• DICKSON: I’ll be back soon

    I’ll be signing off now for a few weeks. As I mentioned in last week’s column, I’m going in for shoulder surgery Thursday. I sure didn’t plan on having to do the “How I spent my summer” paper on having shoulder surgery. Believe me, after having had three major surgeries, I don’t look forward to another one, but my left shoulder sounds like someone threw a handful of quarters in the clothes dryer. READ MORE

  • DICKSON: Facing the disabled list

    It looks as if I’m going on the disabled list to have my left shoulder repaired. I’m scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery on the old wing next Thursday. I will be out of pocket at least two or three weeks. Talk about a great way to celebrate the Fourth of July. At least I’ll be ready for football season — I hope. READ MORE

  • DICKSON: Sharing the moments

    As the sports editor, I’m not much of a news coverage guy, but I never mind pitching in to help out with a graduation. So I covered Baker School's graduation last week. READ MORE

  • DICKSON: Raider championship has Crestview ties

    As much as I sometimes long for the “good old days,” I must say that today’s modern technology has some advantages. Gone are the days of trying to find the game you are interested in on an AM radio station 500 miles away, crackling with static. Today, you simply find the game of your choice and go to the web to watch or listen. READ MORE

  • DICKSON: A special time for Dean and the Raiders

    Twelve years ago, I was in Kissimmee with the then Okaloosa-Walton Community College baseball team as the Raiders played in the Florida College System Activities Association state tournament. At the time, I covered the Raider baseball beat for the Northwest Florida Daily News. READ MORE


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