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MARTINO: Urban trails provide unique experiences
For most people, the concept of hiking conjures up visions of dirt paths, rocky trails and scenic mountain passes. But what about our very own unique urban landscapes, historic buildings, side streets and old railways?
BOWMAN: Kokomo Speedway set for huge 3-day show
In the 67 years of the Kokomo Speedway’s existence, there have been many big events and some very big events. However, few if any compare to what is going to transpire over the next three days.
Kids take grad tourney to the bank
It was the making of a surreal day: kids, fishing and an army of volunteers. But there were some concerns.
MARTINO: Anglers face challenge
We’ve all heard it before, usually from people who have relocated to Arizona for one reason or another.
Bishop: Winning an Open is anything but easy
Ernie Els spoke at the 18th green as he was being crowned the “Champion Golfer of the Year” by the Royal and Ancient minutes after winning the 2012 British Open Championship on Sunday at Royal Lytham.
“I had a great week here. Everybody offered me encouragement. Were you just being nice to me, or did you really think I could win?” Els observed.
Bishop: Golfers worry British Open’s high, dense rough will be inescapable
On Monday the headlines in the Daily Express, a local U.K. newspaper, said, “It’s too tough for Tiger — Open favourite Woods claims Lytham hazard is simply unplayable.” Sometimes the media can sensationalize with a headline, but not here.
Bowman: Darland scores special victory at Kokomo Speedway
In its long existence, the Kokomo Speedway has played host to many great races but few were as popular as the one Monday night when the USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car Series visited the local oval for round three of the 25th running of the Indiana Sprint Week.
Bishop: Royal Lytham presents a formidable challenge
The Open Championship is this week at Royal Lytham and St. Annes. This will be the 11th time the British Open has been played here dating back to 1926. The course is known for its bunkering — 206 in all.
Don’t feed the geese
Free handouts guarantee geese will stay
Cole turns dead trees into rustic furniture
Ever since child-hood, Andy Cole has enjoyed the outdoors and the recreational pleasures it provides, like hunting, hiking and fishing. But over the past several years he has taken advantage of the natural materials it provides as well.
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