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Forum: IHSA 1A 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Blonjuan44
The video quality was very strange. The...

The video quality was very strange. The wrestlers looked a little bit like the skeleton movement from the old Sinbad movie.
Forum: IKWF 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 3,382
Posted By Blonjuan44
You must not be from the south side. Malnatis...

You must not be from the south side. Malnatis hardly uses any sauce and the thin is just plain bad. Plenty better, plus there is a particular style that only south sider's appreciate. Best depends...
Forum: IHSA 3A 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 5,075
Posted By Blonjuan44
I think it was ref'd well, but the question might...

I think it was ref'd well, but the question might be how long did Stiles hold Colemans leg before it was called stalemate/stalling/and reset vs the same thing when it was the other way around...there...
Forum: IHSA 3A 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 3,845
Posted By Blonjuan44
Some of it depends on if you want to be a more...

Some of it depends on if you want to be a more rural person or city person. The city environment drives some people crazy - some people do not like even driving on I-94 etc to get there. And...
Forum: IHSA 3A 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 5,075
Posted By Blonjuan44
by far Tommy Gustafson, I think he was the only...

by far Tommy Gustafson, I think he was the only un-ranked kid on IL Matmen in the finals and almost won, I think it was 12-11 and was pretty close - that is one edge call away. It was not listed or...
Forum: IHSA 3A 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 3,089
Posted By Blonjuan44
good point

good point
Forum: IHSA 3A 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By Blonjuan44
On the IHSA broadcast, missed the Ortiz takedown...

On the IHSA broadcast, missed the Ortiz takedown in overtime because they adverstise over the screen on the right side. And miss the reactions because they advertise as soon as the match is over...
Forum: IHSA 3A 4 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 9,609
Posted By Blonjuan44
People on this site were saying that he is one of...

People on this site were saying that he is one of the best ever so it would be doubtful that would be needed. Although I think the heavier the weight class, the more possibility of an upset. I...
Forum: IHSA 3A 4 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 9,609
Posted By Blonjuan44
more likely just an error being that everyone...

more likely just an error being that everyone knows that everyone looks at these...
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Blonjuan44
Unwatchable. Benefits of the richest people...

Unwatchable. Benefits of the richest people running - there are so many political commercials now regular TV is now un-watchable, off the regular tv until March 20th - which we really don't need...
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 5 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By Blonjuan44
Some articles on cutting weight after Title Fight overweight issue

thought these might be of interest to the wrestling crowd, I know not quite the same as HS wrestling...(Yoel Romero was going for title but didn't make weight - he is the guy who beat Cael Sanderson...
Forum: IHSA 3A 6 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 3,511
Posted By Blonjuan44
A better judge of how good an IKWF team is as a...

A better judge of how good an IKWF team is as a feeder than the score might be in part how many people it puts on the HS mats. And recent history tells us that you can win an IL HS 3A state...
Forum: IHSA 3A 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 6,046
Posted By Blonjuan44
I do think 1A state champs could be the state...

I do think 1A state champs could be the state champ from 50% of the other states, IL is tough. Yes to AZ, no to OH etc. Sorry I continued the topic 0 - it is a dead horse, there are plenty of 1A...
Forum: IHSA 2A 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 6,759
Posted By Blonjuan44
That is terrible. Prayers appropriate &...

That is terrible. Prayers appropriate & forthcoming. I have often noted on this site that the mats should be judo style closed cell foam instead of the open cell foam - huge difference, also for...
Forum: IHSA 3A 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 6,046
Posted By Blonjuan44
True, the non-Chicago area teams really travel...

True, the non-Chicago area teams really travel their entire career and that is a raw deal. But I have my doubts about this statement: "How about the fact that in 1A, the Byron/Oregon Sectional has...
Forum: IHSA 3A 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 6,046
Posted By Blonjuan44
They might end making more teams travel west and...

They might end making more teams travel west and south if the you would want to judge it, or there would be less data as where the south and west teams really rank.
Forum: IHSA 3A 1 Week Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 15,473
Posted By Blonjuan44
Looks like most Chicago suburban area school...

Looks like most Chicago suburban area school districts are taking a snow day. At least in my town they are. It will be interesting to see if they say "and all activities" - I wonder if that counts...
Forum: IHSA 3A 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 3,219
Posted By Blonjuan44
related I guess: Lars Ulrich best known as the...

related I guess: Lars Ulrich best known as the drummer and co-founder of the band Metallica. The son of tennis player Torben Ulrich and grandson of tennis player Einer Ulrich. I heard an interview...
Forum: IHSA 3A 1 Week Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 15,473
Posted By Blonjuan44
Could be more than that and traffic gets worse...

Could be more than that and traffic gets worse every year. About 20 years ago recall it snowing on valentines day and after work it took about 2.5 - 3 hours to get from Downers Grove to Oak Forest. ...
Forum: IHSA 3A 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 2,168
Posted By Blonjuan44
We didn't wear seat belts, were thrown through...

We didn't wear seat belts, were thrown through windshields and we liked it!

http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/weekend-update-segment---grumpy-old-man/n9887?snl=1

Have to change...
Forum: IHSA 3A 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 2,681
Posted By Blonjuan44
What about IllinoisMatmen flamethrowers? ...

What about IllinoisMatmen flamethrowers?

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/feb/01/elon-musk-sells-out-boring-company-flamethrowers-fire

Elon Musk’s fire sale of his Boring Company...
Forum: IHSA 3A 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 6,639
Posted By Blonjuan44
One possible difference is that years ago they...

One possible difference is that years ago they may have pulled up fresh/soph to fill spots more. They might not be doing that as much now, probably because the level of competition at the elite...
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Blonjuan44
Government runs on quid pro quo which may or may...

Government runs on quid pro quo which may or may not be legal depend on the details. Billionaires don't go to jail for it even when illegal.
...
Forum: Non-Wrestling Talk 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Blonjuan44
The tapes barely worked against Blagojevich...

The tapes barely worked against Blagojevich because they stopped before he dragged you know who into it, or just too early in general prior to him really selling the seat. He was found not guilty /...
Forum: IHSA 3A 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 3,394
Posted By Blonjuan44
One good reason that 3 classes is better now, but...

One good reason that 3 classes is better now, but not necessarily back then is the ton of kids who wrestle all year now. Most did not back then, a few more winners is not a bad thing for the big...
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