FEATURES COLUMN: The Georgia mountains is a place you cannot get to too often
Outside the bedroom window when bedtime came about, you could hear the waters of the Chattahoochee crashing by. If you can’t sleep soundly after all that, you need to visit a sleep specialist.
Little-known player became big star for the Bulldogs
While Theron Sapp played on weak teams in the fifties, he achieved fame as the back, who scored the only touchdown in the Georgia-Georgia Tech game in 1957 .
FEATURES COLUMN: There is nothing like hunting pheasant in South Dakota
For years, I have been hunting pheasant with a friend, Homer Harding, who is as hearty as the pheasant. He is still hunting at age 89.
Former governor and football letterman died Sunday
As governor, Carl Sanders was always looking out for his university whenever he had the opportunity.
First game was played on January 30, 1892
Football would later become a ritual on the fall calendar, affiliating with the harvest season, the turning of the leaves and the cooler temperatures.
FEATURES COLUMN: South Dakota is a wonderful place, but not easy to get to
For years, schedule permitting, I have been coming to South Dakota to pheasant hunt in the most pleasant of circumstances.
Georgia Bulldogs reeling after loss to Florida
The Kentucky Wildcats have expanded their recruiting base under Mark Stoops, moving into the neighboring states, particularly Ohio, and coaxing kids to come play in the best league in football—the Southeastern Conference.
Kosta Vavlas' personality goes beyond his Greek heritage
For those who follow Georgia football, Kosta Vavlas is best known for the peculiar sound of his name on the public address system and his kamikaze style of play on all four of Georgia’s special teams: kickoff, kickoff return, punt return, and punt block.
David Andrews opens plenty of holes for running back Todd Gurley
If you look for David Andrews on campus, he’ll like be in his truck beside his German shepherd, Kimber. A dog is a man’s best friend, just like a lineman is a running back’s best friend.
FEATURE COLUMN: The Western legend died a pauper, stricken by TB, in Arizona at age 36
The Old West and the legend it spawned may or may not be true, but a reader can be spellbound over the tales of Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Big Nose kate and the rest.
Bulldogs have had many battles with Volunteers
Some believe the Georgia-Tennessee rivalry could swing the other way
Sony Michel and IsaiahMckenzie have been strong for Bulldogs
When Sony Michel, who everybody figured would enroll at Miami, arrived on campus, he showed up with Isaiah McKenzie, the sort of bonus that is akin to winning the daily double.
FEATURES COLUMN: You miss a lot of life when you sleep in
The most pleasant thing about the early morning is that you don’t have to fight any traffic, although the interstates seem to be more crowded than ever with eighteen wheelers.
Few superstars have a hold on their city like Peyton Manning does
If only the Denber Bronco defense can limit opponent scoring to match Peyton Manning’s skillful efforts, the Broncos may well return to the Super Bowl.
FEATURES COLUMN: The Ugas, if they could talk, would sing Cecelias praises
There is no Hall of Fame for “mothers of mascots,” but if there were, Cecelia would have been a charter member.
Walk-on wants to successful in classroom and on the field
One of the reasons for Kenneth Towns’ timely progression on the field has been his due diligence with his playbook, as he has applied the same studious approach to his football playbook as he does his textbooks.
FEATURES COLUMN: Once the whaling capital of the world, Nantucket has adapted to change
Life on this cozy island, which was once the whaling capital of the world, is like a sumptuous smorgasbord that leaves you flummoxed over the choices you have.
Bulldog legend passed away overnight on Sunday
Dan Magill had a 60-year association with Georgia, working in three main capacities for the athletic department butut his unofficial job was as resident historian.
FEATURES COLUMN: There is reason for optimism with the younger generation
It is best to bend an elbow with the younger generation who remind us that the world is not yet going to hell in a hand basket.
FEATURES COLUMN: Radio linked fans to the big leagues
Before the Braves left Milwaukee, which was as eager to embrace them when they arrived from Boston as Atlanta would be 13 years later, Southerners, with a bent for baseball, had to adopt a big league team.
