Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Staff Contacts | Home RSS
 
 
 

ScuttleBurt

Iron Mountain connection to Northern AD candidate

August 18, 2012
By Burt Angeli - Sports Writer , The Daily News

ScuttleBu(r)t ...

Escanaba's Paul Miller, who enters the U.P. Sports Hall of Fame in the spring, picked up just three technical fouls in his 26 years of basketball coaching.

"People think I'm a renegade coach, but I always had a good relationship with the officials," Miller told The Daily Press.

Miller, one of the most quotable coaches, collected over 300 career victories, including a Class C state title with Stephenson in 1981 ...

Packers, Lions, Vikigs and Bears pocket schedules available at The Daily News. Stamped, self-addressed envelopes appreciated for those unable to stop by the office ...

From Brad Dickson, Omaha World Herald: "A Chicago Cubs fan proposed to his girlfriend on the Wrigley Field scoreboard. Unfortunately, she wasn't in her seat at the time. Here was the guy's first mistake: expecting something to go right at Wrigley in August." ...

BOOK MARKS ... Lou Berney, who will remind readers of Carl Hiaasen or Elmore Leonard, brings back retired wheel man Charles "Shake" Bouchon in "Whiplash River" (William Morrow). I liked Berney's first one, "Gunshot Straight," and this one kept me entertained as well ...

Dave Diles, one of the candidates for the Northern Michigan University athletic director position, claims ties to Iron Mountain.

Joseph Dascola, father of Dave's wife Suzanne, was born and raised in Iron Mountain. Suzanne Diles, one of 10 children, grew up in Greenville.

Although Dave Diles did not get the NMU job, he didn't leave the interview process unhappy.

"I can't speak more highly of the impression the NMU staff and the Marquette community made," said Diles, Case Western Reserve athletic director.

Forrest Karr, director of athletics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, won out in the Northern AD search ...

It was either a former Kingsford basketball coach or two North Carolina State researchers who devloped the formula for shooting the ideal free throw: "52-degree launch angle, three revolutions per second of backspin and a bull's-eye of 2.8 inches beyond the center of the rim."

Sounds like Roger ...

 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web