Sports: Columnists

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.

Oct. 13, 2014 @ 06:43 PM

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Oct. 13, 2014 @ 03:38 PM

Rediscovering life at a funeral

Standing in line at the funeral home, I thought about how what became a conversation about hunting and the outdoors eventually changed trajectory and became a conversation about life and living life, and the outdoors allowed this to occur naturally.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Gutmann column: Fedora's secrecy has its drawbacks

UNC football coach Larry Fedora's pattern of secrecy left the program open to accusation of cover-up when something far more serious came along.

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Outdoorsman prefers hunting memories with pen & paper

There are compelling reasons for wanting to write and capture a scene that captured an emotion or attentiveness to the outdoors.