Sports: Columnists

Jan. 19, 2015 @ 09:57 PM

Small game and big hopes

Columnist Jason Hawkins explores the disappearance of small game hunting. 

Jan. 05, 2015 @ 06:29 PM

No deer, no problem in hunt for joy

He ran. He leaped. He landed. Then, he grinned.

Dec. 29, 2014 @ 09:55 PM

In a busy world, don't forget the outdoors

It is the day after Christmas and with five kids from the age of eight to fifteen, I am walking in the woods with a close friend and we look at each other and smile.

Dec. 26, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

Looking back a half century to a Duke bowl win

Blue Devils last postseason win came in Dallas' Cotton Bowl in 1961

Dec. 08, 2014 @ 07:11 PM

A thank you note to the outdoors

Columnist Jason Hawkins expresses his appreciation for the outdoors.

Dec. 06, 2014 @ 08:04 AM

John McCann: Go get ’em Ragin’ Eagles

Rhian and Landen Lawrence might very well be the first brother-sister siblings — fraternal twins, at that — to participate in a Pop Warner Football Mitey-Mite Bowl when they suit up for the one today in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Dec. 01, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

Hillside football players get A+


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Golden time of day at NCCU


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 07:36 PM

Hunter, father explores alone time


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 07:56 PM

Wide openings in the wild

For a hunter, the first day of a season is a noteworthy event. It is the day memories are born, nostalgia finds foundation and the fuel for a passion to hunt ignites a desire to hunt.

Nov. 15, 2014 @ 03:27 AM



Nov. 10, 2014 @ 05:57 PM

A little child led them

There are moments, and there are moments, and for this writer, offering my son the challenge of walking out of the woods alone was as much a test of his comfort level as it was encouraging his independence.

Nov. 03, 2014 @ 08:45 PM

Getting philosophical about AFAM scam


Nov. 03, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Of hawks and hunters for this outdoorsman

I watch. The trail is empty. The leaves are falling. The wind is playing, and her ponytails are bouncing, and I am still and I watch.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Wide-open eyes, mind needed outdoors

The purpose of scouting is that of survival, as bringing bounty to the table would require knowledge of where game might be found.