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    Run to Win

    04.18.18 | Weekly Article | by Dr. Hayes Wicker

    On March 3, Sir Roger Bannister died at age 88. He will be forever remembered as the 25-year old medical student from England who for the first time broke the four minute mile at 3:59.4 seconds on a cold, blustery day. It seemed to be an...

      A Guaranteed Place

      04.11.18 | Weekly Article | by Dr. Hayes Wicker

      I read a few years ago about Plainfield Middle School in Plainfield, Indiana. They had a guaranteed place of participation for everyone. They had a strict “no cut” policy concerning athletic teams and music groups. Unlike most of the...


        04.04.18 | Weekly Article | by Dr. Hayes Wicker

        You would not think of communicating by signaling with semaphore, using flags or lights. Semaphores were used before the invention of the telegraph to transmit messages or convey distress signals. Small flags were held in each hand and moved to...

          Truth or Trivia

          03.28.18 | Weekly Article | by Dr. Hayes Wicker

          I am making a confession; my brain is like a blotter for trivia. As someone close to me described me, “You are a veritable repository of useless information!” Praise God, I also know the truth! Someone in the American Trivia...

            What Matters Most

            03.21.18 | Weekly Article | by Dr. Hayes Wicker

            S.B. “Burk” Burnett was a true Texan. He carved the Four Sixes Ranch out of the parched land north of Wichita Falls. Drought stalked his herds one year, so he drilled for water but hit crude. News of the oil brought only a scowl from...

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