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Speedweek highlights busy weekend at area tracks

June 29, 2013 Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek is here. Williams Grove Speedway opened the long week of racing. This evening it’s on to Lincoln Speedway near Hanover. more »»

We've made strides under Title IX, but the question remains: Is it equal?

June 19, 2013 It was a year ago this week that Jaynee Carolus was inducted into the District 6 softball hall of fame, coincidentally as the sports world was marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX. more »»

Golf is no quiet game during the U.S. Open

June 15, 2013 ARDMORE — Golf is a game that is renowned for its silence. But the noises at this year’s U.S. Open couldn’t be louder. more »»

Weekend racing starts on sad note

June 15, 2013 I start this week’s column on a sad note. By now, most of you are likely aware that Jason Leffler was killed in a racing accident at Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway Wednesday nigh. more »»

Weekend offers even more great racing in a big week for area tracks

June 8, 2013 We are in the middle of a great racing week. Special shows for the sprint cars and late models are taking place all over the region, which will continue this weekend. more »»

Video rule killed the relay stars

May 28, 2013 I’m not a big fan of video review in sports. more »»

Time to cut down conference

May 22, 2013 Susquenita’s move from the Mid-Penn Conference into the Tri-Valley League starting in 2014 is all but a done deal, and already the talk has begun as to what the conference will do with its football... more »»

Port Royal takes a night off with Outlaws nearby

May 18, 2013 Hello again race fans. Two area race tracks are dark this evening as the World of Outlaws stage the second night of racing at Williams Grove Speedway. Port Royal and Lincoln speedways are closed. more »»

Check forecast before races

May 11, 2013 I would like to start with something new and original. That’s not going to happen. Once again tonight’s key word is weather. Check the local forecast before you head out. more »»

Top drivers heading to Lincoln Speedway

May 4, 2013 Perhaps May should be included as another month of money in Central Pennsylvania auto racing. Last week the All Star Circuit of Champions visited the area and presented great shows. more »»

All Stars invade Port Royal for Weikert Memorial

April 27, 2013 There’s one headline race in Central Pennsylvania tonight and that takes place at Port Royal Speedway. more »»

59th season of MC Babe Ruth under way this weekend

April 20, 2013 LEWISTOWN — Ten years ago, in 2003, the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League had one of its most exciting pennant races in the history of the league. more »»

Local races host plenty of action

April 20, 2013 Area auto racing continues this weekend with plenty of action planned. Port Royal Speedway hosts camera and autograph night tonight starting at 6 p.. more »»

Local racing action begins to heat up

April 13, 2013 There’s plenty of racing action in central Pennsylvania this week end. The Port Royal Speedway is racing for a cure for cancer this evening. more »»

At last, we're racing in Central Pa.

April 6, 2013 It’s time for another week of racing. I’m glad the weather cooperated and allowed area tracks to operate last week. Here’s what is planned for this weeken. more »»

Having our Phil of early spring weather

March 30, 2013 I had to chuckle this week when a few friends of mine, all global warming alarmists, were distributing on Facebook a wanted poster with a certain western Pennsylvania rodent in the crosshairs — afte... more »»

Port Royal set to kick off (again) tonight

March 30, 2013 Hello again race fans. Weather has been a major headache in Central Pennsylvania and only Lincoln Speedway has raced the last couple weeks. That should change this evening. more »»

Sunday rule needs to make sense

February 28, 2013 Back when I started in this business, I noticed that there almost never were athletic events on a Wednesda. more »»

ACAA disorganization burns local team

February 16, 2013 Christians, it is famously said, are all about forgiveness rather than perfection. more »»

O’Brien pushing the right buttons

February 9, 2013 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State signed all 17 of its verbal commitments, including decorated quarterback prospect Christian Hackenberg, during national letter-of-intent day on Wednesday. more »»



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