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1,000 for Romo

April 27, 2010

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My homie John Romo (second from right) is in the middle of raising 1,000 first-time donors for CBU. Until he reaches that goal of 1,000 first-time donors, Mr. Romo will be wearing the same shirt until the goal is reached. I know it’s not a wise decision, but it’s for a good cause. If you guys […]

Cute girls and the dangers of Coke

July 6, 2009

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At Crichton, my Coke-drinking, like Lil’ Wayne’s styrofoam cup and the contents of it were legendary. In fact, during the spring of 2008, while yours truly and his friends were taking Introduction to Christian Theology, the one thing that was always a presence during the four-hour classes was my trusty 20 oz. Cokes, something that […]

Fake eye injury brought laughs

February 27, 2009

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This column ran on April 17, 2008: The blonde, the sportswriter, and a fake eye injury By Doc Hancock For three days, the talk around North Highland Park has not been the baseball team’s win over crosstown rival Christian Brothers nor the possibilty of Andre Allen, who I had a pleasure of interviewing six years ago […]

Loss was part of crazy spring

February 24, 2009

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This column originally ran February 29, 2008: Curse Of The Hotties? By Doc Hancock Being a Clemson Tigers football fan, I understand the dynamic of the “Chicken Curse” that has plagued the University of South Carolina for years. But blaming one’s troubles on the pool table, and even the basketball court, on a hottie — wait […]

A sober sequel

January 9, 2009

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In a raucous apartment last night, my friends and I, like millions around the country and the world had our eyes glued to the television as Oklahoma and Florida went toe-to-toe for the national championship. What was supposed to be a night of male bonding as well as drinking quickly turned into a repeat of […]

Adversity isn't an excuse, it's motivation

November 21, 2008

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If you follow college basketball, you know that last year, the Georgia Bulldogs went from being curious on the fate of their coach Dennis Felton, who was a prime candidate by most to get fired along with John Brady and Jeff Lebo to winning an improbable SEC Tournament title and automatic bid to the NCAA […]

The blonde, the sportswriter, and a fake eye injury

April 17, 2008

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For three days, the talk around North Highland Park has not been the baseball team’s win over crosstown rival Christian Brothers nor the possibilty of Andre Allen, who I had a pleasure of interviewing six years ago when I wrote for a newspaper here in town, coming to play here in North Highland Park. But […]