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.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Fuzzy Zoeller’s 1979 championship at the Masters.
Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player usher in the 2014 Masters
Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player started the 2014 Masters on Thursday with their annual morning drives from the No. 1 tee, and Herald guest columnist Loran Smith was there to soak in the atmosphere at Augusta National.
Loran Smith writes about his conversation with Verne Lundquist and Bill Griffin
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith meets up with old friends at Augusta National, including CBS announcer Verne Lundquist.
FEATURES COLUMN: For a Southern boy, Saturday baseball games on the radio was the highlight of the week
For a country boy in the South, Major League Baseball parks were magical places that could only be dreamed about.
Jack Nicklaus still plays Augusta National as a member
Golf fans could count on Jack Nicklaus making a run for the title at the Masters and bringing about stimulating drama with superior shot making. Now all we have are the memories.
Adam Wainwright has two World Series rings and two Gold Glove awards
Pitcher Adam Wainwright, a native of Brunswick, is looking to lead the Cardinals to another World Series this season after Boston beat St. Louis in last year’s series.
FEATURES COLUMN: Louise Jordan is the only Bulldog fan who can claim to have attended the dedication of Sanford Stadium
At 101, the sparking, charming Louis Jordan can talk about any subject, from the day’s headlines to the prospects of the Georgia Bulldogs and Atlanta Braves.
FEATURES COLUMN: Getting legendary columnist Lewis Grizzard his first newspaper job became a funny story later
We often make heaven out to be what we want it to be. I’m no different. I can see my old teammate Charlie Harris and Lewis Grizzard, who died 20 years ago, in conversation on a cloud about the forthcoming football season.
Alex Wood was drafted by the Braves out of Georgia in 2012
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about young Braves pitcher and former Georgia star Alex Wood, who has had an impressive spring.
The Chattahoochee and its environs will always be alluring.
Former Georgia pitcher won 105 games with three Major League clubs
After busy professional career, Jake Westbrook is enjoying the quiet life.
Saltine crackers go with everything, no matter where you are.
FEATURES COLUMN: Felix is now a hero of major status among Billy’s friends.
Billy Bryant is not likely to experience nine lives, but he will be forever grateful to Felix for extending the one he enjoys today.
Rholetter was a key OL for the Bulldogs from 1966-68
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about former Georgia offensive lineman David Rholetter, who died recently and left behind a legacy that many haven’t heard of.
Nelson has survived over the years with hard work, due diligence and cogent management.
FEATURES COLUMN: Sarah Anne could have written the Golden Rule
When Sarah Anne Floyd, 95, passed away, the entire community of Thomasville mourned.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about first-year Georgia baseball coach Scott Stricklin, who calls coaching the Bulldogs his “dream job.”
When Marlon Brown — the oft injured Georgia receiver, whose career in Athens ended with an ACL surgery — got scant attention at the NFL combine last spring, he didn’t let it affect his attitude.
FEATURE COLUMN: Before there was widespread use of firearms in hunting, there were bird dogs
There’s nothing like a quail hunt for realizing the outdoors opportunities that are in Georgia.
FEATURES COLUMN: As with measles, mumps have made something of a comeback lately
One of the reasons for the resurgence of measles is that there are an increasing number of Americans who fail to get vaccinations.
FEATURES COLUMN: Bob Argos heart is for his alma mater, the University of Georgia
In the General Assembly, his primary objective was to see what he could do for Athens, Clarke County and UGA.
A visit to Assembly Hall was one to remember
Basketball is big time in the Big Ten, and one night in Bloomington makes you pine for more.
FEATURES COLUMN: Good conversation can be good for the soul
Good conversation can be good for the soul.
FEATURES COLUMN: Carl Sanders and his wife, Betty, offer downhome hospitality
The University of Georgia had a great deal of influence on the former governor.
The American Football Coaches Association annually honors schools that are distinguished for academic achievement, and Georgia is recognized for its 100 percent graduation rate.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about the lack of defense in football.
OPINION: Despite his wide travels, John Parker has an affinity still for Athens
Even with great career success with Coca-Cola, John Parker has never lost perspective.
FEATURES COLUMN: Even when temperatures plummet, Boston is an electric city
There’s something special about dining in the same establishment that served the likes of John F. Kennedy and Daniel Webster.
For a man whose career was defined for the most part by football, Georgia assistant athletic director Dick Bestwick is a passionate basketball fan.
FEATURES COLUMN: Francios Pelou, who was at the scene, believes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone
Francios Pelou says an ABC newsman objected to initial plans to transport Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, causing police to change plans and making it easier for Jack Ruby to kill him.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about observations and conversations he has had while on the road at sports events.
FEATURES COLUMN: University of Georgia homecoming queen modest and selfless
Anne Noland, a student immersed in University of Georgia and its athletics, skipped a football season to help the disadvantaged in Uganda.
Few athletes anywhere have been more well-rounded than Aaron Murray, the Bulldogs’ gallant, gutsy and accomplished quarterback.