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Altman still swingin’ at 78

Mr. Altman before his game August 12.

Mr. Altman before his game August 12.

Albert Altman has loved sports all his life, and that passion has allowed him to continue competing at age 78.

Mr. Altman plays in an adult softball league against players who are usually half his age, if not younger. The league consists of a lot of his family members, but Mr. Altman doesn’t take it easy on them.

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NFL preseason ‘just like old times’

“Seems like old times, being here with you, just like old times ….”

You can look at that lead in two ways. It’s a great song from the 1950s or it’s another Jaguars football game.

For this column it’s the latter.

I watched the Jaguars play the Dolphins with great interest to see if the they progressed under new coach Gus Bradley.

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Wildcat coach says offense is getting faster, defense benefitting from pads-on practice

The BCHS football program continued training camp throughout last week in preparation for the kickoff of the season August 23.

After running through non-contact drills for the majority of the first week, the team was finally able to begin hitting with pads on August 10. The practice opened up with a hitting drill pairing players of similar positions against one another. The physical nature of the drill set the tone for the rest of practice.

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