Ron DiBella wins the Pig Skin Challenge for a second time

This week’s winner of The Daniel Island News Pig Skin Pick-‘Em Challenge is Ron DiBella, Ron previously won the challenge for the games played over the last week of September. This was a difficult week of picks for both our sponsors and our readers. No one picked better than 6-6 and our sponsor of the week, the Daniel Island Grille, was only 4-8. For his efforts, Ron wins a $50 gift certificate to the DI Grille.

Each week from now until the Super Bowl, readers will be given the opportunity to “Beat the Sponsor” and to win great prizes. We will email a link to the survey each Tuesday evening via our “Coming This Week” eblast and we will also put the URL link on our Facebook page and here in the paper, and on the bottom banner on our website, To be eligible to win, you must select your entries online by noon on Friday. There is no cost to enter. If you’d like to be added to our eblast, please send your email address to

You can also enter by going to to fill out your ballot or by dropping a paper ballot to our office by noon on Friday. Each week, we will also include a running win-loss record for each of our sponsors and the paper will donate $500 to the charity of choice of the sponsor who has the best overall win-loss record at the end of the season. The sponsor standings continue to be close. This week, UBS moves ahead of 843 Health Marketplace by one game.

First place - Steve Meyer/Jeff Burton of UBS (126-56); second place - Dave Williams of 843 Health Marketplace (125-57); third place - Helen Girl Brown (116-66); fourth place tie – Tony Pope State Farm (115-67); tied for fifth place – Dr. Estes of Southern Orthopedics and Phil Bowman, sportswriter for The Daniel Island News (114-68); seventh place – Cara Schaafsma of Irongate Realty (105-77); and eighth place - the employees of the Daniel Island Grille (104-78).

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Unit 108
Daniel Island, SC 29492 

Office Number: 843-856-1999
Fax Number: 843-856-8555


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