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PFCC: Weeks 14 and 15 Update

by: exRegionalWeenie (12/21/23)


Our September goal of weekly article updates for both CFCC and PFCC has again descended into late season once-in-a-blue-moon updates. Sorry 'bout that. In an effort to make amends, this article will be a two-fer special with shoutouts to the top performers from Weeks 14 and 15. And stay tuned because there might be updates for the season's remaining three weeks. Or, maybe not. We'll see.

Sean Poluos is The Man
We'll get to the weekly updates in just a sec, but this first highlight must go to Sean Poulos. The man just can't be stopped. He leads the overall PFCC after Week 15, just like he did after Week 14. And Week 13 and 12 and 11 and... all the way back to Week 3. That's 13 consecutive weeks atop the PFCC standings - wow! After Week 8, we wrote that Sean, "...holds a commanding 30 point lead..." (yes, that's us quoting us). Well, now his lead is 54 points! Sean is definitely having a dirty-dawg season for the ages, especially when you add in the fact that he is ranked 3rd over in the CFCC.

Week 14 Kudos
Emma Mims lives in Heaven, South Carolina, according to her player info page. I wonder if Heaven, SC, has angels? Maybe they're the ones who brought Emma a Week 14 win. Emma went 10-4 with 43 points. Forty-three may not seem special but the average player scored a -17 that week, so there. Congrats, Emma! {Ed. Note: After writing about Emma's location in Heaven, I decided to fact-check her. Low and behold, there is no Heaven in SC according to Google. Shame on you, Emma, for pulling a fast one on us.}

Mike Johnson earned a 2nd place finish in Week 14 with 39 points. Close behind was Phil Stiegman with 37 points. The week's 4th place went to Homer Bartson of Homer, NY, (I'm not even gonna bother) while Monte Oaks claimed 5th place.

Week 15 NFL Scores and Top Dawgs
Bizarre stuff keeps happening in the NFL and Week 15 was no exception. For the third consecutive week, at least one team was shutout (NY Jets). The Jets were one of SIX teams that scored 10 points or less. There's a lot of crappy football being played these days. Refunds should have been offered to those misfortunate enough to attend the Carolina-Atlanta snoozefest with it's 9-7 final score. B-O-R-I-N-G.

The low-scoring games didn't seem to impact us Dawgs, though, as the average player score in Week 15 was a much improved 40 (recall it was -17 the previous week). Top Dawg for the week was Kevin Fitzgerald who went 13-2 with 94 points. Nice job, Kevin! Kevin had many players nipping at his heels. Jerry Douglas and Amanda Fanning were next with 92 points. Cody Mize was 4th with 90 points while the week's 5th place went to Robert Ricks (he also scored 90 but had one less win than Cody).

The Non-Sean Poluos Portion of the Overall Standings
Sean may have a stranglehold on the year-to-date standings but there are still other players having a very good year. The overall 2nd place position is currently held by Dan Valle. Yeah, Dan is 54 points behind Sean, but he jumped 4 places this week and has risen in the standings for 4 straight weeks, so maybe he can make a run at Sean. Or, maybe Sean will be challenged by Jason Runyen. Jason is currently in 3rd place (56 behind Sean) and has pretty much been in the Top 5 for the past 2 months. John Schmidt is currently 4th and has just as many points as Jason, so maybe he can threaten Sean. Don't rule out Amanda Fanning. Amanda is on a tear, having reached 5th place overall after being ranked in the 60's just 5 weeks ago. And who knows, maybe someone in the rest of the Top 10 can surprise us in the end. Those players include Linda Kunches, Mark Avery, Daniel Noirot, Jeff Raberding and Christine Kruse in 6th through 10th places, respectively.

PFCC Group Play Standings
The Hailraisers continue to lead the Group Play standings and have a decent lead over the 2nd place Boomerbacks (the Boomers, by the way, lead the CFCC Group Play standings, so they're quite a... group). In 3rd place we find Padookie Quack Attack.



