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Guy and Pam Smith

Guy and Pam Smith
Guy & Pam attend over 150 sporting events a year, nearly 50 of which are Pennsylvania football games. Their weekly in-season blog focuses on PIAA District 11, and this season will expand to also include Saturday PSAC NCAA D2 games. Guy runs the auto racing "TrackChaser" group, the website roamingtheraceways.com and has written a weekly column in "Area Auto Racing News" for over 40 years. Guy is retired from teaching high school computer programming, while Pam is in her final year as a professor of Speech Pathology at Bloomsburg University.
 
 
 
 

Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam: Who’s On First?

January 11, 2023

Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Who’s On First? 2023.01  Guy and Pam are full of quirky sports attending goals.  It’s all for fun.  For football, in 2022 we finished our two-year goal of seeing all 47 District 11 high schools play a home game.  We are now in the midst of adding all the District 11 […]

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Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week Sixteen: Epiblog

January 4, 2023

Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week Sixteen:  Epiblog 2022.19.  We had hoped to get in one more football game before the end of the season, but it didn’t work out and the six state championship games at Cumberland Valley turned out to be the last football games of the year for […]

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Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week Thirteen:  D11 Teams in Final 8 in all 6 Classes

November 22, 2022

Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week Thirteen:  D11 Teams in Final 8 in all 6 Classes   2022.15.  Pam headed to New Orleans to present at a conference and pick up another award for her contributions to her profession.  She left Tuesday morning and returned home late Saturday.  Guy stayed home […]

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Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week Twelve: The Championship Triple

November 15, 2022

  Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week Twelve:  The Championship Triple   2022.14.  The original plan was Phillipsburg (NJ) on Friday and the NCCA D2 PSAC state championship game on Saturday.  Then we changed the plan to three D11 championship games on Friday and Saturday.  But as happened a number of […]

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Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week Eleven:  District 11 Goes 4-1

November 10, 2022

Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week Eleven:  District 11 Goes 4-1   2022.13.  It may have only been the first week of the district playoffs, but five schools from District 11 played against foes from outside the district.  And our teams accounted themselves quite well, winning four of the five. In […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week 3, 2022 – PSAC Edition

September 14, 2022

Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week Three: Tour de PSAC 2022.5.  Another four football game week for Pam & Guy.  We started out with a high school varsity game on Friday night.  On Saturday, we began the latest of our quirky goals, a two-year plan to visit all 16 colleges (+1) […]

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Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week 2, 2022

September 7, 2022

Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week Two: Thursday Night Football We had a good five-day run on the holiday weekend, until the Sprint Car races at the Port Royal fair were rained out on Monday afternoon.  Before that, we began our latest quirky goal, to see every Kutztown University sports team […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week 0, 2022

August 31, 2022

Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Week One: 1 Skook, 1 Colonial, 1 EPC Thursday, August 25, 2022.  Everyone is undefeated.  The next day we awoke to…Game Day! GAME 7.  FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2022.  MOUNT CARMEL RED TORNADOS @ NORTH SCHUYLKILL SPARTANS.  I have written a weekly auto racing column titled “Roaming […]

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They’re BAAAaaaaccck!! It’s another round Around District 11 – The Travels of Guy & Pam: All Star Games & The Plan for This Season

August 24, 2022

Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam All Star Games & The Plan for This Season 2022.2.  Pam and Guy are ready to make our transition to “Football Mode” after a winter, spring and summer of other sports.  We transitioned from ten new minor league pro basketball team/venue visits, to finishing off seeing […]

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Here we go again! Around District 11: The Travels of Guy & Pam Special All-Star Game Edition

June 6, 2022

Back for 2022. Pam and I are pleased that high school football supporter extraordinaire Billy Splain has invited us back to blog about our travels again this season. We will again attempt to keep it light and amusing, while leaving the hard-core football analysis to those more qualified. It Ain’t Just Football for Us. In […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Epilogue)

December 22, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam Smith are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team, nor do we have any relative that plays. Our goal is to see as many D11 teams as we can! Quest: D11 (Epilogue)   On Week 1 […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 16) We went to HERSHEY! Our recap of the weekend!

December 15, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team Quest: D11 (Week 16)   Once again this year, there were no District 11 teams advancing to the state finals in Hershey, but it’s still one of our […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam, the Finale! And introducing the 2021 @PIAADistrictXI ALL-SNACK BAR TEAM @ShenQBclub @LehightonFB

December 7, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team, nor do we have any relative that plays. Our goal is to see as many D11 teams as we can! Quest: D11 (Week 15) Only one game this […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 14)

December 1, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 14) Week 14 and still four games.  Pam and I started off four straight football days with the SCFCA Senior All-Star Game at Schuylkill Haven High School.  It was our first time ever at that stadium for a game we didn’t […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam

November 23, 2021

  Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 13)   District 11 had teams playing in all six classifications last weekend, but all six were on Friday.  Bummer.  The first five classes started inter-district play, while in the 6A big school classification the district championship was still to […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 12)

November 17, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 12) The Quest to see as many of the District 11 schools play home or at a neutral post-season site reached its penultimate game this weekend with teams #39 (Parkland) and #40 (North Schuylkill). When the season began in August, we […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 11)

November 10, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team Quest: D11 (Week 11) Let the playoffs begin!  There were still eight teams in the district playing at home that we had not yet visited this year, so […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 10)

November 3, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team Quest: D11 (Week 10) For the final week of the regular season, we had three additional new schools lined up to visit.  There was a choice of six […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam @PIAADistrictXI @EastPennConf18 @Colonial_League @SchLeague

October 26, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team Pam and I went to a trio of District 11 games in Week 9, but only two of them added to our total number of D11 schools for […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 8)

October 21, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team Quest: D11 (Week 8) With the pool of teams that we have not yet visited this year shrinking, we were down to a pair of games for Week […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 7)

October 13, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team Quest: D11 (Week 7) Another four-game weekend increased our total number of District 11 teams that we have seen play a home game to 29 of 47 schools […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 6)

October 6, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team Quest: D11 (Week 6) After the Bethlehem Liberty Hurricanes game on Saturday night at the BASD Stadium, we had seen over half the schools in District 11 play […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 5)

September 28, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team, Quest: D11 (Week 5) After four fantastic weeks of 4-5-5-5 games, we were down to only two more schools this week, bringing our total for the year to […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 4)

September 21, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team, nor do we have any relative that plays. Our goal is to see as many D11 teams as we can! Quest: D11 (Week 4) Our sincere apologies to […]

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Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Quest: D11 (Week 3) @PIAADistrictXI @Colonial_League @EastPennConf18 @SchLeague

September 14, 2021

Around District 11 We Go: The Travels of Guy & Pam Guy and Pam are PA high school football fans. We are not affiliated with any team, nor do we have any relative that plays. Our goal is to see as many D11 teams as we can! Quest: D11 (Week 3) Another good week on […]

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