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Old 02-16-19, 08:13 AM
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Moeller extended its win streak to 41 straight games with a 63-27 thrashing of St X last night at Moeller. They have also beaten St. X 27 consecutive times dating back to the last decade. What is the record for an Ohio boys BB team as far as consecutive wins goes? I can't imagine that this is close to any state record, but impressive none the less. The Crusaders open the post season against Middletown and should not be challenged until the late rounds of Regionals if then.
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Old 02-16-19, 09:33 AM
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Moeller extended its win streak to 41 straight games with a 63-27 thrashing of St X last night at Moeller. They have also beaten St. X 27 consecutive times dating back to the last decade. What is the record for an Ohio boys BB team as far as consecutive wins goes? I can't imagine that this is close to any state record, but impressive none the less. The Crusaders open the post season against Middletown and should not be challenged until the late rounds of Regionals if then.
The Mighty Middies won 76 in a row. Of course they had the best high school player in the history of Ohio high school basketball: Jerry Lucas. The Middies lost Lucas’ last game, the State championship game to an undefeated Columbus North Team, 63-62. Lucas and the Middies were 76-1 during Jerry’s high school (10-12 grade) career.
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Old 02-16-19, 10:08 AM
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The Mighty Middies won 76 in a row. Of course they had the best high school player in the history of Ohio high school basketball: Jerry Lucas. The Middies lost Lucas’ last game, the State championship game to an undefeated Columbus North Team, 63-62. Lucas and the Middies were 76-1 during Jerry’s high school (10-12 grade) career.
Correct 100% HardCorps--Middie Magic was in full bloom in those days with Coach Paul Walker and Jerry Lucas. To Moe's credit they are 76-4 going back to 2017 as they were 28-1 only losing the State championship game to Massilon Jackson 39-38--

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Old 02-16-19, 10:16 AM
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Correct 100% HardCorps--Middie Magic was in full bloom in those days with Coach Paul Walker and Jerry Lucas. To Moe's credit they are 69-1 going back to 2017 as they were 28-1 only losing the State championship game to Massilon Jackson 39-38--so they do have a shot at equaling or doing better than the Middies--definitely a fantastic run for the Crusaders!!
Moeller did lose to a team from New Jersey last year in a holiday tournament. Not a Ohio team but they lost
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Old 02-16-19, 10:27 AM
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Yep that's right Vike--so they won final 20 in 2018 and then 21 this year--still 76-4 over last 3 seasons is very impressive!!
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Old 02-16-19, 11:44 AM
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Letís just keep it real, this tournament is Moeller and everyone else! Yes anybody can be beat, itís going to take a very special effort to unseat them. Some team will have to get hot and play extremely fundamental basketball, and most importantly, not be intimidated.
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Old 02-16-19, 02:57 PM
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Yep that's right Vike--so they won final 20 in 2018 and then 21 this year--still 76-4 over last 3 seasons is very impressive!!
The Barberton Magic team of the Bodnar twins and Carter Scott were 50-1 in 1975-76 and 1976-77; with the sole loss being in the 1997 final against Linden McKinley, I believe. So they had 50 wins in a row. But you are absolutely correct, Moeller's run is impressive. One loss in a state final, one title, and now the favorite to repeat! Quite impressive indeed.
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Old 02-16-19, 12:08 PM
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Moeller did lose to a team from New Jersey last year in a holiday tournament. Not a Ohio team but they lost
I can only imagine that atmosphere at a completely sold out Wade E Miller and overflow crowd going into the other gym. Crazy.
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Old 02-16-19, 04:33 PM
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Moeller did lose to a team from New Jersey last year in a holiday tournament. Not a Ohio team but they lost
Vike, was the Columbus North team that beat the Middies in 1958 the precursor to Columbus Northland?
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Old 02-19-19, 11:16 AM
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Vike, was the Columbus North team that beat the Middies in 1958 the precursor to Columbus Northland?
No, they are completely different schools. North opened in the early 1900s and closed in 1979. Northland opened during the Baby Boom and is much farther north and east (~ 1.5 mi. W of Easton).

