Sports Columns

Sports Columns
  • Jamie Jones: Booker T will write about time in the ring

    Here are the notes and news items from the week in pro wrestling: WWE has released the original Sin Cara (Luis Ignacio Urive Alvirde). The current Sin Cara is being portrayed by Hunico.

    March 27, 2014

  • Tom Lindley: More data, caution both needed

    Youth sports teams — whether made up of boys, girls or both — face a growing problem. More young athletes are being treated for head injuries, justifiably creating a growing concern among worried parents. Their fear is compounded by a lack of reliable data and the reluctance of some young athletes to report injuries, fearing they would let down their teammates if they did.

    March 25, 2014

  • DHS at NW boy soccer 4 mlh.jpg Devin Golden: Will Northwest put an end to Dalton’s streak?

    Two weeks ago, Northwest Whitfield’s boys soccer team played top-notch Dalton even for 89 minutes and some change.

    March 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Chris Whitfield: North Murray grad leads Emory to league crown

    Former North Murray High School golfer Colby Hipp has made a big splash with his new teammates at Emory University in Atlanta.

    March 20, 2014

  • Devin Golden: Fun is best pick for tourney

    If you’re at all interested in the NCAA basketball tournament, then you’re probably filling out a bracket for an office pool, Warren Buffett and Quicken Loans’ $1 billion challenge or countless other competitions. You can even sign up on The Daily Citizen’s website at to take part in a bracket-picking contest.

    March 18, 2014

  • Loran Smith: Westbrook makes most of retired life

    For the first time in almost 20 years, Jake Westbrook, the Danielsville sinker ball maestro, is not working out in the balmy temperatures of Florida and preparing for another season of professional baseball.

    March 15, 2014

  • Tom Lindley: It takes more than talent to make a great team

    The preseason guides for men’s college basketball proclaimed this as the year of the Kentucky Wildcats. No superlatives were spared.

    March 13, 2014

  • Devin Golden: Busy week highlighted by soccer in Varnell

    Nothing was settled when the boys soccer teams from Coahulla Creek and Northwest Whitfield played to a scoreless draw.
    Good news is that won’t happen Thursday.

    March 9, 2014

  • Doug Hawley: Still some miles left to be run

    Frankly, I am fortunate to be here today. On Feb. 16, a Sunday afternoon, my girlfriend Jane Jones and I were playing cards at her home in Hixson, Tenn. Suddenly, nausea struck me.
    The next thing I knew, Jane was shaking me. Had I just fallen asleep? Not quite.

    March 8, 2014

  • Jamie Jones: Punk's agent says situation is 'tricky'

    Here are the notes and news items from the week in pro wrestling: With WWE “Raw” emanating from Chicago this past Monday, fans were buzzing about the possible return of C.M. Punk.

    March 7, 2014