With All Due Apologies To Jeff Lahey…

There is a running joke among small town news reporter: want to slow down a city council or village board meeting? Try to buy a mower, truck or tractor. Because everyone in a small town has an opinion, or knows a guy. The debate will take longer than Infrastructure Week. So allow me to channel my inner councilman here a tad. When I bought my house in 2010, it came with a very small yard. It takes about 15 minutes to mow. So, my Pops gave me a free, used mower he had around still. And for nine years, it … Continue reading With All Due Apologies To Jeff Lahey…

Take The Points 9-25-19

Here is this week’s Take The Points, which was just Bruce Dickey and I, as Lucas and Jamey were unable to make it. Our show picks are below, including Superdog picks and Survivor picks. Weez Jamey Lucas Bruce 5C Temple -8.5 BYU -2.5 Iowa/MTSU U53 Air Force//SJ St 56.5 Air Force -18 Iowa -23.5 Penn St -6.5 Purdue +2 SD: Oregon St. +4.5 SD: NIU +6.5 SD: Wash St +6 SD: NIU +6.5 4N Pats/Bills U42.5 Colts -7 Colts -6.5 Saints +2.5 Vikings +2 Ravens -7. Giants -2.5 Jaguars +3 Su: Chargers Su: Colts Su: Rams Su: Chargers And here … Continue reading Take The Points 9-25-19

Week 5 Betting Log

College Football ML Parlay: Wisconsin/Clemson/Alabama/Auburn/Oklahoma -250 WinTexas Tech +27 LossLiberty -7 PushWashington -10 WinNevada -1.5Clemson 1H -14.5 LossTemple -8.5 WinAir Force -19 LossOregon St. +160 LossML Parlay: Oregon St/Toledo +400 LossWestern Kentucky +3.5 WinEast Carolina +3 Win NFL Texans -4Vikings +2Patriots/Bills U42.5 MLB 9/26: Mets -263 Loss9/26: Nationals -256 Win9/26: Oakland -250 Win9/26: Astros -244 Loss9/26: Indians -189 Loss Continue reading Week 5 Betting Log

Tennis Mules Keep Busy

The Fairfield Lady Mules tennis team have stayed busy, including a Saturday showing in the Herrin Invitational. Lainie Milner had their best placing on the day, winning twice and finishing second in the number two singles bracket. She beat players from Benton and Herrin to win her pool, then lost to Marion in the championship. In doubles play, Karigan Harvey and Brittany Titzer picked up one win the number one doubles bracket. In the number two doubles bracket, Cassidy Webb and Lainie Kunce dropped both their pool play matches, but then beat  Carmi tandem in the fifth place match. Herrin … Continue reading Tennis Mules Keep Busy