By Gary R. Blockus
A Sporting Life.net
On Tuesday at noon, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms announced that they will be hosting the Charlotte Checkers in back-to-back games to kick off their home exhibition season for the 2016-17 American Hockey League season, the Phantoms’ third season playing in Allentown’s PPL Center.
The Phantoms will host the
By Gary R. Blockus
On this most solemn of sports days, when we bury Muhammad Ali and say farewell to Gordie Howe, I would just like to thank Gene Prince for seating me next to Gordie so many times in the old Spectrum press box. Gordie taught me more about
I’m a veteran sports and outdoors journalist with a wide variety of skills, talents and contacts ready to begin my own blog after doing so for a newspaper in the past.
I’ve covered two Summer Olympic Games, two Super Bowls, six Stanley Cup finals, NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, World Cup and CONCACAF soccer, the Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants and New York Jets, Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the AHL, as well as world class track and road cycling.
For the last several years, I’ve added the outdoors beat, including hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, conservation issues and more. I truly believe that today’s conservation efforts are necessary to protect, preserve and enhance our proud hunting and fishing heritage.
My site isn’t quite running at full speed at the moment, so look for daily improvements and a host of topics.
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One of my more popular features in print was always the Holiday Gift Guide for the Outdoors, and thanks to the endless stream of words I’m allowed here, there will be plenty of items featured, but instead of one blog entry, I’ll spread it out over many entries in the next few weeks, so please check back often.
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