Indians’ outfielder Chad Smith remembers pitching for South Gwinnett High School against its rival, Archer High School. Smith was usually able to get most outs with relative ease, but one player was always a thorn in his side.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you are reading this, it’s easy to assume you are a sports fan. Either that, or need something to put you to sleep after working the night shift. If you are the former, this time of year you are starting to get excited about football, right? Well, tomorrow there will be something to get extra-excited about. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you have ever watched “Hard Knocks,” you know the pressure cut days have on professional football players. Twice during preseason camp the players on the bubble have to wait and see if their bosses have decided they aren’t good enough. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The thud you heard yesterday afternoon may just have been Mariner fans coming back to earth. After a season of exceeding expectations – and outplaying their roster – the M’s lost three of four in Chicago and saw their wild-card hopes seemingly disappear. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Walked through one of the big box stores the other day. The back-to-school supplies had been picked over like last Thanksgiving’s turkey. We have to admit it is time to turn the page on summer. So where did it go? Read on.