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by Omega
Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Football
Topic: APP Help
Replies: 4
Views: 64

Re: APP Help

Waverly's high school is located on SR 220 just west of town while Raidiger Field is just off of U.S. 23 in the village proper.
by Omega
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland/ Coach Durkin Placed on Leave.
Replies: 6
Views: 137

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland/ Coach Durkin Placed on Leave.

It's a Tragedy that someone lost their life! Absolutely Tragedy. However, how in the World is this Maryland's coaches fault? I have been watching the ESPN and BIG TEN Media and they are relentless. Also, watch the Hypocrocy of these stations. Roll Tide show on ESPN has Saban constantly saying get t...
by Omega
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave
Replies: 165
Views: 2151

Re: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

With all the stuff that’s been reported in this debacle why no mention of the investigating team interviews of Meyer or Smith? When did those take place?? As to Zach Smith, he faced the investigators this past Tuesday: https://www.elevenwarriors.com/ohio-state-football/2018/08/95269/zach-smith-met-...
by Omega
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: WVU Postpones Football Fan Day Over Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease Outbreak
Replies: 3
Views: 28

Re: WVU Postpones Football Fan Day Over Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease Outbreak

I think the Head Coach, Trainers, and Doctors should be put on Administrative Leave. How dare them to allow these boys to get this disease. I think ESPN should run a story and they put a panel together and get to the bottom of this. This is CRAZY! Yeah, administrative leaves are in order for all th...
by Omega
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: College Sports
Topic: 2018 Ohio State Field Hockey
Replies: 2
Views: 14

Re: 2018 Ohio State Field Hockey

Big, strong, yet beautiful women with sticks are frightening. I should know, I dated one almost 50 years ago.
by Omega
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave
Replies: 165
Views: 2151

Re: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

With all the stuff that’s been reported in this debacle why no mention of the investigating team interviews of Meyer or Smith? When did those take place?? As to Zach Smith, he faced the investigators this past Tuesday: https://www.elevenwarriors.com/ohio-state-football/2018/08/95269/zach-smith-met-...
by Omega
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: College Sports
Topic: WVU Postpones Football Fan Day Over Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease Outbreak
Replies: 3
Views: 28

WVU Postpones Football Fan Day Over Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease Outbreak

Excerpt from KDKA TV: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (KDKA) — West Virginia University has postponed its Fan Day with the Mountaineer football team over an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease. Fan Day was initially scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The WVU Athletic Department says five cases of hand, foot an...
by Omega
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave
Replies: 165
Views: 2151

Re: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

OSU has announced the Meyer inquiry will conclude on Sunday: https://news.osu.edu/university-shares-update-related-to-football-program-august-17/ However more tabloid like accusations against coach Smith have emerged: https://watchstadium.com/news/zach-smith-sex-toys-ohio-state-offices-staffer-nude-...
by Omega
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Portsmouth at Waverly (Scrimmage)
Replies: 24
Views: 935

Re: Portsmouth at Waverly (Scrimmage)

OldTiger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:21 pm
Ball game.
OldTiger, once you have had time to collect your thoughts, would it be possible to share your opinions about Waverly's first unit defense and the Tiger's first unit offensive lind?
by Omega
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Court Rules Against OHSAA’s Use of Competitive Balance
Replies: 12
Views: 819

Re: Court Rules Against OHSAA’s Use of Competitive Balance

EasternDspy wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:40 pm
Competitive Balance is a good thing.
I am for equal opportunity, not presumed equality of result. Then again I am a doddering old fool who needs his Depends to be changed.
by Omega
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Wheelersburg Band
Replies: 13
Views: 867

Re: Wheelersburg Band

Is it true that Wheelersburg did away with the band program? Was told 24 kids had transferred that used to be in the band. Obviously several of those are boys/non athletes that would've counted towards the in district number. Is this an attempt to stay D5 because competitive balance is moving them ...
by Omega
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Illinois cornerbacks coach resigns
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Illinois cornerbacks coach resigns

