Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 16
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 51,647, Level: 70
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 903
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    andybernard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    2,261
    Points
    51,647
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 703
    Given: 86

  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 28,659, Level: 52
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 1,091
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cyclone101's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Central IA
    Posts
    2,012
    Points
    28,659
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 861
    Given: 1,373

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    Dumb.



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 91,334, Level: 94
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 1,816
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    7,715
    Points
    91,334
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 857
    Given: 0

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    Wow, in wrestling we had guys told to shave in order to compete. I wonder why the double standard.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 139,832, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    ruxCYtable's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    5,049
    Points
    139,832
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,216
    Given: 1,100

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    This is the kind of thing that should have to be caught before the fact. You know, like pine tar on a bat or wearing pink uniforms without approval.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 52,149, Level: 70
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 401
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    5,986
    Points
    52,149
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 861
    Given: 1,131

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    Wow



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 102,850, Level: 99
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 200
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranCreated Album pictures
    Senolcyc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    3,234
    Points
    102,850
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 124
    Given: 27

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    A lot of obscure sports keep themselves that way by being ridiculous. You dive in, you swim, the first one to finish wins. The only rule swimming needs is: just ******* swim.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 709,384, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 47.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    29,817
    Points
    709,384
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7,954
    Given: 869

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    Quote Originally Posted by Senolcyc View Post
    A lot of obscure sports keep themselves that way by being ridiculous. You dive in, you swim, the first one to finish wins. The only rule swimming needs is: just ******* swim.
    No attempting to drown other swimmers? Or maybe....




    Eyes closed, head first, can't lose.

  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 470,134, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    40,918
    Points
    470,134
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,063
    Given: 115

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    They are sending the wrong message here, shaving all of ones body hair is very important. Well not for dudes, but otherwise.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 709,384, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 47.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    29,817
    Points
    709,384
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7,954
    Given: 869

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    They are sending the wrong message here, shaving all of ones body hair is very important. Well not for dudes, but otherwise.
    Especially eyebrows, love that look.





    Eyes closed, head first, can't lose.

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 182,642, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsCreated Album picturesVeteran
    CtownCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Houston
    Posts
    9,648
    Points
    182,642
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 688
    Given: 566

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    No attempting to drown other swimmers? Or maybe....
    You're confusing swimming with water polo. Drowning is all good there!



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 27,362, Level: 50
    Level completed: 82%, Points required for next Level: 188
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    redrocker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Ames - West-CY'd
    Posts
    2,249
    Points
    27,362
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 31

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Especially eyebrows, love that look.

    Is that a Sharpe?



    32 years later and I am still riding on the back.

    I don't sweat the petty things,... I pet the sweaty things

  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 226,789, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    11,566
    Points
    226,789
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,093
    Given: 755

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    Wow, in wrestling we had guys told to shave in order to compete. I wonder why the double standard.
    Read the article. Shaving itself is allowed, they just don't want to be responsible for some idiot cutting themself on site or even worse spreading some sort of communicable disease. It makes sense, but if they are going to strip titles instead of just policing it and slapping girls on the wrist then they really should have done a better job of making sure team's were aware of the rule ahead of time.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 140,794, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    oldman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    5,575
    Points
    140,794
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 672
    Given: 2,092

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    [IMG]


    "Just remember, what you choose to do with each day is very important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it" -ET

    "I'm trying not to sweat the small stuff in my life, but there is a definite learning curve." -CE

  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 91,334, Level: 94
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 1,816
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    7,715
    Points
    91,334
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 857
    Given: 0

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    Wow, in wrestling we had guys told to shave in order to compete. I wonder why the double standard.
    Read the article. Shaving itself is allowed, they just don't want to be responsible for some idiot cutting themself on site or even worse spreading some sort of communicable disease. It makes sense, but if they are going to strip titles instead of just policing it and slapping girls on the wrist then they really should have done a better job of making sure team's were aware of the rule ahead of time.
    That's what I'm saying though. They were told to shave while at the meet by the ref. During warmups we had fingernail checks and one official said that several guys had to shave to compete.



  15. #15
    Legend
    Points: 226,789, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    11,566
    Points
    226,789
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,093
    Given: 755

    Re: Shaving costs HS swim team a title

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    That's what I'm saying though. They were told to shave while at the meet by the ref. During warmups we had fingernail checks and one official said that several guys had to shave to compete.
    Oh, I misunderstood what you wrote. Unless you grew up in Maryland, I'd imagine it's just stuff that varies from state to state. My guess is that somebody put this in the Maryland high school athletics association rulebook at the height of AIDS concerns.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM