Sunday, February 19, 2017

Sunday Stuff

WMUR 9 TV in Manchester, N.H., has a quick minute with Flo Orimolade as he prepares for his NFL tryouts:

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Say this for John Jackson, who died Thursday in California, his timing as a football coach was pretty good.

Jackson arrived in Hanover in time for for the legendary 1970 season, coaching running backs and ends on the undefeated and 14th-ranked Big Green. He left with Bob Blackman for Illinois the next year and moved on to USC from 1976-81, where he helped Charles White to the Heisman Trophy and also coached All-American Ricky Bell and fullback Mosi Tatupu.

Jackson was 81. Find a story HERE.
Martin Mooney, a member of the 1989 Dartmouth football team, has been named Head of School at Bridgton Academy. (LINK)

Green Alert Take: For a while, Bridgton was fixture on the Dartmouth junior varsity football schedule. Given the Big Green's lackluster jayvee schedule, here's hoping the Dartmouth connection at least leads to discussions about bringing Bridgton back to Hanover.
Perfect "lede" for last night's Dartmouth men's basketball victory over Columbia:
It's not often that you get a second chance to be the hero.
It was quite a game. Read the story HERE.
It's THON weekend! Nuff said.

Catch a little of the live webcast of this year's THON at this LINK. (There's entertainment 24 hours a day to keep the dancers going ;-)