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Sports Columns
  • Don Steese's Outdoors column: Cheers & Jeers

    I was reading the “Cheers and Jeers” editorial piece which appeared recently in The Daily Item, and since I’m constantly searching for a substitute for original thought, it occurred to me that I could do a similar column dealing with conservation, nature and the outdoors. Since I don’t seem to be suffering an attack of creativity at the moment ...

    February 4, 2012

  • Ken Maurer's Outdoors column: Da goot olt daze

    I ran into a guy the other day who said something I haven’t heard in a long time. I forget what he was even talking about, but he said, “By gums.”

    February 4, 2012

  • Ken Maurer's Outdoors column: New gear on tap

    There are some new items and variations of old items coming to the fishing market this year. There’s always something new or different, and this year will be no exception.

    January 28, 2012

  • Don Steese's Outdoors column: PGC makes changes

    At their annual winter meeting, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has proposed seasons and bag limits identical to this past year’s, with the exception of expanding mentored youth hunting to include the fall turkey season.

    January 28, 2012

  • Bill Bowman's college football column: Paterno made impact at PSU

    My favorite Joe Paterno story was also one of his favorites. Must have been because I heard it at least once a year over the past 15 years. Joseph Vincent Paterno wasn't supposed to be a football coach.

    January 22, 2012

  • College sports notebook: Bison lax at draft time

    LEWISBURG -- Two key cogs in the Bucknell men's lacrosse team's run to the NCAA tournament last spring were selected in the Major League Lacrosse draft on Friday night.

    January 16, 2012

  • CSS3F2F.jpg Bill Bowman's column on college sports: Fast break

    Late Friday night word came from Bucknell that coach Kathy Fedorjaka was stepping down immediately from her post as the university's women's basketball coach, walking away in the middle of her 15th season in Lewisburg.

    January 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • Don Steese's outdoors column: Warm winter for the grouse

    Spent several days last week up at camp chasing grouse.
    Found some birds, had some fairly nice dog work, but fired only one shot, which failed to hit the mark, so no birds were harmed in the making of this column.

    January 15, 2012

  • Ken Maurer's outdoors column: Late hunting season

    We are into the late hunting seasons now. Flintlock deer season ends Jan. 16, but squirrels and rabbits are in until Feb. 25 and grouse are in until Jan. 28.

    January 15, 2012

  • 2012 could be a big year for Pa. fighters

    In the (admittedly short) history of mixed martial arts in this country, has a year ever dawned with bigger anticipation for Pennsylvania fighters than 2012?

    January 15, 2012

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