I think we all feel blessed to be Americans. I feel particularly blessed because it could easily have been different for me. My father is from Egypt and my mother is from Germany. They came to this country after World War II.
• The A-Team Winter Camp will be held on Sundays between December 15, 2013 and January 26, 2014 at Riverside Park from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m for sixth- through eighth-graders. Cost is $100 and will focus on mechanics and individual position training.
Saturday, November 9
Class AAAAA State Meet at Carrollton, Ga., 2:50 (boys), 3:30 (girls)
Friday, Nov. 8 (7:30 p.m.)
Evans at Northside, Warner Robins
Grovetown vs. Jones County
Harlem at Laney
Splitting a pair of games on the first day of the Georgia High School Association Class AA state softball tournament Thursday, the Harlem High School Lady Bulldogs had little wiggle room to work with.
With the leaves changing and the World Series wrapped up, it must mean that seasons are changing. With the NBA having started Wednesday, high school basketball can't be far behind - and, in fact, it isn't.
Since the 2012-13 basketball season ended in March, the county's top two basketball players have transferred out of the area. This was supposed to be the year we saw Reggie Reid emerge as one of the premier guards in the South for the class of 2015.