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PFCC: Weeks 14 and 15 Update

by: exRegionalWeenie (12/21/23)


Our September goal of weekly article updates for both CFCC and PFCC has again descended into late season once-in-a-blue-moon updates. Sorry 'bout that. In an effort to make amends, this article will be a two-fer special with shoutouts to the top performers from Weeks 14 and 15. And stay tuned because there might be updates for the season's remaining three weeks. Or, maybe not. We'll see.

Sean Poluos is The Man
We'll get to the weekly updates in just a sec, but this first highlight must go to Sean Poulos. The man just can't be stopped. He leads the overall PFCC after Week 15, just like he did after Week 14. And Week 13 and 12 and 11 and... all the way back to Week 3. That's 13 consecutive weeks atop the PFCC standings - wow! After Week 8, we wrote that Sean, "...holds a commanding 30 point lead..." (yes, that's us quoting us). Well, now his lead is 54 points! Sean is definitely having a dirty-dawg season for the ages, especially when you add in the fact that he is ranked 3rd over in the CFCC.

Week 14 Kudos
Emma Mims lives in Heaven, South Carolina, according to her player info page. I wonder if Heaven, SC, has angels? Maybe they're the ones who brought Emma a Week 14 win. Emma went 10-4 with 43 points. Forty-three may not seem special but the average player scored a -17 that week, so there. Congrats, Emma! {Ed. Note: After writing about Emma's location in Heaven, I decided to fact-check her. Low and behold, there is no Heaven in SC according to Google. Shame on you, Emma, for pulling a fast one on us.}

Mike Johnson earned a 2nd place finish in Week 14 with 39 points. Close behind was Phil Stiegman with 37 points. The week's 4th place went to Homer Bartson of Homer, NY, (I'm not even gonna bother) while Monte Oaks claimed 5th place.

Week 15 NFL Scores and Top Dawgs
Bizarre stuff keeps happening in the NFL and Week 15 was no exception. For the third consecutive week, at least one team was shutout (NY Jets). The Jets were one of SIX teams that scored 10 points or less. There's a lot of crappy football being played these days. Refunds should have been offered to those misfortunate enough to attend the Carolina-Atlanta snoozefest with it's 9-7 final score. B-O-R-I-N-G.

The low-scoring games didn't seem to impact us Dawgs, though, as the average player score in Week 15 was a much improved 40 (recall it was -17 the previous week). Top Dawg for the week was Kevin Fitzgerald who went 13-2 with 94 points. Nice job, Kevin! Kevin had many players nipping at his heels. Jerry Douglas and Amanda Fanning were next with 92 points. Cody Mize was 4th with 90 points while the week's 5th place went to Robert Ricks (he also scored 90 but had one less win than Cody).

The Non-Sean Poluos Portion of the Overall Standings
Sean may have a stranglehold on the year-to-date standings but there are still other players having a very good year. The overall 2nd place position is currently held by Dan Valle. Yeah, Dan is 54 points behind Sean, but he jumped 4 places this week and has risen in the standings for 4 straight weeks, so maybe he can make a run at Sean. Or, maybe Sean will be challenged by Jason Runyen. Jason is currently in 3rd place (56 behind Sean) and has pretty much been in the Top 5 for the past 2 months. John Schmidt is currently 4th and has just as many points as Jason, so maybe he can threaten Sean. Don't rule out Amanda Fanning. Amanda is on a tear, having reached 5th place overall after being ranked in the 60's just 5 weeks ago. And who knows, maybe someone in the rest of the Top 10 can surprise us in the end. Those players include Linda Kunches, Mark Avery, Daniel Noirot, Jeff Raberding and Christine Kruse in 6th through 10th places, respectively.

PFCC Group Play Standings
The Hailraisers continue to lead the Group Play standings and have a decent lead over the 2nd place Boomerbacks (the Boomers, by the way, lead the CFCC Group Play standings, so they're quite a... group). In 3rd place we find Padookie Quack Attack.



