It was a good week to be a sportswriter. While covering games throughout the year is a pretty great way to make a living, once the postseason hits, it's that much more enjoyable. There's no tomorrow, and every play or pitch takes on added significance.
Saturday, Nov. 2
Region 2-AAAAA Region Meet at Jones County
Friday, Nov. 1 (7:30 p.m.)
Augusta Christian vs. Orangeburg Prep
Grovetown vs. Greenbrier
Evans vs. Lakeside
Glory For Christ Playoffs
Augusta Prep vs. TBA, 7:30 p.m.
As my husband and I walked past the cemetery, our conversation grew spirited. "I thought about you the other day," he said.
I begged him, "Do go on." It was a Tuesday and I should have known I was making a mistake.
Long before we had iPads and smart phones and apps, we gathered once a year for the county fair. As far back as the 1800s, families anticipated this week of the fall season to share their best crops and latest gadgets and talents. Local fairs united us.