WEATHER IN LINCOLN COUNTY


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Taft wins two of three in California Softball Tourney

Taft High's Katie McCardell Fielding a line drive

Taft High’s Wednesday Lewis
Fielding a ground ball in practice

Taft High won the first two games but lost the nightcap Saturday in a softball tripleheader at the Anderson Cubs Classic in Redding, Calif.

Katie McCardell wins two games for Taft Friday

Katie McCardell wins two games for Taft Friday


The Tigers opened the spring break trip with a 10-1 five-inning victory over Arcata (Calif.) High, defeated Yreka (Calif.) 9-4 in the second game and dropped the final game 5-1 to Foothill (Calif.) High.

Taft High won the first two games but lost the nightcap Saturday in a softball tripleheader at the Anderson Cubs Classic in Redding, Calif.

Read the full story at SportsLincolnCounty.com or just click here.

About Sports Reporter Jim Fossum:

Lincoln County resident Jim Fossum is a longtime local newspaper reporter and award-winning journalist with 30 years experience in print journalism. He worked at the Newport News-Times and the Lincoln City News Guard for the past six years. Jim was an editor, reporter, beat writer, columnist and page designer at the near-200,000-circulation Las Vegas Review-Journal for 25 years before retiring to the Oregon Coast at age 48 in January 2006.

Fossum, 57, was among the youngest sports editors of a major metropolitan daily when he was promoted at age 33 to be sports editor of the Review-Journal in 1991. He served 16 years as sports editor of Nevada’s largest paper and oversaw a staff of 17 full-time writers and copy editors and a daily color section of eight to 10 pages on weekdays and 16 to 18 on weekends and Mondays during football season.

Fossum was named Nevada Sportswriter of the Year in 1998 by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, and joined national winners Jim Nantz of CBS Sports and Mitch Albom, then of the Detroit Free Press, in Salisbury, N.C., for the awards ceremony.

Winner of numerous awards from the Nevada Press Association for news, feature, column and headline writing, he has judged several state newspaper and high school design, editing and writing contests. While serving in virtually every role of print journalism at the Review-Journal, Fossum attended several annual seminars at numerous major newspapers across the country, including the Baltimore Sun, The Arizona Republic, the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Los Angeles Times, the Seattle Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune. Subjects of these gatherings of journalists of all abilities from papers of all sizes included layout and design, editing, interviewing, writing, headline and caption writing, typography and photography.

Fossum has worked with many of the most talented journalists and iconic athletes in the world while covering Final Fours, college bowl games, world championship boxing and all three major professional golf tours as a longtime member of the Golf Writers Association of America. He has written for Golf and Golf Digest magazines and been a contributor to Sports Illustrated. Jack Nicklaus, Joe Montana, Larry Bird and Bjorn Borg are among the many sports superstars he has interviewed in addition to documenting the careers of Las Vegans Randall Cunningham, Andre Agassi and Greg Maddux.

A longtime member of the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE organization), Fossum helped oversee the group’s annual West Regional Convention for several years at numerous Las Vegas Strip resorts. He helped recruit the APSE’s National Convention, featuring virtually all of the nation’s leading sports journalists, to the MGM Grand in 2006.

In the summer of 2005, 30 years after graduating from Lake Havasu (Ariz.) High School, he was honored with his alma mater’s Distinguished Alumni Award in his first year of eligibility and delivered the Class of 2006 commencement speech.

Fossum has been honored with numerous community service awards from charitable organizations such as the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the American Cancer Society. Before retiring in 2006 with a vision disability, Fossum was cited for his contributions to local sports by the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame.

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