Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 22
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 178,702, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    hurdleisu24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    16,143
    Points
    178,702
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 9

    HS student in Ohio barred from team sports


  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 61,972, Level: 77
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 1,278
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CycoCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    4,812
    Points
    61,972
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 400

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    too much, you can't prevent the kid from getting a schollie so he can go to college


    John Walters is my hero

  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 87,184, Level: 91
    Level completed: 86%, Points required for next Level: 266
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    6,758
    Points
    87,184
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 429
    Given: 0

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    too much, you can't prevent the kid from getting a schollie so he can go to college
    I would think that the felony conviction took care of that.



  4. #4
    Burgermeister!
    Points: 374,852, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    TykeClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    23,877
    Points
    374,852
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 869
    Given: 1,334

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    too much, you can't prevent the kid from getting a schollie so he can go to college
    The former Middletown High School football and track star pleaded guilty in July to felonious assault for shooting a 15-year-old boy twice in the face with a BB gun. Hunter fired the gun from a vehicle, with one projectile striking the victim's eyelid, according to the Enquirer.
    That's just who I'd want wearing a Cyclone uniform

    I'd say that the punishment sounds fair.


    Asteroids are nature's way of asking "How's that space program going?"

  5. #5
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 10,571, Level: 31
    Level completed: 3%, Points required for next Level: 679
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    RideRdie4life's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Kansas City
    Posts
    254
    Points
    10,571
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    too much, you can't prevent the kid from getting a schollie so he can go to college
    Didn't he prevent himself, especially if it was punishable with up to 8 years?

    I'd say this is harsh but some situations require actions like this to get the individual to realize the fire he's playing with. We can't make assumptions without knowing the person and the situation.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 673,963, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    27,607
    Points
    673,963
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,120
    Given: 565

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    Scholarships are not the only road to college, I say it's good punishment. Too many ****-ups in the world, start taking away things they love and maybe there will be less of them some day.



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 157,659, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    weR138's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    8,069
    Points
    157,659
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 388
    Given: 111

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    I would think that the felony conviction took care of that.
    Yeah, I'm not really seeing the story here. The kid is obviously a felon. He'll be fine though. He'll go JUCO and probably end up at Ole Miss.


    RIP Janice
    b. April 2012 d. April 2012
    9 posts
    May perpetual light shine upon him.

  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 66,978, Level: 80
    Level completed: 33%, Points required for next Level: 1,072
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    4,383
    Points
    66,978
    Level
    80
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 298
    Given: 262

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    Sounds like the second coming of Willie Williams. Something like 5 schools in 4 years.



  9. #9
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 15,284, Level: 37
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 366
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    343
    Points
    15,284
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    We wouldn't want him, but I wonder if he could technically play for us. It didn't look like we were playing an organized sport last saturday.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 353,927, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    20,595
    Points
    353,927
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,289
    Given: 171

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    While I do not feel sorry for him, I have heard of many things like this that get the same punishment legally without the athletic punishment. Any time you fire a weapon at someone they could be blinded. I don't know what to think about this, but I do think this kid had already solidified only D-3 status anyway after what he did.



  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 60,494, Level: 76
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 1,156
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclones_R_GR8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    4,087
    Points
    60,494
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 487
    Given: 1,119

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    too much, you can't prevent the kid from getting a schollie so he can go to college
    He's 19 years old. I think if he hadn't been offered already, it's not going to happen. Plus he shot a kid in the face. I don't care if it was a BB gun. I think the sentence was more than fair.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 178,702, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    hurdleisu24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    16,143
    Points
    178,702
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 9

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    If im not mistaken he basically trades jail for no sports that should be fair



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 76,825, Level: 86
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 1,525
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyfan964's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    4 blocks from the Jack
    Posts
    4,662
    Points
    76,825
    Level
    86
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 195
    Given: 373

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    I think the punishment is a bit strict, but I guess you have to put your foot down eventually. I also have no idea what his background is. Has he been in trouble before?


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

    -acgclone

  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 198,819, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    13,273
    Points
    198,819
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 365
    Given: 1,243

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    Yeah, I'm not really seeing the story here. The kid is obviously a felon. He'll be fine though. He'll go JUCO and probably end up at Ole Miss.
    "Obviously" a felon? He shot a bb gun...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones_R_GR8 View Post
    He's 19 years old. I think if he hadn't been offered already, it's not going to happen. Plus he shot a kid in the face. I don't care if it was a BB gun. I think the sentence was more than fair.
    He shot a bb gun from a moving car, and it happened to hit someone in the face. Nowhere does it say, despite "being hit in the eyelid" that there was any damage done to the eye.

    Quote Originally Posted by hurdleisu24 View Post
    If im not mistaken he basically trades jail for no sports that should be fair
    You're mistaken.

    Stupidity isn't a felony. Perhaps they should have taken away sports (as if they wouldn't have been anyway) but a felony? For shooting a bb gun? Give the kid a misdemeanor, take away sports, and let him learn from the mistake. Don't brand him for the rest of his life. Good grief, he actually shot someone in the worst place possible--and did not put our an eye...

    Save felonies for people who rob, or actually hurt people- intentionally. The "felons" who deserve it.




    "Cyclones on the run!"

    -John Walters


  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 673,963, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    27,607
    Points
    673,963
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,120
    Given: 565

    Re: HS student in Ohio barred from team sports

    Stupidity isn't a felony.
    It should be.



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: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM