It's summer, and the Bruns family of Celina have taken their boat and crew on the road for another season of racing in the American Power Boat Association (APBA). The trips run from May to October
And although the Quantum Leap - a five-litter hydroplane boat - will race in this weekend's Governor's Cup Regatta on Grand Lake, Mike Bruns and his wife don't think they will make the finals because of the formidable competition. [More]
Twelve hours and half the world away in China, Mark Purdy is the Grand Lake area's man in China.
The Celina High School graduate is finishing up his work in covering the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics as a columnist for the San Jose Mercury News. Purdy has sent back stories from events ranging from track and field and basketball to badminton and synchronized swimming. [More]