Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Hometown headlines make national news ...

Is it me, or was there something like this in an episode of "Law & Order" once upon a time? Guess we could say, "today's headlines, ripped from today's TV shows, ripped from today's headlines" or something like that.

"ODESSA, TEXAS (AP) - A West Texas student who led his high school basketball team to the state playoffs last season was actually a 22-year-old man, police said Tuesday."
CLICK HERE to read the rest of the story from the Associated Press and

Locally, the Odessa American's Craig Cracker reports, "Guerdwich Montimere, a 22-year-old naturalized citizen from Haiti, was arrested Tuesday for posing as a 16-year-old sophomore named Jerry Joseph and attending Permian High School."
CLICK HERE to read the rest of the OA's story

Another article, this one from the OA's Joel Ericson, reports
Permian may have to forfeit season

Not a bad time, really, to tip our collective hats to the other 99.99% of our student athletes out there, around West Texas. Win or lose, they worked hard, played well, and were honestly themselves.


Pancho said...

This is another good reason to tighten up our immigration stop Permian from cheating :>]

Jeff said...

LOL ... love it! Thanks for stopping in, my friend.