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August 21, 2018

Call it a proud Dad moment, or call it a proud coach moment; either would be correct. When I shared the Pro-Am scores of the local bowlers, I had no idea how our bowlers compared to others in their divisions. As it turns out, they stacked up pretty doggone well.

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August 18, 2018

It’s the perfect match for the Elizabeth City State men’s basketball program.

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August 18, 2018

Every time I fish the beach it seems to be a little bit different but still familiar.

It doesn’t matter if I am fishing up in Corolla or down at the point there are certain things that make the beach a special place to fish from and the opportunities that are there to catch a fish of a…

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August 14, 2018

Looking over the Major League Baseball standings this past weekend, I noticed that all three of the American League races were all but nearly decided, but over in the National League, all three division leaders averaged just a single game between first and second place.

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August 11, 2018

The dog days are here with sweltering heat and afternoon thunderstorms but that doesn’t mean you can’t catch any fish.

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August 07, 2018

If you’re a fan of the Professional Bowler’s Tour and have ever wanted to lace up the shoes and bowl a few games with some of them, your opportunity has arrived!

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August 04, 2018

This is the time of year that the offshore fishing is about to get wild with tons of mahi and wahoo coming back to the docks but what every captain in the fleet wants to hear from their charter is “Can we just go for billfish.”

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July 31, 2018

Last week I wrote a little about how more experienced bowlers and athletes in other sports seem to cope with the potential stress of a high stakes moments during the specific competitions. I shared a little about how professionals in various sports seem to simply perform without even showing much emotion at all. Things just seem to come a little easier and their ability to repeat shot after shot or play after play seems to come almost effortlessly at times.

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July 28, 2018

We as anglers in our region are blessed with some of the best fishing in the world and the choices we have available is amazing to say the least.

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July 24, 2018

Last week my family kicked up our feet at my mom’s house and like millions across America, settled in to watch the Home Run Derby on television. Being a Braves and Cubs fan, I witnessed my two choices, Freddie Freeman and Kyle Schwarber fall to the eventual champion, Bryce Harper.

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