Category: Sporting

History and tradition at RALEIGH GOLF ASSOCIATION

by CHARLES UPCHURCH  photographs by LISSA GOTWALS I have one golf story. I’m in New Hampshire with my uncle who has invited me to play the local club. It’s noon and the first tee is right beside a patio full…

Sporting: Bring it on at Bandwidth.com

photographs by Chad Sattler We live in one of America’s healthiest cities. Rankings from Women’s Health magazine and others say so, and it’s plain to see: greenways, parks and programs are everywhere to lure us up and out. It’s not…

Summiting Everest: With Martin Middle School behind him

by Charles Upchurch photographs courtesy of Chip Popoviciu It’s called the Death Zone. The last thousand meters from Camp Four to the summit of Mount Everest is an oxygen-fueled ridgeline traverse at 28,000 feet over ice, rock and snow –…

Sporting: Cane pole fishing

By Charles Upchurch photographs by Shawn Rocco I have a neighbor who sport-fishes all over the world. Hawaii, Costa Rica, the Atlantic Gulf Stream. Marlin, tuna, sailfish. I told him I was writing a piece on a guy here in…

sporting: Hunting as heritage

by Charles Upchurch photographs by Shawn Rocco   You’re a tundra swan. Tonight, you will leave your summer nesting grounds in subarctic Canada and begin the southern migration to your winter home. By ancient imprint, guided by moon and stars…

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