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Baseball Hall of Fame voting is a sham

Here’s my column that ran in Thursday’s Pocono Record on how broken the voting is for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Enjoy. Congratulations, Baseball Writers Association of America members. You screwed up the Hall of Fame vote. Again. I guess nothing should surprise me when it comes to who makes the Hall of Fame and [...]

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Terrance King headed to Ireland

Terrance King already had post-college plans early in his career at East Stroudsburg University. On Tuesday, King put pen to paper to realize that lifetime dream. King, a standout forward at East Stroudsburg North High School and ESU, signed a one-year contract with UCD-Marian of Ireland’s SuperLeague. The opportunity to play professional basketball was something [...]

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All-MVC football

To nobody’s surprise, Stroudsburg quarterback Robert Bennie was chosen as the Mountain Valley Conference MVP in a unanimous vote by the conference coaches. Really, there is only one problem I have with the All-MVC team and it’s a big one. How East Stroudsburg North wide receiver Abdul Murphy didn’t make the first team is an [...]

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Woods on the move

Former Pocono Mountain East standout Kraidon Woods is on the move again, with Drake University in Iowa his next stop. Woods had sat out last season after transferring to Binghamton, but the instability there most likely had him looking at other options. I’ll be in touch with him soon hopefully to find out for sure. [...]

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Tough break for Lewis

I just saw the news I was hoping wouldn’t come – Illinois junior and former East Stroudsburg South All-State tackle Corey Lewis tore an anterior cruciate ligament in the Fighting Illini’s spring game Saturday and will most likely miss the upcoming season. I had known something was wrong late Saturday night when I traded some [...]

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If you have time…

Here’s a well-told story about an absolute tragedy. It took me about 10 minutes to read and was well worth the time. Excellent job by the writer of capturing all sides of the story and he told it flawlessly. There’s nothing I thought he missed.

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Good news for Pocono East, Pocono West

Liberty, one team that could stand in the way of Pocono Mountain East and Pocono Mountain West in the hunt for the District 11 Class AAAA boys basketball title, took a serious hit to its championship aspirations Thursday. The Hurricanes learned they will be without standout forward Anthony Gonzalez, who will miss the rest of [...]

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A few quick thoughts

I couldn’t help be impressed by Pocono Mountain West in its win over rival Pocono Mountain East on Tuesday. The Panthers struggled in the first quarter, trailing 17-11, and Brad Pensyl knew it. The veteran coach told his kids they needed to step up their defense or it would be a long night. That’s just [...]

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Random thoughts

While the boys soccer season came to an end Tuesday, the football playoffs are in full swing and two area teams came up big while one did just the opposite. East Stroudsburg South delivered a swift knockout blow to Liberty, the defending PIAA Class AAAA champs, with a 49-21 victory Friday night in the District [...]

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RSS feed URL changing

Dear More Miegoc Material reader and RSS subscribers, We’re in the process of upgrading the software behind our blogs, in large part to add some new features and capabilities you’ll be experiencing soon. As part of this process, we’ve changed the location of our RSS feeds. To receive continuous updates when we update this blog, [...]

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