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EXCELLENCE PEEKS OUT
AT QUARTER MARK IN NFL,
POWER POINTS CONTEST
At the quarter-pole of the 2020 NFL season, the thoroughbreds are starting to put distance between themselves and the field, and the nags are beginning to stumble. Six of the eight divisions are headed by undefeated teams — all 4-0 with one-fourth of their games played. And then there’s Philadelphia — actually leading its division with a 1-2-1 record. That’s due, at least in part, to the erratic — even bizarre — play of the Dallas Cowboys.
In the ‘Boyz home loss to Cleveland on Sunday, quarterback Dak Prescott threw for 502 yards and four touchdowns, but that couldn’t bail out a defense that gave up a franchise-high 307 rushing yards. Dallas fell to 1-3. And the one game they won, 40-39 over Atlanta, relied on a classic blunder by the Falcons on a “watermelon” onside kick.
The cream rose to the top as well in Week 4 of the POWER POINTS Football Contest where a Trenton, MO, contestant, Rocky Jones, tallied 125 of the possible 136 points to take home Grand Prize honors.
He entered the contest through the Trenton Republican Times newspaper.
Local winners were:
Butler… Larry Holt, Butler 283-5739 (123 points)
Caldwell… Kevin Koval (sp?), Caldwell 305-5212Centralia… Rob Preston, Pekin 241-8673 or 347-8587 (117 points)
Chanute.. (no entries)
Corry… Jon Albert, Corry 923-2178 (113 points)
Council Grove… Bruce Day, CG 767-5307 or 767-3052 (111 points)
Dickinson Co. … Brian Mascareno, Herington 366-0989 (100 points)
Hobbs… David Gaytan, Eunice 200-0735 (95 points)
Lebanon… Karl Wolf III, Leb. 272-8844 (121 points)
Morgantown… (no entries)
North East… Tonya Curtis, North East 218-4284 (114 points)
Parsons… (no entries)
Rawlins…. Don Nicholls, Rawlins, 321-3259 (93 points)
Ridgway… (no entries)
Rockport… Emilio Garza, Rockport 723-3905 (103 points and TB1 beats Rusty Gauthier, Rockport, also with 103 points)
Rock Springs… Joe Chacon, Green River 871-9618 (116 points)
Taylorville… Kenneth Brown, Kincaid 237-4702 (118 points)
Towanda… Devin Delamater, Wyalusing 746-7919 (113 points)
Trenton… Rocky Jones, Trenton 214-5263 (125 points)
Walla Walla… Shelbea (Sheldea?), Voelker, Kennewick (509) 713-4296 (116 points)
Warren… Mel Flick, Warren 688-4886 (104 points)
Welch… (no entries)
Xenia… John Vancil, Xenia 352-6941 (103 points and TB1 of 46 beats Linda Lanker, Xenia, also with 103 points)