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While Clay’s Gary “Eagle Eye” Row has been a seemingly-permanent fixture around Memorial Stadium, it seems that CHS’s hall-of-fame videographer isn’t the only “legend of the lens” to have secured himself a lifetime’s lease in high school football press boxes.

Approximately nine miles away, another longtime football film man in “The Professor” Bill Bundy, a tenured Genoa High School math teacher, has somewhat more quietly become something of an icon while running the game film for the Comets for the last 24 to 25 years.

The Lake Board of Education upheld a ban on a parent from attending any sporting events for one year.

During their September 17 meeting, board members stated that although their decision may be an emotionally hard one, they had to uphold the district’s policy and do what was right for the district as a whole.

Scott Pennington, whose son Andrew is a senior and a baseball player at Lake High School, was banned from attending any sporting events for one year by Lake Athletic Director Dave Shaffer, after an incident during an Ohio State ACME Baseball Congress tournament in July.

There is a new recreation director in Jerusalem Township, and he has a familiar face. Michael Skitowski moves into the part-time position at a time when big plans are on the drawing board.

Skitowski is known to many of the residents in the township and in Oregon because he is currently employed in the Oregon School System as the adaptive physical education specialist. He was an elementary physical education teacher at Jerusalem Elementary for 10 years, starting in 1996.

The Germans are coming, the Germans are coming!

Next August there will be more Germans here than at the annual German-American Festival at Oak Shade Grove in Oregon. There will not only be North Americans of German descent, there will be native Germans at what may be the biggest ethnic festival Toledo has ever seen.

GAF Society Chairman Timothy Pecsenye says the Gaufest next August (13-16) in downtown Toledo will fill more hotel rooms than religious missionaries from Jehovah’s Witness fill here each summer.

Ralph Myers can smile about it now.

On one of his first days on the job as the new principal at Woodmore High School, Myers received a phone call in early July about the possibility of the Ohio State University marching band playing at one of the Wildcats’ games this fall.

The call was from Jon Waters, an OSU assistant band director and a Woodmore graduate.

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