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Bill Pinella, The Press Democrat’s assistant sports editor, will post the latest news and comment on soccer issues from the recreational level to the pros.

Here are the leaders

After tonight the leaders should be Caleb and Jena. CJ probably will go.

By | April 10th, 2014|1 Comment

Sam gets the save

The judges decided to invoke the save, and low-man Sam will hang around to sing for us another week.

By | April 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Show is getting stale, finalists (yawn!)

For the most part it sounds like listening to kids down at the local coffee shop and open mic night....

By | April 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Majesty eliminated

No judge's save was offered, and the popular preschool teacher was sent packing.

By | March 27th, 2014|0 Comments

Time for Dexter to go?

We are down to the bottom 9, here are Wednesday’s performances and some predictions.

By | March 27th, 2014|1 Comment

MK’s exit interview

Here is MK Nobilette’s exit interview with the media last Friday after she was eliminated on Thursday night: What kind of album would she like to make? “I love folk rock. I think that would be a good genre for me. I love strings and I love horns. Something folky.” [...]

By | March 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

MK heads home

Now we're down to 9.

By | March 21st, 2014|1 Comment

And the eliminated one will be…

Wednesday night’s performances featuring any Top 10 songs from 2011 to today.

By | March 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Ben Briley’s exit interview

Last week’s transcript of a conference call with eliminated contestant Ben Briley.

By | March 19th, 2014|1 Comment

Ben heads home and we are down to 10

Ben ends up at the bottom of Idol voting, narrowly missing his chance to be a part of the Idol Summer Tour.

By | March 14th, 2014|0 Comments