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Archives: June 2011


Football: Pink whistle officials file lawsuit against WOA

This happened a few days ago, but I know many of you will be interested in it.

The Pacific Northwest Football Officials Association filed a lawsuit against the Washington Officials Association and Washington Interscholastic Activities Association. Click here to read the complaint the PNFOA filed.

You probably already know the back story, but here it is if you don’t:

PNFOA referees wore pink whistles during games in October to raise awareness for breast cancer — they tossed blue penalty flags earlier in the season to do the same for prostate cancer. They also donated game checks to a

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So, who wants a scholarship?

This press release found its way to my inbox this week. I don’t often paste press releases into the blog, but because this information might help a couple of you receive some scholarship money for college, I’m making an exception.

Dublin, Ohio – Wendy’s announced today the kick off of its annual Wendy’s High School Heisman (WHSH) Award call for applicants. The 2011 WHSH class will join the more than 305,000 esteemed alumni who have demonstrated a commitment to academic achievement, community service involvement, leadership and accomplishments in the athletic arena.

Beginning now through Oct. 2, 2011, eligible* students can apply at for a chance to earn the honored title of WHSH. Applications will be judged by representatives from the worlds of education, business and sports, along with WHSH recipients and former college Heisman Memorial Trophy Award Winners, including two-time winner of the prestigious Heisman and WHSH ambassador Archie Griffin.
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