Category: Sporting

OUR TOWN: Game Plan: Ashlyn and Deac McCaskill

“My dad and my papa built the car, so (my mom) knows I’m safe.” –Ashlyn McCaskill, 15-year-old UCAR short-track racer by Jessie Ammons photographs by Travis Long Car racing is in the McCaskill blood. “It’s something that you’re born into…

Spotlight: Hoop-la

March Madness is coming, and it extends beyond the NCAA men’s college basketball finals this month. No matter what your level of basketball fandom, there’s a faceoff or two you’ll want to mark on your calendar. Here’s the game plan: March…

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…

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