Posts tagged football

‘I left my heart in San Francisco’ — Go Niners

   February 3, 2013 7:54 am    0

It’s Super Bowl Sunday, and I grew up loving football with my dad Walt Strosser, a legendary high school football coach. My hubby is an assistant football coach and all five boys in this blended family played the game. My oldest has been a San Francisco 49er fan since he was a tot. We’ve been…

 

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Watch Prep state championship game live tonight

   December 14, 2012 3:26 pm    0

Watch the Cathedral Prep Ramblers roll tonight at 7 p.m. on channel 22 in Millcreek on the PCN cable network. The Ramblers take on Archbishop Wood at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey in the AAA state final. The Erie Times-News and GoErie.com’s Tom Reisenweber, Andy Colwell and John Dudley are at the game — they will blog,…

 

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Empty nesters — where to gobble when kids are gone

   November 19, 2012 6:09 am    0

There won’t be many pilgrims around our Thanksgiving table this year. My oldest is in Virginia and has no time off. Sniff. My daughter is going to her boyfriend’s house in central Pa. Sniff. The stepkids always have their own plans. So my youngest Ryan is volunteering to cook dinner when he comes home from…

 

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See 200 photos from McDowell homecoming parade

   October 3, 2012 5:55 am    0

Check out the photo gallery of 200 photos from the McDowell High School Homecoming parade and football game in Millcreek Township on Friday, Sept. 28. Injured McDowell senior quarterback Jarrett Koper appears in the photo at left with his date for homecoming. See all the teenagers and cute babies and tots in costume. There’s more…

 

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Real refs return, but replacement humor still lives

   September 27, 2012 6:19 am    0

The real NFL refs return to work tonight – read about it here. They struck a deal overnight, and fans are overjoyed. My son is a Green Bay Packer fan, so that puts it all in perspective around here. But we have to thank the replacement refs for the memories. Here are just a few of…

 

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Good sports — teen athletes tackle Facebook, Twitter

   September 19, 2012 7:45 am    0

  Even if your son or daughter isn’t an athlete, you need to read this terrific story by John Dudley. It explores the importance of postings via text message, Facebook and Twitter. Kids need constant reminders that what they post can be seen, forwarded, copied and pasted all over the Internet. James Conner, a McDowell senior, and one…

 

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Coachermom — let the season begin

   August 27, 2012 7:16 am    0

School’s in and sports start. It’s time to look at what we can and can’t do for our kids. First, remember schoolwork is the important thing. While sports might get the major focus because of intense practices and game days, you have to be the guiding force. Student athletes must keep up, or you will…

 

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Kid careers: Know when to hold them

   July 23, 2012 8:04 am    0

Just when you tell your kids to not to gamble or play Internet poker, along comes 2004 McDowell grad Darren Elias. He won nearly $3 million at the World Poker Tour Jacksonville BestBet Open in May. Read the full story here. His dad is Bill Elias, Gannon’s former athletic director and football coach and current project manager…

 

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Trading cards — even Pokemon– worth big money

   July 11, 2012 7:19 am    2

If you have a stash of trading cards, make sure to hang onto them, or sell them. A recent story in the Erie Times-News discussed a collection worth millions. Read about it here. The rare series of baseball cards was dated around 1910. It’s not just baseball cards that have value. At our house, we have…

 

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Varsity faces make parents smile

   April 11, 2012 7:33 am    0

If you need a reason to smile today, check out the Varsity faces of winter. It’s been a few years since our kids were on varsity football, basketball, track, cross-country, wrestling, lacrosse and baseball teams, but seeing the smiling faces of kids supporting each other and celebrating brings back memories — good memories of teamwork….

 

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