Deer of the Year

170-class Adams County typical buck downed

For Matthew Sandel, March 12 can’t get here quickly enough — and the wait will be excruciating to say the least.

That’s the day the mandatory 60-day drying period will elapse on the 10-point buck he killed in Adams County on Jan. 12. It has been green-scored twice and produced a net Boone & Crockett score of 172 5/8 inches. […]