Iowa High School Football Playoffs

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  1. dirtyninety

    dirtyninety Well-Known Member

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    Farm Bureau and Hyvee (SNAP program money) bucking up for the super Hi Def broadcast on the new channel. What is virtual campus....the flashing ad that is indeterminate.
     
  2. dirtyninety

    dirtyninety Well-Known Member

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    virtual campus...Des Moines Public Schools. I could finally read it.
     
  3. sadam

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    When’s Solon play?
     
  4. dirtyninety

    dirtyninety Well-Known Member

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    Now
     
  5. dirtyninety

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    21-9 Solon. tall receiver is getting his stats big time
     
  6. dirtyninety

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    Ha....this might be a replay for all I know....but Solon is good.
     
  7. BigJCy

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    Solon 28 SBL 23 at Halftime
     
  8. SEIOWA CLONE

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    #128 SEIOWA CLONE, Nov 14, 2019
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    The Iowa boys athletic union really needs to do away with the BEDS count for football, and just have the teams send their roster from say the past 5 years, and then use that count to determine which class schools are allowed to play. Something wrong with schools that have 30 to 40 kids out for football, playing kids that are scraping to get 20 out.

    About 5 years ago, I was in the office of the school that I was teaching and coaching at, and the sec. said that the AD from another district school was on the phone. She asked me to take the call, he wanted to schedule a JV game, and wanted to know if we had enough kids to play them. I told him that we only had 17 out for football, one being a girl, and we were struggling to find enough kids for varsity games, and did not have the numbers to play a JV game. I then asked him how many kids they had out, his answer was 43 players.

    It would also help if they stopped the practice of allowing schools to stay in 8 man one cycle, when they are over, but will be back down in 2 years when they recycle the districts.
     
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  9. TheJackWePack5

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    Welp I was way off.
     
  10. harimad

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    Wow. When I was in high school, Linn-Mar was a monster.
     
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  11. Gonzo

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    Linn-Mar has every advantage a school could want. Zero excuse for them to suck as bad as they do at football these days.
     
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  12. Gonzo

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    Yeah I wasn't expecting it to be a blowout either.
     
  13. BigJCy

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    FINAL: Solon 43 SBL 36
     
  14. JD720

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    i agree something needs to change, but wouldn’t using roster size encourage cuts?
     
  15. SEIOWA CLONE

    SEIOWA CLONE Well-Known Member

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    Do you really think that schools would cut kids from their team if they know that by doing so would allow them to move down a class, and do it for an extended period of time? Its hard enough to get kids out for football now, I just cannot see a school telling kids, "we are going to have to cut some of you, so we stay in a lower class.

    And if they did, would it be any worse than the current system now in use? At least if they tried someone would go to the newspapers and it would blow up in their face.

    Football is a numbers game, and you have to reach a given number to even have a chance unless you have exceptional athletes. Something like this would not only help the 8 man schools, but also the large DM schools that are struggling to get kids out for football.
     
  16. Gonzo

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    Put me in the 'YES' column.
     
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  17. wxman1

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    To be fair they did make the playoffs this year.
     
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  18. Gonzo

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    Yeah I saw that. It's just crazy that before this year they've really sucked for the past decade at least (I think). That school has so much money, resources, and students. There's no good reason they shouldn't be at or near the top of eastern Iowa programs consistently.
     
  19. wxman1

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    Not disagreeing. I graduated in 2008 and I we were in the height of the boys bball run then and I am pretty sure there were as many out for varsity and jv basketball as there was football.

    A couple of years ago they hired Paul James from CR Washington and he has brought in Adrian Arrington as an assistant.
     
  20. CubsClones1

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    I made the near 3 hour trek last Friday night to Ida Grove. The OABCIG QB, Cooper Dejean, is by far the best QB I've seen this season. He's 6'2 200 lbs and has passed for nearly 3000 yards, rushed for over 1000 and has accounted for 58 of his team's 63 TDs on the season. Also is the team's punter and starting free safety. To top it off, he's only a Junior. Do you know if it's true he was a 1000 yard receiver last year?
     

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