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Day: February 13, 2006

Update: Capt. Smathers passes away

Update: Capt. Smathers passes away

I have an update on the story that I reported last November, Soldier Saves Dog from War Zone Sadly, Capt. Smathers has passed away. He was walking his dogs at a local school when he collapsed suddenly. Paramedics tried to revive Smathers but were not successful. He died on the scene. Smathers’ had endured alot since he returned from Iraq. He had multiple wounds and had gone through seven surgeries. Family and friends reported that things were beginning to look…

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The Flying Tomato

The Flying Tomato

To those who follow the X Games phenom Shaun White is a household name. The kid nicknamed “The Flying Tomato” has dominated snowboarding’s halfpipe since he burst on the scene at the age of 13. He is considered the best in the world. At the wise old age of 19, he had added an Olympic gold to his collection. The usually cool, calm, and collected White was suddenly overcome by the fact that he was really in the Olympics. His…

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