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Forum: Freestyle / Greco-Roman 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
The Illinois Cadet Freestyle Team came back to...

The Illinois Cadet Freestyle Team came back to take 3rd place although they had three dual meet losses. I want to congratulate this team by coming back and placing 3rd. Keep your heads high,...
Forum: Freestyle / Greco-Roman 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 2,258
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
I want to congratulate all the IL wrestlers that...

I want to congratulate all the IL wrestlers that qualified for Fargo. I know several wrestlers that had Prom the weekend of Northern Plains but qualified through one of the other regional events. ...
Forum: Freestyle / Greco-Roman 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 3,589
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
I agree with petersenkid2. A vertical pairing is...

I agree with petersenkid2. A vertical pairing is the best way to ensure the top two wrestlers get first and second place. This said, I have to question how the IL freestyle and greco pairings are...
Forum: College 05-12-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Northern Illinois' recruiting class so far are: ...

Northern Illinois' recruiting class so far are: Gage Braun St. Paris Graham OH who is projected at 197lbs, Dalton Hoover Martins Ferry HS OH who is projected at 197lbs, Hayden Krein Sparta WI who is...
Forum: IHSA 3A 04-27-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 9,409
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
It is sad to see Coach Healy retire after such a...

It is sad to see Coach Healy retire after such a great coaching career at Providence Catholic. This said, Providence Catholic made a great choice to replace Coach Healy with Donny Reynolds.
Forum: IHSA 3A 04-17-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 2,550
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
The USA vs. any state is always a great event. ...

The USA vs. any state is always a great event. It was nice to see Brayton Lee win since he was a regular at IKWF events while he was in grade and middle school. Mason Parris is a great recruit for...
Forum: College 04-10-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 7,901
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Agreed, but Jody Strittmater the Young Guns coach...

Agreed, but Jody Strittmater the Young Guns coach and a University of Iowa alumni is a key person who influences PA wrestlers to attend the University of Iowa. Jody is a diehard Univ of Iowa Alumni...
Forum: College 04-03-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 7,901
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Anybody who does not think DeSanto is a...

Anybody who does not think DeSanto is a tremendous wrestler does not know wrestling. As a true freshman he was an OT loss away from becoming an All-American. To compare Desanto to Fix or Lee is...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-27-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,039
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Great choice! Sean is an excellent coach who...

Great choice! Sean is an excellent coach who worked his butt off to earn this D1 head coaching position. Congrats!
Forum: College 03-18-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 10,251
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
You misunderstood me. I think Fargo is a great...

You misunderstood me. I think Fargo is a great event that most top national HS wrestlers attend. I just do not think kids should cut too much weight to wrestle at this event. Cutting too much...
Forum: College 03-18-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 10,251
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
I agree cutting weight is not the road to...

I agree cutting weight is not the road to success. Holding kids back, transferring schools and excessive weight cutting is a major problem in this sport. When you witness a kid attending three...
Forum: College 03-17-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 10,251
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Illinois is too focused in High School in...

Illinois is too focused in High School in Freestyle and Greco wrestling in the off-season. We win Junior Duals, Cadet and Junior Freestyle and Greco Nationals. Illinois develops the best HS kids in...
Forum: College 03-12-2018
Replies: 165
Views: 19,745
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
I cannot speak on behalf of the University of...

I cannot speak on behalf of the University of Illinois and how hard they recruit or recruited any of the kids mentioned in this thread. I do know Cael Sanderson showed up at Michael Beard's High...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-05-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3,256
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Minnesota currently has three wrestling classes...

Minnesota currently has three wrestling classes with 346 schools with wresling programs. MN only has 8197 total participants wrestling in high school. Illinois has three classes and has roughly 430...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-04-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 9,796
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Actually there are 220bs kids that can hit a leg...

Actually there are 220bs kids that can hit a leg cradle and I have seen it this year. I know this is the HS board but although I thought Snyder would win today, I am amazed how Snyder beat Coon in...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-04-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 9,796
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Not true, I asked you what club or program you...

Not true, I asked you what club or program you were affiliated with. I never asked if you wrestled before or your wrestling credentials. I pulled the comment and several posts because it really...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-02-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 9,796
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Again, kids are getting bigger stronger and...

Again, kids are getting bigger stronger and faster every year. I am not against changing the weights classes, but dropping any of the heavier weights makes no sense what so ever. Eventually the...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-25-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 9,796
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
You do realize that most 106lbs and 113lbs...

You do realize that most 106lbs and 113lbs wrestlers are underclassmen and are not mature because of this reason, Look at the state tournament participants and you will see the weight classes...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-24-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 9,796
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
This is the 3A board so I did not list those...

This is the 3A board so I did not list those numbers but I am a little confused by your point. So you had a kid go 220lbs because he could not beat out the 195lbs. Kid? This happens in almost every...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-24-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 9,796
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
You are correct, it is a lot harder than...

You are correct, it is a lot harder than expected. I do think Christiansen will move up to 220lbs next season for Montini. I also do think you will see more big boys from Illinois do well at the...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-24-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 9,796
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
LOL!! Did you look at the other weights as well...

LOL!! Did you look at the other weights as well and how many schools did not have kids entered at the other weights? Your stat above is very misleading. Here is a real stat that shows all the...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-24-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 9,796
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
I do not think there is a weight class in...

I do not think there is a weight class in Illinois that was a joke this year. Illinois wrestling is solid from top to bottom. The talent level in Illinois high school wrestling is ridiculous.

I...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-24-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 9,796
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Have you actually reviewed the participation...

Have you actually reviewed the participation numbers at 220lbs or is this just an opinion? I ask because your data is incorrect. Take a look at the participation numbers. At Barrington 220lbs had...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-23-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 2,667
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
Top Kids Club at IHSA State

Over the last few years, there have been a lot of debates regarding which IHSA coach or coaches are the best and which high school program or programs have developed the top wrestlers in Illinois. ...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-22-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 4,565
Posted By Bulldogwrestler
LOL! My 10 year old watches Spongebob but I do...

LOL! My 10 year old watches Spongebob but I do not...:confused:

Again kudos to all the state qualifiers, placers and champs that competed at the state tournament this weekend. The talent at this...
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