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The birth of soccer in the Upstate

You make your way through the Upstate Sports Museum until you get to the soccer wing, and there on the back left, is the display devoted to the birth of soccer in Greenville’s public schools. 3,459 more words

Basketball

Kowalski, Sheridan wrestlers highlight Day 1 at state


Maysville’s Ruger Reeves wrestles during the Division II state wrestling tournament Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus.

COLUMBUS – Kade Kowalski made a statement with his opening match pin at the state wrestling tournament on Thursday at Ohio State’s Value City Arena. 420 more words

Sports

The Sleeper Awakes

The Sleeper Awakes

I’m having great pleasure working with local band AK/DK to create a live theatrical experience of animation and music to H.G Wells fabulous and lesser known book; the sleeper awakes. 36 more words

Animation

Area wrestlers eager for state tournament

New Lexington didn’t have a particularly strong second day at its Division II district tournament last Saturday at Chillicothe Southeastern.

None felt more disappointed than sophomore Dimitri Williams, who entered the event ranked sixth in his weight class by Intermat Wrestling, only to slip to a fourth-place finish. 644 more words

News

"Ten Things I Need to Know" by Richard Jackson

The brightest stars are the first to explode. Also hearts. It is important to pay attention to love’s high voltage signs. The mockingbird is really ashamed of its own feeble song lost beneath all those he has to imitate. 643 more words

Poetry

The keys that lock the door also open it: three poems by Richard Jackson

After All This

After all this love, after the birds rip like scissors
through the morning sky, after we leave, when the empty
bed appears like a collapsed galaxy, or the wake of… 1,386 more words

Poetry

Terrorism, Torture, and the Problem of Evil in Our Time

Reading Confessions of a Terrorist: a novel by Richard Jackson (published by Zed Books, London & New York, 2014, $24.95, £16.99)

 

Richard Jackson, a professor of peace studies at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, has written a probing political essay that takes the form of an imagined dialogue between a British interrogator and an Egyptian terrorist who is apparently thought at the time of their conversation to be the mastermind of an imminent attack on Great Britain. 1,008 more words

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