||FOOTBALL PICKS: Rindt picks 16 to win first week of football contest
By The News staff
Last Updated: September 27, 2018
In the first week of The Ark Valley News football picks contest, Craig Rindt picked 16 of 20 games correctly to win first place.
Barbara Carroll broke a three-way tie for second place. Carroll, Danell Wilbur and Bryan Kutz had 15 correct picks. Carroll's tiebreaker guess of 56 was closest to the combined final score of the Kansas City Chiefs' 42-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Wilbur's tiebreaker guess of 50 was the next closest for third place. Kutz had a tiebreaker guess of 48.
Rindt wins $20 in football bucks, Carroll $10 and Wilbur $5. This week's prizes can be picked up at Boyd Accounting, 126 E. Fifth.
Six people had 14 correct picks. They were Mike Foster, Larry H. Hall, Ryan Mumma, Doug O'Rear, Bob Scantlin and Tyler Truman.
Scores will accumulate during the 10-week contest. The overall winner will receive four tickets to the Kansas City Chiefs Dec. 13 home game against the Los Angeles Chargers, a night's stay at a hotel and $100 in cash.
Sponsors of the contest are Tom Troilo DDS, PA, Valley Offset Printing, Casado McKay Companies, D&D Plumbing, Tequila's Mexican Grill, Halstead Bank, Johnson Automotive, Valley Liquor & Smoke Shop, Boyd Accounting Inc., State Farm Insurance, DZ Automotive & Truck Repair, Valley Point Golf Course, Baker Funeral Home, M&M Insurance, Bryan's Heating & Air and The Cottage Market.
2018 Ark Valley News Football Picks
1. New Orleans Saints @ Atlanta Falcons (The Ark Valley News)
2. Green Bay Packers @ Washington Redskins (Tom Troilo DDS, PA)
3. Indianapolis Colts @ Philadelphia Eagles (Casado McKay Companies)
4. Buffalo Bills @ Minnesota Vikings (Baker Funeral Home)
5. Oakland Raiders @ Miami Dolphins (Valley Liquor & Smoke Shop)
6. Denver Broncos @ Baltimore Ravens (Boyd Accounting Inc.)
7. Cincinnati Bengals @ Carolina Panthers (Valley Point Golf Course)
8. New York Giants @ Houston Texans (Halstead Bank)
9. Tennessee Titans @ Jacksonville Jaguars (DZ Automotive & Truck Repair)
10. San Francisco 49ers @ Kansas City Chiefs (D&D Plumbing)
11. Los Angeles Charges @ Los Angeles Rams (Johnson Automotive)
12. Dallas Cowboys @ Seattle Seahawks (The Cottage Market)
13. Chicago Bears @ Arizona Cardinals (Tequila's Mexican Grill)
14. Akron @ Iowa State (The Cottage Market)
15. Kansas State @ West Virginia (Valley Offset Printing)
16. Kansas @ Baylor (Baker Funeral Home)
17. TCU @ Texas (Bryan's Heating & Air)
18. Army @ Oklahoma (M&M Insurance)
19. Texas A&M @ Alabama (State Farm Insurance)
20. Georgia @ Missouri (Casado McKay Companies)
TIEBREAKER (combined final score): San Francisco 49ers @ Kansas City Chiefs
E-mail picks (and corresponding sponsors) to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop them off at Tequila's, The Ark Valley News or Valley Liquor & Smoke Shop by 6 p.m. Friday. Don't forget the tiebreaker score. Please include your name and phone number.