Won but Lost More

first_imgSports writers were worried that LeBron James would lose another NBA Championship.  Of course, this did not happen.  If it had happened, he would not have been alone.  Jack Nicklaus won 18 major titles but had 19 near misses in his long golf career.Elgin Baylor and Jerry West (LA Lakers) lost 8 NBA finals–7 of them as teammates.  West was the only one of the two who won an NBA title as Baylor had already retired by then.  Gordie Howe of the Redwings won 4 Stanley Cups but lost it 7 different times.Elston Howard and PeeWee Reese competed many times in the World Series as members of the Yankees and Dodgers.  Howard won 4 rings but lost 5.  PeeWee only won one title as a Dodger.  As you can see, even Hall of Famers do not win all the time.  In fact, it is rare that anyone wins more than they lose in most sports endeavors.last_img read more

Tipp make losing start to McGrath Cup campaign

first_imgIt also emerged today that Philip Austin could face a spell on the sidelines afer being injured in a farm accident on Saturday night.He had an operation on his arm in Limerick as a result but manager Liam Kearns isn’t sure yet how long he’s likely to be out for. There was much to admire in the performance in the performance deliverd by a severly depleted Tipp team, not least a spectacular chipped goal from John O’MearaHowever, a late Clare surge – during which Kieran Malone netted – earned the Banner the points.Tipp’s next match in the competition is against Kerry on Sunday January 17th.last_img read more

Gun and knife show headed to Northern Lights Arena this weekend

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena — Vendors from all over Michigan will travel to the Northern Lights Arena for the 2018 Alpena Gun and Knife Show. Over 150 vendors are scheduled to head up to the sunrise side on Saturday. There will be no shortage of accessories and items for gun and knife lovers to check out.“There should be a little bit of everything for anyone whose a outdoor enthusiast whether they are looking for a hand gun, or a rifle, or a shotgun for hunting, or hunting knives, or pocket knives, or any type of accessories to go a long with them,” said Northern Lights Arena Operations Manager David Guzman.This is the first gun and knife show in over ten years. The event kicks off on Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. and runs until 5:00 p.m. If you missed Saturday, head over on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.Tickets are $6 for adults. Children 12 and under are free. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. A number discounts are being offered for seniors, military members with an active or non-active ID.For more information, visit the website www.migunshows.com.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Guns, Hobbies, Knife, Knives, MICHIGAN, Michigan Gun Shows, Northern Lights Arena, Sport Shows Promotions, Vendors, WeekendContinue ReadingPrevious New dog park closed temporarilyNext Pokémon making it’s presences known at the Besser Museumlast_img read more