FEATURES COLUMN: Love laughter and charm enhance conversation
The rest of the story of Tiger Mountain Vineyards has to do with tootin’ the horn of vineyard founders John and Martha Ezzard and their partners John and Marilyn McMullan.
FEATURES COLUMN: No better service than at Tiger Mountain Vineyards
Just seven tenths of a mile north of this town of 316 residents and no traffic light, you blissfully arrive at Tiger Mountain Vineyards.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith, who is in Hoylake, England this week at the British Open Championship, writes about Bubba Watson’s chances of becoming a golfing legend.
The University of Georgia’s chapel, offers an atmosphere to make a wedding that will leave you with elevated emotions.
Where better for a ceremony, garnished with originality, to be hosted and embraced than in the University of Georgia’s chapel.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith, who is in Hoylake, England this week at the British Open Championship, writes about the tradition of one of Britain’s most revered golf courses.
Summertime is a royal time for the British
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith, who is in Hoylake, England this week at the British Open Championship, writes about the atmosphere surrounding yet another major sporting event this summer in England.
Once you visit Charleston, you’ll never want to leave.
If you don’t like Charleston, Charleston will forgive you — because it knows you don’t know any better.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry and his legendary career.
Hokey Jackson was a raconteur and colorful character, who was cagey and clever, and his stories could have filled a book.
Not many Georgians know about Joanna Troutman and why Texas became so proud of her.
FEATURES COLUMN: As the temperatures climb, trout swim for cooler waters
As I stood in the Chattahoochee, water circulating refreshingly around my knees, several nice trout gained their freedom as I was daydreaming about October.
Pinehurst, site of the U.S. Men’s and Women’s Open, has notable charm and appeal, much of it having to do with the legend of Donald Ross, the Scottish-born golf architect whose credentials were such that he was in constant demand when it came to designing golf courses.
Long live Old South commerce and neighborly habits!
If you subscribe to Garden & Gun you get the satisfaction of knowing you are likely to enjoy the same emotional benefits of a million others.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer’s dominating performance at Pinehurst over the weekend.
WWII cemetaries hold many memories
Seventy years ago this week, we had survived the Normandy invasion, principally Omaha Beach.
The U.S. open is back at Pinehurst for the third time, and Herald guest columnist Loran Smith previews a course that is expected to be very difficult this weekend.
A few more years in Fenway and a couple of more World Series opportunities, chances are that Jon Lester will become the best lefty ever to wear a Red Sox uniform.
LORAN SMITH: A great hamburger can put fried chicken in its place
A&E Grill offers great food, atmosphere, and memories.
We are sad today, but happily recall the countless days when Clisby made our day.
Longtime coach Mack Brown resigned from Texas in December
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about longtime college football coach Mack Brown, who is without a head coaching job for the first time in his career after resigning from Texas in December.
No coach ever supported and stood up more for his team than Dan Magill.
Leo Costa scored in every game he played for the Bulldogs
Leo Costa, who died this week at the age of 92, was Georgia’s first elite place kicker, one who scored a point in the Rose Bowl which enabled him to be remembered for scoring in every game he played in for three years.
My guess is that she would be a good neighbor, mainly because she would leave you alone.
The majesty and mystique of Victoria Falls, which are known as the “Smoke that Thunders,” are unparalleled.
Lee County grad Daniel Nichols helped the Bulldogs beat South Carolina
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about the Georgia baseball team, which defeated South Carolina over the weekend thanks to a Daniel Nichols grand slam.
FEATURES COLUMN: Nothing is as relaxing as a no-hurry drive on a Sunday morning
In the space of a couple of hours, a motorist can pass through quite a bit of Georgia’s history.
Racehorse Davis was one of the most brilliant athletic performers in the history of the University of Georgia
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Racehorse Davis, a former Georgia football player from the 1940s who was one of the Bulldogs’ finest athletes in history.
At 94, Paul Herring, has very few memory lapses.
We are losing farms in this country, which essentially means that the small farmer will soon be extinct.
Bubba Watson’s Masters victory was sentimental
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Bubba Watson’s second Masters championship.