Stahl: Best Good Old Boy

Matt Westerhold
Mar 23, 2010

 

City commissioner Craig Stahl was almost breathless when he read a letter to commission Monday from Erie County Prosecutor Kevin Baxter refuting the importance of another letter Baxter sent last week to Don Icsman and Matt Kline that stated the Murman report contained factual inaccuracies.

The way Stahl embraced Baxter's denial of his earlier admission that Murman got the "details" wrong was so sweet. Kevin must have taken all weekend to figure out how to word that second letter. Baxter had just finished writing it a half-hour before the commission meeting, Craig said. And Craig was just so excited to be the chosen messenger. He read it as if it were a letter from the Pope.

"Congratulations on being Kevin's water boy," I told Stahl after the public meeting ended.

"Maybe I am being his water boy," Stahl responded after some additional chiding.

Yeah Craig, that's exactly what you were when you delivered Baxter's second "cover your (behind)" CYA letter in less that a week.

It's just too bad you didn't have any time to address the Darden report, which was actually researched and thoughtful. While you encourage and celebrate Baxter's attempts to manipulate the process for Party and power, Darden actually did the work you should be doing: Digging for the truth.

But you were too busy trying to be the best Good Old Boy you could be to actually pay attention to "details."

Comments

Anonymous

I dont think he is any kind of coach!

Anonymous

The spread is an offense in itself . It has particular running plays that go with particular passes. You just cant throw a play out and hope it works you have to know how to coach it . It might have helped if the staff went to clinics or VISITED a college that ran the spread . IF YOU DON'T MEET in the off season YOU CAN'T Expect a new offense to just happen! !

Anonymous

Listen i am sure they know how to run it, we are talking about a coaching staff who is smart and capable of running a different style of offense. I feel like alot of people think the pirate coaching staff is a bunch of morons, think what you will but all those guys are hard working and put their best effort into the weeks game. Its a matter of those boys doing the rest. I am beating a dead horse because right now the pirates are doing about 10% of their jobs out their and its showing.

Anonymous

Smart and capable come again birdman . THEY spent little time on game planing , infact I saw 2 of them the past weeks at the browns game . They dont watch film and THEY have no idea how to run the spread . End of comment !

Anonymous

There seems to be a consistent thread about Perkins football stories. Did one of you apply for the job and not get it? Ever heard of sour grapes? Week after week somebody out there is complaining about the Perkins coaching staff. Can you ever write something positive? And what the heck is wrong with kids going to the Browns game? Who the heck are you to tell the coach when to schedule practices?

Anonymous

I THINK THEY MEANT COACHES WHO SHOULD BE HAVING MEETINGS BEING AT THE GAMES NOT THE KIDS !

me

wilson sucks as a coach
bears has so much talent and he blows it

Anonymous

yes!!!!!!!!!!!!

My thoughts

Although I am not a Huron or Edison fan, I want to say great job Edison as that is a huge victory for your program.

Anonymous

Let's go Streaks!

Anonymous

It is time to remove Nasonti as coach.

Anonymous

sad display of football!!

Anonymous

Margaretta will never have a quality team with Wilson around. He has so much wasted talent on the side line watching the game in their uniform. Once again you see the Supers kid in while others could do the job better. Or let's just call the Polar Bears the Zahel show again this year being as Wilson thinks they should be the only ball handlers of his games for the past few years! GET RID OF WILSON

Anonymous

You must have forgotten the 2 interceptions deep in Blue Streak territory that led to 14 of those points. That put the "D" with their backs to the wall. It was a TEAM loss!

Anonymous

This is a nice article, but some of the stats are wrong. Also Sandusky did not beat the clock in the first half. As a matter of fact they would not have scored if it were not for the officials.

Anonymous

BRAUSCH PLAYED HIS SON FRIDAY AGAINST OAK HARBOR IN THE 2ND HALF A FRESHMAN!!!! JON SUITOR ONE OF THE BEST EVER AT PERKINS DID NOT EVEN PLAY AS A FRESHMAN. ARE THE PIRATES THIS BAD OR DOES THE COACH HAVE A HIDDEN AGENDA ?

Anonymous

I Second that.Wilson needs to go

Anonymous

It`s called booster ball

Anonymous

What happen to train up a child in the way they should go and when they are old they should not depart from it.
Instead of down talking them, teach them, talk to them, help them, motivate them, and lean them towards a positive attitude whether they win or lose.
But I guess thats too much like doing the right thing?
These young men are doing a wonderful job, just going to practice and coming out on the field on game day.
It hurts my soul that you can put down these young men that are trying to do the right thing.
Before you leave a comment,
Remember you all were kids yourself.
What did you do back then? Was your defense up to par, did you win at everything you did?
To the Sandusky High Football Team, many of us are proud of you.
Stay focus, and continue to give it your all! Its not about winning, its about your learning lessons to victory!

