Byrum also told a few tales about another telecast character, David Feherty. He mentioned that everything Feherty says on the broadcast is unrehearsed. His level as a strange but brilliant man was set forth in no uncertain terms by Byrum. I am glad he made the trip to Anderson.
Not everything was smooth sailing.
The celebrity on my team didn’t show up. Oh, you thought I was a celebrity? Not by that definition mentioned earlier.
So former Highland standout Matt Dauss was recruited. He was an excellent replacement. Dauss got into the spirit of the event. He was easy-going. He was complimentary of the players on the team who weren’t nearly up to his level, and he seemed to sense that the Classic was about enjoyment.
Also on the team was Yorktown graduate Ashley Sexton. She can really hit the ball. From the women’s tees, she put the team in a great spot to score many times.
Finally, I need to give a big thanks to the HB. This newspaper not only fielded a team to help this great cause, but it also picked me to be one of the four employees to play.
Sports Editor Rick Teverbaugh’s columns appear twice weekly.