Category Archives: sports

has a ball or stick and is not murder or war; their were or are bubblegum cards or tobacco cards to exploit it; was cool when i was young but is now increasingly sadly undermined by greed;

Joc Pederson first since Bernie Carbo with two pinch homers in playoff series

Posted in big shoulders, ethniceities, la la, sports | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Gunn grad Strausser leads NFL Colts to Monday Night Football excitement

The Colts are in a doozy down in Baltimore. It is knotted at 25, going into overtime. The Colts were up by 17 before Lamar Jackson pulled a few rabbits or birds out of his proverbial hat. I was toggling … Continue reading

Posted in sports | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Earthwise Monthly Totals January thru October

I have 3,159 published articles on Plastic Alto, a wordpress format. On the internet. Despite hating the internet. I know, cognitive dissonance. Some of those posts have just a headline, like 10 words. Some have 10,00o words, like the treatise on … Continue reading

Posted in music, Plato's Republic, sex, sf moma, sports, words | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Outline of chance meetings at Coupa and ‘Once Upon a Time In Hollywood’ movie lobby scene

I met Taylor Goss at Coupla and invited him to play my Hawktail show Saturday I met a tall surgeon whose son is being recruited for Dartmouth and then got transferred to a biology professor whose son is a cellist … Continue reading

Posted in sports | Leave a comment

Haniger drills homer to keep Seattle pennant hopes alive

Posted in sports | Tagged | Leave a comment

Partial score: Gunn 42

Posted in sports | Leave a comment

If CCS Top 40 were scored like fantasy football

Menlo School (Atherton) 183  2. Los Gatos 1643. Aptos 159  4. Gunn (Palo Alto) 156 (but ranked only #35)5. Palma (Salinas) 1506. Mountain View 131 7. Hillsdale (San Mateo) 131 (#34)8. Salinas 1309. Leigh (San Jose) 13010. Bellarmine (SJ) 125 … Continue reading

Posted in sports | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Gunn averts shutout with late safety down in Monterey

I was excited to finally see big red Titans after reading about their 2021 undefeated spring campaign; the loss today drops him to 17-9 here. The Wing T looks like a rugby scrum: Assistant principal Leonel said that graduated stars … Continue reading

Posted in music, sports | Leave a comment

Giants strive towards 100 wins

The Giants are the best record in baseball and are on pace for 104 wins. Reaching 100 would be the seventh time in 120 seasons. The radio announcer said something about best record in 100 years. They are also leading … Continue reading

Posted in sports | Leave a comment

Mercury picks Titans to lead league in El Camino division

Their preview:What to expect: After running the table last spring, the Titans didn’t move up into the De Anza, but according to CalPreps’ ratings, this academic powerhouse could beat the bottom three teams in the upper division. With 53.4 ppg, … Continue reading

Posted in sports | Tagged , , | Leave a comment