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“It’s Really Just a Game” by Melvin Thomas Jr.

October 4, 2023 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

As I plan my weekend and, of course, my Friday adventures to attend a high school football game, I find myself wondering why there are so many games being played on Thursday nights? At first, I considered that maybe, like in the southern states, Pennsylvania has decided to play on Thursday in addition to Friday…

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HS Football Polls ‘23 – Week 6

October 2, 2023 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

A few people asked me last week why we were not going to broadcast the Parkland vs. Whitehall football game last Friday. There were actually several reasons, but the shortest explanation–and the biggest reason–came down to one word…research. I’ve seen Parkland a few times and talked to people very familiar with the Trojans program.  …

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Richardo Montalban (Part 2)

September 28, 2023 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

This week here at the Classic Video Showplace, we continue our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with part two in our series on the legendary and diverse career of Richardo Montalban.   After having over a decade of success in full length films, Ricardo Montalban had seen enough of stereotypical Hollywood roles and decided to…

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HS Football Polls ‘23 – Week 5

September 25, 2023 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

For the first time in a few weeks, our live Friday night match-up will NOT be feature a pair of two undefeated teams. Instead, this Friday on the Astound TV Network we will have two teams with one loss each face each other (both lost to undefeated Parkland)–Nazareth vs. Central (teams number 2 and 3…

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The Game Inside The Game by Mel Thomas Jr

September 20, 2023 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

Football fans, this year has been one of the most exciting years in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference.  Every week we are viewing seemingly epic match-ups. Games are being played at their highest level. These young men have been impressive. For an average fan it is easy to see how the skilled backs have virtually dominated…

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