This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the remarkable Indian River State College swimming and diving teams. “It’s still the same old story. A fight for love and glory.” It IS the same old story! The IRSC men’s and women’s teams swept the National Junior College Athletic Association’s championships. Again. This time in Buffalo, New York. The men won all 20 of their events. The women won 18. Team members were named male and female swimmers of the year and male and female divers of the year. Sion Brinn was named men’s coach of the year. David Suba was named diving
This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about seeing the New York Mets play at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. Spring training has begun and will last six weeks. Which game do we want to attend? The Mets versus the Yankees? The Red Sox? The Cardinals? We check the schedule on line by putting “mets” in a browser. Most games start at 1:10. The gates open at 11:10. We take I-95 to Exit 121.
This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the 50th annual St. Lucie County Fair. It starts Friday and goes through March 8. A rodeo! The rock band Hairball! Country singer Randy Houser! A demolition derby for amateur drivers! Just like I-95! A midway with 40 rides!