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Bauerle etc. More on Coaches

February 2, 2016 Greg 0

Everything keeps coming up coaches. Of course it started with Coach Richt’s firing. Actually I guess it started with Steve Spurrier’s resignation at South Carolina. The realization that the Gamecocks were going after Kirby Smart […]

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1966-67 Trojans Win Region

January 7, 2016 Greg 0

Martis Robinson’s 1966-67 Athens High School basketball team had a tough act to follow. In his first campaign as coach, Robinson had guided the 1965-66 squad to a 20-10 record, but with eight seniors taking […]

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Saturday Memories

October 26, 2015 Greg 0

It’s great to be a Georgia Bulldog. Fall in Athens. Between the Hedges, in the stands, or watching the game on TV matters not. On Saturday morning I wake up all full of nervous energy. My […]

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Go To a High School Football Game

August 26, 2015 Greg 0

It’s time for the Friday night lights  to go on and there are high school football games everywhere that you turn. So get up off your sofa and go to a game. I went for […]

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Fun With the Braves

August 17, 2015 Greg 0

I had it in my head to go and see the Braves Sunday afternoon in Atlanta. It was probably running into Cal Wednesday evening that had me worked up. Cal and I saw many games […]

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Football Camp at the Y

May 11, 2015 Greg 0

Billy Henderson is a force of nature. I remember the first time that I met Coach Henderson. It was a spring day in 1985 and I was riding down Milledge Avenue. The sports

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Going Home

April 28, 2015 Greg 0

I turned off of Vincent Drive and into the Holland Youth Sports Complex and it felt like going home. There were hundreds of young soccer and baseball players running around

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Ho Hum First Place

April 6, 2015 Greg 0

What a wonderful day the first day of baseball season is. Everybody’s happy. Everybody’s optimistic. Everybody’s in first place. But this year has been

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A Brave New Spring

March 30, 2015 Greg 0

Next week the Braves start their season and there seems to be universal agreement on how they are going do. Very poorly. But I’ll tell you that I don’t like being

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Another Foul Ball

March 17, 2015 Greg 0

It was sometime in the ’90’s and I was headed to Reno with Reno. We took a southern route catching baseball games in Shreveport (where Rick Mahler was the