Maybe this is what that whole thing about divorce being like an amputation is about, the idea that it is something you survive but that there is less of you in the end.
Whether or not we are ready for them, warmer days are on the horizon. That means anglers who have spent the winter fishing for trout in Southern Nevada’s urban ponds soon will have to look for other options. One of those options is the crappie, a scrappy little panfish that will hammer your bait and put up a fight much bigger than its size. It also will provide you with a tasty fillet at the dinner table.
Last month when I wrote about the possibility of the Pacific-10 Conference expanding and how that might impact the Mountain West, UNLV wasn’t mentioned by name.
Three good stories unfolded, and then the worst was saved for last. The Final Four was filled out by a predictably tired story Sunday as Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski strolled to graciously shake hands, grin and cut down the nets.
When it was announced last year the Mountain West and Missouri Valley conferences would play a four-year challenge series in basketball, there were mostly yawns around here. When UNLV drew Southern Illinois, there were more yawns.
Interesting month, March. You don’t need as many blankets on the bed but feel purchasing that third box of Thin Mints from your neighbor’s daughter a necessity.
It could have gone either way. Jacob Pullen’s second free throw hung on the edge of the rim, briefly appearing as if it would fall off. But it dropped in, and Kansas State pulled off a miracle.