I have an idea for how the Indiana High School Athletic Association can save money at basketball games. Rather than hire officials, 10 minutes before each game officials from the host school should request volunteers from the audience to serve as zebras. Judging from the comments I have heard, both at Tuesday night’s sectional games and regular-season games, nearly every fan claims to know more about the rules than the stripes.
If anyone doubts there is a God, just consider this:
New England lost the Super Bowl! Woo hoo!!!
I have always been an admirer of Tom Brady (the second-greatest quarterback of all time behind Joe Montana) and while he is a cheating (insert your favorite expletive), Bill Belichick is a brilliant, gutsy coach.
However, I jumped on the anti-Patriots bandwagon because of the glaringly biased officiating in their win over Tennessee. The Patriots were probably going to clobber the Titans anyway; they didn’t need those bogus calls in the first half. Karma is a royal pain.
Some corrections need to be made.
In last Wednesday’s article about White River Valley’s ceremony, conducted at halftime of last Thursday’s home game with Vincennes Rivet, I made a couple of errors. (Sometimes I think the only people who read my stuff are the ones who point out the mistakes.).
At any rate, the article incorrectly said the 1993 Wolverines were ranked seventh in the polls at one point. Actually, they made it to No. 5 position.
Ashley Ellett was incorrectly listed as a member of the girls track team. I’m afraid his sex disqualified him from running for the Lady Wolverines. He is the father of WRV freshman Andrew Ellett, who had a great game Tuesday night, scoring 21 points and grabbing seven rebounds against North Central.