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Living in a fantasy world

Do you live in a fantasy world?

Fantasy sports has certainly been a big craze for several years now that takes sports fans into a whole new arena where sometimes you are left deciding between your favorite team or your fantasy players. I might play in a few fantasy leagues.

The BCR sports department is going to start up an inaugural BCR Fantasy Football League. With the NFL season kicking off Thursday night, we’ll have to sit out the opening week of games this weekend. But that’s OK, we’ve got 16 more weeks of fantasy fun.

We’ll run our league through Yahoo, so you’ll need to have a Yahoo account. We’ll run an online draft so you can match your wits against other area fantasy players. Funny thing about the drafts is I went live with one league and was graded with a C minus by Yahoo. I forgot about my other league’s draft and ran on autopicks and got an “A.” Go figure.

If you’d like to play, send me an email at khieronymus@bcrnews.com and I’ll send you an invite to the BCR League. There won’t be any cash prizes, but you just might get mentioned in a future column here.

Keeping TRAC: One change you will notice heading out to a gymnasium near you this fall are the new Three Rivers Athletic Conference banners put up for the new conference affiliations.

Prouty Gym at Princeton supports all 15 TRAC banners with the Tigers’ home flag nicely presented front and center. The NCIC logo remains on the gym floor due to having the roofing construction delayed over the summer by the heat and running out of time to work on the floor. That will be done next year.

St. Bede athletic director/handy man Tom McGunnigal put the TRAC banners up over the weekend at the Academy.

With Red Devil Gymnasium to come tumbling down in a year and a half at Hall High School, the new TRAC banners will remain on hold to go up in the new gym. AD Eric Bryant Jr said they are coming up with a plan to cover up the existing Tri-County Conference banners which are painted on the gym wall

If you haven’t made it down to the South Gym at PHS, be sure to do so. The 1926 facility has been brightly renovated with a new paint job compliments of the PHS Booster Club as a match to the royal blue, white and gray colors in Prouty Gym. You won’t recognize the place. It looks great. I wonder what old Tiger greats Lew Flinn and Joe Ruklick would say?

Kevin Hieronymus is the BCR Sports Editor. Contact him at khieronymus@bcrnews.com

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