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Sports Columns

A coaching masterpiece

Trumbull County has been blessed with a number of high school football coaching legends. In two different eras, Tony Napolet molded Warren John F. Kennedy into a football powerhouse. Andy Golubic Jr. lost just 31 of the 135 games he coached at McDonald. Bill Bohren is one of 17 coaches in ...

Bass action picking up as summer transitions to fall

A few weeks remain for my surgery-induced fishing sabbatical, but the countdown is made easier by the fact I’ll be back in action when the smallmouth bass are transitioning to the fall bite. My doctors say I’m getting close to the day when I can tow and launch the BassCat, be strong ...

Fishing from youth can inspire lifelong adventure

Something surreal exists in the minds of young anglers who imagine oversized adventures in tiny waters close to home. That’s the way it was for me. And judging by recently received information, that’s the way it was for a couple of my fishing friends. Friday afternoon, Tyler Woak ...

Intriguing games of Week 9, 10

Two weeks from today, teams will be putting on their pads and plunging into their regular season schedules. This will mark the final week of our series discussing the top high school matchups in the area. As such, today we’ll delve into Weeks 9 and 10. Week 9 Harding at ...

Couch Fan: The end of college football

One of my elders back in the day used to tell me that history didn’t repeat itself, but it sure does rhyme. Well, that old adage can certainly pertain to the history of U.S. Presidents when talking about the similarities between Richard Nixon and Donald Trump, but I didn’t thinkt it ...

Watson’s punishment not enough

Monday morning, former federal change and disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson handed down her punishment for Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, a decision that interested parties across the country have been waiting for. The action being judged? Watson being accused by nearly two dozen ...