The current North building as served as a temporary home to other Columbus HSs that have been rebuilt in recent years, the building is currently home to Columbus International HS which is an alternative HS. Bishop Watterson rents the North stadium for home football games.
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Old 02-19-19, 01:39 PM
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Vike, was the Columbus North team that beat the Middies in 1958 the precursor to Columbus Northland?

No, Columbus North Polar Bear is still being used while High schools are being renovated and as adult evening location. North High school is at Arcadia and High in Clintonville. Northland High school is much further north near Forest Park.
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Old 02-16-19, 06:30 PM
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The Mighty Middies won 76 in a row. Of course they had the best high school player in the history of Ohio high school basketball: Jerry Lucas. The Middies lost Lucas’ last game, the State championship game to an undefeated Columbus North Team, 63-62. Lucas and the Middies were 76-1 during Jerry’s high school (10-12 grade) career.
Actually Middletown lost in the state SEMIfinal to North ...which is why his career was 77 games and not 78. (26x3)

This was the first and only time in Ohio history that all four big schools teams entered states undefeated. On top of all that hype, Cleveland East Tech defeated North on a OT sudden death basket..which I believe may the only time a state final went to sudden death in Ohio.

East Tech repeated in 1959 and went to AA state tournament 6 consecutive years.
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Old 02-16-19, 07:15 PM
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Actually Middletown lost in the state SEMIfinal to North ...which is why his career was 77 games and not 78. (26x3)

This was the first and only time in Ohio history that all four big schools teams entered states undefeated. On top of all that hype, Cleveland East Tech defeated North on a OT sudden death basket..which I believe may the only time a state final went to sudden death in Ohio.

East Tech repeated in 1959 and went to AA state tournament 6 consecutive years.
Hmm. Thanks.
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Old 02-16-19, 05:47 PM
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Pfreim and McBride should be co-players of the year for GCL and it’s not even close. They are so good and have such a incredible chemistry on the floor.
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Old 02-22-19, 10:09 AM
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Pfreim and McBride should be co-players of the year for GCL and itís not even close. They are so good and have such a incredible chemistry on the floor.
Completely agree. These two have an unmatchable chemistry on the court together. Let's not forget that this team could even be better if Stieritz decided to stick with basketball. Great athlete with good hands and a very good rim runner. Would have been one of the best finishers in the state had he decided to play this year.
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Old 02-17-19, 10:13 AM
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Lorain gave Moeller all they could handle in last year semi final ... Lorain returns 4 starters and a move in from New York City ... Devon Grant is a serious candidate for Mr Basketball averages 27 a game ... Pierre-Louis can match up with any big on the other side ...

Lorain vs Akron St Vincent in regional semi ... winner gets the shot at Moeller. ..
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Old 02-17-19, 11:31 AM
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Not this year.

