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ScuttleBu(r)t leftovers, Oct. 6, 2012

October 6, 2012 - Burt Angeli
ScuttleBu(r)t ...

That youth football team running Marv Harry’s explosive Mountaineer offense hopes to crack the win column today in the final game. “The offense is proven,” reported the coach. “We’re putting in a few new wrinkles this week.” Marv’s plays worked like a charm in the early 1980s with Danny Bianco, Craig Allen and Billy Joe Popp carrying the ball ...

My research happened upon the 1980 All-U.P. football team. The Class ABC backfield consisted of top vote-getter Mike Stimac of Munising, Chris Hofer of Menominee and Ron Gerstner of Escanaba. Tim McGuire of Kingsford, a lot better than these other guys, somehow wound up fourth in the voting ...

Oak Creek (Wis.) kicker Bianca Alarcon, when approaching her mother about playing high school football, was initially told no. The persuasive senior now shows two field goals, one from 37 yards, and 21 extra-point boots without a miss. “I said if I got hurt, I promised I won’t play anymore,” Bianca told the Milwaukee JournalSentinel ...

Boston Globe baseball expert Nick Cafardo, on Tigers star Miguel Cabrera: “There were a lot better defensive third baseman in the league, but Cabrera didn’t kill the Tigers there, and he didn’t wear down as some thought he would.” ... Only two active players with at least 350 homers, 250 steals, 1,000 RBI and each with 30 triples — Alex Rodriguez and Alfonso Soriano ...

North Central Coach Kevin Bellefeuil mentioned during pre-season drills that he’s never too busy to help his wife with the dishes. That got me to wondering about the area’s other Mid-Eastern Conference football coach and his dish-washing ability. Scouting report from a reliable source: “Good guy. Good griller. No dish washer.” ...

From Brad Dickson, Omaha World Herald: “A striking referee said that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was “damaging the integrity of the league.” I think the integrity of the NFL went out the window around the time Clay Matthews filmed his first adult diaper commercial.” ...

 
 

 

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