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Sports Editorials

Sports Editorials
  • Les Dixon Only one left

    Second round action of high school football is in the books and now it’s time to take a seat and look at what we learned this past week.

    November 13, 2012 1 Photo

  • Les Dixon F’ball playoff format needs changed

    It’s time for the high school playoff format to be changed.
    Well, at least I believe so.

    November 9, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0808 Chris Parsons.jpg A few ramblings and a very, very big thank you

    I suppose that since it’s been a few days since my last column, I deserve the right to ramble on a bit. I’ll do just that as I clear my thoughts.

    November 6, 2012 1 Photo

  • Les Dixon And now three teams remain

    We’ve got one week of high school football post-season play under our belts and the Tri-County now has three teams remaining.

    November 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0816 Fear Les Football Forecast.jpg Fear 'Les' Football Forecast

    Knox Central coach Scottie Russell was quick to the point when asked about his team’s Class 4A first round match-up with Mercer County — “I tell you what, they’re one of the better three seeds in the entire state. It’s not going to be an easy game for us.”

    November 2, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0808 Chris Parsons.jpg Time to classify other prep sports as well

    Before I go too deep into this column, I want to point out that I thought really long and hard before I decided to write it. The subject has been a sticky one for a while and I have managed to steer clear of it until now.

    October 30, 2012 1 Photo

  • Les Dixon Taking a closer look at the Tri-County teams’ playoff picture

    For high school football fans, it’s the most wonderful time of the year — yep, it’s playoff time. And if you’re a fan of our teams in the Tri-County, you’ve got six teams to root for beginning Friday.

    October 29, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0816 Fear Les Football Forecast.jpg Fear 'Les' Football Forecast

    Jim Black’s Whitley County Colonels will end regular season play with the way they started it — against a top-notch team.

    October 26, 2012 1 Photo

  • Les Dixon Corbin and South Laurel making history

    This is the first time I can remember having both a boys and girls soccer team advance to the KHSAA Soccer State Tournament’s Elite Eight from the Tri-County.

    October 24, 2012 1 Photo

  • Les Dixon Uncovering an old treasure

    Not too long ago, I was given a honey-do list by my wife and let’s just say, I wasn’t really enthused about it. One of the things on the list was to clean out my oldest daughter’s closet. Little did I know, I would find a treasure buried deep in the darkness of the closet.

    October 23, 2012 1 Photo