The Fumbler - 08/29/08

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The Fumbler sent the following to me and asked that I post this for him on Varsity Blog. Thanks for reading. - Colin Dunlap


By  THE FUMBLER | 1:25 a.m. Aug. 29, 2008

Welcome to the wild world of The Fumbler. For the first time ever, this year, I am going to make my identity known -- at least as much as you can tell from my photo above.

I'd like to play a little a really big game with you this season. I want you to try to find me, as I will be at a high school game every week.

Here's a hint for tonight: I will be at a game in Westmoreland County involving a Class AAAA team against a Class AAA team. Normally, I sit just below the press box entrance. So, if you can figure out who I am, come up and say hello. And maybe, just maybe, I'll extend my hand to you, shake your hand and admit that it is really me...or maybe I won't. 

Anyway, here are all of my picks for this weekend:

This afternoon

CITY LEAGUE -- Oliver over Langley.


CITY LEAGUE -- Schenley over Westinghouse.

WPIAL CLASS AA -- (Allegheny Conference) Apollo-Ridge over DEER LAKES; Burrell over WEST SHAMOKIN; VALLEY over Ford City; Kittanning over FREEPORT. (Century) Bishop Canevin over QUAKER VALLEY; STO-ROX over Cornell; Keystone Oaks over STEEL VALLEY; SETON-LASALLE over Northgate; South Fayette over SOUTH PARK. (Interstate) JEANNETTE over East Allegheny; SOUTH ALLEGHENY over Brownsville; Greensburg Central Catholic over CHARLEROI; Mount Pleasant over MCGUFFEY; WASHINGTON over Waynesburg. (Midwestern) Beaver over NEW BRIGHTON; Beaver Falls over RIVERSIDE; FREEDOM over Ellwood City; CENTER over Mohawk.

NON-CONFERENCE -- ALBERT GALLATIN over Wilkinsburg; Belle Vernon over LAUREL HIGHLANDS; BETHEL PARK over Kiski Area; Beth-Center over CARLYNTON; Blackhawk over HAMPTON; CALIFORNIA over Frazier; CANON-MCMILLAN over Trinity; Chartiers-Houston over WEST GREENE; CLAIRTON over Laurel; Connellsville over UNIONTOWN; Fort Cherry over CARMICHAELS.

Franklin Regional over SOUTHMORELAND; GATEWAY over Penn Hills; Hempfield over GREENSBURG SALEM; Highlands over FOX CHAPEL; Indiana over PLUM; JEFFERSON-MORGAN over Leechburg; Knoch over HOPEWELL; Latrobe over DERRY; MAPLETOWN over Bentworth; Mars over MOON; MONESSEN over Rochester; MONTOUR over Pine-Richland; NEW CASTLE over Butler; North Allegheny over ALTOONA; North Hills over MT. LEBANON; RINGGOLD over Peters Township; Seneca Valley over NORWIN; Serra over NORTH CATHOLIC.

SHALER over Baldwin; Springdale over MONACA; Upper St. Clair over PENN-TRAFFORD; West Allegheny over CHARTIERS VALLEY; WEST MIFFLIN over Allderdice; WILMINGTON over Brentwood; Yough over ELIZABETH FORWARD.

Tomorrow afternoon

CITY LEAGUE -- Brashear over PERRY; PEABODY over Carrick.

WPIAL CLASS AA -- (Allegheny Conference) Shady Side Academy over SUMMIT ACADEMY.

NON-CONFERENCE -- Aliquippa over AMBRIDGE; GEIBEL over Avella; Avonworth over WESTERN BEAVER; KENNEDY CATHOLIC over Neshannock; RIVERVIEW over Shenango.

Tomorrow night

NON-CONFERENCE -- McKeesport over Colerain, Ohio; Woodland Hills over Justin Northwest, Texas.

Monday afternoon

NON-CONFERENCE -- Lakeland, Fla., over Central Catholic; Thomas Jefferson over Glenville, Ohio.


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