Tuesday, February 2, 2010


A nice story about Andrew Heesen's Uncle Jack, his cousin, and his son.

Wood's Walsh makes his family proud in win over Dougherty Philadelphia Daily News


JOHN VINCENT WALSH had a message for John Vincent Walsh about John Vincent Walsh.

That's III to IV in reference to Jr., if you're scoring at home.

Unfortunately, home is where Jack Walsh Jr. has spent most of the last 4 years after suffering a pair of devastating strokes. But his son, Jack III, finally persuaded him to come out last night and watch the basketball team he coaches, Archbishop Wood High.

You know where this is going, right? Exactly. Jack Walsh IV wound up being the star. You can't make this up. Especially with this variable mixed in: The youngest Jack Walsh is the Vikings' sixth man and not exactly a vital component, at least for now.

But with Dad drawing the X's and O's, and Grandpop beaming from a wheelchair in the northeast corner of the gym, and winding up in tears as he and his wife, Ann, greeted postgame visitors, son enjoyed the outing of his varsity life. (click title for the entire article)

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