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July 16, 2015

Shakespearean success

Jim DenHamer

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”

Oh that Willie. He certainly had a way with words. It’s doubtful, however, that upon reflection of their recent accomplishments, neither Bobby Pierce nor Jonathan Davenport will conjure up any of William Shakespeare’s prose.

Both Davenport and Pierce (pictured with his father) have raced their way into the history books with a pair of noted achievements in the last six weeks. Davenport — arguably the sports hottest driver after sweeping a MORE

July 9, 2015

Why settle for less?

Jim DenHamer

Everything isn’t always as advertised. Let’s face it. How many times have you spent your hard-earned money to buy a movie ticket, grabbed that $20 box of popcorn and $8 soda and settled in for what you thought was going to be “the funniest movie of the summer” only to realize about halfway through the film that they used up all the funny clips while making the trailers for the flick?

At that point you’re left wishing you’d pocketed the $40 you spent and waited a few months until the MORE

June 18, 2015

Pieces of the pie

The announcement a week or so back that Duck River Raceway Park was taking the month of June off was a little surprising. It wasn’t bang-your-head against the wall shocking, just a little surprising.

Most of us have heard the low-car-count horror stories from our racing buddies or read of the demise of Dirt Late Model racing on Internet message boards. It happens year in, year out. Car counts are dropping. What are we to do?

I don’t have a definitive answer. For one, I’m not actually sure MORE