Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Posted September 17, 2014in Locker Room

Whiff-It, whiff it good

After the inaugural Whiffle Ball Classic, Doug Vinsand, Katie Ketelsen, Chris Juhl, Jason Wells and Brian Flynn got together for drinks. Their conversation steered toward setting up a tournament that combined memories of their youth with fundraising. The solution was simple: more Wiffle ball. “We wanted to have a true

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Posted September 10, 2014in Locker Room

The more, the merrier

Have you heard the latest craze? It’s the new fab exercise sweeping the nation, and we have God to thank! Recent studies suggest that kneeling for long periods of time, followed by occasional standing and swaying, reduces your cholesterol count while boosting your immune system. While the above may be

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Posted September 03, 2014in Locker Room

The grace of a swan, the ferocity of a jaguar

Understanding others makes a better knowledge of oneself possible, but that understanding takes time and attention. Why not branch out this weekend and take in the sites, sounds, smells and tastes of the Latino Heritage Festival. While enjoying some of the traditional delicacies and entertainment, make time to check out

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Posted August 27, 2014in Locker Room

Say goodbye to the dog days of summer

Too often, man’s best friend is unable to join its master in fun and camaraderie. While the family piles in the car heading out for adventures, the dog is left behind — except for this weekend. It’s time to take in the last days of summer with your four-legged friends.

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Posted August 20, 2014in Locker Room

Blood, sweat and beers

A little dirt never hurt anyone. Add in blood, sweat and beers, and you’ve got the makings of a high-octane day that’ll leave you a weathered warrior. So what is Titan MOB? For those who skipped Mythology 101, the Titans were elder gods who ruled earth before being overthrown by

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Posted August 13, 2014in Locker Room

The ups and downs of competition

In life there are ups and downs. A lucky few will travel around the world, perhaps see the Eiffel Tower, while others will simply go around the corner as they walk the dog. The same goes with sports. Some will make it to the professional level while others are destined

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Posted August 06, 2014in Locker Room

Cow chips, guns and rubber chickens

The oil is bubbling. The heat is rising. The kids are on leashes. That’s right, it’s time to brave the humidity and get out there for this year’s Iowa State Fair. It is no different out at fairgrounds this year as an array of contests and activities take over the

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Posted July 30, 2014in Locker Room

On a full stomach

Sometimes runners take extra care about what they eat and drink in the weeks and days leading up to a race. Maybe they’ll carbo-load, order extra servings of broccoli and beans or drink gallons of water. Then there are races that buck the traditional triathlon style for something a little

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Posted July 23, 2014in Locker Room

I believe I can fly

Do you know what pickup line works without fail? “I can fly.” Sure, Lois Lane might have feigned disinterest and even made the Man of Steel compete with his own alter ego, but she never said “No” to a night in the clouds. Hell, even Steve Trevor had to contain

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Posted July 16, 2014in Locker Room

Fur, feathers, humps and stripes

A day at the races means fun in the sun, checking out the equestrian athletes showing off their speed. As the horses get near the finish line, you can also feel the reverberation of the air and the ground in your chest. Now imagine substituting a striped ass, hunchback and

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