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Forum: Wrestling 07-19-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
The voting seemed to pick up somewhat yesterday,...

The voting seemed to pick up somewhat yesterday, so I'll wait another day or so until announcing the Final GOAT.
Forum: Wrestling 07-18-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
I watched Taylor literally chase Hagen, Oregon...

I watched Taylor literally chase Hagen, Oregon State, all over the mat in the 1973 NCAA finals. Unfortunately for Hagen, Taylor finally caught him and flattened him like a pancake.
Forum: Wrestling 07-18-18, 05:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Yeah, my bad. The stats I provided were all Chris...

Yeah, my bad. The stats I provided were all Chris Taylor. I just plugged in the wrong name. I'll edit my posts. Thanks for the correction.
Forum: Wrestling 07-18-18, 04:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Final OH HS GOAT Poll

Schalles had a 67% rate and my guess is that many came against D2 competition. Back then D2 champs qualified for D1 NCAAs. I did have the pleasure of watching him destroy the field in the D1 NCAAs in...
Forum: Wrestling 07-18-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Found an article on the ISU site that says Taylor...

Found an article on the ISU site that says Taylor was 87-0-1 with 70 pins, an 80% rate. While this is better than Gable's 74% or Hodge's 78%, it is only for his junior and senior years. Gable was...
Forum: Wrestling 07-18-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Found Jesse Lewis stats (76 wins and 50 pins) for...

Found Jesse Lewis stats (76 wins and 50 pins) for a 65% pin rate. Gable stands at 74% during varsity competition and Hodge at 78%. I couldn't find stats on Taylor, although he does hold the record...
Forum: Wrestling 07-18-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
I personally wouldn't give him the GOAT but would...

I personally wouldn't give him the GOAT but would give him THE Legend. Although those debates would be interesting. The day he lost to Owings the wrestling world was in shock - w/o a doubt the...
Forum: Wrestling 07-18-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
I"ll probably wrap this up today or tomorrow as...

I"ll probably wrap this up today or tomorrow as it seems things are slowing down.

Before doing so, I have to talk off topic a bit about Dan Gable. In HS Gable was undefeated going 64-0 (could not...
Forum: Wrestling 07-17-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Kemp has 2 votes. Youd be in 6th place out of 5...

Kemp has 2 votes. Youd be in 6th place out of 5 nominees. And no mulligans are allowed.


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Forum: Wrestling 07-16-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
That Taylor-Palmer match is a classic. I drove a...

That Taylor-Palmer match is a classic. I drove a couple of hours to find St. Paris so I could attend the match. On the way we drove thru Yellow Springs, where we saw an old hippie (gray hair with a...
Forum: Wrestling 07-15-18, 12:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Palmer took the early lead and looked too strong...

Palmer took the early lead and looked too strong for Taylor but the 3rd period was all Taylor as he came back for the win.


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Forum: Wrestling 07-15-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
I was at the Palmer vs Taylor match @ SPG - the...

I was at the Palmer vs Taylor match @ SPG - the best dual Ive seen in 49 years of wrestling/coaching/watching the sport. I think SPG went on to a #1 National ranking that year.


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Forum: Wrestling 07-15-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
I was under the impression that the Ironman was a...

I was under the impression that the Ironman was a pretty decent tournament (sarcasm font). :shrug:
Forum: Wrestling 07-14-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dl5xLDwQGfI ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dl5xLDwQGfI

Here's another good one. The quality of the video is a little rough. If you didn't know any better you'd almost think that it was filmed about 40 years...
Forum: Wrestling 07-14-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Classic match. First time I've seen it.

Classic match. First time I've seen it.
Forum: Wrestling 07-14-18, 09:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Jordan Burroughs, BTW, can tie John Smith at the...

Jordan Burroughs, BTW, can tie John Smith at the top of the ladder for USA if he wins Gold this fall giving him his 6th World title. Kyle Snyder can win his 4th title placing him behind only Smith,...
Forum: Wrestling 07-14-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
There were 3 wrestlers when I was growing up too...

There were 3 wrestlers when I was growing up too - Dan Gable, Dan Gable and Dan Gable. He was the face of US wrestling in the late 60s and early 70s. Im not sure that anyone has had the same impact...
Forum: Wrestling 07-14-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Lee Kemp isn't getting much love on here, other...

Lee Kemp isn't getting much love on here, other than from the Pope. That's somewhat understandable since this is technically GOAT OH HS and not overall OH GOAT. He's going against three 4xers and a...
Forum: Wrestling 07-13-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Youre in good company Sent from my...

Youre in good company


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Forum: Wrestling 07-13-18, 11:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
You're a write-in nominee.

You're a write-in nominee.
Forum: Wrestling 07-13-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Logan Stieber

LOGAN STIEBER
2017-18 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 61 kg/134 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 3 (2013-14, 2016-18)
Residence: Columbus, Ohio
Club: Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC
College: Ohio State
High...
Forum: Wrestling 07-13-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
David Taylor

DAVID TAYLOR
2017-18 Team USA Ranking: No. 2 at 86 kg/189 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 5 (2013-18)
Residence: State College, Pa.
Club: Titan Mercury WC/Nittany Lion WC
College: Penn State
High...
Forum: Wrestling 07-13-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Harry Lester

From USA Wrestling
JUSTIN LESTER
2015-16 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 71 kg/156 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 10 (2005-10, 2011-16)
Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Club: U.S. Army WCAP
Coach: Shon...
Forum: Wrestling 07-13-18, 09:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Alan Fried

From Intermat Wrestling
If Mocco personified the word intimidation, Fried personified the word intensity. The first four-time Junior Nationals freestyle champion, Fried's opponents appeared to be...
Forum: Wrestling 07-13-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,335
Posted By bdhof
Lee Kemp

From Wiki
High school
As a freshman at Chardon high school, Kemp got involved in wrestling after being cut from the basketball team. He made the varsity as a sophomore for the 1972 season and...
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