DANIELS — Justin Beard, golf pro at The Resort at Glade Springs, left, and Sandi Schroder, center, of the Raleigh General Hospital team, react after teammate Sherry Cushman sank a birdie putt on the par-4 eighth hole at Black Knight Country Club during the Tee Off with the Ladies Golf Tournament fundraiser for the United Way. Beard was auctioned off for $375 to be Raleigh General Hospital’s team caddie.
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Details finalized for coaching symposium
Details have been finalized for a baseball coaching symposium set for late January in Beckley.
Some gift ideas for sportsmen
Unlike some of the retail giants that started playing Christmas music right after Halloween and officially skipped Thanksgiving for holiday shopping purposes, I’ve decided to let the spirit of the holiday season be shared at a more appropriate time.
FeederWatch can predict a birder’s winter
It’s time for another season of Project FeederWatch, Cornell University’s premier citizen science opportunity sponsored by the Lab of Ornithology.
A very thankful Thanksgiving
Let’s see, where to begin. First, we have to rewind to last year to start this story.
Go deer hunting before the season ends
The two-week buck hunting season in West Virginia has ended. The first week of the season is the most popular hunting time in our neck of the woods and one many sportsmen fill with traditions from the past.
Snowy owl invasion is under way
Nothing gets birders more excited than widespread reports of unusual birds. They jump in their cars, drive hundreds of miles, and hope to spot a “life bird.” Sometimes they are successful. Sometimes they are not. It’s all part of the thrill of birding.
Astros pitching coach lined up for symposium
The St. Louis Cardinals were able to ride a young pitching staff to the National League pennant. Shelby Miller and Michael Wacha were rookies, and Joe Kelly was in his second season.
Re-living the big moment
My brother and I have hunted Thanksgiving week together since we were children. In fact, when we first started hunting I was too young to carry a gun for the first few seasons. My job back then was to sit quietly alongside him watching patiently for a buck to wander into our view. Rarely did we even see a deer.
Good books make great holiday gifts
For the nature lovers on your holiday gift list, a good book is always appreciated. Here are a few titles I’ve recently discovered that any nature lover will enjoy.
Ravens hold on for 22-20 win over Steelers
Justin Tucker kicked five field goals, and the Baltimore Ravens stopped a 2-point conversion with 1:03 left to survive a comeback bid by the Pittsburgh Steelers and escape with a 22-20 victory Thursday night.
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