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Forest Park revamps offense

October 25, 2013
By BURT ANGELI - Sports Writer , The Daily News

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Bill Santilli, Forest Park football coach and future golf pro, operates his most diverse offense in 18 seasons.

The Trojans, in addition to the usual hard-charging offense, can go to the spread and direct snap attacks. Santilli credits veteran assistant Dave Graff for expanding the offense, which averages 42 points per game.

"Dave Graff has a very great mind for football," Santilli said earlier this season. "We toy with things and they start looking good. Our athletes can do many different things. It's a changing game."

Added Santilli with a laugh, "I still get nervous when I don't see the quarterback under center."

Santilli, who got hooked on golf this summer but like the rest of the world has yet to master the 2-iron, takes his unbeaten Trojans to Lake Linden this afternoon. Forest Park, outscoring opponents 337-74 this season, looks for its first unbeaten regular season since 2008 ...

Ironwood soccer Don Cvengros, after losing to Kingsford 4-0 in the U.P. tournament: "They had a really, really good team." ...

Brian Shaw, who once worked out at Iron Mountain's Izzo-Mariucci Center, turned back defending champion Zydrunas Savickas for his second World's Strongest Man in three years.

Shaw, competing his China, stunned the crowd with a deadlift of 975 pounds ...

This is from Chauncey Billups of the Detroit Pistons, but likely echoed by Leader Waitrovich and Roger LeDuc: "Good shooters take good shots." ...

A highly reliable source indicates the grass infield on Marion Park's Little League softball diamond will be removed. Most softball infields are all dirt.

There's also talk of constructing another field in Norway ...

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