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The 2018 CFCC Week 3 Wrap-up:
Some Performers; Some Floppers


by Shudda, Cudda, Wudda



Some of the upsets that fans feared in Week 3 came to fruition as FSU continued their downward spiral and the Men from Troy (and not the USC variety!) traveled to Nebraska, handing the Cornhuskers a humbling defeat.

Ok, so I guess you noticed on your Pick Sheet last week, the little comments beside the CFCC games. Ex-Regional Weenie started this for Week 2, and I couldn't resist jumping right in. Do you like the idea, hate it, don't care? Well, it doesn't really matter, because we pretty much don't plan anything we do, and we don't have a feedback mechanism. Any of these impulses are up to the individual author, whether on the Pick Sheet or here in the write-up. A little glimpse behind the D-Dawg curtain--usually the person who picks the games for that week, also does the write-up for that week as well, so yes, I picked the games and the brilliant/stupid quips beside the games. If you didn't "get" the "Frost Warning"--the Scott Frost reference should have been obvious, but much more importantly, you MUST absolutely watch the "Frost Warning" video on You Tube, a tongue-in-cheek lashing of uber-hyped weather events.

So, now--on with the show--the games this weekend had no overall theme to me--not a "Separation Saturday", and not the blood bath we've seen where average CFCC scores hover around zero--maybe "chaos" works the best for this week or "muddied waters". I think Alabama was the only fully clarifying moment by smoking Ole Miss, and Oklahoma State made a surprisingly convincing statement, but other winners pretty much only took care of business or even struggled mightily. And then there are the few, not so proud, shamed losers from Saturday, that no amount of church can fully heal on Sunday.

For the week we had five upset games, including the aforementioned Troy over Nebraska, and Syracuse over Florida State, but we also had LSU over Auburn, Texas Tech over Houston (mild upset win, but the Red Raiders pulled away in the 4th quarter), and in our Night Cap, early surprise team this season, Arizona State and Coach Herm Edwards ("You play to win the game!") came back to Earth, dropping an away game to San Diego State.

Let's talk Dirty Dawg performance, with Will ("The Fridge") Perry, Radford, VA hanging onto 1st place for his second week, and Ryan Husted, Goodland, KS still holding 2nd place. Mr. Red surges up from #7 to #3, and Hank Bauer and Anthony Cavallucci, move up into the Top 5. For the week, Jenn Varian, Las Vegas, led the way with 88 points, closely followed by Carl Lindecrantz and Kevin Oram with 86.

For Teams, Au Gratin Potatoes, also hangs onto #1 for a second week, while Archie Bunker and "All in the Family" leapt from #7 to #2. Last week's #2, "Morass of Ordinary Effort", slipped into #3.

Lastly, for those of you suffering or working your butts off from Hurricane Florence--we're thinking about you. Hopefully, you can get a little relief this weekend with some college football.

Good Luck with your picks in Week 4, everybody!

The 2018 CFCC Week 3 Wrap-up:
Some Performers; Some Floppers


by Shudda, Cudda, Wudda



Some of the upsets that fans feared in Week 3 came to fruition as FSU continued their downward spiral and the Men from Troy (and not the USC variety!) traveled to Nebraska, handing the Cornhuskers a humbling defeat.

Ok, so I guess you noticed on your Pick Sheet last week, the little comments beside the CFCC games. Ex-Regional Weenie started this for Week 2, and I couldn't resist jumping right in. Do you like the idea, hate it, don't care? Well, it doesn't really matter, because we pretty much don't plan anything we do, and we don't have a feedback mechanism. Any of these impulses are up to the individual author, whether on the Pick Sheet or here in the write-up. A little glimpse behind the D-Dawg curtain--usually the person who picks the games for that week, also does the write-up for that week as well, so yes, I picked the games and the brilliant/stupid quips beside the games. If you didn't "get" the "Frost Warning"--the Scott Frost reference should have been obvious, but much more importantly, you MUST absolutely watch the "Frost Warning" video on You Tube, a tongue-in-cheek lashing of uber-hyped weather events.

So, now--on with the show--the games this weekend had no overall theme to me--not a "Separation Saturday", and not the blood bath we've seen where average CFCC scores hover around zero--maybe "chaos" works the best for this week or "muddied waters". I think Alabama was the only fully clarifying moment by smoking Ole Miss, and Oklahoma State made a surprisingly convincing statement, but other winners pretty much only took care of business or even struggled mightily. And then there are the few, not so proud, shamed losers from Saturday, that no amount of church can fully heal on Sunday.

For the week we had five upset games, including the aforementioned Troy over Nebraska, and Syracuse over Florida State, but we also had LSU over Auburn, Texas Tech over Houston (mild upset win, but the Red Raiders pulled away in the 4th quarter), and in our Night Cap, early surprise team this season, Arizona State and Coach Herm Edwards ("You play to win the game!") came back to Earth, dropping an away game to San Diego State.

Let's talk Dirty Dawg performance, with Will ("The Fridge") Perry, Radford, VA hanging onto 1st place for his second week, and Ryan Husted, Goodland, KS still holding 2nd place. Mr. Red surges up from #7 to #3, and Hank Bauer and Anthony Cavallucci, move up into the Top 5. For the week, Jenn Varian, Las Vegas, led the way with 88 points, closely followed by Carl Lindecrantz and Kevin Oram with 86.

For Teams, Au Gratin Potatoes, also hangs onto #1 for a second week, while Archie Bunker and "All in the Family" leapt from #7 to #2. Last week's #2, "Morass of Ordinary Effort", slipped into #3.

Lastly, for those of you suffering or working your butts off from Hurricane Florence--we're thinking about you. Hopefully, you can get a little relief this weekend with some college football.