Anonymous

The fumble recovery in the first quarter was scooped and scored by number 26 Reckner not number 28 Spahr.

Anonymous

why is ohio state so afraid to put any decent schools on their schedule every year? is seems like a joke.

Tina

it's good to know something about your life back to america in this way. of course i can learn english writing skills from you. haha. but i know little about baseball although you talked about the topic in class three years ago. anyway, funny.

Anonymous

what are you talking about. i think you need the english lesson. you make no sense. what gives makes a good point aside from his/her one typo.

Anonymous

The Buckeyes are a perenial .500 team in the SEC.

Anonymous

Dear coach Wilson:
Do what is best for the team and the program and step down. Hand the position over to one of your assistants.

Anonymous

What gives here or is it time to begin turning up the heat?

Anonymous

Maybe check the coaching staffs!Quit blaming the kids brausch and comuing up with excuses!Possibly meeting and breaking down films an sat and sun. WOULD be a START!

Anonymous

hey coach how about putting in some of those other kids that are standing on the sideline and quite running the ball up the middle all the time!!!!

Anonymous

Thank you, Perkins Lady Tennis, for making us all proud to be Pirates!

Anonymous

now how about modeling it for them? Coach Obergefell can't be the only one with character, integrity, and class for these young men. He's only one man...

Anonymous

It is nice to see Vermilion win some football games. Nice job over there coaches!

Anonymous

Coach Obergefell is the best coach in the state who is not the head coach of a varsity sport. Period.

Anonymous

so when is coach's butterball son ganna be the next starting tailback? He already plays varsity as a freshman, watt is the perkins football comin too. Right now its 2-4.

Anonymous

A quality or trait that distinguishes an individual or group....Evidently the character of our NEW coaching staff is that of nepatism, favoritism, in-difference towards veteran players, or maybe it's just plain politics in sports?! The comment was made it would take 3 yrs. to build a team here. Well coach, the Seniors are done this year, you'll have your own team (no left-over Farlow players)! When all you hear is how GREAT the Fresh. & Soph. classes are and that next year we should have a good team, kinda makes you wonder! Didn't realize our Jr. & Sr. players sucked so bad! NOT! I believe our upperclassman are showing an awful lot of character, something that I believe at least half of our coaching staff is unable to comprehend! They say winners celebrate and losers make excuses. I believe our TEAM deserves better! As a parent of a football player, I wouldn't want my son to continue reaking havoc on his body for a coaching staff that has already dismissed this season for next! PS - aren't athletes suppose to EARN their spot? Cause if you're just going to GIVE something to a kid, for whatever reason, what kind of CHARACTER does that show, or help build?

Anonymous

Finally people are starting to see this man's agenda . Why do you think so many coaches left May I add on their own . They could see this 3 years ago .I FEEL SORRY FOR THOSE JRS AND SRS WHO HAVE PUT TIME INTO THIS AND GET NO REWARDS.PACK HIS LITTLE GET TOGETHER AND SOUND YOUR FRUSTRATIONS .

Anonymous

Good job panthers! Coach notestine you are a picture of class and charachter!MAYBE THE OTHER SIDE OF PERKINS AVE CAN LEARN SOMETHING !

Anonymous

fire Brausch

Anonymous

perkins lost to a bunch of midgets. look at the size of the smcc kids and look at the size of perkins. how embarrassing!

Anonymous

Better coached Better disciplined! Call it what you may,it should have been worse!GO PANTHERS!

Anonymous

Amazing that before the game the head coach looked like a defeated man. Too bad he couldn't schedule a cupcake sbc schedule !

Anonymous

The only midget with your program is your number of wins !!!!!!

Anonymous

having played under both farlow and brausch i was there to watch how the few outspoken parents were able to force farlow out, after all he had done for the school, only to watch brausch turn his back on my class. the only thing that kept the underclassmen from playing then were those other great perkins coaches that decided to leave on their own, at least they had the courage to stand up to him. as much as i love perkins football, i feel it does me some justice to see this man drive the program into the ground because he is just like those parents who brought him here. oh by the way coach farlow, who apparently wasnt taking perkins in the right direction, ended firelands two year losing streak this weekend. glad to see good things happening to people that deserve it.

Anonymous

Thank you for speaking out, you should know BECAUSE YOU SAW both sides. Im sure chapman was happy with braush his son played !MY, OH MY ,HOW THINGS HAVE CHANGED !

