All posts by Bob Cimbollek

Are latest NCAA college basketball scandals tip of iceberg? Some possible solutions to eliminate such scandals!

How many more top NCAA D-1 Basketball players, coaches or teams will float from just below the water line of this big basketball ice berg scandal, that leaves many fans out in the cold? This scandal so far as effected some top rated college schools, alphabetically, Alabama, Arizona, Auburn, Louisville, Oklahoma State and Southern California. […]

Will any Maine H.S. football players take a knee on the Anthem this coming weekend?

Following my last BLOG on yesterday about how Maine high school basketball players and other Maine high school athletes may try to imitate TV’s Pro NFL Football non-participation activities, NBA and College D-1 Basketball style of play a question popped up in my mind. With all the national, state and local vocal and written attention […]

UM Coach Walsh’s latest BB BLOGS:”Fighting a Losing Mentality” & “No One Cares…”

The only consistent greater Bangor Area summer basketball reading material for me to read has been UMaine men’s basketball head coach Bob Walsh’s daily Blog. Thank goodness for it or I would have had some real serious basketball withdrawal symptoms. Coach Walsh has another excellent BASKETBALL BLOG on Monday, September 25, 2017, following his Friday, […]

NCAA-D1/MPA may have same transfer rule again, BUT for different reasons

The NCAA Division 1 and the Maine Principals Association could possibly have something in common again regarding their athletic transfer rules by allowing transfers to be eligible immediately if they meet certain different guidelines of each organization. That is if the NCAA passes a possible new transfer rule which would allow any athlete to transfer […]

Very interesting & timely transfer article on Coach Bob Walsh’s BLOG

A BLOG entitled the “Facts About Transfers” by UMaine Head Basketball Men’s Coach Bob Walsh on his BLOG today, Wednesday, September 20 was a very timely, interesting, revealing and informative post. The article is entitled ” Investigating College Basketball Transfer Movement”, written by Eli Boettger and posted by Coach Walsh on his Blog. This […]

Great article on Artie Mathisen by BDN sportswriter Ryan Mclaughlin

What a great, informative and interesting article on Artie Mathisen by Bangor Daily News sportswriter Ryan McLaughlin on this past Saturday’s sports pages. It brought back some great basketball memories for me. When I went back into high school basketball coaching for the 1987-88 basketball season at John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor (after […]

Still time to attend Chris Murphy’s free basketball course

The first of 8 Tuesday nights of a free basketball course,’THE BASICS OF BASKETBALL COACHING AND PLAYING’ presented by former Maine Maritime Academy Coach Chris Murphy was held last Tuesday night, September 5th at Eastern Maine Community College’s Gymnasium from 6:30pm-8:30pm. There were only 3 high school coaches, 1 former high school coach, 1 former […]