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    Millie Rainer's Blog

    Playing Sports on Artificial Grass: Why It Makes Sense

    Don’t you just love the huge, expansive, and green sports fields you see when watching a game of golf, baseball, rugby, hockey, or even tennis? The ground seems oh-so-perfect for the players to move around on, and do what they do best, knowing fully well that the grass beneath their ...


    BLOG: Nursing an injury

    Leave it to me to get injured on vacation. It's the only time you're given a free ticket to sit in front of the TV and binge watch Orange is the New Black on Netflix, I go and pull a back muscle while hiking in Portland, Oregon. (However, Portland is ...

    Forman Flashes

    Coaching, family demands cause of no Urban football camp

    There won’t be a Jerheme Urban football camp this summer. Urban returned to Victoria during the last six years to host a free camp for quarterbacks and receivers. The Stroman graduate began the camp during his career as wide receiver in the NFL. He continued it last year after being ...

    Forman Flashes

    Mike Weber's impact

    I was saddened to learn of the passing of Mike Weber of Cuero. Weber died Monday at the all-too-young age of 78. I've known Weber for quite some time and I can say he was a consummate gentleman. I got to know him in a large part because of his ...

    Lora Simpson's Blog

    Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry

    Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, ...

    Sports With Kels

    Who enjoys rivalries?

    Rivalries are fun to watch. There are rivalries between sports teams, schools and even families. Rivalries can happen because one person or school believes they are better than another school. I've always considered my younger brother my rival. Sad, but true. But as I got older, I realized I wanted ...

    The Mitchell Report

    Football games may be over, but there's plenty going on

    When the blue, white and green confetti fell over MetLife Stadium after Super Bowl XLVIII Sunday night, football season officially came to an end. Or did it? (Hint: It didn’t.) The casual sports fan may be content to get into basketball or baseball (the first pitchers and catchers reported to ...

    Sports With Kels

    Better competition through new UIL alignment

    Some people might be upset with the upcoming UIL alignment scheduled to be implemented for the 2014-2016 school year when it comes to football and other sports. For local teams, they could be upset about traveling to games. Victoria East, West and Calhoun will have to travel an hour or ...

    Sports With Kels

    BLOG: To pay college athletes?

    Northwestern may have opened a can of worms for the NCAA. Tuesday, members of the Northwestern football team announced they intend to unionize themselves and be seen as public employees. Long story short, they could be paid in the near future. This is a new strategy, one the NCAA explained ...

    The Mitchell Report

    BLOG: Picking Sunday's NFL conference championship games

    Is it me or does it seem these NFL playoffs have been nothing except for pure excitement? Every game has been intriguing, exciting to watch and close at one point or another. You have San Francisco kicking a game-winning field goal as time expired against the Green Bay Packers on ...


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