CFCC Week 12: Sideline Interviews with Last Week's Leaders and Losers

by: exRegionalWeenie (11/21/23)


We conducted midgame interiews with many of last week's scoring leaders. They told us that they were proud of their accomplishments thus far but would focus on playing a full season and try to do a better job at putting low numbers on possible upsets. We also did midgame interviews with some of last week's lowest scoring players. They promised to not quit in the face of adversity, try to win more games than they lose, and keep giving 100% effort. (NOTE: We're short-staffed at dirty-dawg, so we contracted out our interview program to Charissa Thompson. Thank you, Charissa!)

Week 12 CFCC Player Scores
We have played 12 weeks so far this season. Twelve! That means we're down to Week 13 plus the Bowl Blowout. Time's a wastin' so you better make your move right now. Several people made their move last week. Congrats to Monte Oaks on winning Week 12 by scoring 106 points on a 14-1 record. Jeffery Wood took second place last week with 104 points. Michael Barry and Nick Hampshire tied for third with identical scores (102 points, 13-2 record) while Judy Whaley took fifth place. Monte and Nick were two of last week's biggest gainers. Both improved their overall standing by 50 slots!

Home isn't where the heart is... or, at least it wasn't last week. Home teams went 3-12 in Week 12. That poor record is reflected in last week's standings where the bottom "players" Homer Bartson, Homer Picker and Homer Simpson each had the week's worst score of 3-12 with MINUS 50 points. So much for home cooking.

CFCC Standings after 12 Weeks
We have a new overall leader - it's Julie Jones who resides in the mountains on the east side of Albuquerque, NM. Julie has been in the Top 5 since Week 5 and this is her first stint at the top of the heap. Congrats, Julie, on your 15 minutes of fame, and good luck at achieving permanent fame if you can maintain your lead after the next two standings updates are posted. Mark Linhares moved up to second place and is just 2 points behind Julie. Mark has been in the Top 10 ever since Week 2. Sean Poulos and Geoffrey Heidelberger are in third and fourth place. They have the same number of points as Mark, but their won-loss records aren't as good. We have an EXTREMELY CLOSE RACE as these top 4 players are within 2 points of each other!

Jeff Graschel held on to fifth place and he's certainly within striking distance (just 10 points out of first). The rest of the Top 10 include Carol Overton, Steve Beaver, Judy Whaley (up 26 slots!!) , Tom Fannin and Mike Coyne.

CFCC's Latest Group Play Standings
From the Broken Record Department, the top 3 teams in Group Play are Boomerbacks, All in the Family and The Border War Still Lives in KC. Boomer has the #1 and #6 overall players, so it's pretty easy to see them owning Group Play. Meanwhile, the 4th place Florida Dummies have been surging in recent weeks but remain many points out of first place. Maybe the Moseley family is destined to abide by their team's bio which states, "...we are a solid bet to place 4th or 5th in the team standings." Yes you are, Dummies. Yes you are.



CFCC Week 11: And Then...The Babbling...Stopped.

by: Shudda, Cudda, Wudda


Enough said, Jimbo...
As an A&M grad, it never made sense to me--Texas A&M, with a spine of military tradition, integrity as a virtue, why in the hell you would hire a giggling babbler like Jimbo Fisher and then just throw in the towel on integrity this year by hiring Bobby Petrino as Offensive Coordinator. A $77 million mistake. God Bless both of you--please do something worthwhile with the money, but Silver Taps to your A&M coaching tenure--Highway 6 runs both ways...

Okay, (chuckle) so we didn't even have that game in Dirty Dawg CFCC this week--a game that at least tied a record, of both Head Coaches getting fired after a game! In Dirty Dawg play, we had better scores this week (average score of 90), which was halfway expected--we opted for more historical match-ups, even though several of the games had double-digit point spreads, but we needed a little boost to our condfidence with some higher CFCC scores. Enjoy!

