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Forum: IHSA 1A 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 6,369
Posted By Danny Burk
What’s being lost in the “controversy” is what a...

What’s being lost in the “controversy” is what a good match this was and the fact that this match even took place! Kudos to Hoselton for seeking the competition and moving up a weight class to take...
Forum: IHSA 3A 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 7,194
Posted By Danny Burk
Maybe I am wrong, but could it not technically...

Maybe I am wrong, but could it not technically become easier to do this if the current proposal passes in regards to just having a certain amount of DATES for wrestling, instead of getting 4...
Forum: IHSA 3A 12-12-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 3,342
Posted By Danny Burk
Man, this is a GREAT one!!! His credentials are...

Man, this is a GREAT one!!! His credentials are super impressive, yet he rarely comes up in these discussions --- thank you for bringing him to light! I believe I heard he was also all state in...
Forum: IKWF 04-02-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 2,380
Posted By Danny Burk
This - 100%!! In fact, while some would strongly...

This - 100%!! In fact, while some would strongly disagree, Id even say that the first year or two in high school, follow the same game plan. Will pay off in the end.
Forum: College 03-25-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 13,207
Posted By Danny Burk
You may be thinking of Ben Heizer, who was NCAA...

You may be thinking of Ben Heizer, who was NCAA runner up at 184 in 2004 for NIU. I believe that he and Wynn Michalek just missed each others careers over lapping, but I could be wrong on that.
But...
Forum: College 03-24-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 13,207
Posted By Danny Burk
Johnny Galloway -- 2006 was Rd of 12 after making...

Johnny Galloway -- 2006 was Rd of 12 after making the quarterfinals. Was also Rd of 12 as a Senior in 2007.

Duke Burk -- 2008 was Rd of 12.
Pat Castillo was in Rd of 12 the same year, and I...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-13-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 14,664
Posted By Danny Burk
A lot of great ones mentioned. Another that...

A lot of great ones mentioned.
Another that Ill always remember was the semifinal between Blanton and Spangler.
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-26-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 3,088
Posted By Danny Burk
I mean, yes, there are going to be guys ranked,...

I mean, yes, there are going to be guys ranked, by any publication, who do not place perfectly according to their rank. Some ranked wrestlers won't make it to state, some who aren't currently ranked...
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-26-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 3,088
Posted By Danny Burk
I wouldnt really call it “pussy-footing”.... As...

I wouldnt really call it “pussy-footing”....
As has been mentioned on here before, the reason IM ranks the top 6 is because it is that exact number that receives medals at the state finals. Thus, it...
Forum: Freestyle / Greco-Roman 01-26-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 7,004
Posted By Danny Burk
I care -- I thought it was awesome to see him...

I care -- I thought it was awesome to see him back competing. One of the most talented kids to ever wrestle in Illinois, even though he was only here a short time.
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-12-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By Danny Burk
There were some tournaments today/this weekend....

There were some tournaments today/this weekend. Some were cancelled. You can find a few of them on track wrestling. The links aren't up on the site yet, most likely because Admin is recovering from...
Forum: IHSA 3A 12-20-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 5,264
Posted By Danny Burk
I don't know the answer to the question about...

I don't know the answer to the question about Mario, but IMO, this type of scenario is one example of a good reason for a kid to be held back in 8th grade.
Say a kid weighs 80-85 lbs and is 13...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-30-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 13,021
Posted By Danny Burk
AHHHHHHH, ok, ok. I get it now. I was extremely...

AHHHHHHH, ok, ok. I get it now. I was extremely confused, yet it all makes sense to me now. I thought there was something that I was missing about the older Norfleet. He, and Jessen, and the younger...
Forum: IHSA 3A 03-30-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 13,021
Posted By Danny Burk
What is the deal with Norfleet? Hurt? Sick? I...

What is the deal with Norfleet? Hurt? Sick?
I like Jessen a lot, and think he will have a bright future at the next level as well. If they wrestled again, the result may be different. I just don't...
Forum: IHSA 3A 12-05-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 6,363
Posted By Danny Burk
He is back. Give it time. He may have been a...

He is back. Give it time. He may have been a little busy this weekend coaching in a soccer All American game in North Carolina. Quite an honor.
Forum: IHSA 2A 01-26-2016
Replies: 76
Views: 20,852
Posted By Danny Burk
What is the enrollment at Mt Carmel? (If that's...

What is the enrollment at Mt Carmel? (If that's been posted, my apologies----I don't want to go back thru and look)
Whatever it is, clearly the numbers are such that they are within the parameters...
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-17-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 10,708
Posted By Danny Burk
I think it would be easier to just treat all...

I think it would be easier to just treat all schools the same. If there is a rule for one school, it should be in place for all schools. Private schools already face the multiplier to, in theory,...
Forum: IHSA 2A 02-26-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 8,761
Posted By Danny Burk
http://www.sj-r.com/article/20140225/SPORTS/140229...

http://www.sj-r.com/article/20140225/SPORTS/140229508/2000/NEWS

That is all that I could find this morning. Very unfortunate situation it seems.
Forum: IHSA 1A 02-22-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,394
Posted By Danny Burk
Tweet limit!!!

All - I have reached the daily tweet limit (didnt know that existed) under matmen twitter account. We are moving the finals updates to matmen facebook page.
Forum: IHSA 2A 02-22-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By Danny Burk
Tweet limit!!!

All - I have reached the daily tweet limit (didnt know that existed) under matmen twitter account. We are moving the finals updates to matmen facebook page.
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-22-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 571
Posted By Danny Burk
Tweet limit!!!

All - I have reached the daily tweet limit (didnt know that existed) under the Matmen twitter....we are moving the finals updates to the matmen facebook page.
Forum: IHSA 2A 01-07-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 4,335
Posted By Danny Burk
Have them switch that date!! I cant make it that...

Have them switch that date!! I cant make it that night!! :D
Forum: IHSA 3A 12-20-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 19,132
Posted By Danny Burk
Regardless of his football future - I believe...

Regardless of his football future - I believe Johnson is in one of the best HWT brackets that our state has seen in a long time. I think there are 3 guys in this tournament that are ranked in the top...
Forum: College 04-24-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 10,492
Posted By Danny Burk
does anyone know if SIUE has a time table as far...

does anyone know if SIUE has a time table as far as interviewing people + hiring a coach? It always scares me when May rolls around and there are coaching vacancies.
Forum: IHSA 1A 04-17-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,548
Posted By Danny Burk
I hope people rally behind this and help support...

I hope people rally behind this and help support Derek + his family. Regardless of if you know him or not, we as a wrestling community need to stick together + support one another.

Perhaps my...
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