2024-06-20 3:33 PM

Picking Splinters: The Birth of Sudden Death

Last weekend, ESPN looked back on the epic clash in the National Football League’s 1958 Championship, known today as “The Greatest Game Ever Played.” The game carries that reputation in large part because it was the first football championship game to be decided in sudden death overtime.

Local Dining Spots Offer Fare for Every Taste

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Whether it’s because you’ve burned the last four turkeys, or simply become too tired to endure another family feud over how to carve the thing, the News-Press has the holiday dining scoop for those of you who want the cooking done for you this year.

Sports Briefs

Marshall Takes the Win Against Hayfield On Thursday, Aug. 28, George C. Marshall High School’s Varsity Football team beat Hayfield Secondary School 23-12 in Marshall’s first official game of the 2008-09 season. As reported last week, Marshall also won its scrimmage prior to the regular season over the Dominion Titans.

Picking Splinters: Packer Polarization

In the wake of college basketball analyst Billy Packer’s departure from CBS, sports pundits of all sizes have clamored to comment on his virtues and vices. While some of his peers spared no time lamenting his future absence and applauding his career, others, mainly the youngbloods of the blogosphere wasted no time kicking up their […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Dogwood Tavern

  When The Band sings, “Oh, to be home again, down in Old Virginny,” they could easily be singing about the newly opened Dogwood Tavern. With just one visit, one certainly feels at home. The restaurant is located on West Broad Street and promises to soon become a comfortable neighborhood staple.

Restaurant Spotlight: Rhodeside Grill

With warm weather in the air, baseball season fully in swing and gas prices rising daily, many people are due to be searching for a new local sports bar and restaurant with low prices and great food, preferably with coverage of virtually every live sporting event. While this man-topia sounds incredible in theory, Rhodeside Grill […]