Remembering train tragedy

Marvin WestWest Knox, westwords

It’s been 54 years and Ed Roland still isn’t over it.
On the early Monday morning of Oct. 18, 1965, the then junior at Bearden High was puttering along on his …

Hooray and amazing, Vol season reborn

Marvin Westwestwords

Hooray, hooray and amazing, too. Give us another chorus of Rocky Top. The Tennessee football season has been reborn.
For the first time in a long time, defense pulled an upset …

Cowbells are coming

Marvin Westwestwords

This just in: My two friends in Starkpatch agree. Mississippi State fully expects to dump more misery on Tennessee come Saturday. Both asked if cowbells are admissible at Neyland Stadium. …

Oh my, it was worse than expected

Marvin Westwestwords

My favorite saying, when I don’t know what else to say, is “Oh my,” on loan from Dick Enberg.
Tennessee is going from bad to worse.
If the Volunteers lost the Georgia …

Tennessee and Florida used to be …

Marvin Westwestwords

As omens go, there was a beautiful orange sunrise in Union County. Alas and alas, the Volunteers don’t play here this week.
Once upon a time, Tennessee and Florida were football …

Tennessee info Florida may not know

Marvin Westwestwords

Do you suppose Florida is alarmed by the rebirth of Tennessee football? Probably not.
It was Chattanooga, reduced in difficulty by all those turnovers plus the blocked kick, to no problem.
Upon …