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In the News (Sat 25 May 19)

  
 PACERS: "Honeycomb" Johnson Made
Big Impression in Brief Stint
The late Gus Johnson was a member of the Indiana Pacers for only part of a single season, appearing in 67 regular-season and playoff games in 1972-73, but the contribution of the player nicknamed “Honeycomb” is everlasting in Pacers lore.
Johnson, who died of brain cancer in 1987, helped redefine the forward position with a combination of power, quickness and leaping ability uncommon in his era.
Johnson was a heady defender who averaged 17.1 points and 12.7 rebounds during his career.
www.nba.com /pacers/news/gus_johnson_hall_040225.html   (847 words)

  
 CBC Sports: Johnson brought back by Vikings
Johnson completed 65 of 103 pass attempts for 674 yards and three touchdowns with three interceptions in those four starts.
Johnson is a career 61.8 per cent passer, having completed 2,166 of 3,504 passes for 23,913 yards and 143 touchdowns with 98 interceptions in 115 NFL games (99 starts) since being drafted OUT OF Florida State in the ninth round — 227th overall — by Minnesota in 1992.
Johnson waited four years for his first NFL start, only to wind up traded to the Washington Redskins for first-, second- and third-round draft picks on Feb. 15, 1999.
www.cbc.ca /story/sports/national/2005/03/16/Sports/johnson050316.html   (329 words)

  
 February 1959   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Gus swung the tow truck around, backed up to the Barnstable sedan, honking his horn.
Gus opened the door, picked up the scrawny figure in his arms, carried him to the truck, plunked him down in the seat, still screaming.
Gus had a mind to drive on to the hospital, but as the old fellow seemed ready to jump out, he turned toward the Barnstable home.
www.gus-stories.org /february24.htm   (1200 words)

  
 How Great Was Gus Johnson?
While Gus played for the losing Bullets for most of his professional carreer which caused his fame to be not as great as it could have been, the admiration Gus received from his peers was almost incomparable.
Gus was considered by many to be the prototype of the modern NBA player.
Gus was the Dr. J of his time and anyone that ever had the privilege to see him play will never forget what a great basketball player Gus Johson was." And from Butch Komives, "You've got to remember he was only 6-6.
www.pkmeco.com /vandal/gus.htm   (1256 words)

  
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 Hire Gus Johnson for Motivational Speaking Engagements, Autograph Signings and Corporate Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Since joining MSG Network in 1994, Gus Johnson has served in a variety of roles and has excelled in each of them.
Johnson's other assignments have included calling play-by-play for Big East basketball on the Big East Network, calling college hoops for ESPN, calling play-by-play for select Canadian Football League games on ESPN2 and serving as play-by-play announcer for college hockey games for NCAA Productions.
Johnson, who graduated from Howard University with a degree in political science in 1990, was a four-year letter winner on the school's baseball team.
www.motivational-celebrity-speakers.com /players/gusjohnson.html   (554 words)

  
 KSL Radio Small Business Resource Center
In 1977 Gus was hired by Wilf Edman's Salt Lake City office, now located at 4308 S. State St. Since then the Johnsons' small business has grown to include three full-time employees, several part-time salesmen and an area distributorship.
Gus, known for his 15-minute demonstrations, has sold more Kirby vacuums than he can count.
I've known Gus for several years and I've discovered it's not his 15-minute demo that sells Kirbys, it's how he interacts with people and the fact that Kirbys are excellent vacuums.
smallbiz.ksl.com /speak-9984i.php   (408 words)

  
 Peter Johnson Entertainments: Gus Dermody Sheepdog Display
Gus presents an entertaining, informative and humorous display, using up to six dogs working Herdwick sheep.
He lives on a farm in South Cheshire where he has other breeds of sheep and where he trains young sheepdogs, many of which go into sheepdog trials in the North West and Wales.
Gus is the Commentator/Presenter for BBC2's "One Man and His Dog".
www.peterjohnson.co.uk /info.asp?ID=90   (160 words)

  
 Foundation exec. 'Gus' Johnson dies
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)-Gustave "Gus" E. Johnson, the retired executive secretary-treasurer of the Florida Baptist Foundation between 1962 and 1981, died April 17 in the Palm Garden Nursing Home in Jacksonville, following a lengthy illness.
Among the first tasks undertaken by Johnson in new role as executive secretary-treasurer was to lead a campaign to raise $1.5 million for Stetson University and $500,000 for Baptist Bible Institute (now the Baptist College of Florida).
Following his retirement in 1981, Johnson continued to be active in Rotary International and served a variety of volunteer and paid staff positions at Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
www.floridabaptistwitness.com /815.article   (323 words)

