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Forum: College 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,490
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Having won the last 2, Joseph is the favorite but...

Having won the last 2, Joseph is the favorite but he hasn't totally separated himself from the guys right behind him. I would bet the field versus anyone at 165 because no one has separated...
Forum: College 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,490
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Early is 157, Rogers is 174, McFadden is 174 and...

Early is 157, Rogers is 174, McFadden is 174 and Valencia is likely redshirting.
Forum: IHSA 2A 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 4,701
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
My questions were about your opinions on the 1A...

My questions were about your opinions on the 1A winners over 3A (brain fart on my part with Luffman) and 1A/2A over 3A.

So were you thinking Braunagels and McPeek and 220?

*I didn't go back to...
Forum: IHSA 2A 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 4,701
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Luffman and the Braunagels? 220?

Luffman and the Braunagels?
220?
Forum: College 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 3,426
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Exactly. I'm not surprised about Boyd.

Exactly.

I'm not surprised about Boyd.
Forum: College 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 3,426
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
While I can appreciate and understand him being...

While I can appreciate and understand him being happy not to ever have to cut weight again, I don't think that is the reason he's not competing. There are a 100+ places he could compete at right now...
Forum: College 09-08-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,961
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
With multiple wins by bonus over higher ranked...

With multiple wins by bonus over higher ranked and beat #18 comfortably at NCAAs.

It's Win Magazine rankings. Meh.

I am impressed that they have Gunther listed at 165. In years past he could...
Forum: College 09-07-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Nope. I love free too but they are different...

Nope.
I love free too but they are different styles and should remain such.

Being more liberal and consistent with stalling calls would be the best thing to happen to folkstyle wrestling.
Forum: College 09-07-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,961
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Win rankings have long been comical. It's as...

Win rankings have long been comical. It's as though they either don't have access to or ignore information that other publications have. They have gotten better but there used to be plenty of wrong...
Forum: IKWF 09-02-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
I think this one is coming down from USAW. In...

I think this one is coming down from USAW. In recent years USAW made a rule that all adults around the kids pass background checks. At first glance we are all like yeah that makes sense... but the...
Forum: IKWF 08-31-2018
Replies: 299
Views: 21,586
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Also not trying to be an *** but before and after...

Also not trying to be an *** but before and after the change most get the same experience.

Ok, you guys can carry on and I'll check in again after another dozen or so pages. :eek:
Forum: College 08-28-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 8,376
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
https://media1.tenor.com/images/3e64ea8c3ee1147ec5...

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Forum: College 08-26-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 8,376
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Still a kid. ...

Still a kid.

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Forum: College 08-23-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 6,034
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
If Zane jumped in I think it would be to clean...

If Zane jumped in I think it would be to clean house at 125 so he can see "what if?"

He was always a 125 wrestling 133.
Forum: IKWF 08-23-2018
Replies: 299
Views: 21,586
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
I started paying attention to that clan a handful...

I started paying attention to that clan a handful of years ago after one of mine had a personal connection with them. All around tough family.
Forum: IKWF 08-23-2018
Replies: 299
Views: 21,586
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
If you interpreted my post as trying to squash...

If you interpreted my post as trying to squash discussion you are wrong. I was replying to a post that pretty much said just shut up and wrestle.

There have been points going both ways I didn't...
Forum: IKWF 08-23-2018
Replies: 299
Views: 21,586
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Horrible take. Discussion and/or debate does not...

Horrible take. Discussion and/or debate does not equate to crying.

If you don't agree, have reservations or doubt about rules you should just shut up about it?

If we all took that stance then...
Forum: IKWF 08-23-2018
Replies: 299
Views: 21,586
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Yes, it is still age based. But changing the...

Yes, it is still age based. But changing the cutoff date from 12/31 to the school cutoff date tries to mirror the school system and thus grade based as well. If the IKWF wanted to shift the divisions...
Forum: IKWF 08-22-2018
Replies: 299
Views: 21,586
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
I'm just starting to read this. On the 2nd page...

I'm just starting to read this. On the 2nd page so excuse me if this was addressed.

2 grade separation was huge mentally? I don't think most of these kids know or care what grades 99% of their...
Forum: Freestyle / Greco-Roman 08-22-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Ok 70kg, classification points then match...

Ok

70kg, classification points then match points.

In other other news Pan Ams are blah. Small brackets that the US dominate (especially at the cadet/junior levels) for a lot of dough. Several...
Forum: College 08-20-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 4,163
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
But you said the Illini would be "pretty weak" at...

But you said the Illini would be "pretty weak" at a weight you thought he would wrestle.

You are not the only one that follows Illini wrestling and some obviously follow more closely than others....
Forum: College 08-20-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 4,163
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
I said there would be several guys wrestling at...

I said there would be several guys wrestling at different weights than what the roster listed last week, including starters.
Forum: College 08-17-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
This is huge for NU. They are bouncing back big...

This is huge for NU. They are bouncing back big time from the turnover and defections.
Forum: College 08-14-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 4,163
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
We don't even know who will be wrestling most of...

We don't even know who will be wrestling most of those weights you listed. One will be manned by a 2x NCAA qualifier (in 2 tries) that will start the season ranked in the top 15.

If and when the...
Forum: College 08-14-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 6,034
Posted By PapaBearSLIM
Several of those guys will be competing at...

Several of those guys will be competing at weights other than what's listed, including up to 4 starters.
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