Monthly Archives: April 2016

Splash and I: Rekindling a Friendship Forged through Baseball

1,750 miles one way.  That’s the journey I’ll embark on beginning Friday.  Sunday I’ll be arriving at my destination:  Colcord, Oklahoma, population about 800.  It’s a pilgrimage to see a long time friend, a friendship formed as many of mine have over the years, through sports. Dick Mcquesten loves baseball.  Boy is that an understatement. […]

Has A.A.U. Benefited Maine’s Basketball Landscape?

Want to elicit some strong reactions from Maine’s basketball community?  Mention these three letters:  A.A.U.  In some circles the response will be akin to a skunk showing up at a lawn party, a fellow parishioner ripping a loud, juicy fart in church, or someone breaking out in uproarious laughter at a funeral.  You get the […]