ScuttleBu(r)t …Harry Boyce big fan of Gold Medal basketball

Harry Boyce conducted his Work-Some-More Summer Skills Camp this week in Florence. (Burt Angeli/The Daily News Photo)

Harry Boyce, director of Team 1848 Grassroots Youth Hoops, has traveled the world in his basketball career.

One of those stops has been Hermansville for the famed Gold Medal Classic. Where does the crackerbox Community Center Gym rank among his many sites for basketball?

“Top five,” said Boyce, a Green Bay high school star who played professionally in Europe.

Boyce, hosting his Work-Some-More Summer Skills Camp at the Florence Elementary School gym, cited the Gold Medal atmosphere. He was impressed by the jam-packed gym with the diminutive court, and the players giving their all primarily for love of the game.

Gold Medal director Raymond Bray calls Boyce a “top-notch player, person and coach.”

“Harry knows the game,” Bray said.

Boyce, who starred in Hermansville tournaments, instructed boys and girls in grades 3-12 at the Florence camp …

Green Bay Press-Gazette and former staffer Jeff Ash noticed some cute signs on the Bellin Run 10K course.

One of the best from Greene Ave. in Allouez: “Run like Aaron Rodgers is at the finish line with a puppy!”

World Cup soccer, minus my favorite teams USA and Italy, starts today in Russia.

I checked in with Iron Mountain High School soccer coach Steve Hodgins for his prediction.

“It’s a tough field but I think Messi will finally win his (first) World Cup, so I’ll take Argentina,” Hodgins said.

Messi, entering his fourth World Cup, was on the losing end of the 2014 finals to Germany …

Recreation Lanes has wrapped up a construction project installing new gutters ..

Norway’s Danae Anderson played so well in the Skyline Central Conference and UP Division 2 golf tournaments that I thought for sure her dad, Dan, had turned over his magical Jack Underhill putter.

But, no, Dan, is not going to give it up. The legendary Underhill gifted the blade to Dan many years ago, and many Oak Crest golf titles ensued …

Veteran Niagara volleyball coach Carol St. Arnauld also serves as a driver’s ed instructor. She has her future licenced drivers look for stories involving distracted driving and accidents.

Good going, Carol …

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