  
 SUNS: Jerry Colangelo, Gus Johnson and Johnny Kerr Finalists for Hall
Suns Chairman Jerry Colangelo (pictured), former coach Johnny Kerr and ex-forward Gus Johnson are finalists for the Hall of Fame this year.
Suns Chairman Jerry Colangelo, former Head Coach Johnny Kerr and former player Gus Johnson have been named finalists for this year's Basketball Hall of Fame induction class.
Johnson was a Suns forward for only 21 games in 1972, but he really made his mark in the league years prior as a tenacious rebounder for the Baltimore Bullets.
www.nba.com /suns/news/colangelo_hall_040216.html   (304 words)

  
 jaguars.com >> The official website of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars.
Veteran CBS announcer Gus Johnson will handle the television play-by-play for Jaguars preseason games this year, teaming with Matt Robinson for four games in August.
Johnson is also the radio voice of the NBA's New York Knicks and provides play-by-play for the Madison Square Garden Network's coverage of the WNBA's New York Liberty.
Johnson was born August 10, 1967 in Detroit and was graduated from Howard University in 1990 with a degree in political science.
www.jaguars.com /Story/2912.asp   (411 words)

  
 Hall of Fame Announces 2003 Veteran Nomineees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Johnson, who played in five NBA All-Star games, is one of 16 NBA players to score 15,000 points and dish out 5,000 assists.
GUS JOHNSON, a native of Akron, Ohio was a devastating force at the power forward position.
Johnson, who entered the league following one year at the University of Idaho in 1963, spent nine of his 11 pro seasons with the Bullets.
www.hoophall.com /news/north_american_nominees_031003.htm   (4012 words)

  
 Scout.com: How Great Was Gus Johnson?
Last week Idaho basketball legend, the late Gus Johnson, was nominated as one of 16 finalists to the NCAA Basketball Hall of Fame.
The article was entitled "Gus Johnson Greater Than His Legend." By all accounts, he was.
No doubt to rub Idaho fans the wrong way, Boise State elected to use this occasion to induct the dying Gus Johnson into the Boise State Hall of Fame (Gus played one year at Boise Junior College - BSU was a junior college until 1969 - before transferring to Idaho).
idaho.theinsiders.com /2/236182.html   (1460 words)

  
 ESPN.com - General remarks, specific insights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I've never been around anybody that has that kind of recognition factor, and is as popular as he is, is as good a guy as he is. He's a really good young guy.
Gus and I were on an all-star team that played several games in competition around Akron.
Gus and I were seniors in high school the same year.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/print?id=1650292&type=story   (553 words)

  
 Page Title
JOHNSON, AUGUSTUS CONRAD (also known as Gus Conrad) - Mine Cave-in - Died Aug 28, 1901 - Gust was horribly killed in a cave-in on the fifth level of the North Star Mine on King Solomon Mountain
JOHNSON, CARL O. - Mill Accident - Husband of Olga Maria Johannesdotter; Son of Gus and Helen Anders Johnson; Brother-in-law of John Benson, Anton and Theodor Johannesson and of Nora, Hilda, Charlotta and Agneta Johannesdotter - Oct 25, 1880 - Nov 14, 1909
JOHNSON, JOSEPH - Suffocated in Ore Bin - Son of John Johnson - Mar 5, 1891 - Oct 18, 1913 - Age 22 Years - Born in Varmland, Sweden – Joe was trying to loosen some ore which was frozen in the bin at the head of the tram at the Iowa Tiger Mine.
www.silvertonhillside.com /index_files/page0078.htm   (855 words)

  
 VH1.com : Gus Johnson : Biography
Gus Johnson worked steadily throughout his career, performing quite ably whether in big bands, combos, swing settings or dixieland.
Johnson, who had played with Count Basie for a couple weeks in 1948, joined Basie's band (at first a combo and then his new orchestra) in late-1949.
Gus Johnson appeared on many records as a sideman but never had the opportunity to lead his own session.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/johnson_gus/bio.jhtml   (328 words)

  
 Welcome to the Better Business Bureau
We've come to find that booklets were sold two ways: directly by the business, and as part of a new car purchase from Gus Johnson Ford.
If you have purchased a vehicle from Gus Johnson Ford and have been given the coupon book as part of the purchase, we suggest that you contact Wayne Bronson of Gus Johnson Ford for further details.
Since the owner is not presently making any restitution to his past customers, this is a good faith effort by Gus Johnson Ford to maintain good relations with its' clients due to the fact that the owner has also left THEM high and dry.
www.thelocalbbb.com /alerts/alerts.html?newsid=143&newstype=1   (337 words)

  
 Memorable Quotes from "Lonesome Dove" (1989) (mini)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Gus McCrae: Well the first man comes along that can read Latin is welcome to rob us, far as I'm concerned.
Gus McCrae: Well I was, too young and pretty and the whores wouldn't leave me alone.
Gus McCrae: Woodrow is determined to be the first man to graze cattle in Montana, even if it kills all of us.
www.uk.imdb.com /title/tt0096639/quotes   (1354 words)

  
 Ford, Sito Reach Milestones in Sweep of CMU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Johnson buried the shot and the Chippewas (5-11, 2-6) in front of 2,312 at Rose Arena.
Johnson's shot capped a 14-2 Bobcat run in the last 4:34.
While Johnson's shot sewed the game up, forward Paul Morris hit the game-tying jumper and then the go-ahead basket on a pass from Curtis Simmons.
thepost.baker.ohiou.edu /archives/012996/men.html   (494 words)

