Monthly Archives: October 2011

Of Alumni, Leaves, and Jammies

Yesterday, our Minnesota Golden Gophers inexplicably won a football game.  I can only assume the supervisor’s placement of maroon and gold mums at our front door had everything to do with it.  It even warranted a missive from Crazy Dave, … Continue reading

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The Lynx, the Cardinals, and Kevin Klimek

After the Minnesota Lynx won the WNBA title, Rachel Blount wrote the following column for the Minneapolis StarTribune: http://www.startribune.com/sports/lynx/131492038.html Of course, on behalf of the Super Fans, I immediately initiated the following correspondence with Ms. Blount: Thursday, October 27, 2011 … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation (A Retrospective)

It remains to be seen whether or not a retrospective is viable a mere three months later.  Nevertheless, this gives your reporter, the protagonist, the opportunity to be on the other side of the camera – for these are all through … Continue reading

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“You Coulda Been There!”

[Cardinals cross country conference champions – a/k/a, the quintuple “c” (Echo Press).] For reasons to be described in greater detail shortly, I am a bit behind in my reporting – no doubt to your extreme consternation (?).  In my elderliness, … Continue reading

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Hockey! Did Someone Mention Hockey?

OK, we’re jumping the gun a bit here.  But the Muskie try-outs at the RCC got the ole “Let’s Play Hockey” juices flowing.  The girls should be pretty good this year – pretty much have all of last year’s team back.  And … Continue reading

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GOOOAAAAALLLLLL!

OK, let’s wrap up the soccer season.  The staff photographer covered four more games since last we posted here.  The season ended with a 1-0 section quarterfinal loss to Bemidji on the 15th.  We outshot them 26-16, so it was … Continue reading

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Minnesota Muskies

Hockey?  Already?  Yup, the Blizzard have already begun.  On Sunday, Sue Justice (above) invited me to cover the opening of the Minnesota Muskies try-outs at the RCC.  She and Teddy Hockey, and it appeared lots of other volunteers, are putting together … Continue reading

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