The gift that keeps on giving. Christmas, more years ago than I can remember, is when it came to me. It was a toolbox crafted as a school industrial arts project by one of my daughters. Who co…
Last week, Matt Wilson, Terra Haines and I were in Cameron County on our quest for rattlesnakes. None of us intended to harm the snakes in any way, they simply hold a fascination for us, a res…
BENEZETTE — The doors are open, the elk are roaming and safety measures are in place for anyone ready to make the drive to Benezette and enjoy one of the area’s most popular tourist destinations.
It’s that time of year when black bear sightings increase. While we are in the early stages of summer, black bears are beginning to prepare for the fall.
ST. MARYS — The Harrison and Muriel Dauer Stackpole Family Fund, a donor-advised fund at the Elk County Community Foundation, recently made a grant award to the St. Marys Sportsmen's Club. The…
I freely admit to my addiction to most things related to firearms. One of my special weaknesses involves admiring “classic” rifles and shotguns. I might define these as high quality, attractiv…
Just the word ‘snake’ grabs a person’s attention. But, the word ‘rattlesnake’ strikes the individual, pardon the pun, with a primal response that with few exceptions is one of fear and loathing.
MT. JEWETT — In a summer like no other that has seen nearly all of the region’s most popular races canceled, at least one group is forging ahead with plans to hold theirs — albeit with a much …
Let’s face it, anyone with a GPS integrated into their vehicle or using the GPS app on their cell phone has tried it. You know where you want to go and how to get there. But let’s find out wha…
There is a peaceful place where the sounds of human intervention are seldom heard. Tucked away from the beaten path in the bottom of a steep-sided hollow is where you’ll find it. There you’ll …
Rhode Island’s topography leaves little doubt it’s one of the New England states. Largely flat and very rocky with low, heavily forested, rolling hills, laced with numerous creeks and rivers, …
ELYSBURG — In its inaugural year, the Bradford Youth Trap League sent a five-member team to the 2020 PA State Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and Amateur Trapshooting Association AIM Cha…
Bronze disks, over a million of them, are permanently set in the National geodetic network across the country. Many can be found locally. So what are we talking about here?
HARRISBURG — With expanded Sunday hunting for big game and an archery deer season that reaches deeper than ever into the whitetail rut, 2020 is sure to be a historic year for hunting in Pennsylvania.
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Austin Cindric won the first of two NASCAR Xfinity Series races at Kentucky Speedway, charging past Chase Briscoe on an overtime restart Thursday night for his first victory of the season and first on an oval.
The imagery evoked by Dana White's crazy idea was undeniably intoxicating: An octagon perched amid swaying palm trees on a white sand beach, waves lapping at the canvas while mixed martial arts fighters traded blows in the tropical sun.
Nikola Vucevic had to raise his voice a bit to answer a question. He had just walked off the court after the first Orlando Magic practice of the restart, and some of his teammates remained on the floor while engaged in a loud and enthusiastic shooting contest.
The legal fight over NBA rookie Zion Williamson’s endorsement potential now includes an allegation that his family received $400,000 from a marketing agency before his lone season for Duke.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Frittelli says it was hard not to feel like an outcast Thursday at the Workday Charity Open in a group of three players who tested positive for the coronavirus and keep doing so.
The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the coronavirus pandemic.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Big Ten Conference will play only conference games in football, several other sports if fall seasons proceed in pandemic.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Baseball has its answer to penalty kicks, overtimes and shootouts, and it figures to stir just as much debate as all those other forms of tiebreakers.
NFL teams will be prohibited from post-game interactions within 6 feet of each other, so players won’t be allowed to exchange jerseys after games as part of the guidelines to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.
BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman said he hopes recent anti-Semitic social media posts by Philadelphia Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson can be a teaching moment, not just for him but others as well.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will open the 2021 season on April 1 and hopes to have every team play its first game on the same day for the first time since 1968.
Nashville SC has withdrawn from Major League Soccer's MLS is Back tournament in Florida after nine players tested positive for the coronavirus, the league announced Thursday.
The New Jersey Devils are hiring veteran coach Lindy Ruff to take over one of the NHL's youngest teams and removing the interim tag off Tom Fitzgerald's title as general manager, a person with knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press on Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — American broadcaster CBS will get an early start on its Champions League deal, showing games next month when the pandemic-delayed competition resumes.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Forget about up-close “meet-and-greet" sessions with Mickey Mouse or Donald Duck when Walt Disney World parks reopen. There will be no firework shows or parades — those would draw too many people together — and both visitors and employees will be getting temperature chec…
TOKYO (AP) — The spokesman for the Tokyo Olympics expects the postponed games to go ahead in 2021 despite a recent poll in Japan in which 77% of respondents said they did not believe the games could be held next year.
-EDITOR’S NOTE — Tennis history is filled with wonderful rivalries, and so many are remembered because of matchups in Wimbledon finals. The Associated Press is republishing stories about a handful of such matches while the canceled grass-court Grand Slam tournament was supposed to be played.…
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal own an unforgettable collection of on-court contests — including nine Grand Slam finals — and a healthy store of mutual off-court respect for each other.
Preparing to complete a ninth Serie A campaign without winning the Scudetto, AC Milan decided returning to the pinnacle of football required a new approach.
Now that Major League Soccer has re-started, a group of Black Major League Soccer players is using the moment to call attention to systemic racism across sports and society.
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Ferrari is under pressure after just one race of the Formula One season and scrambling to push through aerodynamic improvements in time for Sunday's Styrian Grand Prix.
A person with knowledge of the situation says that Kawhi Leonard did not accompany the Los Angeles Clippers on their flight to Central Florida on Wednesday night for the restart of the NBA season.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action Wednesday night.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he believes the name of Washington’s professional football team “probably should be changed" though he supported the team's name when he ran for governor in 2014.