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Scuttle leftovers, Saturday, March 23

March 22, 2013 - Burt Angeli
ScuttleBu(r)t ...

Ross Kenseth, according to Florence grad and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel motorsports writer Dave Kallmann, is an engineering student at Clemson. The son of NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth has fared well at Norway Speedway ...

From country singer Willie Nelson, telling the Port Arthur (Texas) News about owning Pedernales Golf Club outside Austin: "Par is anything you want it to be. For instance, this hole here is a par-47, and yesterday I birdied the sucker."

This sounds like Mrs. Scuttle and Maggie at Bomber’s ...

From Brad Rock, Deseret News: “The BCS has announced its new college football championship tournament will not have a sponsor. In that case, I suggest calling it the “Nick Saban Invitational.” ...

From Boston Globe baseball expert Nick Cafardo: “Victor Martinez, DH, Tigers — (Tigers manager) Jim Leyland is not ruling out designated hitter Victor Martinez catching at some point, especially with year-long interleague play, but he wants him to stay healthy because his presence in the lineup could be huge ...

There’s an obvious trade to be made: Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello to Boston for Andrew Bailey (perhaps with another player or two going one way or the other). The Tigers would love an experienced closer like Bailey.” ...

From Dwight Perry, Seattle Times, on goalie Boot Bullwinkle making the Palo Alto (Calif.) all-region boys soccer team: “Can't confirm he also faxed his letter of intent to Wossamotta U.” ...

John Feinstein of the Washington Post makes it a tie between the Albany Great Danes and South Dakota State Jackrabbits for best NCAA tournament nickname ...

RJ Bell of Pregame.com, according to Matt Youmans of the Las Vegas Review-Journnal, reports more than $12 billion is expected to be wagered worldwide on the NCAA Tournament.

“That’s more action combined than on the Super Bowl,” Bell said ...

Oops! Houghton and the other Class C high school teams in the Michigan girls basketball state semifinals at Michigan State’s Breslin Center shot from the college three-point line.

The Gremlins, who didn’t use that for an excuse, shot 4 of 19 from three-point territory. State officials later corrected the error and placed the high school three-point line for the rest of the games ...

Former Notre Dame and NBA star Adrian Dantley makes $14,685.50-a-year pay as a two-hour-a-day school-crossing guard in Silver Spring, Md. ...

Ryne Smith, grandson of the late Forest Park coaching great Stu Smith, remains active with Purdue University basketball.

Smith has moved from player to coach, serving this season as a student assistant. He’s described as “one of the most prolific and gutsy shooters in the history of Purdue basketball” on the school Web site ...

Florence’s Kari Flunker and Cedarville (Ohio) University wound up third in the NCCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship at Winona Lake, Ind.

Cedarville (20-10), with Flunker the chief assistant since 2010, achieved its fifth straight 20-win season and the 11th in 12 years. She starred for the Bobcats and Cedarville ...

An unofficial 2011-2012 survey, noted by Mike Vandermause of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, indicated that 80.7 percent of Wisconsin’s high school girls basketball coaches were women.

For our 10-school area, there’s four women coaching basketball ...

Freshman Bre Cera, from Wisconsin Division 1 state runner-up Mukwonago, already has made a commitment to attend UW-Green Bay. The 5-foot-10 Cera will likely hear from other colleges before she graduates in 2016 ...

 
 
 

 

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