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Trick for teams is to not get caught

Everyone does it, but the trick is to not get caught. That is the mentality that goes around the sports world from college to pro ... Read more

9 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

R.I.P. #55

There’s no doubt about saying this: Junior Seau was one of the all-time greats to play football as I was growing up. I didn’t always follow ... Read more

9 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Things don’t always go as planned

Plans have a funny old way of not running according to themselves. It seems like every time I plan some kind of big to-do some ... Read more

9 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

2011 NFL Pro Bowl might be last one

The time may finally, at long last, have come. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL Pro Bowl might end as soon as this season. ... Read more

9 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Never take sports too seriously

I have been covering sports in one way or another for about six years now. I am no stranger to press boxes, sidelines and perimeter ... Read more

9 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

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