Archive for July, 2011

The view from the $8 seats at the Pelicans game in Myrtle Beach.

Minor League games have something for everyone

| July 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recently my fiancé and I went on vacation to Ocean Isle, N.C. While there, we made the 40-minute drive to Myrtle Beach and took in a Pelicans Minor League Baseball game. The Pelicans are the advanced Single-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. For our game, the promotion was “Wizard Night,” in conjunction with Harry Potter, […]

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early WCAL football preview

| July 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Although July is traditionally the month during which sports writers — particularly those covering mostly high school sports and those getting up their in age (and I fit both categories) — we’ve been kicking around ideas for the DR football preview. While I’m not quite ready to dive into that work — I’m in summer […]

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Wow really!

Wow really!

| July 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

After eight years (and one day) my time is finally over here in the sports world at The Daily Record. Hard to believe. When I was talking to Art when he called me tonight, I have spent more time with him in the past eight years than I have my husband. It will be an […]

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Shawn Billker

Billker one and done at Dalton

| July 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Shawn Billker’s surprise resignation Thursday as the Dalton football coach came after he said he had a “once-in-a-lifetime” chance to go back to North Canton Hoover. Billker was chosen out of a field of 60 applicants to take the Dalton job after HOFer Bob Ramsay retired, but coached there just one year before going back […]

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