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    Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    I think that would be kind of cool



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    That would be pretty cool, give HB a taste of what it's like! I'm sure if an Ames High game was timed and promoted well, it would draw a big crowd.



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone Fan View Post
    I think that would be kind of cool
    No they cannot...I tried to get my girls bball team to open up for a women's game and JP liked the idea but after they checked with the NCAA it was illegal



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Quote Originally Posted by tigershoops31 View Post
    No they cannot...I tried to get my girls bball team to open up for a women's game and JP liked the idea but after they checked with the NCAA it was illegal
    How can football teams play in the UNI-Dome? And I am not talking playoffs.


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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Inviting HB's high school team to play at Hilton? The NCAA would have a field day.



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Don't they already have a game scheduled for Wells fargo?



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Quote Originally Posted by tigershoops31 View Post
    No they cannot...I tried to get my girls bball team to open up for a women's game and JP liked the idea but after they checked with the NCAA it was illegal
    My daughter's team plays at half time of a couple KU women's games each year. Been doing it for 3 years.



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    I'm surprised we didn't try this back in '90-'91.

    We had standing room only at the AHS gym my junior and senior year's when DSM North and Hurl Beechum came to town. They even raised the curtain and added temporary bleechers in the 2nd gym. Several ISU players were watching from the east balcony.

    Ames and North were two of the top teams in the state both years and the rivalry was pretty fierce. Both teams held serve at home with neither team winning by more than 6 points or so. Of course, we blew them out of the Barn during the State Tournament in '91. Fred was lighting it up early and often!!



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Ames played a year at Jack Trice for an entire season, but granted it was due to renovation work at the high school that forced it. So someone go tear up the high school bball court, then we can.


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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Ames High has already played in Hilton....during the 1975-76 season with Chuck Harmison. They played at least one if not more in Hilton that year. They went undefeated and won the state title.



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lenny25 View Post
    My daughter's team plays at half time of a couple KU women's games each year. Been doing it for 3 years.
    I'm guessing we're talking about different ages of girls.

    Little kids playing around at half time verses high schoolers is a whole different story.



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Quote Originally Posted by chadm View Post
    How can football teams play in the UNI-Dome? And I am not talking playoffs.
    The UNI-Dome is Cedar Falls High School's home field...



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Quote Originally Posted by psycln11 View Post
    I'm surprised we didn't try this back in '90-'91.

    We had standing room only at the AHS gym my junior and senior year's when DSM North and Hurl Beechum came to town. They even raised the curtain and added temporary bleechers in the 2nd gym. Several ISU players were watching from the east balcony.

    Ames and North were two of the top teams in the state both years and the rivalry was pretty fierce. Both teams held serve at home with neither team winning by more than 6 points or so. Of course, we blew them out of the Barn during the State Tournament in '91. Fred was lighting it up early and often!!
    Probably the last time North has had any sports success.


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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    Quote Originally Posted by psycln11 View Post
    I'm surprised we didn't try this back in '90-'91.

    We had standing room only at the AHS gym my junior and senior year's when DSM North and Hurl Beechum came to town. They even raised the curtain and added temporary bleechers in the 2nd gym. Several ISU players were watching from the east balcony.

    Ames and North were two of the top teams in the state both years and the rivalry was pretty fierce. Both teams held serve at home with neither team winning by more than 6 points or so. Of course, we blew them out of the Barn during the State Tournament in '91. Fred was lighting it up early and often!!
    Those were my high school days as well (Valley), and both Ames and North were exceptionally talented teams. As I recall Ames had several good players to complement Hoiberg (Koch, a guard with an African name and another 6'5" swingman). We somehow beat them in OT at home, as I remember (which may be incorrect - like Homer Simpson imagining talking to the president), but they liquified us in Ames by 30+. One of my good friends had the honor of being lit up for mega-points by both Beechum and Hoiberg that year. Something to put on the resume.

    That 1990-1991 Ames team still stands out to me as the best HS basketball team I've seen in Iowa.



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    Re: Could Ames High ever play a home game in Hilton?

    I would think that they could play there if there is nothing to do with ISU. I doubt they would be allowed to play before the ISU game like they do for the Energy at WF. But if you were to schedule it on a day that ISU isn't playing then I don't see how the NCAA would have a problem.



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