Whatever lull July and early August brought to my workload, it’s officially over. Softball season, volleyball season, fall baseball season, and of course football season — they’ve all begun. And that means plenty of sports and teams to choose from most days of the week (except Wednesday, when no one plays because they all go to church … seriously).
The challenge now isn’t finding a story – it’s finding time to do the story knowing I still have to spend a few hours paginating. Now, I don’t mind paginating — I enjoy the visual challenge of placing stories and photos in an eye-catching manner, and I like the idea of controlling not only the content of our sports pages, but the design for it as well.
But first and foremost, I’m a reporter. I still like writing more than anything else my job entails.
Here’s what I wrote last week.