One of the great events in all of sports begins Thursday night — the NFL Draft.
When West Marion kicks off the county’s 2015 football season Thursday night, months of preparation will be over for area teams.
On Friday night, Columbia Academy, East Marion and Columbia all take the field to begin a season filled with promise.
It’s summertime and the air is hot and sticky, and baseball is in the air.
The sound of baseballs being batted around is common. The dust of a slide into the bag, the slap of the ball in the mitt all remind us that the Boys of Summer are in peak action.
The handful of cinnamon Atomic Fireballs said it all.
As I walked away from the funeral home, I clutched the red hot candies and smiled.
Those fireballs were a trademark of Pearl River Community College Sports Information Director Mitch Deaver.