Monthly Archives: November 2012

Whitmer favored over Moeller

Toledo Whitmer is a five-point favorite over Cincinnati Moeller in the Division I state championship football game Saturday night in Canton. Here are the official lines for all games this weekend, including halftime lines. FRIDAY D-6 Maria Stein Marion Local … Continue reading

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High School Football Betting Lines

We’re down to the final four with Mentor and Moeller favored in the Division I semifinal games this Saturday night. Here are the latest lines in all six divisions, for information purposes only. Divisions 2, 4 and 6 will be … Continue reading

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Notre Dame-USC Revisited

I know what you’re going to think in just a few seconds. He can’t remember where he parked his car but he remembers minute details of a football game played 48 years ago. I plead guilty, your honor. Unbeaten and … Continue reading

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Wildest Saturday Ever

That headline may be an exaggeration, but not by much. Three overtime football games, each with a bearing on state or national championships. Before getting to the colleges, I’m going to comment on Mentor’s 57-56 playoff victory over St. Ignatius … Continue reading

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Playoff Point Spreads

St. Ignatius is favored by 9 1/2 points Saturday night because the oddsmakers believe the Wildcats will devise a plan to slow down Mentor’s amazing quarterback Mitch Trubisky and his unstoppable passing attack. Look at what Mentor did to St. … Continue reading

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Do you know this woman?

Harriet, a church activist in a small town, considered herself the gold standard for morality. She also was a notorious gossip and when she noticed George’s pickup truck parked in front of the town tavern, she spread the rumor that … Continue reading

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Bank Robber

A priest told me this one. As the bank robber turned to leave, his mask slipped down. He quickly pulled it back up, but worried that the handful of customers had seen his face. One by one, he asked them. … Continue reading

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High School Playoff Point Spreads

Here they are for Week 2 of the playoffs. I’ll just give you the favorites and the numbers. The second number is the over/under. First, however, are the odds for winning the state championships. D-I — Ignatius 2-1; St. Ed’s … Continue reading

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I’m back, spread the word

Yes, my hiatus is over. My computer was hacked back in August. Actually, it was vandalized. The hackers erased my entire address book and screwed up many of its innate functions. Well, I’m back in business. I’ve had so many … Continue reading

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Final Friday Night Touchdown

This Friday will be the season finale of Friday Night Touchdown on Fox 8. We’ll also say goodbye to co-host Allie LaForce, who has moved to Los Angeles to work for the CBS network’s new sports cable channel. She’ll fly … Continue reading

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