There was little in the way of chaos in Week 11, with the undefeated CFP Top 5 still undefeated. For any inkling of a Separation Saturday, it was only the Top Tier putting more distance beyond the Second Tier. Most of the top teams looked plenty strong, and it looks like we are heading toward some great matchups for Championship Week this year.

CFCC Week 11 Scores
In CFCC play for the week, we had several 14-1 players, with Isaac Rhea, Elizabethton, TN leading all players at 116, then a trio at 114: Neal Rayburn, Hernando, MS; and two players from Lubbock, TX, Dale Ganus, and Justin Weaver, Dirty Dawg Founder and CEO. According to Johnny Vegas, there were three upsets: UCF throttling Oklahoma State, Missouri taking it to Tennessee, and Texas Tech beating CFP #16 Kansas on the road. Isaac correctly nailed the UCF and Texas Tech upsets and only wagered a 2 on his one miss.

CFCC Year-to-Date Standings
In the overall standings, Sean Poulos, Paducah, KY, continues in the lead for his third week, followed closely by Julie Jones, Sandia Park, NM, who continues in 2nd Place for the second consecutive week, and in 3rd Place, Carol Overton, Claremore, OK, who climbs up from 4th Place. Sean has been on an impressive run, in the CFCC Top 10 for the past 8 weeks, as well as leading the PFCC. Amazing, Sean--In The Zone, indeed.

CFCC Group Play Standings
For CFCC Group Play, Boomer Backs continue in 1st Place--and in 1st Place since Week 2, my goodness! Places 2 and 3 swapped this week, with The Border War Still Lives in KC sliding into #2, after biding their time at #3 for the past four weeks, and All in the Family slipping from #2 to #3 this week. And watchout those of you presently on the podium, The Florida Dummies have vaulted over the past few weeks, from #16 four weeks ago, to #9 last week, and somehow surging to #4 this week. Whoa!

Looking ahead to CFCC Week 12
For CFCC Week 12, we squat a bit before launching into Rivalry Week (in Week 13), but we do have couple of serious Prime Time road tests for CFP Tops 10s: Texas at Iowa State on Fox and Washington visiting an under-the-radar Top 10 Oregon State on ABC. Those should be intense! Elsewhere, maybe Tennessee was caught in a trap game last week at Missouri, and will give Georgia a test, hmmm, we'll see about that, and we also have UCLA at USC in the battle of LA. Gonna be fun! Good luck!

CFCC Top dawgs

Final Standings

Place Player Pts W L
1 Matt Hemingway 1210 163 57
2 Roger Bryan 1201 164 56
3 Tom Dang 1200 163 57
4 Doug Kluck 1188 166 54
5 Graham Whitin 1178 159 61
6 Jason Gribek 1176 158 62
7 Tammy Meffert 1172 160 60
8 Mike Zwier 1172 160 60
9 Jeff Weiler 1170 165 55
10 Lacy Dunn 1170 163 57
Full CFCC Standings

PFCC Top dawgs

Through Week 19

Place Player Pts W L
1 Sean Poulos 1192 173 81
2 Jeffrey Overton 1164 166 88
3 Jeff Raberding 1161 171 83
4 Jason Runyen 1152 171 83
5 Dan Valle 1132 169 85
6 Daniel Noirot 1128 171 83
7 Melissa Harral 1123 169 85
8 Alexander Overton 1122 167 87
9 Mark Avery 1108 169 85
10 Alex Libardoni 1102 168 86
Full PFCC Standings

CBCC Top dawgs

2023 Contest

Place Player Points
1 Bill Gargan 7371
2 Linda Kunches 7293
3 Ken Gribek 7285
4 Steve Friend 7275
5 Steve Beaver 7265
6 Otto Binau 7260
7 Dan Gossin 7237
8 Joe Kunches 7230
9 Ryan Hamill 7211
10 Seth Binau 7174
Full CBCC Standings

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