Anonymous

How can all the higher ups in the perkins school system stand back and ignore whats going on in our football program!!The coach has lost his kids respect and most jr. and sr. have no desire to play for this man.The time has come for him to be acountable for his poor play calling,poor starting lineups,and poor actions around the practice field.There are parents in 7th and 8th grades looking to get there kids out of there before they get to high school.What happen to the days of PERKINS PRIDE!!!

Anonymous

The pride left when farlow was let go !This man has no idea what Perkins stands for or what is its history ! Go back down south!

Anonymous

it doesnt matter who they hire in perkins because the community has special interests. We hired a man from out of town and it happened to be another man with special interests. Farlow was great becuz he wasnt about favoritism. Until the older Painter/ and younger piper had to start on the O-line in 03. With first team all-conference michael kennedy on the bench with division 1 college football star jeremiah fennel. Ever since I have seen more favoritism than i could hope to imagine, and i have been comin to games since the 80s. There was favoritism in every class since. Lets look at the quarterback situation that forced (2 sport all-ohioan) kyle hallock to become a golf star when he competed for the "2nd" string quarterback job. Open ur eyes and realize we all need to change.

Anonymous

What NEEDS to change is the attitiude regarding politics in sports. I have heard people say that "you have it wherever you go". Hmmm, that makes it okay? It is rather disheartening when you have to watch this kind of crap go on, and I'm just a parent. Imagine how the kids feel! LIFE LESSONS our kids learn through sports?! Watching it, being a part of it for a number of years, dealing with it and doing our best at DAMAGE CONTROL on a daily basis! Trust me, EYES HAVE BEEN WIDE OPEN FOR THE PAST 16 yrs.! Grow up people, can't live through your kids, nor should you, it isn't healthy!

Anonymous

Why alll about pirates we HAVE notestine and staff! Go panthers !

My thoughts

Let's lure Notestine away from SCCS.

Anonymous

NEVER WILL HAPPEN!

Anonymous

If you are all perkins fans i dunno what to say, thank terry chapman for a change in head coach here. You are all beating a dead horse because no one is going to get radical enough to try to have something change, keep talkig on stupid forums like this and thinking your angry comments are going to get something done. You want something done go do it yourself instead of talking about it here. Coache's don't play favoritism in my book brent adams, alan speer, obie, roesch and many more are fair good coaches who don't play favortism. This was going to be a down year, because well as you can tell are players don't play hard, dont tackle hard and dont want it that bad, sorry if that hurts moms and dads but i have watched every game film and the only people that look like they want to be out their is a handful of kids. btw in 03' mikey and finnell both started and if want ur kids to learn some lesson in life maybe u should try the baseball or track team in the spring, two prestige sports in the state of ohio with the 2 best coaches at perkins in my opinion.

Larry

St. Mary's is better coached than Perkins in football. Perkins has the athletes but also as this thread is proving it also has the attitudes...

Anonymous

get gilbert the ball.

Anonymous

Well thank you captain obvious, last i heard their was a robbery at the local mill better go rally up those crooks.

Anonymous

Kids my a$$!!!If you watched the films you moron you would know the play calling is horrid!!!Shut up and stay out of it,you are part of the problem here!!!

Anonymous

Playing a freshman over Jrs.and Srs. is a joke.Punishing JV kids for coaches bad calls on Fridays is a joke(when they dont play a down because He plays 9th graders in the 4th on fridays).If you do not see whats going here I dont know what to tell ya becuase there are plenty more reasons i can sit here and give ya.Parents in the stands sit there every week bewilered at this guys gull.Rumor has it the $HIT WILL HIT THE FAN this week so be ready!!!!!

Anonymous

And what I mean with that last comment is the higher ups in Perkins are finally looking into this and I hope they just make thing fair for all and put a stop to this agenda!!!

Anonymous

"mikey and fennell" i may have mixed up 03 and 02... but im certain that the 2 coaches sons were on the line over them when kennedy was playing jv as a junior.

facts

Yes, Kennedy played JV as a junior that is correct. But so did both of those other two "coaches" kids. I have the films. Plus Kennedy played center while the Painter kid was a tight end and the Piper kid was a tackle. And when did Jeremiah Fennell play Division 1 football?? Pretty sure he wrestles. You better know all the facts before you start naming names.

Anonymous

Jeremiah plays football at the same school he wrestles at. He told me he was playing fullback but i dunno if that big lug is, he sure does have the wheels for that position though. kennedy, painter, piper and finnell all played different positions in high school, please you think rock would let something like that happen..... come on now you must really not know the rock.

