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ScuttleBu(r)t leftovers

July 25, 2010 - Burt Angeli

ScuttleBu(r)t ...

Leftovers from stuff that didn’t make the paper:

From USA Today college football writers, responding to “Is Rich Rodriguez's seat as hot as it seems (at Michigan)?”
Answer: “Let's just say the Wolverines better beat Connecticut in their opener.” ...

Norway High School grad Jim Bronczyk teamed with Rick Yeo and Chuck Lucceshi to shoot an 11-under par 61 and capture the Portage Lake Golf Course senior scramble.
Bronczyk coached Dollar Bay High School basketball to great heights before retiring ...

More bad news for 1641 Parkview and the Mark Dantonio Statue Committee: Michigan is a three-point favorite over MSU for the Oct. 9 clash in Ann Arbor.
Although “Sporting News College Football 2010” picks MSU for seventh and U-M for eighth in the Big Ten ...

Former West Iron County High School and Northern Michigan University football star Jan Quarless has already been lined up for Mike Carr’s Pine Mountain radio show in August.
Quarless, a Dollar Bay school administrator, should have been named NMU’s head coach several years ago. He has coaching experience at several big-time colleges ...

Marinette's Kali Francois, 19, attends the highly regarded Chris McCarron Jockey School in August.
"I'm kind of a speed demon," Francois told Tom (Richie) Kaeser of The EagleHerald. "I love the adrenaline rush."
Those horses get up to 20 mph or the average speed of traffic in our East Kingsford neighborhood ...

Note to those planning to play in the U.P. Golf Association men's championships in Sault  Ste. Marie, Ontario: Arrest, conviction or suspended sentence many years ago for a minor crime, or a juvenile offense, can result in a border detention.
This may be a hang-up for those getting the proper credentials, crossing into Canada and competing in the Aug. 3-6 tournament. One report has about 50 golfers signed up so far  ...

From Iron Mountain High School tennis coach Greg Stegall, who obviouisly spends too much time hanging around Mark Shanks, Dave Nobert and Mark LeClaire:  “In tennis, you better have a short memory. No past, no future, just this point. Play each point the best you can, forget the rest. Points lead to games, games lead to sets, sets lead to the match.” ...

Who made the most progress after signing free agents and making draft picks? Tim Ryan, a Sirius NFL Radio host and Fox Sports pro football analyst who follows the NFC North closely, gives the nod to the Detroit Lions.
"I'm excited about the moves they made," Ryan said of the Lions. "I'm absolutely fired up for the Lions." ...

Richie Hebner played with five teams over an 18-year Major League Baseball career. Now a Baltimore Orioles Triple A coach, Hebner no longer digs graves in the off-season.
"No more graves," Hebner told the Boston Globe, "but now I drive a hearse." ..


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