It’s Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Over the years I have known several that have found ticks on them including myself. My son had Lyme disease from a tick bite. I found out that if you removed a tick the right way within 24 hours, you are less likely to get Lyme disease. So, do you know how to safely remove a tick from your skin? Learn how at go.usa.gov/xvQrf.
According to Sports Columnist, D. Mark Mitchell, Opelika’s basketball head coach John Wadsworth is leaving. Coach Wadsworth is headed to Enterprise High School to take an assistant coaching position. Good Luck, Coach!
Buster Daniel was named the new head football coach for Lee-Scott Academy today. Coach Daniel replaced Robert Johnson that resigned in March to go coach his old alma mater, Montgomery Academy.
Coach Daniel moved from Opelika to Valley and in his 3rd year coaching the Valley Rams coached them to their best season since 2011 with a record of 7-5.
On Monday, 5/4/20, the sports world lost a legion, Don Shula, a Hall of Fame NFL who led the Miami Dolphins to two Super Bowl titles but most of all, he is the only NFL coach to have a perfect season at 17-0. He was 90. (1930-2020)
COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) has now affected the sports world again. This year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Because of the COVID-19, they have been proposed to July 23 – August 8, 2021. Let’s pray these athletics do not get sick and have a chance next year.