Maybe you didn't jump for joy when Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics pitched the 300th no-hitter in Major League Baseball history the other night. Nobody cheers when a pundit publishes his 300th column; or when a politician makes his 300th gaffe. (OK, maybe that last one some do.)

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One hundred and sixty-two games. Six months. A romantic connection unlike any other. Baseball demands the most, yet gives back the most.

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SANFORD – The exhausting heat of Friday didn’t deter the Richmond Rattlers senior baseball team from acquiring new hardware to bring back to Richmond County.

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ROCKINGHAM -- There is a lot more behind the scenes of the Richmond Rattlers' summer baseball program than batting practice, lining the field and night games. And for head coach Ricky Young, coaching summertime ball is worth every drop of sweat.

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