MOST of my adventures afield involve the study and pursuit of fish. Regardless of season, climate, or the level of absurdity, I find myself in constant motion as it relates to those creatures that swim with mystical ease throughout our waterbodies and subsequently haunt my dreams.
WITH the holidays upon us and winter an undeniable presence, it is time for the sportsmen and women of New England to adjust their activities. Those outdoor sports that we obsessed over as recently as last week must evolve with the changing seasons. Just as some equipment is winterized and s…
THERE ARE YEARS when one player stands out in a college football program’s signing class. That’s certainly the case with Dylan Maciulewicz, a 6-foot-4, 280-pound lineman who signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of New Hampshire last Wednesday.
Editor’s note: When we re-published columns by the late Joe Sullivan during the summer, we noted that you might see more of them in the future. Well here’s one, originally published on Dec. 23, 2003, that captures the spirit of the season.
THE LAST DAY of deer season can stir many emotions. For those lucky enough to have already gotten their deer, it is inconsequential. For those hunting on the last day, feelings fluctuate among anxiety, resolve and relief.
NATURE is a pretty cool place. In it, a million variables connect in a precise way to form the world that we live in. Over a long period, these relationships have almost always aligned to benefit plants and animals in a way that ensures survival and propagation.
There’s a grocery store cashier in Exeter who likes to discuss local sports with certain customers. Occasionally he’ll offer an opinion about the Union Leader sports pages, and this much is clear: He really enjoyed reading anything written by Mike Shalin.
THE EARLY SIGNING period for football begins Dec. 16, but that’s probably not going to be a busy day at the University of New Hampshire football office. Not as busy as it usually is on that day, anyway.
WHEN IT COMES to a good high school sports discussion few topics stir the drink — and produce passionate arguments — like NHIAA football. We all know what needs to be fixed and how we could do things better. At least we think we do.
BY NOW you’re probably familiar with many of the key players who will take the field for Saturday’s NHIAA Division I and Division II championship football games. All that’s needed to identify these players are their last names: Harris-Lopez and Ackerman from Nashua North; Henault and Picard …
THE NUMBER OF NHIAA football teams remaining in the playoffs has been whittled to 12. The Division III and Division IV championship games are scheduled to kick off Saturday at 1 p.m., as are the Division I and Division II semifinals. Let’s hope nothing happens between now and then that preve…