Anonymous

Yes thankyou amy and the rest of the fall sports athletes.

facts

Agreed. The firing of Rock Farlow was just one of MANY mistakes made by the old administration aka Sheri Buccerri.

Anonymous

Thank YOU Chapman and Baxter FOR FIRING ROCK . Hey did YOU notice both their kids played for Brausch.CHAPMAN HAD AN AGENDA TO FIRE ROCK AMONG OTHER THINGS !

Anonymous

Didnt Painter have 3 sons who played and Piper 2?ALWAYS BEEN AN AGENDA AT PERKINS IT SEEMS!

Anonymous

Neither Painters nor pipers played as freshmen, I'm not even sure they played at Sophmores. Team Unity, and pride are needed back.

Anonymous

When you have coaches/parents with an Agenda, TEAM UNITY is ABSOLUTELY IMPOSSIBLE! This TEAM (especially the Sr. & Jr. class) has been dissed from the beg., by certain coaches., the radio station (stating there is no Sr. Leadership), as well as many others. I've heard it come out of their mouths! For some, this was a losing season, before it even started! Great support, thanks! Cause I know our TEAM is much better than the record they have! They say COMMUNICATION is the key...well, that can't be one-sided. Example: We have an injured Sr. player, not just a strain, but an ACUTE COMPLETE TEAR OF THE ULNAR COLLATERAL LIGAMENT, ALONG WITH A BRUISED BONE. According to the doc, first time he's ever seen an acute injury like this, and would be consistant with a helmet to the back of the elbow. LOOKING TOMMY-JOHN SURGERY DEAD IN THE EYE! Haven't rec. one phone call of concern from not one coach, didn't really expect it, since a few feel it was his own fault he got hurt! Seems to me, their only concern was to have him cleared for the Pirate/Panther game. Sorry, no more slapping on of others' braces, or ace bandaging and taping, just to get em back on the field! Although I know it's what he wanted to do, is it always best? Thank you Tim-the-Trainer, Coach Blakely and Coach Speer for your support! Not being sarcastic here, I mean that! Took three weeks for our son to be asked "so, how ya doing?". I pretty much figure that's because I've commented on the complete LACK OF CONCERN REGARDING INJURED PLAYERS SHOWN FROM THE TOP, to someone that may have repeated it? By the way BIRDMAN, I think you can relate to this, as you were treated the same! Keep in mind, we don't write on sites like these to change the world, as much as we do to just put our thoughts out there! For the rest, I've said it before and I'll say it again, unless you're walking a mile in the shoes of, you can't understand! As for attitudes, you're damn straight, cause for Football, it is an ATTITUDE, it's called PLAY WITH HEART, PLAY WITH COURAGE, PLAY TO WIN! Rather than, let's just get through the season! Good luck Pirates, I believe you can win these last few games! And I mean that, from the BOTTOM OF MY HEART! Start BELIEVING it yourselves! PS Don't NEED you to have my back son, can handle that all on my own!

Anonymous

If that last comment was not enough to get your kids out of this system any way you can I dont know what is !!Perkins football is no longer in the hands of winners as we start freshmen in front of good jr. and sr. tight ends so someone can letter this year!!Most parents with upper classmen just wonder how they can try to get away with this.The coaches are throwing these games with there play calling and then blame the kids!!!When the kids dont want to play because the coaches sit around everyday and tell them there the worst football they have ever seen they start to only beleave that way!!Its time to wipe the slate clean and bring in some young coaches to beleave in,Win or lose you got beleave in what your coaches are telling you,and most of these kids quit beleaveing a long time ago.We need a coach they beleave in,not some Bill Belacheak want to be!!!

Anonymous

Its also been noted that coaches have have came to practice drunk this year with no repercussion.

Anonymous

All i acn say is wow NO WONDER WHY THEY HAVE TROUBLE PERFORMING .

Anonymous

I don't go to the game for a reason.... But the way people are saying freshmen are playin over Jr's and Sr's just seems alittle odd. I mean most of the straters this year are Jr's and Sr's and a handful of sophmores. As far as getting drunk before practice i think that is alittle fairy tale some of you are hoping is true, i don't think anyone of those coaches is getting smashed before they have to run a practice, specially when 2 of them are cops... Maybe their are bigger problem then i see but i am only scratching the surface here, i am no longer a student ot athlete anymore so all i can do is look in shock and aww and be embarrassed from time to time. I still have alot of respect for Braush and his staff they are good coaches, he just might have is priorities alittle mixed up right now.

Anonymous

michael painter = center ... michael kennedy = center... brett piper = tackle... jeremiah fennell = tackle... And niether fennell or kennedy starting that year... and yes rock did let it happen. One of the reasons they were 3-7. Then the next year they went 7-3. Hmm...

