Tag Archives: Dale Earnhardt

Things Change

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 19, 2018, 9:29 a.m. When the Daytona 500 ends, the men and women there to describe it go into what can best be described as an assembly line. They process, decipher, and otherwise attempt to … Continue reading

Posted in NASCAR | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Things Change

Who’s a Legend?

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, January 6, 2018, 12:52 p.m. Sam Tiller plays football, basketball, and soccer for the Clinton High School Red Devils. Currently, it’s basketball season. Last night I was at CHS Gymnasium to write about the game between … Continue reading

Posted in NASCAR | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Who’s a Legend?

The Dimming of the Stars

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, May 19, 2017, 10:01 a.m. I’m not going to reminisce about past NASCAR all-star memories. Most of them are distant. I was in the grandstands the first time it was run at night. I’ve told that … Continue reading

Posted in NASCAR | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

I Had to Think It Through

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 10:50 a.m. I first saw it on Twitter at roadandtrack.com. I thought it was a fake. I thought it was one of those stories where they made the website look like something reputable … Continue reading

Posted in NASCAR | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

When All the Laughter Died in Sorrow

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, May 12, 2016, 8:31 a.m. Some of the finest young men Clinton High School ever produced wandered around aimlessly on a field about 90 miles away. Many wore eye-black smeared across their cheeks, now running down … Continue reading

Posted in Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Tales of Tvlvteke

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, October 23, 2015, 9:03 a.m. Talladega. It must be more than “border town” in Creek, which is the official explanation. According to no less a source than Wikipedia, the Creek (and/or Muscogee) word is “Tvlvteke.” Tvlvteke … Continue reading

Posted in NASCAR | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Charlotte ‘Back in My Day’

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, October 9, 2015, 11:19 a.m. When I was a boy, for some reason, races at Charlotte Motor Speedway were not often featured, via tape delay a week later, on ABC’s Wide World of Sports. I listened … Continue reading

Posted in NASCAR | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment