Our guide Sancho carefully drew a map in the air with his index finger, uttering words that cause fly anglers to scratch their chins with a measure of dignity, before scratching themselves.

Ron Meek and I stood on the banks of Boulder River near Big Timber and watched a jet boat the size of a Florida shrimper power up the roiling water that dumped from the Absaroka Range into the Yellowstone.

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Watching televised replays of sporting events has proved to be one way to fill the void of live-action games that have been plunged into a deep freeze for a good two months because of the coronavirus.

Digging through my Blue Mountain Sports Awards files and gleaning details that were needed for recent columns that appeared in this space turned out to be for me a pleasant trip down memory lane.

The panel of judges responsible for determining the winners of the Blue Mountain Sports Awards these past 43 years should be commended for their dedication and fairness.

Walla Walla Community College’s women’s soccer program — now some two-and-a-half decades old — has proven to be quite formidable in the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC), formally the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC).

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When the first Blue Mountain Sports Awards took place in the cafeteria at Walla Walla Community College in the spring of 1977, Max Seachris was honored as Coach of the Year.

The act of shuffling through my old baseball cards while researching for a column that appeared in last Sunday’s Union-Bulletin brought back a flood of memories.

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Burned out from reading too many books, disheartened by the news on cable TV and still a few hours away from my afternoon jog, I decided it was time to look for another way to deal with this coronavirus insanity.

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One could hypothesize that the postponement and cancellation of sporting events locally, regionally, nationally, and around the globe due to the coronavirus has been painful.

The coronavirus that prematurely ended Walla Walla Community College’s women’s basketball season earlier this month isn’t expected to negatively impact, at least in a big way, four-year colleges who are interested in recruiting Warrior sophomores.

I’ll bet you a buck to a dime that rarely a day goes by I don’t get a phone call from somebody either living here or visiting the area asking about the availability of a truly public pistol range.