TRN pitches another shutout on awards day

The Times Record News did its annual awards ceremony on Wednesday. This thing started about 15 years ago when the company decided to quit giving Christmas bonuses and replace them with two-bit certificates. And every year it’s the same old thing. A lot of really deserving people in the building are recognized. (There are people…

Why spend big bucks on a superintendent?

What exactly does a school superintendent do? Whatever that is — and I am betting it’s not all that much — I am sure the school district could save a whole lot of our money by either getting rid of the position or finding somebody who will work a whole lot cheaper. Did you read…

Graham still has to stick with Friday schedule

There are only two high school football games this Friday, and one is Graham’s matchup against Pittsburg. Usually by now, everyone is playing on Saturday. It’s easier for fans who have to travel, plus crowds are bigger because other non-affiliated football people are more apt to drive an hour or two to see a game…

Tiger’s Girls — 9 could make a baseball team

I conducted a poll of my Facebook female friends last week, asking who had not had sex with Tiger Woods. Only one answered with a definite “NO.” To the other 100 or so women who either stuttered or didn’t answer, I say “Come out of the closet.” Everyone else is. Early this morning I read…

RCC is our grand prize winner in “Sack Zach”

With the playoffs pretty much wrapped up for our area, it’s time to declare a winner in the season-long “Sack Zach” competition. And winning the grand prize — which is a $20 gift certificate to On the Border and four lower-level seats to an upcoming WIchita Falls Wildcats hockey game — is Rcc. While nobody…

Thoughts from over the weekend

So, if you would have offered me Henrietta and 50 points before the game against Bushland, I would have bet my house. Actually, I wouldn’t have bet anything because wagering on high school sports is wrong. But you get my point. I’d be homeless right now. Just chalk it up an outcome I didn’t see…