Adventurers flock again to Hunting Island

Biathlon offers kayakers and runners a unique view of one of South Carolina's most pristine Sea Islands (Note: This story originally appeared in the Beaufort Gazette in 2007). By Will Martin @wmartin89 Last February, Sea Island Rotarian Jack Cunningham found himself on the trails of Hunting Island agonizing over a pool of water. In one week, about … Continue reading Adventurers flock again to Hunting Island

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Warrior in the ring

Military Police soldier applies Warrior Ethos to ‘sweet science’ of boxing (Note: This story originally appeared on Defense Department websites in 2012). By Will Martin @wmartin89 When Spc. Neil Tremethick of the 49th Military Police Brigade landed a full-time gig at the California Military Department headquarters in Sacramento, he began scouting the area for a good gym. The Yellow … Continue reading Warrior in the ring

The story in games

The role of sport in one of the South's most historic African-American sites (NOTE: THIS STORY ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN THE BEAUFORT GAZETTE IN JULY 2007). By Will Martin @wmartin89 In a region already saturated by a sense of its own history, the Penn Center manages to emanate a distinctive character, betraying an important past. The historical high points … Continue reading The story in games

Kickin’ it, Beaufort style

(Note: This story originally appeared in the Beaufort Gazette in July 2007). By Will Martin @wmartin89 Ivey McClam and Worth Liipfert share a house divided. For several weeks, their normally tranquil relationship has been tested by a shared, competitive passion. Each Thursday, the two upwardly mobile 20-somethings have been joining about 80 of their contemporaries at Mets … Continue reading Kickin’ it, Beaufort style