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Where Are You Now? Mark Cisar

Editors Note: Where Have You Gone is a ten-week series featuring notable local athletes of yesteryear. We take a look back at their playing days, as well as a glimpse of where they landed after their playing days ended. Mark Cisar, pound for pound, was one of the most fearless athletes to ...

“The Press Box” for March 24, 2021

I will be the first to admit I don’t know squat about wrestling. My very limited knowledge goes back to 1998 and my then preteen son’s obsession with fake wrestling. You know the kind. WWF’s Stone Cold Steve Austin versus Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the guy with the signature eyebrow ...

Where Are You Now? Mike Dawson

Editors Note: Where Have You Gone is a ten-week series featuring notable local athletes of yesteryear. We take a look back at their playing days, as well as a glimpse of where they landed after their playing days ended. Not many high school athletes earn 12 letters in 4 sports. Mike Dawson ...

“The Press Box” for March 17, 2021

Jogging was really a rage a few years ago, both for the young and the old. It was not unusual to head out for a five mile run and see many others everywhere you went. I jogged in all kinds of weather and dressed in various types of outfits. For me the hotter the weather the better I liked it. ...

Where Are They Now: Richard Summers

Editors Note: Where Have You Gone is a ten-week series featuring notable local athletes of yesteryear. We take a look back at their playing days, as well as a glimpse of where they landed after their playing days ended. No matter how impressive or record setting a performance is, dig a little ...

“The Press Box” for March 10, 2021

Remember the famous opening of Wide World of Sports on ABC in the 60s and 70s? I am sure athletes today have never heard of it, but they can Google it or catch it on YouTube. The show opened with inspiring music showing a race car driver shaking a bottle of champagne surrounded by beautiful ...

Where Are You Now – Dennis ‘Dink’ Blatt

Editors Note: Where Have You Gone is a ten-week series featuring notable local athletes of yesteryear. We take a look back at their playing days, as well as a glimpse of where they landed after their playing days ended. Located in upstate New York, Syracuse University is buried under some ...

High School Sports Finally Makes A Return

The excitement is about to start. After a year of waiting and inactivity, the high school sports scene is in the spotlight. Boys and Girls basketball kicks off this week with several games on tap. It looks like the big game of the week will be at Magnolia High School where the Blue Eagles ...

Where Are You Now? Ted Talkington

Editors Note: Where Have You Gone is a ten-week series featuring notable local athletes of yesteryear. We take a look back at their playing days, as well as a glimpse of where they landed after their playing days ended. Many great athletes and scholars have walked the halls of Magnolia High ...

“The Press Box” for February 24

No playing the snooze game. We all have done it a time or two. It’s the one where you hit the snooze button on your old fashioned alarm clock to get just ten more minutes of coveted sleep. Younger generations won’t get this. Heck, they don’t own alarm clocks, but they can play ...