Home on the range

By Gary Lloyd   I have stood inside the ropes at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, among the pink azaleas and tall dogwoods, and played for free at the Country Club of Birmingham, yet, inexplicably, I can’t get a long-shuttered driving range out of my mind.     It always seemed to be on … Continue reading Home on the range

Metro area well-represented on national title golf team

By NJCAA.org Clinching its seventh national title in program history did not come easy for Central Alabama Community College last month. Midway through the 2019 NJCAA DI Men's Golf Championship, the Trojans sat in fourth place and trailed the leader Indian Hills by 12 strokes. Led by a trio of top-five finishers, the Trojans pulled … Continue reading Metro area well-represented on national title golf team

Briarwood honors life of ‘faithful’ teacher, coach

By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM – I only knew Jim Brown through Twitter posts about politics and sports, specifically conservative Christian beliefs and his ‘Bama fandom. “I do not apologize for either,” his Twitter bio stated. Amen. Brown, a teacher and coach at Briarwood Christian School for thirty-five years, was a must-follow for me on the … Continue reading Briarwood honors life of ‘faithful’ teacher, coach


Have you ever been teased with something to the point you could cry? The perfect house is fifty thousand dollars over your budget. Your favorite college football team loses the national championship game on the final play. The McRib makes its comeback the week after you started a fierce diet.We’ve all been there. My biggest … Continue reading Augusta