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From My View For Feb. 22

By Staff | Feb 22, 2017

My youngest son Jeremy will appear on television March 1 at 10:30 p.m. on FXX. The show is called “Man Seeking Women” with regular “Josh Greenberg” (Jay Baruchel).

He has battled a lot in his quest for love (flesh-eating monsters, homicidal aliens), but this season will see him face his toughest challenge yet: a serious, long-term relationship.

Together, Josh and Lucy (Katie Findlay) will take on anniversaries, merging friend groups, ruthless drug lords, friendly forest creatures, student loans and even God himself. In order to make it, they’ll have to work together and learn to live as a team.

The series also stars Eric Andre (The Eric Andre Show) as “Mike,” Josh’s confident and daring best friend; and Britt Lower (Unforgettable) as “Liz,” Josh’s intimidating older sister.

I hope all my readers, and then some, will watch and let me know how he does. (I can take criticism, if he does bad). All his life, since the younger years in New Martinsville Grade School, he has wanted to be an actor.

My wife and I have supported him throughout his life, including his acting days. He went to Fairmont State University for his bachelor’s degree and went on to The Royal Conservatoire Of Scotland in Glasgow where he played King Leer on the London’s Globe Theater Out-Doors Stage.

He has play many parts in many shows throughout the country, including commercials, but this is his first TV appearance other than commercials.

As you can tell, I’m excited for him. The show is in its third season on FXX, and hopefully this could lead him to bigger and better shows and TV shows, hopefully in a long-time series. We all want our siblings to do well in life, especially away from home once they graduate from college.

OUR SPRING Sports Schedules will be coming out in March 8. This is the first one that I haven’t played a big role in putting out, and I am excited to see them. There are some schools that didn’t have schedules finished yet, and we will put them out at a later time.

Sectional and regional girls basketball tournaments started last Friday.

While I was writing up my stories for this week, I noticed that the Monroe Central girls team tallied over 100 points on the Hundred girls team in the OVAC Consolation Pool. The OVAC Committee tries to pair up teams as equal as they can, but they missed the boat on this one. It’s not the committee that missed the boat it was the Monroe Central coaching staff that missed the boat.

There is no way that a team of equal ability can go out and score more than 100 points, while holding their opponent to under 20 points. No sir, it shouldn’t ever happen, no way no how.

I have been a referee for some 24 years and have been a sports writer for 15 years, and I have never seen a team get beat like that, ever. Besides the Seminoles’ 102 points, they shot 15 free throws, to only four for Hundred. I wasn’t present, but I know from watching a lot of basketball, there is many ways a coach can hold down a score, if he or she wanted.

I believe that the high school deserves to give Hundred High School an apology and give the head coach some time off, as well as the OVAC doing something, too. When I coached soccer, the OVAC soccer commissioner said if any team wins by more than 10 goals, that they will be dealt with. I think they could do the same in basketball. It’s only my opinion, but something must be done to make sure our young kids don’t get humiliated like that ever again.