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Forum: Freestyle / Greco-Roman 05-07-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By eagle
I agree that vertical pairing gives you the best...

I agree that vertical pairing gives you the best top 2 wrestlers, but not the best top 4.

It is very possible that the 3rd best wrestler can be 0-2 if things shake out right. I have seen this...
Forum: Freestyle / Greco-Roman 05-02-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 7,270
Posted By eagle
Numbers seem low this year, usually over 1000. ...

Numbers seem low this year, usually over 1000. Is something else going on this weekend?
Forum: IHSA 3A 04-05-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 11,299
Posted By eagle
Anyone know the cost or if we need to purchase...

Anyone know the cost or if we need to purchase tickets in advance?
Forum: College 03-28-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 13,342
Posted By eagle
I had a good conversation with Bormet about the...

I had a good conversation with Bormet about the officiating in Illinois having an impact on Illinois wrestlers riding. I feel that the officiating in Illinois is too quick to call stalling on the...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-25-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 3,912
Posted By eagle
As a coach I think it is important to give the...

As a coach I think it is important to give the fans the information they want. It isn't that hard to have the information made available. I'm not going to blame the coaches without all the facts,...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-07-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 16,139
Posted By eagle
Problem with 2 wrestlers per weight is the rich...

Problem with 2 wrestlers per weight is the rich will get richer.

You think kids transfer now or move to certain schools, imagine them being allowed two wrestlers per weight. Now even if I'm not...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-03-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 16,234
Posted By eagle
I hope there is a very good reason. The people...

I hope there is a very good reason. The people hurt the most are the wrestlers. If there is not a good reason the administration should be ashamed of themselves.

Unless coach Boyd feels the...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-02-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By eagle
I would never pull a kid on purpose. I was just...

I would never pull a kid on purpose. I was just demonstrating that the scoring system isn't fair. All brackets should be scored the same way.
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-01-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By eagle
It is advantageous if you don't expect your...

It is advantageous if you don't expect your wrestler to win any matches. By pulling out you change the bracket from a 16 man to an 8 man which reduces the points there stud can score
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-01-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By eagle
I have been saying this for years. If you are...

I have been saying this for years. If you are using the regional to select the team champ that moves on then it needs to be fixed. All brackets need to be scored the same.

If team A has the...
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-29-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 6,355
Posted By eagle
I disagree, by now you should have a routine to...

I disagree, by now you should have a routine to maintain weight in a healthy manner. By not being able to practice your routine is completely thrown off. You can't go for a run outside. I'm sure...
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-29-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 6,355
Posted By eagle
What effect will the weather have?

How will the weather effect Regionals? With school closings, can your team practice? If not will everyone make weight.

Looks like some schools could be closed Monday, Tuesday (no after school...
Forum: Illinois Matmen News 01-24-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 869
Posted By eagle
what weight

He has a chance to win state at either 132 and 138, what weight does he choose?

Why?
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-18-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By eagle
Lake County Invite Cancelled

The Lake County Invite at Grant has been cancelled.

Some great competition will be missed.

Any other cancellations
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-18-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 20,954
Posted By eagle
based on what

Best conference based on what? Top guy at every weight, probably the best. Depth that is different. How would the 4th place guy at every weight do against the 4th place at other conferences? etc....
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-11-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 2,220
Posted By eagle
I hate this schedule

Am I the only one:

If you are 1A or 2A and make the semi's you weigh in at 7:00 am on Friday and wrestle at 7:30 pm and if you make the finals have a similar day on Saturday.

I'm all for the...
Forum: IHSA 3A 12-20-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 5,060
Posted By eagle
I was 78 lbs as a freshmen in high school and...

I was 78 lbs as a freshmen in high school and would have never wanted to be held back. I didn't break 100 until my senior year. In my opinion no student should be held back in school for sports. ...
Forum: IHSA 2A 12-05-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,658
Posted By eagle
Not according to the IHSA website

Not according to the IHSA website
Forum: IHSA 2A 11-30-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,658
Posted By eagle
Isn't Joliet Catholic Academy in 1A this year?

Isn't Joliet Catholic Academy in 1A this year?
Forum: IKWF 11-08-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,687
Posted By eagle
Since IKWF is part of USAW why aren't we using...

Since IKWF is part of USAW why aren't we using the same age groups and weight classes
Forum: IKWF 11-08-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By eagle
People who haven't lived it don't understand how...

People who haven't lived it don't understand how hard it is for some. Working in a low income community and trying to get kids to participate in sports is extremely difficult. A parent who works...
Forum: College 10-26-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,727
Posted By eagle
Penn State

The Penn State dual is the day after IHSA State, will they have the dual in Assembly Hall (State Farm Center)
Forum: IHSA 3A 10-16-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By eagle
The problem with this idea is, space, coach's...

The problem with this idea is, space, coach's availability, coaches for tournaments, space at tournaments. If a program has more then 10 girls all these things become an issue. Our goal is to grow...
Forum: IHSA 2A 09-14-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 6,260
Posted By eagle
Ok, that is reasonable if you are a private...

Ok, that is reasonable if you are a private school.
Forum: IHSA 2A 09-14-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 6,260
Posted By eagle
For everyone, I'm curious

For everyone, I'm curious
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