Words are the tool to get you where you want to go when the world gives you lemons expecting lemonade.
The title story, to be, of my collection of short stories revolving around sports and the stories that athletic trainers get to see, hear, and live on a daily basis.
A game that sounded like it could be a battle of behemoths fell short of the anticipation in the IHSA Sectional final.
The article depicts the IHSA golf sectional at Glenwoodie Golf Course. The weather was cold, rainy and windy, but the writing was hot.
Printed originally in the Southtownstar newspaper, this story of the first of two regional semi-final games led to me being hired by the newspaper to cover sports regularly.
This article was intended as an introduction to the fast-paced game of pickleball. Written in the days before pickleball was the latest craze, it was meant to serve as a basic account of how to play a match in less than 500 words.