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Forum: IKWF 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 18,232
Posted By Blonjuan44
119 lb kids are generally pretty skinny, I would...

119 lb kids are generally pretty skinny, I would think it would be tough to get down to 101. I guess it is possible. I don't know, I never cut weight when wrestling (skipped lunch or breakfast...
Forum: IHSA 3A 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 5,363
Posted By Blonjuan44
Yes, some 1A kids can beat 3A kids, same with...

Yes, some 1A kids can beat 3A kids, same with 2A...Montini used to be 2A & could have won 3A in some of those years - you are correct. I meant no disrespect to the 1A/2A world...most kids don't have...
Forum: College 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By Blonjuan44
Nolf almost lost in the semi. And the opponent...

Nolf almost lost in the semi. And the opponent had 2 pts reversed. The announcers couldn't believe the 2 was removed. Thats big in college. Nickal looked better, beat our own Brucki, you could...
Forum: College 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 5,778
Posted By Blonjuan44
Who made it the farthest from this list other...

Who made it the farthest from this list other than Brucki ?

Automatic NCAA Qualifiers:
Travis Piotrowski-Illinois (125)
Dylan Duncan-Illinois (133)
Emery Parker-Illinois (184)
Elijah...
Forum: College 1 Day Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 5,778
Posted By Blonjuan44
Who from this list in previous post made it to...

Who from this list in previous post made it to the tourney ? Who still in it?
Forum: IHSA 3A 1 Day Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 5,363
Posted By Blonjuan44
Indiana won both. Although it was pretty close. ...

Indiana won both. Although it was pretty close. Indiana generally wins this event, I think Illinois chalks it up to not bringing all our 3A winners but it is probably naturally closer then we think.
Forum: College 1 Day Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 5,778
Posted By Blonjuan44
Northwestern has been doing better in sports...

Northwestern has been doing better in sports lately partly because the athletes value the education. NIU has to fix their current reputation problems, ISU has done it - I have high hopes for NIU. I...
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By Blonjuan44
Sounds cool, I have always remembered a match as...

Sounds cool, I have always remembered a match as a kid in the old Tinley Bulldogs building that seemed like it was one big light over 1 mat. I do believe back then there was quite a bit of cigarette...
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By Blonjuan44
College admission tips...in the post scandal era...

Here is a tip that is not on the link to a list of weird tips below...colleges care what order you apply to them and you can pick 1 college for an "early decision" or early admission request or...
Forum: IHSA 3A 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 5,363
Posted By Blonjuan44
Is the Indiana Freshman who won state going? I...

Is the Indiana Freshman who won state going? I think it was like 132 or something.
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Blonjuan44
I meant currently exist, not existed, was mainly...

I meant currently exist, not existed, was mainly just making the comments some tribes get paid for the use of their name. My uncle had farmland by Bloomington, IL where they would find a bunch of...
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Blonjuan44
The chief wore an "authentic" garb I thought. I...

The chief wore an "authentic" garb I thought. I don't think authentic Illini existed, only arrow heads are likely left of them. If the real Illini existed they would love being paid by the...
Forum: IKWF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623
Posted By Blonjuan44
Where is that?

Where is that?
Forum: IKWF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 7,132
Posted By Blonjuan44
good post. its often ironic, its not the kid of...

good post. its often ironic, its not the kid of the Dad who wrestled that is great, its thats kid's friend who never heard of that just went along because he was around that make it to the top. ...
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Blonjuan44
New University of Illinois mascot...?

Deciding between an Otter or a World War 1 veteran? Bad choices. They obviously don't know much about the first (or they wouldn't pick it...,what they do to seals) - and the 2nd choice (not...
Forum: IKWF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 7,132
Posted By Blonjuan44
I don't know that much about IESA, but if that is...

I don't know that much about IESA, but if that is referring to kids going to HS from IESA - I think both of those towns have both. I am a supporter of both. I think Lockport has IESA but draws from...
Forum: IKWF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 6,179
Posted By Blonjuan44
It commonly just comes down to logistics...i bet...

It commonly just comes down to logistics...i bet most people do not have an equal choice logistically. And unless you've won IESA State already probably not a matter of competition, and even then...
Forum: IKWF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,437
Posted By Blonjuan44
Yes, if for example the 5th place winner does not...

Yes, if for example the 5th place winner does not want to go the 6th place winner can go. Also, if there is a no show - kids can generally get in that day. There was some crazy story about a kid...
Forum: IHSA 3A 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 3,586
Posted By Blonjuan44
Eagle One had 100% IKWF/IHSA State Champs, you...

Eagle One had 100% IKWF/IHSA State Champs, you have to have some deep IKWF knowledge to know what that was I guess though...
Forum: IHSA 3A 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 12,980
Posted By Blonjuan44
I doubt too many people are making relative money...

I doubt too many people are making relative money of consequence from wrestling, but good point. The two main ways to make good money from wrestling is to be a tenured college coach or evolve into...
Forum: IHSA 3A 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 12,980
Posted By Blonjuan44
A different post mentioned Corn Cob Nationals,...

A different post mentioned Corn Cob Nationals, didn't know what it was so I looked it up. One thing stood out, 13 -14 year olds 80lbs- hvy wht. with weight about every 5 lbs, then 15 - 18 starts at...
Forum: College 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By Blonjuan44
What is the "Open" division?

What is the "Open" division?
Forum: IHSA 3A 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 7,285
Posted By Blonjuan44
Dekalb is a nice story, so is Lockport. Its nice...

Dekalb is a nice story, so is Lockport. Its nice to see new teams hang at the top, even Barrington was a new name in the mix. New young coaches bringing in more horses, at least in Lockport. Maybe...
Forum: IHSA 3A 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 7,285
Posted By Blonjuan44
Any strong competitors to Montini next year? Who...

Any strong competitors to Montini next year? Who has the best shot? (I would think it is hard to keep winning when full of 4 year starters - or whatever, not sure the #'s). Congrats to Montini ! ,...
Forum: IKWF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 6,179
Posted By Blonjuan44
I like the IESA, I like the IKWF. A kid doesn't...

I like the IESA, I like the IKWF. A kid doesn't care about politics and most parents don't know or care about either, except for odd few. Parents are busy, most families have both parents working...
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