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Commercials more exciting than Giants vs. Patriots

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Commercials more exciting than Giants vs. Patriots

Well it’s Super Bowl XLVI this Sunday and I wish I could say I was excited about it. Don’t get me wrong, I like a good football game no matter who’s playing, but this one’s not “hiking...

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County gridiron teams reload with All-Region honors

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

County gridiron teams reload with All-Region honors

Christmas is coming, college football is bowling and our three Region 11 football programs are busy reloading for next season. High school football never ends — especially when it comes to physical conditioning. To be more competitive,...

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‘Tis the season to go bowling; BYU will play without Heaps

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

‘Tis the season to go bowling; BYU will play without Heaps

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving and have enjoyed the last week of the regular college football season. There was either great sorrow or great jubilation for teams playing in conference championships or rivalry games...

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Weekend features smorgasbord of football options

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Weekend features smorgasbord of football options

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is tomorrow. Where has this year gone? The older I get the quicker time passes — it’s starting to scare me. I know times are hard. I hope our sports section has...

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Black Saturday descends on Utah’s college teams

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Black Saturday descends on Utah’s college teams

The contrast between the previous weekend’s glory and last weekend’s despair is as great as I can recall during my 20-plus years covering Utah collegiate football. To say all Utah schools are encircled about by gloom and...

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Derby horses about money

Thursday, May 12th, 2005

Derby horses about money

When I was a boy I loved visiting my Grandma Amy. My Grandmother was born in 1904. She was an Ozark Mountain farm girl from a large family. My Grandfather Robert was a Merchant Marine, one of...

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Smith in line with 49er legacy

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005

Smith in line with 49er legacy

“I left my heart in San Francisco.” I’ve always liked that song. But I still prefer my favorite Blues tune…”Kansas City, Kansas City Here I Come!” Everybody knows I’m a die-hard Kansas City Chief’s Fan. Rain or...

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Cowboy Bob taught us how to give back

Thursday, April 28th, 2005

Cowboy Bob taught us how to give back

Competitive sports can mean many different things to different people. But for me, the world of sports is a miniature reflection of life itself. We can relate little league to our teenage years, junior high to our...

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Coach Sloan is engine that runs the Jazz

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

Coach Sloan is engine that runs the Jazz

Years ago, I had a 1975 4X4 International pickup truck that was a powerhouse of a machine. It could go anywhere and was never out-pulled. I never backed away from a pull-off and accepted all challengers, often...

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Tiger back to winning major titles

Thursday, April 14th, 2005

Tiger back to winning major titles

Lions and Tigers and Bears, oh my! The PGA Tour has been a little ill at ease for the last few years. Why? Their number one player has been on the endangered species list. Tiger Woods’ last...

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