Rhett Kaufman

Rhett Kaufman swings mightily at the ball during his

Meacham went from ‘too clumsy’ to All-American

“He may be too clumsy to even play a down for us,” was the response Sallie Frazier received after asking head coach Jim Frazier what he thought about the Meacham kid, who would become his first All-American. In 1962, the year that the Tornado Bowl was opened, a tall, lanky kid named Randy Meacham began his high school career at Clinton. A career he would transform into the Oklahoma Lineman of the Year in 1964.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Saquon Barkley and the New York Giants settled on a contract for the star running back just in time for training camp, with him signing a oneyear contract worth up to $11 million, a person close to the negotiations told The Associated Press.

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — There’s a noticeable difference in Deshaun Watson, a switch in his demeanor, his actions and words.

Ray remembers his time with Reds

While playing any sport is not forever, being on a team can be beneficial for a player, especially being a leader among the younger players.

Bowling alley to host league meeting

Split Decision and Grill will be hosting a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 31 for anyone looking to participate in its annual bowling leagues.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — NFL owners unanimously approved the sale of the Washington Commanders from Dan Snyder to a group led by Josh Harris and including Magic Johnson for a record $6.05 billion, right before the league announced a $60 million fine for Snyder for improprieties corroborated by its investigation into workplace culture and business dealings.

Great volley

Victoria Smith returns a serve in a game of pickleball at Acme Brick Park.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tiny neighborhood store in downtown Los Angeles sold the winning ticket for the Powerball jackpot worth an estimated $1.08 billion, the sixth largest in U.S. history and the third largest in the history of the game.