Anonymous

also that was a long time ago. It shows how out of hand perkins has let it go with brausch's kid playing varsity. I say we send the older brausch packing, and beg farlow to come back. He won a game wit firelands!

Anonymous

Farlow is gone,Brausch needs to go!Time we move on are start a new.

Anonymous

Why as a father would Brausch subject his son to this kind of matter?He may be a great tightend one day,but everyone sees hes not ready yet and this could ruin the kid forever.Not a well thought out plan as a father or a coach,TY.

sandtown

Perkins is a mess and we love it !

Whatever

SANDTOWN must be one of those smcc people who dream of one day winning an all sports trophy

Anonymous

Who won the game THIS year ? D-6 vs D-3 never should happen but hey thanks for not preparing !

Anonymous

Tim Obergefell is an amazing resource who should be tapped. Young blood is what this program needs. The question is, would he do it? He'll need support from the whole township...are we up for that? I say let's go in a new direction!!!!

Anonymous

He has to work harder.HOWEVER,he would do a better job than Brausch.

Anonymous

Why is this story all about the troubles phs is having ? Why not , the panthers out played outcoached and won a crucial game . Remember thye were picked 6th or 7th in the pre-season !

Anonymous

Yes, you did win the game and deserve to be congratulated, so CONGRATULATIONS! That's something that most PHS parents wouldn't be willing to say to you, but I will. We were out-played and out-coached, and that is where the problem for us lies! On our part, I believe it's a portion of a coaching staff that rather than focusing on consistancy in key pos. AND THE TASK AT HAND FB 07, they're focusing more on building next years team! As for Obie (Perkins grad.) being Head coach, I believe he was interviewed (along with Burrows, another Perkins grad))for the position but just didn't measure up to requirements of those (parents) making the decision! Hmmm, kinda makes you wonder why, since Obie is still in an Asst. Pos. as Def. Co-oridinator and Coach Burrows is highly capable of coaching a successfull Track Team (as well as WAS a FB coach for how many years?) these individuals weren't considered qualified enough for the pos. of Head Varsity Football Coach! It's called an AGENDA, AND WAS VERY PERSONAL AND POLITICAL! We see where the decision-making process over the last few years has gotten us, haven't we? Our students deserve better as well as our student-athletes! It's time for ALL THOSE IN TOP-KEY POSITIONS AS WELL AS COACHES at Perkins to ask themselves, do you do it for ALL the kids, or just yours and a chosen few?!

Anonymous

Well said and very true. All of it !Dont forget the other asst. coaches that were run out by this coach because they didnt believe in his agenda. What can be done now ? I would say nothing since they just made him asst. principal.

Anonymous

All i am going to say for the rest of this is Shane Burrows could have and would have been a hell of a varsity football coach, look what he does year in and year out with the track program take them to state and finish in the top 10 5 outta the last 7 years... But like someone said he wasnt qualified enough.... my butt.. qualified enough sure sure sure ur right he has no idea what he is doing, not like he coached 3 all ohio football players, has a state runner up and is about to have a state title this coming spring.

to smcc folk yes love the win all you want but just remember, not to long ago you were the armpit of football in the conference so don't go gloating so fast before your back at where you once were. As for D6 beating D3 who cares really... Seems like some older adults on here just pounce at the chance to cut the pirates down in everything they do. BTW when smcc win an all sports trophy will be the day i enroll my son their but i will bet my life savings that smcc closes before they win a all sports trophy.... stick to cheating and having 2 good sports team a year.

My thoughts

""stick to cheating and having 2 good sports team a year. ""

Wrstling and ????

My thoughts

""stick to cheating and having 2 good sports team a year. ""

Wrestling and ????

I fixed the spelling

Anonymous

Bird man we are talking fball here not wrestling , get off your band wagon. If memory serves me right on jj you couldnt do enough bragging on how well the pirates were going to do .Nickle all ohio etc.etc.,NICE SPIN BIRDMAN!

Anonymous

A d3 school should never lose to a d6. I THINK PHS HAD 3x as many kids on sat to choose from.

Anonymous

Sorry if i have alittle pride and confidence in some fellow teamates. As for calling out nickle saying i said he would be an all-ohio selection, find that on jj and email it to me. BBird1@student.cscc.edu because i think and know your full of crap on that. Get your facts straight before you try to SPIN my opinion and thoughts on what i write online.

Anonymous

Who gives a crap about the all sports trophy? The only reason Perkins wins it is because they have the pampered kids that play the country club sports that no one else cares about. They usually suck in the real sports. And I wonder if Burrows would have been as gracious in losing football games as he was when Huron beat Perkins in the dual track meet and he whined and whined to the Register!

