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    Hey, Cannon... you still use that email account...

    Hey, Cannon... you still use that email account from several years ago? Your first and last names with an f inserted in between?
    If so I will send you copies of some stuff from TUHS track.
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    MidWest: There was another Tustin coach beginning...

    MidWest: There was another Tustin coach beginning in 1961 when Mr. Peterson left to open the a new high school in the same district and ending some time in the early 1970's, probably when Tom Coffey...
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    :-) Atticus and I once had a long go-round here...

    :-)
    Atticus and I once had a long go-round here about whether center of mass could be elevated higher jumping off one foot or two...
    I held that two footed jumps were more efficient and Atticus...
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    There are boatloads of college applicants with...

    There are boatloads of college applicants with every year with outstanding resumes: 4 point plus GPAs, multiple high AP scores, public service initiatives, etc.
    The kids who gain admission to the...
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    There should have been a spin off from 77 Sunset...

    There should have been a spin off from 77 Sunset Strip: The Cricket and Kookie Show
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    In the long run applying the simple "do what we...

    In the long run applying the simple "do what we tell you" route never works, although is can result in immense suffering before it fails.
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    Midwestfan is always amazingly well-informed @...

    Midwestfan is always amazingly well-informed @ high school minutiae, and he very nearly hits the mark here.
    Cannon and I overlapped a bit with Coach Pete Peterson (a great man and an outstanding...
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    I can, but I have inside information !!! :-)

    I can, but I have inside information !!! :-)
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    It would be worth rewatching the entirety of...

    It would be worth rewatching the entirety of Silicon Valley if only to see the episode when Jared got locked inside the self-driving car that loaded itself on a container ship headed to a distant...
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    ''It's a typical TV sit-com where the kids are...

    ''It's a typical TV sit-com where the kids are cute and bright and the adults are embarrassing
    morons.''
    An apt description of the situation in France.
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    Pin/Pen My wife the left handed language genius...

    Pin/Pen
    My wife the left handed language genius is a stickler for this:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bypd6_6CxUI
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    UCLA has the edge in dual Hoops/V-Ball players....

    UCLA has the edge in dual Hoops/V-Ball players. In addition to Erickson, there was John Vallely (2-time NCAA Final-4 All Tourney teams on UCLA national hoops championship fives combined with...
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    I'm calling bullshit on Wilt as a volleyball...

    I'm calling bullshit on Wilt as a volleyball player.
    His V-Ball ability was on a par with his high jump prowess, which is to say that IF he had pursued the sport seriously and learned techniques...
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    Another East Texas dust bowl delicacy was Mock...

    Another East Texas dust bowl delicacy was Mock Apple Pie made from Ritz crackers.
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    What is in real goulash? I'm my family it was...

    What is in real goulash? I'm my family it was always just meat, shell pasta,.green pepper, tomatoes, corn and sometimes spinach. Of course that was more like Easy Texas goulash.
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    In Thai language the informal verb form ''to...

    In Thai language the informal verb form ''to eat'' translates literally as ''eat rice''. So one would stipulate ''I am going to eat rice, a Philly cheese steak''.
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    Twelve years after JFK's death I began teaching...

    Twelve years after JFK's death I began teaching at a small coastal high school.
    As part of our history curriculum we asked students to interview older local folks about what they recalled from...
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    I was in Mr. Platt's senior Civics class at...

    I was in Mr. Platt's senior Civics class at Tustin HS in Orange County CA.
    Just before lunch the school intercom announced that the president had been shot.
    Still have a vivid image of the...
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    Begs the question, how would you know?

    Begs the question, how would you know?
  20. As a kid and a Lakers fan my most hated sports...

    As a kid and a Lakers fan my most hated sports figures were Red Auerbach, Bob Cousy and Bill Russell in that order.
    I became a real Russell fan with the gradual realization that he was a larger than...
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    When I started 5th grade eons ago, a new kid...

    When I started 5th grade eons ago, a new kid named Leo announced that he was from a place back east that baffled the rest of us.
    He version of the city's name was "Woos-tah"
  22. Great article. Great community.

    Great article. Great community.
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    Per Atticus: True enough, but I don't think...

    Per Atticus:


    True enough, but I don't think what is true in T&F is analogous to a high school football team on the wrong end of a major beatdown. A track athlete can be completely outclassed by...
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    21st Century Camping

    An advisory group of concessionaires has a new vision for the National Parks system including Wi-Fi, food trucks and Amazon deliveries to campsites, all available on a sliding scale of additional...
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    I don't think the Pats will be perfect :-)

    I don't think the Pats will be perfect :-)
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