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Who Would Want This Job?

by Tom King

The college football commissioners who have put together the Playoff system that begins in 2014 have decided that they will not serve on the board that will choose the teams that get into the playoffs each season. They are suggesting the possibility of using active athletic directors and so Barry Alvarez was asked if he would be interested.

He said that he would have to seriously think about it but there are alot of negatives about the job. The time commitment would be enormous and he suggested that you might have to take a leave of absence to do the job justice. He also said that many AD's dont want the job because of the abuse you would take from the fans of teams that dont get in. The Florida AD has already said he's not interested for that reason.

The commissoners would like the committee to have geographic balance and each conference will soon submit candidates to be considered. From there 12-20 will be selected

Congrats to the Edgar High School girls track team who won their fourth straight State Title over the weekend. A big week of high school sports this week including:

State Girls Softball that begins Thursday...Stevens Point, Point Pacelli and Wausau Newman

Team Tennis State Tournament begins Friday...Wausau East is there

Baseball Sectionals Tuesday...DC Everest vs bayport, Antigo vs Ashwaubenon, Mosinee vs Green Bay Notre Dame, Pacelli vs Amherst, Spencer vs Westby, Rib Lake vs Rosholt and Greenwood taking on Spring Valley.

Soccer Sectionals on Thursday...Rhinelander at DC Everest, Stevens Point at Eau Claire Memorial and Rapids Assumption hosting St. Mary Central.

Songs Of The Day  (from my I-Pod)

Love Won't Let Me Wait-Major Harris (1975) there is just something about these old soul classics from the 70's that jst sound so good...Harris left the Delfonics for a solo career and this was the peak

Love Wore A Halo Before The War-Nanci Griffith (1988) from an unassuming little album called "Little Love Affairs" comes one of Griffith's quirky story-songs.