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    CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    Good god. Five CIML schools - Dowling, Roosevelt, SE Polk, Marshalltown and Fort Dodge - changed their regular Tues. night games to tonight so their scorer's table and concessions workers could watch their Hawks in the Orange Bowl.
    Me thinks it's really about attendance concerns...

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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    Hmm, seems a little over the top. I'd completely understand this if Iowa was playing for a national title but that's not the case.

    Oh well.



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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    The school district where I work did the same....buuuuut, it is James Vandenburg's school high school, so I guess that's an okay reason.



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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    I wonder if they would due the same thing if Iowa State was in a BCS game. My guess would be no.



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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    a couple of school up north did it also

    they are playing tonight instead




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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfreddy View Post
    I wonder if they would due the same thing if Iowa State was in a BCS game. My guess would be no.
    of course if anything they would move games to that day so no one could see it.


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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    A few schools here in the QCA are doing the same thing. One AD was against the idea, but unfortunately succumb to the peer pressure.



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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    It's misplaced priorities to me. I wonder how many of the high school players involved ranked watching the Orange Bowl ahead of playing their regularly scheduled Tues. game?



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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfreddy View Post
    I wonder if they would due the same thing if Iowa State was in a BCS game. My guess would be no.
    A vast majority of the state prefers black and gold to cardinal and gold, so this should surprise no one.



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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    Quote Originally Posted by KLoISU02 View Post
    The school district where I work did the same....buuuuut, it is James Vandenburg's school high school, so I guess that's an okay reason.
    Your location says Ames, but Vandenberg is from Keokuk.



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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    my school rescheduled too, i was thinking, what if it had been the isu bowl game, would we have rescheduled? probably not....



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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    Will the Iowa men's basketball game on Tuesday be rescheduled?


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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelrr1 View Post
    Will the Iowa men's basketball game on Tuesday be rescheduled?
    That doesn't inconvenience anyone.



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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelrr1 View Post
    Will the Iowa men's basketball game on Tuesday be rescheduled?
    Iowa should really just forfeit that game. The players probably would rather stay home and watch the Orange Bowl rather than lose by 20.



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    Re: CIML schools reschedule games because of Orange Bowl

    This is happening all over in NE Iowa



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