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Forum: Football 07-29-14, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Bennies'01
Now this is an incredibly fascinating point and...

Now this is an incredibly fascinating point and one that is completely valid but almost impossible to accurately account for. Urban schools are hit particularly hard by the way that the OHSAA...
Forum: Football 07-27-14, 10:19 PM
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Gilmour's an interesting case because of their...

Gilmour's an interesting case because of their ice hockey program which has always been geared more towards being a regional draw for the school and a way to attract more boarders. They have a "prep"...
Forum: Football 07-27-14, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Bennies'01
Sounds like he's talking about a very specific...

Sounds like he's talking about a very specific situation involving a small handful of talented athletes. I don't know if there's any truth to that or not, but it's not as wide a geographic chasm as...
Forum: Football 07-27-14, 12:08 PM
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Posted By Bennies'01
Fair enough...so maybe its recent success is more...

Fair enough...so maybe its recent success is more analogous with football powerhouses like Massillon and McKinley?
Forum: Football 07-27-14, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Bennies'01
I think that there are a few "bogeymen"...

I think that there are a few "bogeymen" on the girls side as well, particularly with the way that some of the all-girls schools private schools in the Cleveland area have behaved in basketball over...
Forum: Football 07-27-14, 11:53 AM
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I was too. Is it inaccurate to describe Colerain...

I was too. Is it inaccurate to describe Colerain as being solidly middle-class with a decent chunk of upper-middle class and above families in the schools? I assumed that was the case, but it's not...
Forum: Football 07-27-14, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Bennies'01
This seems to cut more to the demographic...

This seems to cut more to the demographic advantages at schools like St. Ignatius and a few other private schools (but also existing in several few public schools in this area as well) that allow it...
Forum: Football 07-26-14, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Bennies'01
Excellent post all around Cat Alum, but this is...

Excellent post all around Cat Alum, but this is the key point to drive home. It's also the reason why public schools like Colerain, Mentor, Solon, all the way down to Kirtland or even Coldwater have...
Forum: Football 07-26-14, 02:20 PM
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Posted By Bennies'01
A colleague of mine who recently played major DI...

A colleague of mine who recently played major DI college basketball told me that he received (and turned down) a similar offer from a private high school in the Akron area.
Forum: Football 07-25-14, 10:39 PM
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Posted By Bennies'01
While this is certainly true, I also think it's...

While this is certainly true, I also think it's overblown. There are things that many private and Catholic school students do that one might want their kid "protected" from. Consider that some of the...
Forum: Football 07-25-14, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Bennies'01
Any school--public or private--is only as...

Any school--public or private--is only as "good" academically as the students that walk the halls and probably more importantly the families that support them. I grew up in an inner-ring eastside...
Forum: Football 07-20-14, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Bennies'01
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, MLB began...

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, MLB began seeing tactical changes which statisticians had been arguing in favor of for decades (bullpen by committee, bunting less, stealing less, taking more...
Forum: Football 07-17-14, 03:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,492
Posted By Bennies'01
I actually think that a lot of his decisions make...

I actually think that a lot of his decisions make sense statistically even if they're outside of the norm what's traditionally been done in down/distance situations since the game began. Now that's...
Forum: Football 07-16-14, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Bennies'01
Interesting piece that highlights Baker's...

Interesting piece that highlights Baker's decision.

http://www.elevenwarriors.com/ohio/2014/07/37501/where-the-heart-is
Forum: Football 07-15-14, 02:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bennies'01
His best position is LB and there are many on...

His best position is LB and there are many on here that would dispute that he's the best RB in the state. I haven't seen most of the other top RBs, so I don't know that, but he's probably top five...
Forum: Football 07-03-14, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Bennies'01
The NOC tried that tier thing by sport and it...

The NOC tried that tier thing by sport and it failed miserably. However they had a lot more schools, more divisions, and the whole thing was incredibly political. I don't think it's a crazy idea,...
Forum: Football 07-02-14, 08:13 PM
Replies: 127
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Posted By Bennies'01
SVSM and/or Mooney. Anyone else? Meh.

SVSM and/or Mooney. Anyone else? Meh.
Forum: Football 06-24-14, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By Bennies'01
I don't think I worded that correctly, but my...

I don't think I worded that correctly, but my point was that if you show me a "successful" voucher program, I'll show you one that is likely cream-skimming the most "worthy" students (according to...
Forum: Football 06-24-14, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By Bennies'01
Because I truly believe that the institution is...

Because I truly believe that the institution is still a better educational delivery mechanism than many of the implemented and proposed alternatives.



Public education is the default (as lame as...
Forum: General Board 06-24-14, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Bennies'01
My guess is that they're also going to go after...

My guess is that they're also going to go after the logo's patent.
Forum: Football 06-23-14, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By Bennies'01
In my opinion, the "success" of a...

In my opinion, the "success" of a voucher program is predicated on the idea that the most worthy students are saved from a subpar educational environment. However when you open that up to everyone,...
Forum: Football 06-23-14, 08:55 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,060
Posted By Bennies'01
And some of those that might meet the above...

And some of those that might meet the above standards are already in Division I, so they're not going to be affected.
Forum: Football 06-22-14, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By Bennies'01
Wow, I agree, not sure if there's anything that...

Wow, I agree, not sure if there's anything that can top that.
Forum: Football 06-22-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By Bennies'01
I think a better and more transparent solution...

I think a better and more transparent solution here seems to be two-pronged:

1) To eliminate as much of the regulatory intrusion as possible for all schools, particularly public schools.

2) To...
Forum: Football 06-22-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By Bennies'01
I think that there's a good argument to be made...

I think that there's a good argument to be made that any school that takes public funds should be subject to the same regulations of public schools, particularly as far as opening opportunities for...
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