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On the Sideline: Time flies when you’re having fun

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

By Ryan Kaczmarski
In each person’s professional life, there can be many acts. One goes from merely having a job, to navigating through a career, with all of its ups and downs.
There is that first job one takes while still in high school, to make money to put gasoline in the clunker you and your parents collaborated to buy. Then there were all the odd jobs …Read More

On the Sideline: Deutschland, a dog and the return of the king

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

By Ryan Kaczmarski

As most people might already know, Germany won its first World Cup futbol (soccer) championship in 24 years with a 1-0 victory over Argentina in extra time on Sunday.

The championship game was the culmination of a three-year process, which started with 204 qualifiers (32 in the finals), and saw the United States’ team make the Sweet 16 for the second time in a …Read More

Set a good pace when going from couch to 5K

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

By Ryan Kaczmarski

I started this summer with a goal of competing in, and finishing, the annual Classic at Mastick 5K cross country race. I have covered the event over the last few years, and I thought it would be fun to get out there and run with all of the local cross country teams and the other competitors. I only completed half of that goal, …Read More