Gridiron Guru

Position: The Green Side of Life

No repeat for June, but a seat at the top will do

Apparently ‘Christmas in June’ didn’t have the same ring. Bettie Wiedo of Phoenix, aka June, nearly became the Gridiron Guru’s first two-time winner of the year by picking 15 games correctly last...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

June in Arizona is all about the green in Dec.

June hit in December. And with it, a September champion was denied being the Gridiron Guru’s first double-winner in 2014. And Betty Wiedow has the boys of December to thank. Wiedow, aka June, of...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

Lucky No. 13: Hawk99 gobbles up the glory

Over turkey week, a Hawk led the Green masses. Frank Hawkins of Bayfield – Hawk99 – was one of only four Gridiron Guru contestants to correctly pick 13 out of 16 in Week 13. The tiebreaker was the...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

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Fourteen out of 15? Oooo, la, la! Real original. There were nine Gridiron Green contestants that finished one pick from the perfect Week 12 result. Was it the Thursday night game? Was it the...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

Hudson hawks a Week 11 victory from Maryland

No tiebreaker necessary, Gary Hudson checked in to our local Gridiron Green all the way from Cordova, Maryland, to school us with an 11-for-14 victory in Week 11 to take our green. Waylon Foreman,...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

RAMJET gets off the Pine and into the game

Roger Simpson got off the Pine (Arizona) and RAMJET-ted himself into the Gridiron Green game. Simpson, from Pine, Ariz., aka RAMJET, won the Week 9 tiebreaker to break a two-way tie for first...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

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For the second time in three weeks of this crazy little game called NFL, I found myself among the dregs of the Gridiron Green voters. And, once again, I was not the only champion among losers. A...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

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A victory was afoot for Miss Ali in Week 7 of the Gridiron Green. Alison Foote of Aztec, aka MissAli23, snapped an eight-player tie for first place with a well-guessed 45-21 tiebreaker in the...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

Week 6 losers catch Archuleta and the Guru

Oh, for shame. FOR SHAME! My prognostication powers seriously were dulled last week. Was it the stirring top-25 on top-25 upsets swirling around the college game the last two weeks? Could it be the...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

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They say it’s lonely at the top. When it comes to Week 5 of the Gridiron Green, they lied. Waylon Foreman of Farmington beat out an octet of pickers with 14-of-15 right around last week’s NFL...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

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New coaches. New quarterbacks. We’re only a quarter of the way through our NFL season, and the NFL landscape is changing drastically. Yet, Shauna Dooley-Wallace of Durango was the model of...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

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After a 5 and a 6 the first two weeks of the regular season, a Steelers fan from Bayfield was as comfortable in Week 3 as a steel worker in Carolina. Doug Carman, aka steeler75, scored 15 out of 16...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: The Green Side of Life

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