Tag Archives: soccer

Close to Home and Far, Far Away

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, July 13, 2018, 8:27 a.m. I really wanted England to reach the World Cup finals. It was like everything else now that my job responsibilites keep me preoccupied. I’m forever editing, choosing photos, and interviewing someone … Continue reading

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Big Red Gets Devilish in Soccer

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9:52 a.m. Red Devil soccer has developed gradually over the years. I was away, writing oddly about race cars that go around and around, for most of its history, but it has been … Continue reading

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When Spring Is in the Meadow

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 9:51 a.m. I got out Tuesday evening. I’d been holed up, preparing for my big news, which is imminent. And, I hope, eminent. Stay tuned. I’ll let you know as soon as it’s … Continue reading

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Luckily, Clinton Soccer Has No ‘Back in the Day’

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 9:06 a.m. I guess I feel about as sane as any author whose novel was just released. I always do something I wish I didn’t, such as start maniacally reading and finding a … Continue reading

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Go Crazy But Not Nuts

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, November 9, 2014, 1:10 p.m. Many years ago, when I was a mischievous college student, a soccer coach and I conspired to get his team ready for a match against a nearby rival. I cut off … Continue reading

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I’m Not Being Serious Here

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 9:20 a.m. On the one hand, I’m glad the World Cup is over. Watching it was amusing and educational, plus, I’ll be performing crummy impersonations of English broadcasters for weeks. For instance, NASCAR’s recently … Continue reading

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It’s Not The Way We Do It Around Here

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 12:18 p.m. I got the grass cutting done early so that I could watch the soccer match between Argentina and Switzerland. To paraphrase the late Jack Buck, I can’t believe what my fingers just … Continue reading

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The Lads Are Giving It Their All

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, June 26, 2014, 3:56 p.m. Whew. The USA advances, not by winning, not by a draw, but by falling, 1-0, to Germany in the final match of Group G play, and the grace of Portugal edging Ghana, … Continue reading

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Love at First Bite

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 6:50 p.m. Today, I voted, which was the simplest of tasks. I worked on a new short story (Part Two of “The Paved Road, posted at www.wellpilgrim.wordpress.com), which was quite a bit more difficult. … Continue reading

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