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Old 02-09-19, 08:09 AM
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Old 02-09-19, 08:17 AM
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I still have zero gauge on NWOhio versus the rest of Ohio or even NEOhio for that matter.

The tourney is going to be tough and whoever gets out will be battle hardened. My biggest gripe for years was teams in NWOhio having to beat a good team three times in order to get out. In many cases it was facing at least two teams a 3rd time on the way out and it usually proved costly. This season is no different and history is not on Whitmer's side. Gripe is probably a poor choice of words because come tourney time you simply have to beat who is in front of you and advance but over the years, the team to best represent NWOhio did not make it out on many occasions. With more schools and parity of leagues in the rest of the state I'd be curious how many teams have to face a team for a third time on the way out? And perhaps face a team for a third time a couple times on the way out?
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Old 02-09-19, 08:46 AM
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Old 02-09-19, 09:09 AM
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I still have zero gauge on NWOhio versus the rest of Ohio or even NEOhio for that matter.

The tourney is going to be tough and whoever gets out will be battle hardened. My biggest gripe for years was teams in NWOhio having to beat a good team three times in order to get out. In many cases it was facing at least two teams a 3rd time on the way out and it usually proved costly. This season is no different and history is not on Whitmer's side. Gripe is probably a poor choice of words because come tourney time you simply have to beat who is in front of you and advance but over the years, the team to best represent NWOhio did not make it out on many occasions. With more schools and parity of leagues in the rest of the state I'd be curious how many teams have to face a team for a third time on the way out? And perhaps face a team for a third time a couple times on the way out?
You don't have to beat a team three times to advance in the tourney.....you only need to beat them once. It's real simple....don't play the league teams twice. I"ve never understood why leagues feel the need to do that anyway. Play the league teams once and non-conference the others. It would be a lot more variety and then at worst you'd only ever have to play any team twice in a season instead of 3
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Old 02-09-19, 09:32 AM
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You don't have to beat a team three times to advance in the tourney.....you only need to beat them once. It's real simple....don't play the league teams twice. I"ve never understood why leagues feel the need to do that anyway. Play the league teams once and non-conference the others. It would be a lot more variety and then at worst you'd only ever have to play any team twice in a season instead of 3

The need is also one of revenue to keep programs funded, particularly non-revenue sports. Kids look forward to seeing their team at home against conference foes. That's also real simple. Besides, that extra game gives those mid-season added recruits a chance to feel-out the competition, not that that ever happens or anything.


Tradition, revenue, will beat pragmatism everytime.
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Old 02-10-19, 02:25 PM
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I just realized some of these games can be watched in replay on BCSN website. Might give a look at that Whitmer-CCHS game.


Anyone see it? Well played or just competitive?
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Old 02-10-19, 02:27 PM
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Damond Powell. Cat quick. Got shot but not as many times as Scoop. Good trivia, how many separate times has Scoop Williams been shot?

I called Henderson "Deonte" for some reason? Brain fart. He is on the list though.

Start had a Williams kid that was good when they won a title for Gil.

Modern era Woodward has produced very little but they did have a good one perhaps 10 years ago. Escapes me.

Forgot to mention Darrington from Scott. Steve Wheeler could also be worth mentioning. I also want to say that Scott had another undersized PG near Springs?
Woodward.. Ray Hook 2009 class before him CL leading scorer Alex Malone? 2003 class I believe
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Old 02-10-19, 02:52 PM
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Easy to see why Malone got lost in the history books. Here's a very nice article. Wonder how his academic path went?


https://www.toledoblade.com/HighScho...o-success.html
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Old 02-15-19, 09:22 AM
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Big weekend's games



SJJ-SFS to see who is still dangerous with play-offs coming.


Findlay-Lima Senior to try and avenge a bad loss.

Whitmer- St Eds to see how the league is holding up. Ed's seeded #1 in their sectional but not with any other contenders so... AND the day after a game against #1 Labron High
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Old 02-15-19, 01:32 PM
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Toledo Whitmer 17 - 1 11 - 1
Lima Senior 16 - 4 10 - 2
Toledo St. Francis 15 - 5 7 - 5
Findlay 13 - 7 7 - 5
Toledo St. John's 11 - 7 7 - 5
Toledo Central Catholic 11 - 8 5 - 7
Oregon Clay 3 - 16 1 - 11
Fremont Ross 3 - 16 0 - 12

Not much separation from night to night between the top 6 teams in the league. Whitmer pretty much has a share of the title wrapped up. Lima has a say in that share.
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Old 02-15-19, 09:14 PM
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Toledo Whitmer 17 - 1 11 - 1
Lima Senior 16 - 4 10 - 2
Toledo St. Francis 15 - 5 7 - 5
Findlay 13 - 7 7 - 5
Toledo St. John's 11 - 7 7 - 5
Toledo Central Catholic 11 - 8 5 - 7
Oregon Clay 3 - 16 1 - 11
Fremont Ross 3 - 16 0 - 12

