Allegany Radio Sports w/ Mike Burke

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MIKE BURKE Allegany Radio Corporation Sports While watching #NFLTheTVShow last week at a local public house, a highlight was shown of the streaking Indianapolis Colts hammering the suddenly faltering Buffalo Bills and one of the older gentlemen seated at the bar (not me) began to spew unprintable unpleasantries about the Colts (okay, it was me). […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: November 26, 2021, 7:59 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Radio Corporation Sports In the summer of 1981, I met a shy, gangly youngster with Bambi eyes who loved to draw and, had he not died on June 19, 1986, would have been the greatest basketball player of all time. To this day, the world knows that young man to have been […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: November 24, 2021, 3:21 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Radio Corporation Sports With nine games down and three to go, it is clear the University of Maryland football team is nothing if not consistent; which is to say, that is not meant as a compliment. The 5-4 Terps are much improved; far more talented and skilled than they have been in […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: November 8, 2021, 3:55 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Radio Corporation Sports First of all, in The Wonder Years, it was Johnny U. and Brooks. Then it was Frank, Jim Palmer and Lenny Moore. Then it was Boog and Tom Matte. You have to understand, in The Day, the Baltimore Orioles and the Baltimore Colts players were here in Cumberland a […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: November 5, 2021, 3:03 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Radio Corporation Sports I spent the weekend in College Park for University of Maryland homecoming. Because of work, it had been years since I had attended homecoming at Maryland. For the same reason, it had been years since I missed homecoming in Cumberland. I’m sorry I missed Fort Hill-Allegany this year, particularly […]
Author: admin
Posted: November 1, 2021, 8:28 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Radio Corporation Sports I’m so old I remember when they only started talking about moving the Allegany-Fort Hill football game from Thanksgiving day to the week following the ninth regular-season game. Something about these new-fangled state football playoffs they were talking about starting … and I say new-fangled with great sarcasm since […]
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Posted: October 27, 2021, 2:32 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Radio Corporation Sports That is usually how the great Tom O’Rourke merrily opened his broadcasts on WCBC Radio for the annual Allegany-Fort Hill Homecoming football game. That and, after setting the scene and making the proper introductions of his partners in the booth, “Happy Homecoming, everybody.” Tom did not go to Allegany, […]
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Posted: October 22, 2021, 4:06 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Radio Corporation Sports Dick Sterne was named the Dapper Dan Club’s Man of the Year in 1992. He was the recipient of the prestigious Henrietta Schwarzenbach Civic Service Award in 2010 and was presented with the Dapper Dan Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014. I used to like to tease Dick with each […]
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Posted: October 13, 2021, 3:53 pm
“You come at the king, you best not miss.” — Omar Little, West Baltimore MIKE BURKE Allegany Radio Corporation Sports Much of what I heard from area high school football fans last week – other than from fans of Fort Hill and Mountain Ridge – was, “Fort Hill’s going down. Mountain Ridge is putting them […]
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Posted: October 11, 2021, 2:56 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Radio Corporation Sports Here on a Sunday night watching the most recent ballyhooed and promoted television event in the history of the last time there was one: Tom Brady’s Return to New England! Whatever. At least Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth are doing it, so that’s good television. (By the way, why […]
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Posted: October 4, 2021, 2:45 pm