You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myStatesman.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myStatesman.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myStatesman.com.

breaking news

House approves controversial change to ‘sanctuary cities’ bill

Letters to the Sports Editor


New arena plan riddled with parking woes

The proposal to construct a new basketball venue on the parking lot south of Mike Myers Stadium on the UT campus has major faults.

First, it will eliminate a large parking lot close to the campus, continuing the disregard of the university for the parking needs of faculty, staff and students that has existed for many years. Second, it will create a facility with no nearby inexpensive parking for people attending events.

This is an ill-considered plan. It is a plan that only serves the interests of the athletic program at the expense of the rest of the university’s community. The proposal should at least include the replacement of all displaced parking spaces. Try again …

FRANK SIMON, Round Rock

Missing a beloved coach and his ‘Right Way’

This letter is a small token of my appreciation to my coach, role model, leader and, more importantly, friend who always seemed to do things the “Right Way.”

BJ Wolf was the type of coach who had the ability to make you want to play for him and to always perform the “Right Way.” He would be sure that you practiced hard but always practiced the “Right Way,” which carried over into our performances in our basketball games. He was an outstanding coach who went on to win more than 500 games in his coaching career.

BJ was more than just a coach. He was always a very positive role model to me who played a huge factor for me to choose coaching as my profession as well. I owe a lot to BJ Wolf.

Probably the area that I will miss most about BJ is our true friendship, and his ability to make you laugh. If you were around BJ for very long, there was always laughter. He had a great sense of humor, and it was always fun to be around BJ, no matter who you were.

I will greatly miss BJ Wolf. He did things the “Right Way.”

ED SANDERS, Bastrop



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Sports

Hays softball team embraces a heartfelt mission to play for Brynn
Hays softball team embraces a heartfelt mission to play for Brynn

When Brynn Aylor laughed, so did her friends. “As soon as you heard (her laugh), all you can do is laugh,” said Maddie Villarreal, a junior right fielder for the Hays softball team. “Sometimes you would just want to tell her, ‘Be quiet, Brynn.’ Because we would get in trouble, because it was loud. I think about it now...
Golden: While the Spurs and Grizzlies go to war, the Rockets will rest
Golden: While the Spurs and Grizzlies go to war, the Rockets will rest

Reason No. 1 why the San Antonio Spurs need to finish up this Memphis business: The Houston Rockets. MVP candidate James Harden is icing up his sore ankle and resting that beard while his supporting cast is on a surge after blasting out the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games. Besides Harden’s foot, the only bad news surrounding the Rockets is...
Central Texas hole-in-one listings

Jake Adams, 9-iron, 160-yard 8th hole Pedernales Golf Club; witnesses: Fran Szal Kwang Choi, 5-wood, 190-yard 3rd hole at Morris Williams; witnesses: Ki Shin, Allen Park, Man Lee, Yao Kam Matt DeLorenzo, 7-iron, 165-yard 3rd hole at Spanish Oaks; witnesses: John Williams, Kevin Healy, Levi Burks Clem DePalma, 7-iron, 123-yard 9th hole at Balcones;...
And with the first pick …: Our 2017 NFL mock draft, from Nos. 1-32
And with the first pick …: Our 2017 NFL mock draft, from Nos. 1-32

NFL MOCK DRAFT American-Statesman staff writer Kevin Lyttle and fantasy expert Cat Vasquez offer their thoughts on round one Thursday night. Pick, team;Lyttle;Vasquez 1. Browns;Mitch Trubisky (QB/North Carolina);Myles Garrett (DE/Texas A & M) KL: The Aggie is the smart pick, but Browns management sees Cleveland-area QB as its next Bernie Kosar. 2....
Bohls: Near end of his career, Ginobili is more heart than spare part
Bohls: Near end of his career, Ginobili is more heart than spare part

The tributes came pouring in, unsolicited but totally accurate. Pau Gasol spoke of his teammate’s “intensity and willingness to sacrifice his body.” Kawhi Leonard raved about his friend’s “competitive nature.” Patty Mills? He referred to the “grandpa juice” that his elderly teammate brings to the floor...
More Stories