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Column: Line Drives -- Stay is longer than was expected

This was supposed to be a stepping-stone.

My time here was going to be brief.

I’d come to Jay County, work for a year or two and then hit the road, moving on to someplace else to start over again. 882 more words


Column: Line Drives -- Coaching changes are now personal

At all levels, coaching changes are a part of the sports realm.

It’s not very often I am affected much by the hiring and firing of coaches. 838 more words

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Column: Line Drives -- Jay not a team for others to overlook

This was supposed to be the year.

It was going to be the season the Jay County High School volleyball team finally broke through and won the program’s first sectional in more than a decade. 872 more words


Wales and France have all to gain in quarterfinals

A lot is on the line for Wales and France during tomorrow’s opening quarterfinals of RWC.

For the French, they must not fear the All Blacks and find a way to repeat the ‘shock’ upset of 2007. 359 more words


Column: Line Drives -- Soccer game was far from boring

Jay County wasn’t supposed to win.

It was shut out in the season opener against Muncie Central, which had dismantled each of its three sectional foes — Jay County included — during the regular season. 879 more words


Column: Line Drives -- Willis is getting better with age

I don’t golf very much, but I can spot a gifted golfer when I see one.

Sydney Willis is that type of golfer.

Strong. Smart. Talented. 793 more words


Column: Line Drives -- Mentality led to turnaround

Some time ago, Fort Recovery High School football coach Brent Niekamp knew the Indians were about to make a big turn.

It was 2011, to be exact. 856 more words