Category Archives: Sports

Be Still, My Beating Heart, For The Healthy Sanctuary On Olentangy River Road

While I’ve “taken the waters” from the hot springs bubbling below Bath, England and West Virginia’s famous White Sulphur Springs, I derived just as many beneficial and healing properties from a much closer destination. Spending the better part of a … Continue reading

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Before I Trot To Delaware For The Jug, I Paced Myself With A Show Of Horses

Since reviewing farm science prevailed over seeing Betting Line win this year, I decided I’d put on my new Pink Pony birthday duds and trot up to Delaware to see an exhibition about harness racing. A Show of Horses, recently on display … Continue reading

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Warren Harding’s Fishing Gear Shows The President Was One Serious Fisherman

“What’s the best benefit of an Ohio History Connection membership?,” I asked in the informal poll I took as I indulged in the buttercream frosted shamrock cut-out cookie from Cheryl’s that my boss gave me for St. Patrick’s Day. One … Continue reading

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Pauli May Not Have A Movie, But He Has My Highest Regard

Remember Eddie the Eagle? Now that’s a name from the past. Michael (Eddie) Edwards dreamed of competing in the Olympics. In 1988, he was the United Kingdom’s only athlete to compete in ski jumping at the Winter Olympic Games in … Continue reading

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See How Phoenix Makes Bats That Whack Zombies, Hit Vintage Baseballs and Bring Major-League Home Runs

As every gym period approached, the sweaty palms and fluttering stomach butterflies would start. Would I fall from the balance beam? Would I smack the water after my dive? Would I get tangled up in the dreaded climbing net? I … Continue reading

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