  
 Print Version
Mark Stehly, right, of BNSF Railway's Environment and Research Development Department, reports Wednesday to Kootenai County Commissioners Gus Johnson and Katie Brodie on the fuel spill at the Hauser Lake refueling depot.
Johnson said he wants a second opinion from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.
Johnson said he wants the cracks fixed regardless of how the contamination occurred.
www.cdapress.com /articles/2005/02/17/news/news01.prt   (822 words)

  
 Coeur d'Alene Press
Johnson said, "It's not that the county is not strong, solid, great or good.
Johnson said one of the best examples of going from the worst to best of times is Kootenai County Emergency Medical Services, which was reformed to survive a financial crisis.
Looking forward, Johnson said the local-option half-cent sales tax will prove to be another success.
www.cdapress.com /articles/2005/01/12/news/news04.txt   (656 words)

  
 Gus Johnson Page in Fuller Up, The Dead Musician Directory
Johnson was a member of Basie's band from the late-1940s to the mid-1950s.
Later Johnson worked as a freelance, accompanying singers including Lena Horne and Ella Fitzgerald and playing on numerous club dates, concert and recording sessions with Buck Clayton, Jimmy Rushing, Woody Herman and the World's Greatest Jazz Band.
An exemplary drummer, Johnson's style combined fluid grace with skilful dynamics and he was just as happy discreetly supporting singers and soloists as explosively driving a big band.
elvispelvis.com /gusjohnson.htm   (347 words)

  
 Pietisten: E. Gus
Johnson, I want to apologize for my lousy attendance and poor work in class.” I had a bad case of cotton mouth and needed water–my lips stuck together.
Gus ended his teaching career at North Park in 1959 but stayed around for some more years as Covenant Archivist.
This veteran Covenant pastor and tough lineman for the NP Vikings was also a student of E. Gus.
www.pietisten.org /fall98/egus.html   (1440 words)

  
 CBS Sports Team - CBS SportsLine.com
This is Gus Johnson's 10th year as a NCAA Men's Basketball Championship play-by-play announcer for CBS Sports.
Johnson calls play-by-play for CBS Sports' coverage of the NFL and college basketball.
Johnson also called play-by-play for the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves, Big East Basketball on the Big East Network, college basketball on ESPN and Canadian Football League games for ESPN2.
www.cbs.sportsline.com /cbssports/team/gjohnson   (323 words)

  
 Gus Johnson - TheBestLinks.com - Baltimore Bullets, NBA, TheBestLinks.com:Tutorial, TheBestLinks.com:Featured article, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Gus Johnson - TheBestLinks.com - Baltimore Bullets, NBA, TheBestLinks.com:Tutorial, TheBestLinks.com:Featured article,...
Gus Johnson was a professional basketball player for the NBA Baltimore Bullets.
This article is a substub, the first step on the way to becoming a full article.
www.thebestlinks.com /Gus_Johnson.html   (95 words)

  
 Scout.com: Johnson, Martin Run To Titles
Sprinters Andre Johnson and Gus Martin raced to individual titles Sunday afternoon, Feb. 17, to lead the Hurricanes to a seventh-place team finish at the Big East Indoor Track Championships in Syracuse, New York.
Johnson’s 60-meter victory, earned in a time of 6.83, anchored a solid showing by the Hurricanes in the sprints.
Johnson is the second UM athlete to earn a 60-meter indoor Big East title joining Santana Moss, who won the 1999 title.
miami.scout.com /2/37122.html   (781 words)

  
 Marv Goldberg's R&B Notebooks - BILL JOHNSON AND THE MUSICAL NOTES
While Gus was willing, Bill made one stipulation: “I need a drummer; you've got to know how to play the drums.” There was a tour coming up and the group needed a percussionist.
The groups that Gus named as their competition over the years were varied, but all had tremendous talent: the Red Caps, the Treniers, the Platters, and the 5 Keys.
The group features “Gus Gordon, Radio And Recording Artist,” as well as Shirley Moore “Pianist And Song Stylist.” This had to have been a one-shot deal at this point, since Shirley was then an active member of the Cats And The Fiddle.
home.att.net /~freebizak/MusicalNotes/musicalnotes.html   (3539 words)

  
 Ravalli Republic Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Organizer of the Hacker Open, Gus Johnson, does not see the change as adversely affecting the Winter Special Olympics.
After discussing the possible split of the proceeds with the Hacker Open board it was decided to go through with it.
Johnson said, "If people wanted to take the opportunity to contribute to the Bartleys we will be set up to do that."
www.ravallinews.com /articles/2003/09/17/news/news05.txt   (348 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mitch Gibbs and Gus Schmidt led the 26-car starting field for the 30-lap DIRT 358-Modified feature down to Starter Chip Burdick s green flag, with Schmidt roaring out to the lead after a wild three wide move.
Johnson, driving a Mopar powered TEO Pro Car, started fourteenth and by lap 10, had just taken over fifth from Steve Hulsizer.
At the halfway mark, the top five was Burley, Phelps, Holmes, Johnson, and Gibbs, with the driver on the move being Johnson.
www.raceny.com /results/2001/061001/content34.html   (1205 words)

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