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Atkinson claims 2011-12 championship

Published 2:07pm Thursday, January 12, 2012

Dowagiac Public Safety Director Tom Atkinson captured the 2011-12 Daily News Football Forecaster championship.

Atkinson, who went a panel-best 27-8 in the bowl games, finished with an overall record of 126-39.

Michigan Senator John Proos, R-St. Joseph, finished second, one game back of Atkinson at 125-40. FOX 28’s Allison Hayes was third with a final record of 123-42 and Cassopolis Police Chief Frank Williams came in fourth at 122-43.

Dowagiac City Clerk Jim Snow and Daily News Sports Editor Scott Novak tied for fifth with identical marks of 120-45.

Daily News Football Forecasters

Final records

Tom Atkinson: 126-39

John Proos: 125-40

Allison Hayes: 123-42

Frank Williams: 122-43

Jim Snow: 120-45

Scott Novak: 120-45

Fred Upton: 119-46

Bruce Laing: 118-47

Sue Dobrich: 117-48

John Eby: 112-53

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