Most folks don't "buy" the National Football League's position that they cannot do anything about some athletes protesting everything from racism, social injustice and maybe even peppermint ice cream by refusing to stand at attention during the Star Spangled Banner. That became very obvious when the NFL refused to allow the Dallas Cowboys to wear an emblem that would honor the slain Dallas policemen. What's sauce for the goose is not sauce for the gander!
There is something harmonious about watching a racer at the top of their game, crushing the opposition. My background is in helping my husband, John Herman, bump start his motorcycle in the pits of the Pacific Northwest race tracks and sprint car racing media on a national level. Most motorsport racers are small compared to stick-and-ball sport athletes but huge on attitude. They know their capabilities and the limits of their equipment. What I have observed is a big part of a driver's success is mental. They train hard physically and practice with their equipment. They believe deep down ...
Join the Larned Area Chamber of Commerce on Sunday, Oct. 2, for a final opportunity to partake in the game of golf before winter sets in. Entering its 26th year, the Last Chance Golf Tournament will provide one last tournament opportunity. The tournament is run as a 4-Person Team Scramble. The entry fee is $200 per team which includes a 70% payback based on 18 teams, prizes, and lunch. Mulligans are $5 each.
The Suicide Prevention Task Force of Central Kansas Partnership held the "Golden Belt Glow for Life" Remembrance Ceremony, Glow Walk and competitive 5 K Glow Run at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10, at Vet's Park in Great Bend. The event was very well attended and the task force would like to thank the entire community for their participation and support for suicide prevention.
So, what did we learn in the past week? That the KC Chiefs' backups are better than the Green Bay Packers' backups. Unless those backups meet in the Super Bowl there are a lot of unanswered questions for the Chiefs. Defensive line is a problem. The ground game, without Jamaal Charles will be a problem. The passing game under Alex Smith and some new receivers is better.