Authors note: Coach Doug Colvin passed away recently. Those whose lives he touched would fill a train from Choudrant Station clear to Monroe. This is something I wrote about our beloved “Daddy Doug” some years ago. May he be welcomed into the arms of our loving Savior.
Even though he hasn’t swung a fungo bat or pitched batting practice since the mid-60’s, he still commands the respect and attention of those who once wore his team’s uniform.
After all, he did win four state titles and 300 games in a job that paid him $600 additional dollars a year as Dubach’s baseball coach.
“… you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom.” (Matt. 24:6-7)
We do not really like to think of war, but one would be isolated not to have heard of today’s worldwide troubles. The Middle East is boiling. Some believe that Iran will have nuclear weapons before year’s end. We do therefore often have war and not peace, and when so, many pay a price for freedom.
Summer is nearly upon us, and many families will likely be packing up and heading out to various locales for a little break from the day-to-day.
Unfortunately, for many of us, packing enough sunscreen is the least of our worries. Though finding a definitive number proved very difficult, it is safe to say that thousands of individuals in the United States alone have food allergies, intolerances and sensitivities. What that means is they have to be very careful when traveling.
Cedar Creek has far more than a regular season football finale tonight.
The Cougars (7-2, 2-1) will be on a mission to end a losing streak against an area rival.
“We haven’t beaten Arcadia in over four years and it is a challenge that our players are extremely excited about,” said Cougars’ Head Coach Ben Haddox about a 7 p.m. District 2-1A contest against the Hornets (5-4, 2-1). “With the (state playoffs) starting next week, these guys are extremely excited about an opportunity at a first= round playoff game at home. Arcadia is going to bring some great athletes over here and we are looking forward to our first meeting with them in a few years.”