Tag Archives: softball

Baseball, Softball, and Other Important Stuff

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, April 29, 2016, 11:52 a.m. It’s been a busy day. I’ve finally gotten the print version of my 2015 novel, Crazy of Natural Causes, out and available to the public. I might even get the new … Continue reading

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Getting My Head Straight and My Grass Short

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 2:45 p.m. I just got finished cutting grass, first my mother’s and then mine. Riding around on a mower affords plenty of time to think. I listened to Marty Robbins, Lefty Frizzell, Kris … Continue reading

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A Mere Seventeen Days Later

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, April 1, 2016, 9:41 a.m. Relax. This blog is legit. It’s no more foolish than the blogs I write on other days. At least I don’t think so. It’s early. The focus of today is yesterday. … Continue reading

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He’s Just a Grumpy Old Teddy Bear in the Guise of a Coach

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 8:36 a.m. Butch Clark’s voice carries. From the press box behind the plate at Laurens District High School’s softball field, it is crystal clear. Tuesday was one of the veteran Raider coach’s better … Continue reading

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The Hero Was No Bigger Than a Corn Nubbin

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, March 24, 2016, 10:24 a.m. How does one cover a high school softball game? One keeps a scorebook, and, based on my two evenings at the old softyard so far, it is liable to be complicated. … Continue reading

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Now that the Dust Has Settled

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 11:35 a.m. It could be that Laurens District High School’s 14-1 softball victory over Clinton will prove beneficial to the Red Devils in the long run. The game was a shock to the … Continue reading

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Another Head Ball Coach a Ways Up the Road

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 26, 2016, 11:41 a.m. Thursday took me to Laurens District High School — by way of Aldi, two dozen eggs, some bratwurst, coffee and other items — to write about the Raiders’ softball team and … Continue reading

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