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March Madness Revisited

I read a column by a Yahoo! sports writer prior to the start of the NCAA tournament.  It was all about being invested in a team and having them let you down.  Well, at least Dan Wetzel still has his dog in the hunt, having fallen hard for Syracuse this year.     I, on… Continue reading March Madness Revisited

Collegiate Sports · Just my Thoughts · Sports

Homecoming in Morgantown

It is homecoming weekend in Morgantown, West Virginia.  I remember the homecoming parades and big football games when I spent three years in Morgantown in the early 80’s.  I remember the floats and the celebrations and the Pride of WV marching down the street.  This year’s homecoming opponent is Syracuse and you can see the… Continue reading Homecoming in Morgantown

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College Football at Last

I know that it doesn’t seem all that long ago that there were the usual season-ending complaints about the BCS (Bowl Championship Series) and a National Championship game, but to those of us who love college football, these last eight months have been very long.  I am a college football fan.  I grew up, as most… Continue reading College Football at Last

Just my Thoughts · School Sports

Mountaineers & Orange Make History – the official site for WVU Mountaineer sports – has the following quote in an article about WVU being on the bubble to go dancing. According to West Virginia SID Bryan Messerly, only twice in the existence of the Big East Conference has a 20-win team not made the tournament: 20-8 UConn in 1980… Continue reading Mountaineers & Orange Make History