Looks like the move was for family reasons. Nothing nefarious, nothing to add to the perceived toxic cultures surrounding BIG10(14) football coaching staffs. https://herald-review.com/sports/college/illini/illinois-cornerbacks-coach-donnie-abraham-resigns/article_d881cb78-a3e0-5410-863d-963a748b07a5...
by Omega
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: College Sports
Topic: The Joey Burrow Thread (former SEOPS Player of the Year)
Replies: 112
Views: 6054

Re: The Joey Burrow Thread (former SEOPS Player of the Year)

Yeah, looks like Jeaux Burreaux will pole the LSU pirogue down the bayou this fall. I am really intrigued on how he will perform, and use it as a benchmark versus Haskins.
by Omega
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Football
Topic: Court Rules Against OHSAA’s Use of Competitive Balance
Replies: 12
Views: 819

Re: Court Rules Against OHSAA’s Use of Competitive Balance

Do the parochial schools bail from the OHSAA and form their own governing body? Does the OHSAA start over with new rules regarding transfers (i.e. all transfers sit out one year)? Does the OHSAA say to heck with it and focus on just the on field rules and running tournaments without worrying about e...
by Omega
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: SEOPS Conferences
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: SEOPS Conferences

Always a fun exercise doing a conference "what if" thread. The alignments that Mattash came up with mirror what district assignment/scheduling might look like in SEO. I know conferences in Ohio are sacred cows, but there are ongoing concerns about competitive balance, scheduling and travel. Is distr...
by Omega
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave
Replies: 165
Views: 2151

Re: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

Wow! This gets more bizarre all the time. What next? This I guess: Zack Smith arrested for OVI in 2013. http://www.toledoblade.com/Ohio-State/2018/08/13/Former-OSU-assistant-Coach-Zach-Smith-arrested-for-drunken-driving-in-2013/stories/20180813109 This just adds fuel to the UFM fire. Apparently Smi...
by Omega
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland/ Coach Durkin Placed on Leave.
Replies: 6
Views: 137

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

The story now has Maryland coach Durkin being placed on administrative leave while abuse claims are being investigated. From Bleacher Report: Maryland head football coach DJ Durkin has been placed on administrative leave by the university while it investigates allegations of a "toxic culture" expose...
by Omega
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: College Sports
Topic: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland/ Coach Durkin Placed on Leave.
Replies: 6
Views: 137

The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland/ Coach Durkin Placed on Leave.

Excerpt from E$PN: Several current University of Maryland football players and people close to the Terrapins program describe a toxic coaching culture under head coach DJ Durkin before offensive lineman Jordan McNair's death in June after a football workout..... Read more at: http://www.espn.com/col...
by Omega
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Football
Topic: SOC II, beefing up their schedules, rank them!
Replies: 33
Views: 1055

Re: SOC II, beefing up their schedules, rank them!

Wheelersburg 's non conference schedule is brutal for a D5 team, but iron sharpens iron. The other teams skeds are middle of the road in terms of difficulty.
by Omega
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: College Sports
Topic: CFP Committee Recusals and Rankings
Replies: 4
Views: 69

Re: CFP Committee Recusals and Rankings

1987chieftains wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:43 am
Why is Gene Smith on this list??
Gene Smith is a member of the CFP selection committee and therefore is recused, or barred, from discussion about or voting for his employer.
by Omega
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Ohio's Consecutive Game Losing Streak
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: Ohio's Consecutive Game Losing Streak

YOU'RE TIGER BAIT wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:48 am
crazy.
For every Lutz coached Ironton team there is a usually hapless Northwest Mohawk squad. Somtimes though, you learn more in the struggle to win than in the actual winning.
by Omega
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: NCAA Basketball Rule Changes
Replies: 0
Views: 52

NCAA Basketball Rule Changes

From the NCAA web site: Flexibility for going pro and getting a degree Updated Aug. 8, 2018 Basketball student-athletes have more freedom and flexibility to decide about going pro or getting a college education, and they can receive financial assistance if they leave school early and wish to return ...
by Omega
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: What if Urban is gone?
Replies: 6
Views: 172

Re: What if Urban is gone?

