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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

12 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Ain’t no rest for the wicked

There’s a song by a band named Cage the Elephant called “Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked.” If you know anything about a video game ... Read more

12 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Outdoor sports are different

As you the reader might imagine, I spend a lot of time at sporting events throughout the county. It’s my job, and I enjoy it. ... Read more

12 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

A.W. Todd Centre to host Alumni Club meeting

The UNA Russellville Alumni Club will host an event called “On the Road Again” with UNA’s head football coach Bobby Wallace at the A.W. Todd ... Read more

12 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Never can get it right in March

And then 2012 March Madness and the 2011-12 NCAA men’s basketball season were over. Kentucky ran the length of the tournament and asserted its dominance over ... Read more

12 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Play each game like it’s your last

I decided early on in my life that I liked sports. My dad had me playing on a little league tee ball team by the ... Read more

12 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

The choice has been made

The wait is finally over, and the anticipation has ended. Peyton Manning has decided to take his talents to South Beach… err I mean Denver. Tim ... Read more

12 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Time to fill out those brackets

March Madness will soon be turning people apathetic towards college basketball into ravenous fans for a few weeks time. I have yet to fill out my ... Read more

12 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Saints are the bounty hunters

Some disturbing news recently broke regarding the New Orleans Saints. Apparently their defensive coordinator was paying bounties to players who either knocked out or injured members ... Read more

12 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Nothing to be ashamed of Red Bay

When the Red Bay girl’s varsity basketball team made the Northwest Regional Tournament — along with the Tharptown girls — in Hanceville, it marked the ... Read more

12 years ago by J.R. Tidwell.

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