Anonymous

shane burrows is not a good choice for head coach, because he plays favorites. That is also y Brausch got rid of him. Brausch was kind of hypocritical considering the family issue.

Another thing burrows lacks morals and is a sore loser. (Our victory 2005-Huron) Also, despite how much many athletes think about him he is known to have had some shady recommendations to his character outside of coaching.

Anonymous

perkins has been known as the graveyard of coaches for as long as it has existed. nothing ever changes.

maddog

What is huron good at besides football? What is smcc good at besides wrestling?

Anonymous

It all starts with the 8th grade wanna be Perkins coach!
Heck, he would run up to the varsity coaches and ask them about "plays" for the 8th graders, cause he didn't know what he was doing! He talks a good game, but that's all that it is, he likes to "act" and have conversation with people to make himself feel important around people.
Perkins athletic staff needs to be more selective when choosing coaches.
Ask him where he "played" football at? And how many years he play?

Anonymous

Just for your in fromation brausch did not get rid of burrows.It was shanes CHOICE one that should not be discussed on here . Get your facts STRAIGHT .Have you followed what is going on THIS year ? That might give you a clue as to why he left.

Anonymous

re burrows oct 4, 2007 @ 5:39 am/Yep, you are right, everyone needs to reassess a few of the coaches and start with the jr hi coach.
take a look at what is going on at the cop shop, he works there, that place is mess cause he doesn't know what he's doin.
same with coaching talks,talk,talks, all bs.

TT

Can't believe we're drawing a line in the sand over a high school football game. We were always rivals, but never, I thought, bitter enemies like we've become here. Now we're bringing up Shane Burrows and Brausch's kid and God-knows-what-else. Remeber, there'll be another one next year, just like every year.

Anonymous

Remember that the sports are for the kids to enjoy and 95% of them will not be in sports after high school,so all you parents trying to live your life again through your kids just set back and enjoy what your kids are doing and keep your mouths shut.I have alot of grand children in sports and all my kids played sports,and all of them enjoyed or enjoy playing sports,but never do I put myself in the picture.Just set back and enjoy.

Anonymous

I can agree with you on that point. He only knows how to talk. He played very little football in high school

Anonymous

You have to play football before you can coach fball. Stick to your day job as a cop. This is another hire of a yes person braush hired.

Anonymous

I heard that McClung is or is going to coach football? What? Oh yea,he can't get too far away from his side kick Mathless/coachless/copless,where you see one you see the other one.I guess it takes two to cover up those tracks.If this is true,they will have two coaches that know nothing!!Mathless and McClueless what a wining pair.RIGHT!

Anonymous

Now you know there's no such rumor going around. You had to make it up here. It's not all that funny.

Anonymous

Hey Bucierri, you snot clobbered Rock out of town and got you're way with a new yes-man fball coach. Now the natives are restless. Way to leave your thumb print on the once proud community.

Anonymous

...about h.s. sports? They're for fun. I sit in the stands and hear parents talking about their kids 'getting looks' from major schools. It's such a joke. The parents take it so seriously, openly contemptuous of teachers and laycoaches who coach these 'future D 1 prospects' for peanuts. Stop trying to live off your kid's athletic achievements. Stop blaming your kids' lack of skills on anything else but their genes. Now, all of that being said, I think Timmy O. would be a great coach. He knows the game, is smart, cool, etc.

Anonymous

Brausch can't even control that little piece of s**t kid of his (the young one not the high schooler). How in the world would you expect him to control an entire hs football team?

Anonymous

Whoa guys, we're talking about kids sports here. Shouldn't every school be looking for a coach that teaches the boys integrity and class? At least Notestine has that. Let them worry about records and trophys when they're in the pros.

Anonymous

Exactly. Let them have fun. There were maybe a TOTAL of 3 kids at that game who might play at the next level, D-III, probably. None of them will get a wiff of 'the league'. Everyone needs to simmer down and put all of this into perspective.

Anonymous

Nice attack on the coach's child! You're a real bad man, especially behind the cloak of anonymity. Coward!

Anonymous

re: Is It True Oct 4, 11:14 AM. We can only hope that it isn't true!
Again, I feel very strongly that before someone can be a "coach" they should have played the game.
In checking his credentials I can't find anything that would qualify Mathless to be a coach!

