Archive for March, 2008

Tyler’s Fabulous Five

March 18, 2008 5 Comments
Tyler’s Fabulous Five

I decided to do the Fabulous Five because I probably have seen High Fidelity too many times and there is often a lull in sports between football and basketball (Sorry baseball).  I will hold off on This Week’s Special T’s until football, or I will keep it to basketball only, haven’t decided. Basically I will […]

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I Love Brackets!!

March 18, 2008 0 Comments
I Love Brackets!!

Can you pick the winners with the best of them? Have you dominated the "office pool" the past five years and feel the need to play against true college basketball fans? Come try the WGEM Sportscenter Presented by Hardee’s Tourney Challenge! Just go to the ESPN Men’s Tourney Challenge home page and follow these four […]

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Hooch’s Monday Musings March 17

March 17, 2008 2 Comments

Happy St. Patty’s Day to all. Why do we all act Irish for ONE day of the year? Not that there’s anything wrong with that. * First of all, I would like to pat myself on the back. Everybody had Tennessee in as the fourth No. 1 seed, when last week I said Kansas would […]

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NCAA Power Rankings by Tyler

March 16, 2008 0 Comments
NCAA Power Rankings by Tyler

1.  North Carolina Tar Heels (32-2) 3rd straight week — Watching the ACC Championship vs. Clemson I said to myself, "I’m not sure who is going to beat this team."  With that said, expect Roy Williams and company to make it no less further than a Final Four appearance. 2.  Memphis Tigers (33-1) 3rd straight […]

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Lady Hawks’ Run Ends

March 15, 2008 0 Comments

The season has come to an end for first-year head coach J.D. Gravina and the QU Lady Hawks. Missouri S&T mounted a second-half comeback and erased an eight-point halftime deficit on the way to a 79-73 win here in Springfield, Missouri tonight. The Lady Miners move on to the Sweet 16 and will play the […]

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Lady Hawks Dance On

March 15, 2008 0 Comments

Broc Hampsmire here, currently the voice of the QU Lady Hawks, checking in from lovely Springfield, Missouri. With last night’s 82-73 win over Hillsdale, first-year head coach J.D. Gravina has gotten QU to the Great Lakes Region semifinals (round of 32) for the first time since 2005. **Side Note: Major props to Coach Gravina for […]

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Pitts is Gone, Who’s Next?

March 12, 2008 0 Comments
Pitts is Gone, Who’s Next?

Now that Par Pitts is headed to tradition-rich Odessa to lead it’s football program, the question is who does Palmyra turn to run their gridiron group? With the well documented budget problems facing the school distict, Palmyra is more than likely faced with having to hire from within rather than opening up an exhaustive and […]

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Make No Mistake: Thomas was Forced Out

March 11, 2008 2 Comments
Make No Mistake: Thomas was Forced Out

As early as Tuesday morning Derek Thomas was not going down without a fight as Western Illinois men’s basketball coach. WGEM Sports confirmed Thomas refused to step down but as the hours went by pressure from athletic director Dr. Tim Van Alstine made Thomas reverse his decision.  Just a few hours after a press release […]

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Where Has All the Humor Gone?

March 11, 2008 6 Comments

The following commercial was recently removed from the WGEM/CGEM television airways.  The reason this particular promo was pulled was due to the fact that there were too many complaints voiced through phone calls and e-mails. Let me explain that this commercial was not supposed to be negative in any way.  It was simple humor.  The […]

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NCAA Power Rankings by Tyler

March 10, 2008 0 Comments
NCAA Power Rankings by Tyler

1. North Carolina Tar Heels (29-2) 2nd straight week — The Duke game was their final big test before the ACC Tournament and they excelled.  Everyone was watching the best player in the nation Tyler Hansborough and the return of Ty Lawson but Danny Green’s play won the game for UNC.  He’s good. 2.  Memphis […]

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