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Forum: College 01-02-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 5,493
Posted By oldude
Actually, Blanton was a three time AA (5th, 4th,...

Actually, Blanton was a three time AA (5th, 4th, 7th), so Dechow, good as he appears to be. has some work in front of him.
Forum: College 12-01-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 16,890
Posted By oldude
Have seen some great dual meets (Okie State vs...

Have seen some great dual meets (Okie State vs Lehigh, Iowa vs Okie State, even some solid Illini ones vs Wisconsin and Minnesota etc.) and they can be so great for the sport. Last few years though,...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-17-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 4,847
Posted By oldude
Illinois kids (representatives) have really...

Illinois kids (representatives) have really turned things up. After compiling a record of 2-8-2 in earlier years at the DD the wrestlers have gone 16-3 since. The first bunch included some real D1 AA...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-13-2014
Replies: 107
Views: 25,693
Posted By oldude
Do not forget Alber has one bout left? And don't...

Do not forget Alber has one bout left? And don't kid yourselves, the PA kid will be ready and they absolutely love to beat some other state's pemier (and undefeated) stud. By the way, it happened to...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-11-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 4,847
Posted By oldude
Movement up or down, okay, but make the ...

Movement up or down, okay, but make the specified weight and any additional allowance strictly enforced. It has been rumored that in matchups like this, with no real championship at play, weight and...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-10-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 4,847
Posted By oldude
Just hope the Illinois kids are prepared? The...

Just hope the Illinois kids are prepared? The timing (scheduling) aspect comes into play with a longer layoff for many USA wrestlers and a more recent (last weekend) Pennsylvania State Tournament....
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-17-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,334
Posted By oldude
Illinois has a record of 16-11-2 with some big...

Illinois has a record of 16-11-2 with some big names (early on) getting pasted because of the layoff (PA has a much later state tourney), more limited mat skills, and the precision with which the PA...
Forum: IHSA 3A 06-02-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 26,481
Posted By oldude
Maine East '63 - Robert Schildgen

Maine East '63 - Robert Schildgen
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-25-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,294
Posted By oldude
After reading commentary many wrestling...

After reading commentary many wrestling enthusiasts (TheMat wrestling forum for instance) argued the "stall warning" questionable and virtually all suggested the third period riding a work of art....
Forum: College 03-25-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 6,222
Posted By oldude
The only real "constant" is Pennsylvania as the...

The only real "constant" is Pennsylvania as the national leader withh AA's . Years ago Iowa and Oklahoma ran supreme, before the modern era (1961 and beyond). Ohio lays claim to the second spot,...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-24-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,294
Posted By oldude
Actually, like Maple, Caldwell is from Kansas and...

Actually, like Maple, Caldwell is from Kansas and after spending time with a couple different programs he certainly knows something about "riding". As for Dake and the ride (stall) warning Tim...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-24-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,294
Posted By oldude
Boy, if you call that last period boring? Great...

Boy, if you call that last period boring? Great "folkstyle" wrestling demands excellence in all three components and Dake is truly a master. To watch the athletiscm and body control he used was...
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-23-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 3,128
Posted By oldude
Apparently Urbana High, mentioned by Kirk Mammen...

Apparently Urbana High, mentioned by Kirk Mammen in the piece has done this before. Mammen, an assistant Coach, was a two time Illinois State Champ ('86,'87 185lber) and a four time D1 AA at...
Forum: College 01-22-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By oldude
Actually Blanton had met Storley last year...

Actually Blanton had met Storley last year winning 1-0 with a ride out, so "underdog", I'm not so sure? By the way, whatever happened to Pat Walker at heavyweight? The kid (senior) had a really good...
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-02-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 9,505
Posted By oldude
No. The reference was to Ted Parker (Deerfield)...

No. The reference was to Ted Parker (Deerfield) who was a two time state champ and two time AA for Indiana State. Beat Mike Gluck (Palatine), a state champ at 103lbs before losing to Parker in the...
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-02-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 9,505
Posted By oldude
Correction! Bob Pickens, state champ and runnerup...

Correction! Bob Pickens, state champ and runnerup for Evanston, was not a collegiate AA, but was a greco Olympian and played football (All stater) for Wisconsin, Nebraska with possibly a stint with...
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-02-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 9,505
Posted By oldude
Remembering way back in the sixties when names...

Remembering way back in the sixties when names like Behm, Parker, Gluck, Marcucci, Pickens, etc etc dotted the wrestling news along with stories about Waukegan, Reavis, Proviso East and others...
Forum: IHSA 3A 12-22-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 9,505
Posted By oldude
Before I drag out the paperwork to check, memory...

Before I drag out the paperwork to check, memory suggests an older brother perhaps, named Romeo who wrestled prior to Rich and was pretty fair himself (3rd place, #112lber-'63).
Forum: Illinois Matmen News 12-18-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,174
Posted By oldude
Can't help but wonder how long, if ever, it took...

Can't help but wonder how long, if ever, it took for a California kid to acclimate himself to midwestern weather and how it might have played (or not) into selecting Northwestern?
Forum: IHSA 2A 12-15-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,598
Posted By oldude
In the day and age of "elite" wrestlers and...

In the day and age of "elite" wrestlers and programs, when state and national rankings draw all the focus, it is soooo refreshing to hear of a more normal, if you will, occurance. Good reading!
Forum: College 12-15-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 3,597
Posted By oldude
Been to quite a few wrestling venues and, like...

Been to quite a few wrestling venues and, like many of you, listened and watched the Big Ten Network wrestling broadcasts. It can really lend to a positive viewer experience when broadcasters or mat...
Forum: College 11-24-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,156
Posted By oldude
Might not be a "bad thing" if the kid can sing?...

Might not be a "bad thing" if the kid can sing? Didn't work out too badly for Ernest Benion, a three time AA and Nat'l Champ, who belted out the anthem and more in front of thousands. Kid had some...
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 10-30-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By oldude
As much as I can appreciate your combined...

As much as I can appreciate your combined "wrestling forum" inputs the equally "mindless" right wing "rants" leave me cold. While recognizing the sadness of Americans killed anywhere I'm still...
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 07-28-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By oldude
Med school students "blowin' off steam" after...

Med school students "blowin' off steam" after finals?
Forum: Illinois Matmen News 07-06-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 13,882
Posted By oldude
Ah, the Internet. Joe Rueben out of Northhampton...

Ah, the Internet. Joe Rueben out of Northhampton High would be the guy. Should note, in another very famous bout, Chris Bono (Florida) would tie Pennsylvania legend Cary Kolat. Many have suggeested...
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