Anonymous

Wow looks like we have a bunch of adults acting likes kids on here. Shane Burrows never whined cried nor is a sore loser. After that track meet i sat right next to him and that funny looking reporter for the register who interviewed him put about 20% of what he really said into the column, That was hurons best team ever and perkins worst team ever and we barely lost whats that got to say about your tigers..... Enough of slamming a braushes 6 yr old son you prolly have them to and they all acted the same way. I dunno i am not giving out my opinion on here because to me its seems like most of you are talking out of your butts and not out of ur mouths. You all know who i am and if you dont im brett bird, grow some down their and throw your name in where you type is u have the guts, i am not ashamed of what i write maybe you are and thats why none or atleast the idiots on here dont.

Anonymous

We can out drink any Butt Pirate any day! Go Panthers!

Anonymous

Wow, grow a pair? How about grow a brain. Judging by your grammar perhaps you should have worried more about school and less about the gridiron. Some of the things I've heard come out of that 6 year old's mouth is ridiculous, not to mention he's a hellion. That screams of poor parenting, just the facts.

Anonymous

Way to show class. You represent your old school saying this. Coach notestine i say thank you for teaching discipline and how to live life. You are a true winner .Leave the other messs South of PERKINS AVE!

Anonymous

Call the Sandusky Register and ask to hear the tape they have on Burrows. I'm sure that lies too, huh? No I believe a recording is enough evidence, don't you?

Anonymous

Enough already about burrows . THIS is about a fbcoach who plays his son over jr and srs and has no discipline what so ever . Three years to BUILD a program . How about 3 years to tear a PROGRAM AND A community apart.

Anonymous

maybe we could get Mark Hollars to come back to PHS

Anonymous

These blogs do nothing but tear down the coaches and kids. Hasn't anyone ever heard that sometimes it's better to leave things left unsaid. What is this blog going to accomplish? I think this sight does not represent Perkins or it's students very well. I can tell you it is causing alot of grief for the Perkins Football Team. Perkins Football team needs to work on being a team and making the best of the remainder of the season. I feel for the Seniors. This is the last year for them and it can't be replayed for them. Most of these kids have played since 6th grade, coaches and kids have the power to make the rest of the season better for these Seniors.

Anonymous

as King of Erie county I hearby decree...SMCC and Perkins both still suck!

king

Are you king baer?You suck too you sandupmy fool!IN my book perkins got what THEY deserve a self serving coach who knows nothing of the school ,its history,or football program. Go back down south. Why did you come here again? Did you get run out of lebanon the same way ? DID you play your son who was a 6th grader on varsity ?

Anonymous

Mark hollars the same GUY who won 3 games as head coach ? Is this a joke ? Ha ha !

Anonymous

As parents (not grandparents yet), we've watched many WINS as well as LOSSES! We've sat in the stands for FB for the last 10 years, and have at times, been appalled by comments made by some of the parents of fellow teammates as well as FAIRWEATHER FANS! To say that this is just h.s. sports and that it's just for fun, trivializes the goals that some of these athletes set for themselves as well as thier whole team. I remember when our oldest sons' FB team said they would be the first State Champs for Perkins! Well it happened that year, l999! Our son was only in the 8th. grade. What was witnessed was the FACT that it's possible! Boy, was that a FUN RIDE! One done with a hell of alotta PRIDE! I believe we have 3 asst. coaches that played on that Championship Team! I doubt very much they were thinking it wasn't all that important?! As a parent of an athlete, who spent 6 days a week training, practicing, competeing, etc., there are times you may NEED to speak up! We don't live THROUGH our child, but at this point in time, we do live FOR THEM! We're the ones (along w/a selcet few others) handling the damage control, when those hopes have been brought to an ABRUPT END! Sorry if feelings get hurt, but sometimes we parents have good reason as well as a right! My perspective on this is as such.. When it comes to the psychological, emotional and physical treatement of our child, the day I sit back, shut my mouth and go w/the flow, is the day I DIE! Good Luck Pirates, BEAT THE CHARGERS! You know you can do it!

Anonymous

Come on! Give this coach a break, Every father out there knows that they want to see their son playing in a game, so for you fathers out there, Mr. Brausch is just doing what you would do given the chance, and don't deny that you wouldn't..........after all he is not at a ball touching position, its a tight end sealing the corner, so far he hasn't been knocked to the ground.

Way to go little Brausch, Keep up the work, we'll need all of your buds next year!!

Anonymous

Oh, I believe I can safely say that there definitely is some "ball touching" going on at Perkins. His decision making is proof of that.

Anonymous

Not EVERY father would react the way Brausch is acting. Not EVERY father who is a coach is blind to the fact that their son or daughter has little talent. Even Piper or Painter's son's never played varsity as freshman. Freshman have thier place and need to work with their own classmates building a team relationship. I can't see anything positive coming from playing his son becuase he wants him to letter as a freshman. Is he a standout player on the football field? This is just going to drive a wedge in between the kid and his friends and the other parents and the head coach. There are other players who deserve to be out there on that field before this freshman.

