Don
Barone

Biography

db has been in the reporting biz for over 30 years, won some Emmys and other awards, but is proudest of his four-decade marriage, his two kids and the fact he founded Tackle The Storm Foundation to help children.

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Prime Chuck

Prime Chuck

By Don Barone

“There's a place for us…”Dateline: Backstage“Chuck, he’s my right hand man and has been so for years, am I going to miss him, you bet I am, you bet.”Trip WeldonB.A.S.S. tournament director“Chuck...

BASSTrakk angst

BASSTrakk angst

By Don Barone

I’m sitting in a rental house at Kentucky Lake working on a story and watching BASSTrakk and I’m all torn up, one of my on the road roomies, Shaw Grigsby is whacking them today and as I write this...

A boy named Fischer

A boy named Fischer

By Don Barone

(A column for your children or grandchildren, not you...)Dateline: Imagination “Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real.”Harry...

Mellow, wins

Mellow, wins

By Don Barone

(or the night I saw Michael Jordan wink)“You jump, jump here…”Dateline: After the weigh-in“Patience will achieve more than force.”~Edmund BurkIt was close, the game, maybe two, three points top....

db: Grand

db: Grand

By Don Barone

“All my life's a circle…”Dateline: Grove, Oklahoma“The journey not the arrival matters.”T. S. Eliot We’re back.Did you miss us?Last time we had a regular season Elite gig, Tak won it by 7...

db: This land

db: This land

By Don Barone

“…was made for you and me…” Dateline: AmericaIf in fact “this land,” was made for you and me, then in fact so should the waters that lap its soil.So should the grass we stand on, so should the...

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