Gopher wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:18 am
What makes you think that if Urban is gone that they will stop there ? How many others on the coaching staff knew about it but kept their mouths shut?
If this evolves into an academics versus football battle for control of the university's brand, mass firings, including Gene Smith, are possible.
by Omega
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: A Nightmare Situation For Ohio High School Football
Replies: 2
Views: 727

Re: A Nightmare Situation For Ohio High School Football

Not a nightmare for OHSAA as they are outside their jurisdiction. This looks like a IMG wannabe with a surprisingly big time schedule. My concern is about the kids who play there. Without academics how do they qualify for scholarships? Then again the players may be in public school and COF is nothin...
by Omega
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: 2018 Waverly Tigers Football Outlook
Replies: 89
Views: 4715

Re: 2018 Waverly Tigers Football Outlook

I don't think anyone ever questioned that waverly was going to have plenty of talent back at the skilled positions. For me it was going to be Shanks adjusting to the game speed but with the weapons around him the coaching staff can make that an easier transition. Shoemaker has been a HUGE addition ...
by Omega
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Basketball
Topic: Prep School Recruiting 'Strikes Again'
Replies: 1
Views: 764

Re: Prep School Recruiting 'Strikes Again'

It is the players right, privilege and prerogative to transfer to a private school sports factory to better the chances of scholarships and even a shot at that the pros. Yet as a curmudgeon who hates the influence of money in sports, I find it distasteful.
by Omega
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave
Replies: 165
Views: 2151

Re: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

This is what I have noticed looking at this from an outsiders point of view and not being a fan of OSU: 1. OSU did the right thing putting Coach Meyer on administrative leave with pay. 2. It is obvious that Mrs. Meyer and other wives of coaches knew of the abuse from the text messages. 3. It IS NOT...
by Omega
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave
Replies: 165
Views: 2151

Re: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

Dazed, you are correct. The issue at hand is not the behaviour, actuality criminality, or motivation of the Smiths. The Meyers (Urban and Shelley) are in jeopardy simply due to failure to report even suspicion of alleged abuse to proper authorities with their employer, OSU, as required by contract a...
by Omega
Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave
Replies: 165
Views: 2151

Re: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

Jake Stoneburner a former player and who grew up with Zac Smith in Dublin was just interviewed on TV said he was not surprised at all to hear of the allegations of abuse against Smith. Not looking good at all fellas! I wouldn't put too much stock into what the Florida players are saying, after all ...
by Omega
Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave
Replies: 165
Views: 2151

Re: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

Here is a video just released that will add fuel to Urban's fire. I report, you decide.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_E-WdjfjM ... e=youtu.be
by Omega
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave
Replies: 165
Views: 2151

Re: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

wow this is crazy, as for me. I have no opinion that I'd state publically until I know more details. but if I had a neighbor that the same thing was alledged of him i'd feel the same way. the wife may tell my wife the same thing. but if I see no signs of it, and nor do the police. how can they hold...
by Omega
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Option football
Replies: 1
Views: 248

Re: Option football

I am removed from SEO, however there are small schools in South Carolina that run the option wishbone, option power-I, and even the single-wing. If you are a coach and it fits your talent set, you go with what works. Using an antique offense can cause prep problems for your opponent, giving you what...
by Omega
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: College Sports
Topic: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave
Replies: 165
Views: 2151

Re: Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

If Shelly knew about the abuse and supposedly there are texts to back that up, it strains credibility to believe she didn't talk about it to Urban. If she knew and somehow didn't tell Urban, she is in violation of Title IX. She is an employee of tOSU. Either way, the BIGGEST problem is Urban standi...