Bigger hopes for Orange catch up with me

I always look forward to that first dash out of the tunnel for the Syracuse Orange football players. The first kneel in the corner is pretty cool, too. This being the second season under Coach Dino Babers, I had some hopes that last year’s two-win season would be solidly in the rear view. Indeed, that…

A beautiful night for a Chiefs game

It took a while to get back to the stadium this season. No Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle with my dear wife Karen and I this time around at NBT Bank Stadium for the Syracuse Chiefs. My bowling league team buddy Steve thought it would be a great idea for us to go with our…

We found the Olde Oak

We found the Olde Oak. OK, the golf course with the extra ‘e’ is far out there in the Onondaga County countryside of Kirkville, but KP and I have sniffed it out since the days the layout was called Towne Isle. So should say that this time out, we found the old oak. It was…

Timber Banks plays tough no matter how you slant it

KP and I made sure we used the Golf Expo coupon to play Timber Banks on the cheap this season. Sure, that meant we played the tough Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course in the northwest Syracuse suburb of Baldwinsville as just the second time out for the season in order to make the end-of-May cut line…

Here’s to a long and happy golf season 2017

KP and I played nine holes Monday. Late afternoon, post-work for me. He had the day off. It worked out well, this start of our season at Radisson Greens, the beautiful course up near his house some dozen or so miles north-west of the library. It’s a good plan for this summer, I think. This…