Tony Overbay

Running Relay for Life and for GEMS inspires marathon runner

Recently, I took to the track to run a few laps. I was surrounded by very enthusiastic, supportive people that made the run truly an experience of a lifetime. Now, you may be ...

24 hours, 111 miles, great cause

Bake sales and car washes are nothing compared with Tony Overbay’s fundraising idea. In offering to lend Glen Edwards Middle School’s sports teams a hand, he was on his feet fo ...

Tony Overbay running for 24 hours Friday-Saturday

Tony Overbay, a Lincoln father of four, is beginning the Save Our Sports 4.2 mile fun run on Saturday at Glen Edwards Middle School a day early. Overbay won’t begin his run at S ...

Tony Overbay enjoys being a Watch Dog

I remember watching Jimmy Faulkner kick a ball back when I was in third grade. Jimmy was in fifth grade, but as I remember it, he had a full beard and stood about 6 feet tall. ...

Summer memories to last a year

To someone walking by, the scene was pretty pathetic. I was sitting by myself near Tomorrow Land in Disneyland. My family had moved on to ride Nemo or maybe the cars at Autotopia ...

Three Lincoln athletes complete 100-mile Western States Endurance Run

Three Lincoln athletes competed in the 37th annual 100-mile Western States Endurance Run over the weekend. Lincoln’s Tony Overbay, 40, and Chris Perillo, 40, competed in the me ...

Humor guy is back

Almost 12 years ago, I wrote my first column in the Lincoln News Messenger. It was an editorial piece. I was tired of jogging around town getting chased by dogs. I called for leash ...

Stars aligned for this vitamin-chewing, bargain-hunting 40-year-old

Let me start with four confessions. First, I’m a bit of a vitamin junkie. Second, I have a hard time swallowing pills. Third, I’m a sucker for a bargain and fourth, I just tur ...

Keeping your kids in tune to that ‘President’s Day’ magic

Hey kids, if you’re under 12 and stumbled upon this column, well, go ahead and keep moving along. There’s nothing to read here. I’d recommend the opinion pages on A4 and A5. ...

When it comes to health care, mum’s the word

With all the talk lately about health care, I found myself thinking back to my first health-care crisis. I was 5. I had a friend named Blue. He was 3, maybe 4 and not much of a t ...