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Scuttle leftovers, Aug. 4, 2012

August 5, 2012 - Burt Angeli
ScuttleBu(r)t ...

Former Green Bay Packer star and author Chester Marcol wasn’t enough to prevent South Range from wrapping up the Over 50 Softball League title. Marcol, playing for Houghton (3-6), posted two hits in a 17-15 loss ...

Holt High School pitcher Justin Alleman, once coached by Kingsford High School grad Brad Phillips, was drafted in the 18th round by the Kansas City Royals. He turned down the Royals’ contract offer and will play for Michigan State University ...

I’m sort of siding with U.S. women’s soccer goalie Hope Solo in her spat with NBC soccer analyst Brandi Chastain. Solo, via Twitter, said Chastain needed to "get more educated" about the current game before criticizing U.S. defenders. My problem with Chastain is she seems to be the Joe Theismann of women’s soccer. Like the pro football experts, she never stops talking ...

From an obituary in the Massena (N.Y.) Dailey Courier-Observer: "Marylou Cunningham Belles, of Bethel, CT, died July 13th, 2012, after giving cancer the finger for 27 years. She was also a lifelong NY Mets fan though surprisingly, that wasn't what killed her." ...

From Brad Dickson, Omaha World Herald: “Sir Roger Bannister will be honored at the London Olympics. In Britain, some of the top distance runners are called “Sir.” That’s opposed to the U.S., where our top distance runners are called “Who?” ...

 
 
 

 

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