8:30 AM Jan 25, 2014
Wilson legacy lives on in McNeal
7:35 PM Oct 16, 2013
With schools finishing their fall break this week, Wilson County’s four public high school football teams are also taking some time off before their final two games of the season.
6:48 PM Oct 5, 2013
Broc Loveless came off the bench to ignite the Bulldogs and ultimately scored the tie-breaking touchdown in overtime before the defense made the final stops in a pulse-pounding 49-42 Cumberland conquest
10:43 PM Sep 11, 2013
Gas up the bus this week.
12:09 AM Aug 23, 2013
(George Page • Lebanon Democrat)  Lebanon running back Jarren Stewart [on his knees] watches the football squirt away on a fumble as quarterback Christian Haffner [7] moves in for the recovery ahead of Mt. Juliet's C.J. Brooks [82], Tavner Simmons [20] and Cashuss Reid [45] during the game's opening series.
Mt. Juliet continued to shine on "Thursday Night Lights" as Kyle Smith scored three touchdowns and the Golden Bears hit three long home runs in a 29-8 victory before a packed Danny Watkins Stadium crowd and a midstate audience watching on MyTV30.
4:14 PM Aug 21, 2013
Football traditionally saves its biggest rivalry games for the end of the season.
11:15 AM Jul 19, 2013
Saban better than Bear? Following a Wilson Central basketball game at Lincoln County more than a decade ago, I was waiting to interview girls' coach Bud Brandon, who was having a conversation with one of his Lebanon High football coaches, Louis Thompson. Thompson was a Lebanon foot...
4:15 PM Jul 12, 2013
Back from two weeks of R & R and it feels like a new year. Most cities’, counties’ and state’s fiscal years have started. But from a sports’ standpoint, this year is now last year and next year is this year as far as football is concerned...
4:30 PM Jun 21, 2013
NBA Finals: Excitement, sportsmanship at its finest Watching the immediate aftermath of the Miami Heat's championship victory over the San Antonio Spurs was to watch sportsmanship at its finest. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich immediately sought out Heat stars LeBron James and Dwyane Wa...
6:00 PM Jun 14, 2013
I was in the barber shop earlier this week and the television was tuned into ESPN. Guess what was on during this mid-June midweek mid-afternoon – the National Football League. I pick up the big city daily newspaper and guess what's in the sports section? The 10th story of the ...
5:15 PM Jun 7, 2013
Eleven more weeks of summer until football Today is Sports Writers Day and Punxsutawney Andy [or should it be Lebanon Andy] is sticking his head out of the high school and Cumberland sports hole to see what's happening elsewhere in the world of sports. Let's see: The NBA is ...
6:00 PM May 31, 2013
Looking back at '12-13 in local sports With Wilson County Schools letting out for summer this week and commencement exercises this weekend, we've reached the end of the 2012-13 school year. Since most of our local sports is built around the school calendar, the athletic year is fin...
4:30 PM May 24, 2013
Preparation for title began in middle school Friendship Christian's nine baseball seniors ended their high school careers where every prep athlete wants to play his/her final game - in a state final. Most of the nine have been with coach John McNeal for four high school seasons. Ja...
6:30 PM May 17, 2013
We need more homers at the mike I wrote in this space a couple of weeks ago about how listening to baseball games has evolved from local signals over the transistor to streamed games which can be picked up anywhere by computer. This isn't limited to baseball. I've been listening to...
5:15 PM May 10, 2013
Right off the top, let me say I am not a fisherman. I don't have a fish in the battle with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over their planned restriction of prime fishing area below dams on the Cumberland River. But I have followed the issue as reported by our Larry Woody and in other med...
5:45 PM May 3, 2013
In the Ken Burns PBS documentary series "Baseball", sportscaster Bob Costas recalls a cross-country trip he took with his family as a youngster. Driving away from New York City with the car radio tuned to whatever baseball game could be found, the Costases left behind the voice of Bob's fa...
6:30 PM Apr 26, 2013
Want to participate in a major sport? Try running If you're reading this this morning, chances are somebody you know is spending today running, possibly in the rain, either 26.2 or 13.1 miles through the streets of Nashville. If it's Saturday afternoon or night or even later, maybe you yo...