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Column: Line Drives -- Patriots are having a special season

The Jay County High School girls swim team is good.

How good?

Just take a look at the record book.

But I’ll get to that later. 932 more words


Column: Line Drives -- Lynch's antics need to stop


“I’m thankful.”

“I’m just here so I won’t get fined.”

“You know why I’m here.”

Those are the phrases that have been muttered by Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch during his media appearances. 531 more words


UT loses to Kansas, 75 to 62

Today, #17 Texas lost to #11 Kansas by 13 points, despite a clear height advantage held by the Texas Longhorns.

I guess size doesn’t matter. Unless you’re Kentucky (also tall) who whooped the Kansas Jayhawks 72-40. 63 more words

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Column: Line Drives -- Weekend exciting for local athletics

It’s going to be an exciting weekend in Jay County.

It’ll be a busy one as well.

The Patriots host the inaugural Allen County Athletic Conference swim meet, which begins with diving at 6 p.m. 756 more words


Column: Line Drive -- Patriots get their rematch tonight

Any time a team loses a close game, more often than not, it wants another shot.

The Jay County High School boys basketball team will get a second chance against the Leo Lions at 6 p.m. 739 more words


Throw Us A Bone, Not Throwbacks

HERE’S a pet peeve about the NFL. It’s easy to have complaints right now. Mine is relatively small. The astronomical amounts of money being kicked around each week is constantly being rubbed in our face. 337 more words

Andy Spradling

Column: Line Drives — Day of hunting satisfied an itch

I can only think of two things that can get me out of bed before the sun rises.

Work, obviously, is one.

The other? Duck hunting. 881 more words