Good Luck with your picks in Week 4, everybody!

Karen Hatfield Kicks Off PfCC with Week 1 Victory

by: Sugar (September 14, 2018)


After the CFCC had already wrapped up two weeks, the real men that play football finally got the PFCC underway. The PFCC is the marathon of all contests, running 18 weeks, well through the holidays and finally wrapping up in February. 2019. So in other words, we have a long way to go!

And for a game dominated by a bunch of over-testosteroned dudes, it never ceases to amaze me how the ladies tend to dominate the PFCC! Week 1 was no different with Karen Hatfield of Owasso, OK winning Week 1 with an impressive 84 points on 12 victories. In addition to Karen's performance, 2016 Bronze Boner Heidi Holland of Fayetteville, NC finished 3rd with 78 points and Gail Hartfield from Raleigh, NC was 5th with 72 points. Way to go dirty-dawg ladies! Timothy Misciwojewski from Felton, DE was the Week 1 runner-up in score with 80 points and 11 wins, but he does win the week for the most letters (13) in his last name. Great Week Tim.

Finally, the Carolina Reapers (led by Gail Hartfield) with an average score of 49.6 lead group play after Week 1. The name 'Carolina Reapers' seems appropriate with Hurricane Florence ravaging the Carolinas late this week. Of course our best wishes for dirty-dawger's (and everyone else's of course) safety throughout the storm in that part of the country. Wet Microbursts and Tulsa Twisters occupy the 2nd and 3rd places in Group Play.

One quick note that we are hearing from several dirty-dawgers that are experiencing problems submitting picks via an iPhone. We have no idea what the problem could be and will troubleshoot when we have time. Which means, no time soon. So, we recommend avoiding the iPhone for now until we can get a hold of the issue. Good luck as we quickly head into PFCC Week 2!

CFCC Week 2: Blowout Nailbiter Week

by: exRegionalWeenie September 10, 2018


As much as dirty-dawgers love college football season, you gotta admit that September isn't the best month. There's just way too many mismatches, Davids vs Goliaths and complete blowouts.

Week 2 gave us many of these buzz kills. FBS Power 5 teams lined up against William & Mary, East Tennessee State, Wagner, Lamar, Savannah State and the list goes on. The latter two were real treats last week. Not only were both teams shut out by Texas Tech and Miami, respectively, but they both lost 77-0. I mean, seriously, why bother? But I suppose we'll keep getting these crappy games if we keep watching and attending them.

Fortunately we had some interesting games last week, too. Kansas football won. Let that sink in. Even better, Kentucky ended a 500-year losing streak to Florida - and it happened in The Swamp!

We had some nailbiters, too. Almost no one cared about this game, but Purdue lost 20-19 to Eastern Michigan. Losing at home to a directional school? Not good. In a game we did care about, heavily favored Clemson had to hang on late to avoid an upset at Texas A&M. Another one of our games that had us crappin' cinderbl bricks was Colorado and Nebraska. The Buffs dramatically took the lead in Lincoln with just 1 minute to play and then had to snuff out a Hail Mary on the final play to win. Whew!

Week 2 Studs and Studdettes
The Week 2 winner was Dick Wagenmaker. This is probably a good time to remind everyone that Dick is a dirty-dawg founding father. Congrats, Dick, on your 80-point big W! Dick edged Zachary Berg and Johnnie Powell, both of whom had 78 points. The remaining members of Week 2's Top Five were Germantown, TN's, Kati McNeil with 74 points and Pocatello, ID's, John Keyes who had 64 points.

Overall Standings
Will Perry had another nice week - enough to jump 5 places and into the overall lead. The rest of the Top Ten features five sets of ties. First, we have Ryan Husted and Dale Lininger tied for second place with 104 points. The next two players are tied for fourth place with 100 points: Jared McKinney and Kurt Van Speybroeck. Dick Wagenmaker and "Mr. Red" both have 98 points and are tied for sixth. The others are John Glueck, Emma Mims (8th), Anthony Cavallucci and Kendrick Peters (10th place tie).

Group Standings
Au Gratin Potatoes are in first place in the group standings. They have a 5-point lead over Morass of Ordinary Effort (no idea what this refers to but love the creativity!). Group Play powerhouse Tulsa Twisters are in third followed by Padookie Reeks and Memphis Procrastinators.



CFCC Top dawgs

Through Week 3

Place Player Pts W L
1 Will Perry 182 29 16
2 Ryan Husted 172 32 13
3 Mr Red 168 30 15
4 Hank Bauer 158 31 14
5 Anthony Cavallucci 156 29 16
6 Emma Mims 154 32 13
7 Scott Overpeck 152 31 14
8 Johnnie Powell 150 30 15
9 Kurt Van Speybroeck 148 30 15
10 Zachary Berg 146 30 15
Full CFCC Standings

PFCC Top dawgs

Through Week 2

Place Player Pts W L
1 Christine Kruse 140 20 10
2 Karen Hatfield 136 22 8
3 Mark Linhares 126 22 8
4 D Simmington 118 21 9
5 Dick Wagenmaker 116 20 10
6 Andrew Tocci 114 21 9
7 Joe Kunches 114 20 10
8 Hank Bauer 112 22 8
9 Craig Shoemaker 112 20 10
10 Timothy Misciwojewski 112 20 10
Full PFCC Standings

CBCC Top dawgs

2018 Contest

Place Player Points
1 Bill Gargan 7824
2 Pat Vesper 7770
3 Nicole Ventimiglia 7757
4 Steve Beaver 7705
5 Tim Tinsley 7688
6 Chris Charters 7670
7 Zach Sefcovic 7659
8 Keith Sherburn 7654
9 Scott Carpenter 7645
10 Ken Gribek 7597
Full CBCC Standings

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