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‘Cause and effect’ Baseball rituals play a big role in athlete’s faith

By Patti Arnold

Never, ever step on the foul line. It’s a longstanding baseball superstition, the equivalent of the “step on a crack, break your mother’s back” children’s rhyme. It’s not the only superstition in baseball, ...


Barry Davis cherishes the memories

By Jon Mitchell

Barry Davis still has fond memories of his time as the head coach of the Gloucester County College (N.J.) baseball team in the 1990s. “For us, in our little world, we were the team that everyone hated. We were the big guys and the team ...

Woman dies after cardiac arrest at El Paso County jail

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — A 40-year-old woman has died after suffering from medical issues in an El Paso County jail holding cell. The Gazette reports that Erica Klag died at a Colorado Springs hospital on Thursday after going into cardiac ...

Sheriff to Collbran-area residents: Prepare to evacuate

By Mike Wiggins

Authorities are advising residents in the Collbran area to be prepared to evacuate their homes and leave the area after a pond that formed following a deadly landslide two years ago released water early this morning, causing localized ...

Colorado to begin Memorial Day crackdown on drunken driving

By The AP

DENVER — Colorado authorities will be stepping up their drunken driving enforcement during the Memorial Day weekend. The Denver Post reports that the Colorado Department of Transportation is cracking down on DUI drivers with sobriety ...

Investigators say failed engine caused Wyoming plane crash

By The AP

POWELL, Wyo. — Federal investigators have determined that a plane crash near Cody that killed four people last year was likely caused by a failed engine. An April report from the National Transportation Safety Board says the pilot, ...

Play ball!

By The Daily Sentinel

Baseball is a game of inches. It’s also a game of rituals and superstitions. In 1997, the Cowley College (Kansas) baseball team made a habit of scouring the Horizon Drive landscape on the bus ride from the hotel to the Alpine Bank ...

Printed Letters: May 27, 2016

By Staff

Effective teachers, not textbooks, key to success A quote from “Behind the Times” in the Sentinel caught my attention: “A book that was rigorous for a fourth-grade student 10 to 20 years ago, when most resources were last ...


Suspect in Clifton shooting arrested

By Gabrielle Porter

A 22-year-old man arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting in Clifton earlier that day is being held in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond while authorities seek another suspect. Tre Glenn Richardson, who appeared in Mesa County Court ...

Blotter, May 27, 2016

By Staff

Cops get a lucky break A 22-year-old man accused of stealing a car in Montrose before abandoning it in an alley was arrested after someone reporting the theft to a police officer happened to see the suspect walking by outside, according to ...

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