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November 1, 2014

Time to get serious

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  • Robert Buckner posted at 5:49 am on Wed, Mar 12, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 732

    HS baseball is just starting district play and JBG is already talking HS football. It's a 24/7/365 thang for him.

     
  • KeithGray posted at 10:20 pm on Tue, Mar 11, 2014.

    KeithGray Posts: 129

    Thanks for the sports history JBG... I got to see him running on SF's track when Steve Jamail was our head coach and Phil Trotter was our backfield coach. That was BIG news in our little town back then.

    The Fe edged the Wood tonight in a tight game 2-0, even though our men were able to muster 9 hits compared to the Mustang's 2. Those Stangs never gave up and Jacob Gwenn battled around 9 pitches with two runners on, but Preston Provanich came got the save after Ty Neuman pitched a shutout. On a personal note, I apologize for butchering any of the young men names when anouncing.

     
  • Jbgood posted at 9:23 pm on Tue, Mar 11, 2014.

    Jbgood Posts: 1955

    Norman Bulaich! Ahhhhh Big Norman Bulaich! One of a kind gentlemen! One of a kind! He was BIG and fastttttt! We had a play where Coach Etheredge would send him in motion to the left, and Bobby would take one and a half steps back and hit him with a zinger just after he cut up toward the end zone,....then KATY CLOSE THE DOOR!
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    The boy ran a legitimate 9.5 100 yard dash,..and some times a 9.49 100! He was fast!
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    He was built like Arnold Schwarzenegger! Nobody on the team could hold a candle to him, except Van Buckhart and Bob Smith! They could not "HOT" run him though! The boy was fast I tell you. The LM band had a pep number called, "My Dear Ole Swami!"
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    "Swami , swami, ain't it funny, ain't it funny dear dear ole swami.......!" The only reason I mention this is when that band started to play that number,...BIG BULAICH
    started to kicking rocks for real buddy! It was like he had another gear, and another set of lungs to kick in!
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    He was faster than Mcknight from the West Texas City Eagles, but Robert was a slasher,..and could cut on a dime.
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    Bob Smith's folks owned Mainland Construction Company in LaMarque/Texas City for years! The boy was well off.

     
  • KeithGray posted at 3:05 pm on Tue, Mar 11, 2014.

    KeithGray Posts: 129

    Buck, email me at keith.gray@centerpointenergy.com...

     
  • Robert Buckner posted at 11:47 am on Tue, Mar 11, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 732

    Where can I obtain a SF schedule? The ISD website was useless, it only had Feb. schedule and results. Getting a Ball High schedule was a breeze on the GISD website. Be careful what you say, you have a tendency to get him all riled up.

     
  • KeithGray posted at 11:24 am on Tue, Mar 11, 2014.

    KeithGray Posts: 129

    Heck Buck… “we ain’t superstitious” here in the Fe… and as far as JBG… I was going to oust him by having Norm Bulaich ride up and down La Marque streets giving out peanut M&Ms and that cranberry concoction of a drink he has taken to…

     
  • Robert Buckner posted at 10:26 am on Tue, Mar 11, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 732

    Besides, I still do not know who JBG really is. SF fans may not want me there, my last game attended was a loss in last years playoff run.

     
  • Robert Buckner posted at 9:58 am on Tue, Mar 11, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 732

    Booked already, sorry. Any home games for the next week, I may just sneak up there.

     
  • KeithGray posted at 9:38 am on Tue, Mar 11, 2014.

    KeithGray Posts: 129

    Buck, come on up to the pressbox tonight... you can run the new scoreboard and enjoy all the free hotdogs my wallet can support... bring ole JBG too... same offer to him on peanut m&ms and diet coke...

     
  • Robert Buckner posted at 6:43 am on Tue, Mar 11, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 732

    Coach Wulf has his work cut out for him if he plans to repeat the season he had last year. That tough schedule before starting district games should help. Injuries to key personnel are a tough break but they do happen. A talented bench and good sub varsity programs can help. I hope I have a chance to catch a few SF games this season. Maybe Keith Gray will let me sneak up SH-6 some day. [smile]