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Friday 04/10/2015
Fourth-Annual Tiger Trot slated for May 16
Posted: April 10, 2015

The fourth-annual Tiger Trot is May 16 at Fenton High School. The 5K walk and run begins at 8:30 a.m. The children’s race for ages 3 to 10 will be at 9:30 a.m. and be held exclusively on the Fenton High School track. Each child earns a medal.The 5K course begins at Fenton High School, runs thru the City of Fenton and finishes at the high school track. The cost is $25 with a shirt and $20 without one. For more information or to register go to www.fenton.k12.mi.us.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Friday, April 10, 2015 2:21 pm. Comments (0)

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We are Curling champs but we remain humble
Posted: April 10, 2015

It has happened!

Posted in Davids dabblings on Friday, April 10, 2015 2:22 pm. Comments (0)

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
David’s Dabblings
Posted: April 08, 2015

Not long ago, this was the time of the year fans of baseball cards couldn’t wait to get to the local stores.For a small price you were given a chance to ‘own’ your favorite players through those beautiful pieces of cardboard. But, just as with a lot of other traditions, that magic is virtually gone now.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 8:56 am. Comments (0)

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Friday 04/03/2015
David’s Dabblings 4/5/15
Posted: April 03, 2015

A few years back when the Detroit Tigers were signing players to ridiculously high-priced and long contacts, they did so thinking if the organization won a World Series it would be worth the issues that would eventually hit the team years later. The Tigers gave it a few good runs. But now I worry the window of opportunity is closing.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Friday, April 3, 2015 2:24 pm. Comments (0)

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Friday 02/20/2015
Cuthy Junior Cup slated for Wednesday
Posted: February 20, 2015

The Cuthy Junior Championships are slated to start at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Mt. Holly.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Friday, February 20, 2015 7:20 pm. Comments (0)

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Wednesday 02/18/2015
David’s Dabblings 2/18/15
Updated: February 18, 2015 - 9:31 am

 Saturday is one of the most important days of the year when it comes to me displaying my athletic skill, wit and grace.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:30 am. Updated: 9:31 am. Comments (0)

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Wednesday 02/04/2015
David’s Dabblings 2/4/15
Updated: February 04, 2015 - 9:06 am

Without a doubt, it was the most controversial decision in the history of the great game’s history.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 9:05 am. Updated: 9:06 am. Comments (0)

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Friday 01/16/2015
David’s Dabblings 01/18/15
Posted: January 16, 2015

Entering Friday night, the Detroit Pistons have won nine of their last 11 games.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Friday, January 16, 2015 3:24 pm. Comments (0)

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Wednesday 01/07/2015
Lions lost it, not the refs
Posted: January 07, 2015

It seems it’s the biggest penalty call that became a non-call in National Football League history.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 9:08 am. Comments (0)

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Friday 01/02/2015
College football thoughts
Posted: January 02, 2015

It’s an old bit to argue that January 1 bowl games just don’t have the same feel they had 20 years ago.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Friday, January 2, 2015 2:35 pm. Comments (0)

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Tuesday 12/30/2014
David’s Dabblings
Posted: December 30, 2014

Ndamukong Suh has been suspended once in his career for stomping a Green Bay Packers football player. Last week, he saw Lions’ teammate Dominic Raiola get suspended for the same infraction. The Lions are in the playoffs for the first time in three years and everyone knows Suh’s contract is up after this year, meaning he’s in line to get a really nice pay increase from some NFL team. One would think Suh has enough incentive to keep from doing something stupid against the Packers on Sunday.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 4:15 pm. Comments (0)

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Friday 12/26/2014
David’s Dabblings
Posted: December 26, 2014

‘What a great comeback’ — these are words we hear quite often in the sports world.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Friday, December 26, 2014 1:37 pm. Comments (0)

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Friday 12/12/2014
Friday Night Scoreboard returns
Updated: December 12, 2014 - 3:12 pm

Starting with this week, Tri-County Times subscribers can get a full dosage of the area’s Friday prep boys and girls basketball games through email. We’ll be sending early Saturday morning our Internet feature called Friday Night Scoreboard, detailing hoops action for Fenton, Lake Fenton, Linden and Holly schools, as we did during the football season. The email will be sent to all Internet subscribers of our publication. And, of course, complete game coverage can still be found at www.tctimes.com.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Friday, December 12, 2014 3:11 pm. Updated: 3:12 pm. Comments (0)

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Wednesday 12/10/2014
David’s Dabblings 12/10/14
Posted: December 10, 2014

Generally, it’s really easy to rip on college athletics and argue a great product is being destroyed by the NCAA. However, in the case of the first-ever four-team BCS playoff series, I will give the NCAA some credit. I think they selected the correct four teams. I would’ve rather seen undefeated Florida State as the top seed, followed by Alabama, Oregon and Ohio State, but who really cares what the rankings are as long as the correct four teams made the playoffs? I don’t.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:01 am. Comments (0)

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Friday 12/05/2014
David’s Dabblings
Posted: December 05, 2014

Last weekend was a good one for me in terms of college football. About a week ago, I made a quick comment about how the Southeastern Conference (SEC) was overrated. Conventional wisdom has also suggested the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is an inferior football leauge, meaning Florida State isn’t a worthy No. 1 because of the poor opposition they face in the ACC.

Posted in Davids dabblings on Friday, December 5, 2014 4:14 pm. Comments (0)

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