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Jamie Jones: Deck the halls with suplexes
Here are the notes and news items from the week in pro wrestling: WWE is releasing two DVDs just in time for the holiday shopping season: “The History of WWE” and “Raw: The 20 Greatest Episodes Uncut & Unedited.”
A Look Ahead: Football push takes center stage in preps
A tip of the hat to the Northwest Whitfield High School softball team for winning its second straight Class 4A state championship.
Next on the agenda in Tunnel Hill — a trip to the football state playoffs.
Chris Whitfield: Guru plays favorites in cousin wars
I’d say I told you so, but gloating over my phenomenal success this high school football season is getting kind of boring.
Awww, who am I kidding? But quite frankly, the adoring fans and dedicated followers of the Guru of Gridiron Guessing have come to expect nothing less from the Peerless Prep Pigskin Prognosticator.
Chris Whitfield: Are playoffs in the cards for Raiders?
Devin Golden, my buddy across the desk here in the newsroom at The Daily Citizen, likes to crunch numbers, ponder the possibilities and calculate percentages on all sorts of things related to high school sports. He is sort of his own sabermetrics guru of the high school football playoff possibilities.
Jamie Jones: Remember the NWO!
Here are the notes and news items from the week in pro wrestling: The band is getting back together. Former New World Order (NWO) members Buff Bagwell, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, Scott Norton, Scott Steiner, Vincent and Sean Waltman are expected to appear this weekend at Alamo City Comic Con in San Antonio, Texas.
Chris Stephens: Good example to keep up the pace
On a recent afternoon, with soccer season complete and nothing to do before dinner, I gave my 6-year old son his choice of doing whatever he wanted.
Loran Smith: Lee Roy Jordan played bigger than his size
Any seasoned football fan is generally familiar with the resumé of Lee Roy Jordan, the University of Alabama All-American who became a Dallas Cowboys hero in the Tom Landry era, which was initially a hard-luck period that segued into rejoicing when America’s team finally won a championship in 1971.
Chris Whitfield: Good week leaves 'Guru' feeling super
It’s all right, Northwest Whitfield fans. It’s going to be fine. You just have to deal with the fact that only one Whitfield was right this past Friday night.
Don’t hate me because I am beautiful. I don’t call myself the Guru of Gridiron Guessing just because I am a fan of consonance and alliteration.
Jamie Jones: Mysterio Jr. takes break; not ready to retire yet
Here are the notes and news items from the week in pro wrestling: Rey Mysterio is still a few months from returning to the ring. He is skipping WWE’s upcoming Mexico tour.
Loran Smith: Bulldogs tight end enjoys the season
This time of year, with college football results falling hard on the emotions of American sports fans, it is not lost on us that we are also taking note of what is happening in baseball with the World Series coming up.
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