No, George Alfred Mangus is not a big name college football coach, but he is now part of a big time Division I football program, so it probably doesn’t look good to be caught peeing on the curb outside a restaurant by the cops.
It was the feel good story of the annual Little League World Series Tournament: a rag-tag bunch of kids from dirt poor Uganda made it into the final round of 16 after beating those snooty rich kids from Saudi Arabia. Unfortunately, they were denied visas to come to the USA to play after there were “discrepancies” in their birth documents, most notably that they were older than some parents claimed. (Isn’t that how Taiwan won all those championships?)
The real question is: were they 13 instead of 12, or closer to the legal drinking age?
Okay, so the hotel ran out of rooms because there was a big cheerleading camp in town, but it would seem like you could come up with a better solution than putting teen-aged boys and girls in the same room. Somehow, we’re pretty sure the boys didn’t complain about the arrangement. Unfortunately, once the kids got home and told their parents what happened, a few concerned adults did have a problem with it.
It all make sense when you think about it: You find a nice bag of golf clubs and balls in a dumpster and you want to try them out, but you don’t have money to go to the driving range (you are dumpster-diving after all). So what’s the next best way to test out your new set of sticks? Start hitting balls over trucks on the highway, of course!
Last week, we had a story about a guy who lived next to a golf course and complained constantly to the city about the obnoxious, potty-mouthed, drunken golfers who were constantly urinating in his yard. This week, the exact opposite: a guy who had lemons and made lemonade . . . or in this case, some cash on the side. Allegedly Joe Albert Wolfe, 39, who lived next to Alondra Park Golf Course, was making it a habit of stealing golf bags and clubs from players and then just walking back to his house on the course. This time though, some undercover cops spotted the theft, following him back to his place and not only recovered the stolen items, they also found five pounds of marijuana, a 9 mm handgun with the serial numbers removed, digital scales and more than $2,000 in cash. Good work there, Lou.
Most of you were probably watching this Samoan Rugby Championship Game between Nu’uuli and Avele (it’s like the Super Bowl of Samoan rugby) when this incident broke out, but for the few that didn’t here’s what happened: the guys on Nu’uuli didn’t like a call the referee made, he tried to explain it to them, and they allegedly beat the crap out of him for it.
We know, it’s complicated, but if you would watch more rugby you’d understand why they were upset.