Shenandoah University's football team wraps up its 2014 season on the road against Washington and Lee this afternoon, and although the Hornets need a win simply to reach .500 on the season, there's no denying the vast improvement SU has made on the field this season.
Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman earned their way into the final race of the NASCAR Chase with their performances at Phoenix last weekend, but NASCAR wasn't the only racing people enjoyed.
How did you do on the opening day of muzzleloader season? For the first time in decades, I was forced to miss this major event in the outdoorsman's world by a bad respiratory cold. I didn't want to risk exacerbating it and turning it into something more serious like pneumonia, which could ruin the whole rest of the blackpowder season, and perhaps rifle hunting, too.
Shenandoah University's 2014-15 men's basketball season tips off today with an exhibition game at Division I George Mason University and, like most other teams, the Hornets are looking to build on what was established a year ago.
Last Friday a popular racing magazine created a bit of a stir when it published an on-line story about an A.J. Foyt comment, in which Foyt said that the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) near Dallas-Fort Worth would outshine the Grand Prix of the United States F1 race at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin.
Experienced deer hunters know that the best hunting for whitetails often takes place during the "pre-rut," before peak breeding occurs. This is when deer seem to be moving everywhere, with bucks chasing does that are not quite ready to mate. The pre-rut typically coincides with the second week of muzzleloader season, which opens Nov. 1 and extends through Nov. 14 this year for most of the Shenandoah Valley.
Do you ever get tired of reading technical information about hunting? Although we all like to improve our skills and knowledge about our favorite activity, sometimes these articles can get a bit too detailed and cause the mind to drift.
Ponds and lakes offer deer the water they need every day, but streams provide whitetails a lot more than just water. They allow them to quench their thirst while also finding cooler temperatures and thick cover. This makes them terrific early-season hotspots that are often neglected by most hunters.
Orioles Magic seemed to be at its peak only two weeks ago, when Baltimore swept Detroit to advance to the American League Championship series for the first time in what felt like a millennium. At the snap of a finger, all of those good vibes dissipated.