Category: Sporting

Tally Ho!

It’s fox hunting season with the Red Mountain Hounds by P. Gaye Tapp photographs by Geoff Wood It was a perfect day for rider, horse, and hound at the opening meet of Red Mountain Hounds foxhunting club. Bracing weather and fall colors…

Phyllis Brookshire: Equestrienne

A passion pursued by Liza Roberts photographs by Nick Pironio When Phyllis York Brookshire rides her American Saddlebred into the ring at the North Carolina State Championship Charity Horse Show this month, she’ll take him through the five gaits that make…

Rasslin’ up a good time

G.O.U.G.E. puts on a show by Billy Warden photographs by Nick Pironio Making people mad enough to scream at you – in person, not on social media – is hard work. But I was willing to give it a go. In the…

He’s Goode: Becoming the coach he never had

by Hampton Williams Hofer photographs by Nick Pironio Any tennis player will tell you that the most coveted trophy outside of the professional circuit is the gold ball. No bigger than the nail on your pointer finger, the gold ball is…

Chess on ice

by Ilina Ewen photographs by Missy McLamb Begun with the Scots in the sixteenth century, it is hailed as one of the world’s oldest – and coldest – sports. But that hasn’t stopped the recent and unlikely renaissance of the sport of…

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