Somehow, Dayton and Xavier, like so many small schools, fall short in grabbing the national attention of casual fans. But to this region and to these schools, their students, and alums this is THE game.
With a strength of schedule currently ranked 15th in the country, this team’s raw statistics have taken a hit. Still, entering play in the West Coast Conference, the squad ranks 16th…
But one stat stands out: zero turnovers! In a heated battle against a conference rival that forces its opponents into an average of 15 turnovers per game, the native of Hempstead, New York took care of business.
Gionta attended Aquinas Institute in Rochester. He played college hockey at Boston College. His brother, Stephen, plays with the Lowell Devils of the AHL. Mike Gionta, a cousin of the NHLer, plays with the Queen City Steam of the CSHL.
The first in a series of blind resumes designed to remove bias and look at the numbers to decide upon value. Please avoid attempting to guess the identity of these players. Rather let’s discuss their value to a team. You can only pick one of the two. Let’s get started.
Okay loyal readers, here is your chance to get the discussion going. Please post a topic and get us started.
What a week of sports action that provided plenty of performances with which to choose. Step up readers and tell a story. Give us your ONE performance of the week.
The gambling is not the problem! Guns! Guns are the problems. We do not need gambling banned on team planes. We need some counseling for players who think that guns can serve as a joke. While you are at it, can you look into the assertion that 75 percent of the players in the Association carry a piece.
Recently, the USC athletic department self-imposed sanctions upon its men’s basketball team. A similar request was made for the Trojan football team. The NCAA declined, thus sending a clear message to Southern Cal: WE want to continue the investigation of the Trojan football program.
Time for the bench to opine on this week’s playoff games. I like Boise State over Alabama. Oops … sorry … was day dreaming about how great a CFB playoff would be. Okay, onto the NFL Playoffs … the Saturday and Sunday wildcard round: Jets at the Bengals: If defense truly wins chan’ships, this is […]