Not much separation from night to night between the top 6 teams in the league. Whitmer pretty much has a share of the title wrapped up. Lima has a say in that share.
Spartans and Panthers will duke it out for TRAC supremacy next Friday night. Now, say Lima wins.. Is it a shared title or with the Spartans sweeping the Panthers, are they the outright champs?? Anyway would much rather have a long tourney run than a TRAC champs t-shirt!!
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Old 02-15-19, 11:42 PM
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Spartans and Panthers will duke it out for TRAC supremacy next Friday night. Now, say Lima wins.. Is it a shared title or with the Spartans sweeping the Panthers, are they the outright champs?? Anyway would much rather have a long tourney run than a TRAC champs t-shirt!!
It would be a shared title.
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Old 02-16-19, 01:42 AM
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It would be a shared title.
I knew it would be shared, just throwing some fodder out there for conversation!
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Old 02-16-19, 08:43 PM
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Ok, jumping back to the all time greats here in town, and I know I'm late to the game. But just how good was Truman Claytor?
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Old 02-16-19, 09:14 PM
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Decent ref but nothing to write Ma about.
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Old 02-16-19, 10:06 PM
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Ok, jumping back to the all time greats here in town, and I know I'm late to the game. But just how good was Truman Claytor?
We were doing a 1989 and after team. Truman would certainly make the pre-Jackson team.
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Old 02-16-19, 10:12 PM
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I knew it would be shared, just throwing some fodder out there for conversation!
Had the pleasure of watching the 1989 Macomber vs Lima Sr. video the other day. David Smith from Macomber is someone I forgot to mention. He and his brother Otis "Chip" Smith both went to Owens and then Findlay.

That Lima Sr. game was at Lima and packed to the gills. Two, two-time, Mr. Basketball players played in that game in Jackson (senior) and Simpson (freshman). Myron Bell and the Glover kid for Lima both headed to Michigan State for football. Athletes everywhere and the brand of basketball was very good. It looked like a college game of that era with both teams working for great shots. Both teams were extremely sound in everything they did. Interesting to watch.
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Old 02-17-19, 06:16 AM
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We were doing a 1989 and after team. Truman would certainly make the pre-Jackson team.
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Old 02-17-19, 09:07 AM
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Looks like the TRAC took it on the chin last night on the state level stage.
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Old 02-17-19, 10:32 AM
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Sure did. Whitmer was handled by a 7 loss Ed's team.
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Old 02-17-19, 02:55 PM
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We weren't under any illusions. St. Eds is a bit above average but not themselves state level. There's some excitement to be had in the conference and the division is up in the air. Anything beyond that will be a surprise. It's Labron High by a lot.
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Old 02-22-19, 09:35 PM
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Findlay nips SJ. Lima beats Whitmer to sweep the Panthers in league. And SF looked like world beaters against CCHS. Anyone's tourney.
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Old 02-23-19, 08:28 AM
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Lima bid the wrong district?
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Old 02-23-19, 10:43 AM
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Perhaps.

I have not seen Lima play yet in person. Unsure what they have that the rest of the league doesn't?

Watched the replay of SF/CCHS on BCSN. Selfishly I hope bigger markets stay away and do not find some of our local broadcasting talent. John Gibson does a great job announcing a HS game. Knowledgeable, funny, does not go overboard, and gets kids names right without having to look at a sheet.

While I'm on side stories I made an Emmanuel Christian game this year. They serve soup and root-beer floats. Unreal. EIB close your mouth.

Back to basketball, if SF plays like they did last night they will be a tough out. For as good of scorers as Colbert and Harris are I do not think I'd rather have the ball in anyone's hands for a final shot than Wells.

I know Harris is heading to Oakland but can anyone tell me if Wells is getting any college attention? I think he will make a nice D2 PG.
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Old 02-23-19, 01:26 PM
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Seriously? How'd they keep THAT secret and why? See, these private schools are sneaky, why I don't go to home games at the Catholics. Burned once by that water, knowin better now. Root beer float. I know what that is in Babtist talk. They lure you with the "beer" and next thing you know, you're floatin. I bet they have some "Dunkin" doughnuts too. Yeah, I'll wait for an away game.
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Old 02-23-19, 03:46 PM
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Winning League Championships With High Profile Transfers In The OHSAA
https://statelinesportsnetwork.net/2019/02/23/winning-league-championships-with-high-profile-transfers-in-the-ohsaa Lima Senior...what do TRAC fans think?
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Old 02-23-19, 04:22 PM
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Oh, boy, this should be fun. Off to get some popcorn.
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Old 02-23-19, 04:48 PM
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Oh, boy, this should be fun. Off to get some popcorn.
Most of us have learned not to click his self-serving click-bate. Or the first one clicks to get a link to whatever site he's ripping off and then post it here. Usually a good google avoids even that.

He trolls from thread to thread looking to put "catchy headlines" to up his visit numbers. Not sure why Yappi permits, unless it's a biz partner or something.

We've discussed this topic ad nauseam specifically to local ball. MY position is: Don't claim some sort of superiority when you know you didn't raise them. Educate them. Then go beat the other parts of the state. Depends upon, which part of the season as to whether or not I like them. Some locals, no way I like them unless maybe they're in Columbus.

Anyone here really any different? Think they're not going to root for Lima or SJJ or whomever if they get to state?
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Old 02-23-19, 05:05 PM
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Again. Fulcher and Simpson are the kids of our most recognized basketball alum, and freshman coach Greg Simpson. HE LIVES IN LIMA!! End of story...

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Old 02-23-19, 08:03 PM
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Winning League Championships With High Profile Transfers In The OHSAA
https://statelinesportsnetwork.net/2019/02/23/winning-league-championships-with-high-profile-transfers-in-the-ohsaa Lima Senior...what do TRAC fans think?
What do TRAC fans think? F radiodaveagain.
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