Anonymous

I don't believe that ALL fathers would be so willing to set their own child up for such riducule! It isn't lil Brauschs' fault, and there is NO ANIMOSITY towards that young man! We're not to question, right? Tell ya what, when coaches are yelling, screaming, cursing, threatening and demanding that our kids play TO WIN, than ALL Coaches damn well better be coaching to win! I can see Fresh. dressing on Fri. nights to get a feel for the game, but when you start inexperienced players over experienced, please explain the rationalization! It doesnt' matter if they're in a ball-touching position or not! Seems to me, more focus is being paid on Football 09-10 than that of 07!

Anonymous

So now we are going to probe our children with talent meters to see if they can qualify to play, Give everyone a break!

Anonymous

...will be the highlight of some of these kids' lives, which, frankly, is kind of sad. So the coaches should be as objective as possible so that the right kids get p.t. That being stated, parents need to be realistic. Many kids who think they are the next Emmitt Smith are in reality marginal at best. And marginal in the SBC means they would be riding the pine in a real h.s. football league.

Anonymous

What about all the cussing after practice directed at the kids mr braush? Didn't they fire rock supposedley for that reason ?Then to cuss a parent out ?Oh by the way nice 2 pt try at the end .. 95% of the coaches would have sent the game in to 2 overtimes.

My thoughts

The try for two was the correct thing to do. You play for the tie at home and go for the win on the road.

TT

On one of Edison's punts, I heard he had Tyler Dix in to return at a good point. Why, then, did the coaches instruct him from the sidelines not to touch it? It rolled down to the two; is Brausch TRYING to lose?

Anonymous

Go for two what a joke, some one said it was a te pass to his kid . If that true he should NEVER coach at that school again!

Anonymous

Ha s he ever met on a Sunday ? Has he ever broke down films with his staff to coach the kids ?THAT SHOULD ANSWER YOUR QUESTION!

sandumpy

SAD SITUATION OVER AT PERKINS GLAD IT'S SOUTH OF SANDUSKY .

TT

Right, because everything is going swimmingly in the City, I see.

Anonymous

I see a lot of immature, rude and just plain hateful words being written in these blogs. Stop badmouthing each other, as well as each others children and act like mature, responsible loving parents.

Anonymous

An even 100 comments on the sad saga called perkins.

TT

Again, we're still better off than Sandusky. No matter how bleak it looks here, Perkins residents always know to look north, and then our problems don't seem so great. At least we own our homes.

Anonymous

At least we HAVE a head coach that doesn't cuss out players and parents .He works hard in the summer and off season too.

Anonymous

it's easy folks, take after the buckeyes and schedule nothing but crappy teams all season, while the rest of the ranked teams play powerhorses week in, week out. In the end, you'll look great, while only needing to win one or two games a year (with a least one of those at home) for your title.

Anonymous

Maybe you guys could get Jay Crawford to come back and coach the team?

TT

I agree Notestine is tops, and that Brausch makes Farlow look like Dick Vermeuil, but one man doesn't equate with housing, does he? I wrote my comment in response to those who made it clear that they enjoyed Perkins' problems at large, reminding them that Sandusky's are far greater. Does the name Rectenwald ring a bell?

TT

That's "Vermeil."

Anonymous

u dont live in sandusky and i would appreciate it if you would just shut up and move on with your life i mean come on you are arguing on a football page for god's sake get a life

Anonymous

and perkins is not as great as Sanusky because they are a township not a city and they are jealous BURN!

TT

Jealous of what? Poverty? Crime? Schools? Good call.

Anonymous

Wow,
You people are still at it. Stop insulting each other. Grow up! Act your age.

Anonymous

If it bothers you, don't read it!

Anonymous

I cant wait UNTIL the schools merge because your sorry people cant support a school district . Then you will become one of us .

TT

So far, we're doing a better job than Sanduskians at supporting a school district. Ratings don't lie, and any Sandusky school teacher will tell you they'd like to have all the resources that Perkins teachers have. One of the reasons we can support a school district is that we own homes, we don't rent them. Have a pleasant day!

Anonymous

Wait until the STATE forces you to merge after you keep voting the levy down.I will be the first to welcome you to sandusky ,tt.

Common Sense

As for voting school levies down, how is it that Sandusky can dump their schools for a bargain price to low bids, yet they still need more money to run the schools.Your metro voters will pass your levy because they are in the majority and it won't bother them a bit. Hmmmm......

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