Moeller is exceptional and what they have done is a great thing. But I do not see moeller winning state this year. Biggest reason being youth and depth. Moeller plays 2-3 sophomores at times. If a team can find a way to take pfriem or McBride away there isnít really anyone else that can create their own shot. What makes Moeller great really is their defense. They are excellent defensively. Which always give them a chance but a team lie Lorain who is senior loaded may give them a hard time.
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Old 02-17-19, 11:47 AM
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Moeller is exceptional and what they have done is a great thing. But I do not see moeller winning state this year. Biggest reason being youth and depth. Moeller plays 2-3 sophomores at times. If a team can find a way to take pfriem or McBride away there isnít really anyone else that can create their own shot. What makes Moeller great really is their defense. They are excellent defensively. Which always give them a chance but a team lie Lorain who is senior loaded may give them a hard time.
Not to mention itís hard to repeat. Moeller is going to get an exceptional effort from everyone they play.
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Old 02-17-19, 02:07 PM
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Not to mention itís hard to repeat. Moeller is going to get an exceptional effort from everyone they play.
They have had a target on their backs since the beginning of the 2017-2018 season. They have run off 41 consecutive wins and even the two or three games that were single digit victories were never in doubt. They go 8-10 deep and the first two guys off the bench have as much upside potential as any one currently on the roster including the three senior starters. They are big and can defend. They run the floor exceptionally well although they have looked disinterested at times depending on the scoring margin. In Friday's game against St X, they were up 14-9 after one quarter. They scored 14 straight points in a little over 2 minutes to begin the second quarter and 19-1 overall to go up 33-10 at halftime. The game against SVSM early on gave us all an indication how good this team could be. They have only improved since then. GBM
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Old 02-19-19, 09:20 AM
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Best recruited team in the state. Such a shame they feel the need to do that.
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Old 03-09-19, 10:32 PM
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Moeller is exceptional and what they have done is a great thing. But I do not see moeller winning state this year. Biggest reason being youth and depth. Moeller plays 2-3 sophomores at times. If a team can find a way to take pfriem or McBride away there isnít really anyone else that can create their own shot. What makes Moeller great really is their defense. They are excellent defensively. Which always give them a chance but a team lie Lorain who is senior loaded may give them a hard time.
Well no they won't since they couldn't get out of the District against Olmstead Falls.
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Old 02-20-19, 07:49 PM
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Moeller extended its win streak to 41 straight games with a 63-27 thrashing of St X last night at Moeller. They have also beaten St. X 27 consecutive times dating back to the last decade. What is the record for an Ohio boys BB team as far as consecutive wins goes? I can't imagine that this is close to any state record, but impressive none the less. The Crusaders open the post season against Middletown and should not be challenged until the late rounds of Regionals if then.
So much for Martin's replacement's replacement... Next.
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Old 02-22-19, 10:24 AM
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Wow. I mean wow. Just got word that Spire star LaMelo Ball will consider playing another year of high school ball for the St. Xavier Bombers next year. Could just be a buddy pushing my buttons but what a great pickup this could be for the Bombers. Could break the winless streak against the Crusaders. Has anybody else heard these crazy rumors?
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Old 02-22-19, 10:39 AM
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Moeller vs. Centerville - round 2

I would love to see a rematch with Moeller. While I am not sure the Elks can beat Moeller, a rematch would be fun and more competitive than the first game.
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Old 02-22-19, 11:20 AM
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I would love to see a rematch with Moeller. While I am not sure the Elks can beat Moeller, a rematch would be fun and more competitive than the first game.
Moeller by at least 20 unless Centerville goes to sissy ball. GBM
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Old 02-22-19, 11:44 AM
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Moeller by at least 20 unless Centerville goes to sissy ball. GBM
Even if they try to stall the game they still get ran out the gym.

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Moeller by at least 20 unless Centerville goes to sissy ball. GBM
I think you got it wrong. Elks held Moeller to 54 points the first game @ Moeller and only lost by 21. The Elks offense is much improved since then. I have NO doubt it would be less than a 10 point game. Moeller doesn't want to see Centerville at all in the tourney
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I think you got it wrong. Elks held Moeller to 54 points the first game @ Moeller and only lost by 21. The Elks offense is much improved since then. I have NO doubt it would be less than a 10 point game. Moeller doesn't want to see Centerville at all in the tourney
+20 win by Moeller

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Old 02-22-19, 06:52 PM
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I think you got it wrong. Elks held Moeller to 54 points the first game @ Moeller and only lost by 21. The Elks offense is much improved since then. I have NO doubt it would be less than a 10 point game. Moeller doesn't want to see Centerville at all in the tourney
Laughable. GBM
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Old 02-22-19, 11:05 AM
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Wow. I mean wow. Just got word that Spire star LaMelo Ball will consider playing another year of high school ball for the St. Xavier Bombers next year. Could just be a buddy pushing my buttons but what a great pickup this could be for the Bombers. Could break the winless streak against the Crusaders. Has anybody else heard these crazy rumors?
Why would they want him? This would be a terrible fit. Moeller would still be better.

And if he's coming to Cincy, why wouldn't he pick Moeller?
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