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  1. Just play in the upper division for FB in the conference you are in now, seems like an easy fix. Play Penn, St Joe and Mishawaka every year
  2. Have to disagree with this, but other than that pretty much sums it up. You can have a team that plays and practices as hard or harder than anyone, but talent and ability will trump that at some point if the hard working team has very little talent
  3. I know this is not possible for in season games, but several years ago at a summer basketball tourney we were playing a team MUCH better than us, and on the court right next to us were 2 other teams where the game was probably 40-10 at halftime or so as well. I asked the officials if it would be possible to just switch teams at the half! His reply, if all 4 agree go ahead!! Talked to the other 3 coaches and we all agreed no one was benefiting at that point, so we switched and the 2 better teams played, and we played the one that was losing on the other court, both 2nd halves were quite competitive and everyone benefited. Again, obviously not something that can be done on Friday nights, but thought it fit the discussion
  4. Game announcing

    Used to play a team in bball whose announcer would wait until the visiting player got the ball to shot a FT before announcing the shooter and who the foul was on but when the hose team would shoot surprisingly had time to get it all announced before they got the ball
  5. You say the local admin should make that decision, not the IHSAA, but they are one in the same in a grand sense. All the IHSAA is is a collection of school principals, so if enough of them want to change the rule, they can
  6. Have you even read my replies!!! Yes it is the educational part that will suffer if they are missing school, and yes some will use the travel as a "recruiting" tool. I have also said if they are gone over an extended break I would be fine with it as they are not missing days/times. I have also said I have no problem playing the national teams if they are here or at a neutral site within a reasonable distance
  7. Never said that!!! In fact if the games are that far away they should be played on a Saturday!! The other point to consider is that I think it would widen the gap between the haves and the have nots. There would be several schools that would use it as a recruiting tool of they were traveling and others were not
  8. Then do a LaLumire and opt out of the IHSAA and play a National Schedule. It is becoming obvious you dislike everything that they do with regards to FB at least. If you want to be able to travel, you can, LaLu plays all over the country, feel free to go that route
  9. Exactly, if they want to allow schools to come here, I have no problem with it, I just do not think we should be flying our students all over the country to play. Never said I agreed with the other states rules, did I??? Just said if they are going to allow it, we can take advantage of it and play them here
  10. Reading comprehensions issues I see. I mentioned teams should not TRAVEL, but also stated that I have no issues with them playing teams outside of that range on a neutral site or in home games. Call me old school, when kids are in school, the number 1 priority should be classes. Not a fan of taking more class time away when it is not necessary
  11. Not really, of course most of the Bands I see go are over Christmas break so not missing any school time so not as big of an issue. Honestly would not have an issue with it for most if over a vacation time, Christmas, Spring, a long fall break if on a balanced schedule
  12. Considering Band and cheer are not IHSAA sports, they do not have to follow the same rules.
  13. He can bring them up all he wants, but they can not play. It is not a 300 mile "travel" rule. It is a play rule, you can not play a team more than 300 miles from the state line Here is the bylaw "10-1 Out-of-State Contest Limitations The address of out-of-state schools participating in a Contest against a member School as well as the site of such Contests must be within Six-hundred (600) miles round trip travel from the Indiana state line and shall be sponsored or co-sponsored by a member high School."
  14. Last I looked IMG was a little more than 300 miles from the state line, so that may be the reason!!! I have 2 thoughts about the 300 mile rule though, 1st I can see why it is in place, there is zero reason why HS kids should be playing all over the country. 2nd, I would like to see it changed to where the site simply has to be within that range. If IMG wants to play Ben Davis in a showcase in Pittsburgh or Huntsville, or someplace, go for it. Or better yet, if Indy wants to host a 1 day event at Lucas Oil and invite IMG, Don Bosco, Mater Dei, etc let them come and play BD, Warren, Carmel, etc.
  15. With very few exceptions, I think most on here understand blowouts are going to happen and do realize that there is not much difference between a 42-0 and 56-0 score or whatever the numbers you want to look at are. I do think however, most realize that there is a difference in HOW the blowouts happen and most have an issue with the majority of them that are intentional. If you are up 60 and still scoring with the JV and freshman running base offence that is different to most than being up 50 and throwing deep with starters in and running onside kicks and the like.