On his latest visit home for Memorial Day weekend, Hill and a female friend ventured out on Lake Pontchartrain on a personal watercraft without life vests Sunday night. The two ended up falling off the watercraft in an area of swirling currents near where a major shipping canal runs into the lake.
While the woman survived by grabbing a piling and holding onto it until she was rescued, the 24-year-old Hill, who friends described as a good swimmer, drifted away and disappeared until searchers pulled his body from the water on Monday afternoon, about 17 hours after the accident.
This is a really tragic story and drowning deaths always turn my stomach slightly. May the man rest in peace and condolences to his family.
The Wisdom of Homsar: Let's sing a song of Pennzoil!
I know the indoor team in Wichita did okay attendance wise and with some success drew decent a playoff crowd. But I haven't a clue how solvent they are. With what they pay the players, it shouldn't take much to make a profit.