Beat the Experts wraps 2015 season |

Beat the Experts wraps 2015 season

The final week of The Union’s 2015 Beat the Experts Pick ‘em contest was a wild one.

Lots of upsets and last minute lead changes had “the experts” on edge until the final tick Sunday night.

Brian O’Brien and I, the self-proclaimed “experts” had a tough week — check that — a horrible week, going a miserable 5-7. It is the first time all season we had a losing record.

Jim Primrose had no such trouble, winning for the second straight week with an 8-4 record. Primrose is the only repeat weekly winner in 2015.

On the season, O’Brien fared better than I, scoring a 10-week overall record of 40-20. I limped to 38-22.

Now that all the picking is complete its time to raffle off the grand prize, a Samsung 55-inch LED Smart TV with Wifi worth $1,199, provided by Beam Easy Living Center located at 422 Henderson St. in Grass Valley. The raffle will take place at Beam Easy Living Center, but a date for the raffle has been yet to be determined.

I will personally be calling and/or emailing all the winners to let them know when the drawing will take place. Remember, if you beat the experts on any given week, you are entered in the grand prize drawing.

I sincerely want to thank everyone who participated this year and wish you all luck at the drawing.

To contact Sports Editor Walter Ford, call 530-477-4232 or email

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