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  1. panthers

    rumor mill talk

    I like this with the 108 but I think as it goes up in weights I would like to see change in upper weights something like this might help. 108, 115, 123, 131, 143, 155, 167, 178, 189, 200, 230 & 285 I just think it would help a big guy 240 not to have to cut 20 or Wrestle someone 45 pounds bigger. This might help get more football guys out without cutting them.
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    rumor mill talk

    Agree with this totally. Abuse is done that was all I was saying not throwing stones. Just as you and pin2win said everyone must do what's best for each program.
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    rumor mill talk

    Then go to individual tourneys that aren't full so he can Wrestle kids that won't take him 12 seconds a match. Lots of individual allow teams to enter more than one kid. There are lots of answers if people want them. It's also easy if you are the one with the good kid to justify it but when you are trying to get kids and it's not a popular sport in your area little harder. When those JV kids are getting distroyed by the same kids that beat the varsity kid a week ago in a different tourney. Parents and kids seem to leave and that doesn't build the sport either. Good kids can find places to wrestle but all kids need challenge not way better than there opponents. I wish all kids the best and like all coaches just look for what's best to build our program and someday be good enough to be a respectable program.
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    rumor mill talk

    I wasn't speaking of Ohio or the strange case of one kid that was a placer in the state and then a back up. But if he placed he really isn't JV to most schools in KY he should go to Ohio. I am not on here to argue any points just saying if you are a good enough varsity wrestler to have a winning record and I don't me forfeits u shouldn't be wrestling true JV kids. Doesn't help you or the jv kid. Go to a varsity match and wrestle on a different team in a dual that doesn't have someone your weight. Fill in kids can get 20 matches a year or more if they also go to some individual tourneys. Thanks all I am saying.
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    rumor mill talk

    I think JV options are always good but it should be only kids not Wrestling varsity. Way to many studs wrestle JV tourneys as it is now.
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    rumor mill talk

    I hope they don't drop anything. We keep saying we want to grow. Never seen anything grow by cutting one. I think if anything we should shuffle the weights to make better for college but we need to focus more on better for growing high school wrestling in our state.
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    discussion to take minds off of COVID-19

    Agreed should always be same. In saying that I would like to see a change or shuffle of weights to include a 250 one maybe a small adjustment from start to finish to make room. Just big jump from 220 to 285. Maybe look like this 106, 114, 121, 129, 136, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 250, 285 Just a thought sure everyone has different thoughts that will never happen.
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    Here is the actually notice and how it affects spring sports. This is being sent to all KHSAA constituents including guidance from the Governor, Public Health Officials and the Kentucky Department of Education. Effective immediately, all sports and sport-activities, regardless of season, are declared to be in a dead period, congruent with the provisions of Bylaw 24. This prohibition extends through Sunday, April 12. Prior to April 11, and in consultation with the Governor, Public Health Officials and the Kentucky Department of Education, an evaluation will be made for the period going forward. Students shall not participate in any organized team activity, or organized or semi-organized team competition in any sport or sport-activity in any format at any location in any state where school personnel (paid or unpaid) are involved, in attendance, or receiving reports of performance. Prior approval for sanctioned events through the NFHS sanctioning system, both in and out of state, is hereby rescinded for this period. Member schools should note that without appropriate NFHS sanctioning, provisions of the KHSAA Catastrophic Insurance policy are not in place. Students may not participate in activities such as weight training, skill development, individual camps (with per team limits on participation), team camps, or open gym or field activities even if no inter-school competition is involved. Students may not receive coaching or training from school personnel (either salaried or non-salaried) in any KHSAA sanctioned sport or sport-activity; School facilities, uniforms, nicknames, transportation or equipment, may not be used in any KHSAA-sanctioned sport or sport-activity; School funds may not be expended in support of interscholastic athletics in any KHSAA-sanctioned sport or sport-activity; This restricted period does not preclude communication between school, athletic department and coaching representatives to team members and/or families of players on the current roster; Postseason wrap-up activities, celebrations and recognition events relating to a sport or sport-activity team at a school may not be held. At this point, there are no plans to cancel state championship play in the spring sports and sport-activities of baseball, softball, tennis, track & field, archery, bass fishing or esports season 2, but that obviously merits consideration, even with potentially abbreviated seasons. There is also no current consideration to seeking alternate locations or dates for sports state championship play beyond the currently scheduled dates. The information related to the Covid-19 (coronavirus) is ever-evolving, and changes happen quickly. We will inform all stakeholders if there are any changes in circumstances. We are hopeful that with all of the collaborative efforts of the citizens of our Commonwealth, we see this situation subside very quickly, and we have to be leaders in that journey. We also encourage all Kentucky citizens to pay close attention to the CDC and Kentucky health information at and strictly adhere to those CDC guidelines, which are always subject to revision as we learn more about the virus. This information is archived on the KHSAA website at -- Please let me know if I can be of further assistance. "Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are," Coach John Wooden Julian Tackett, Commissioner Primary Sports Event Contact- Boys and Girls State Basketball, Football Playing Rules Interpreter – Basketball, Football 859-299-5472 (phone) @jtackettkhsaa Thanks for the heads up. Got it. Thank you for the information.
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    KHSAA just sent down word that they has instituted a new dead period from now until Sunday April 12. All sports and activities are halted.
  10. I hadnt seen this thank you Votto
  11. With the NBA, NCAA and other big events cancelling or changing things I am just wondering if this will affect Nationals.
  12. Yeah my middle school runs through my club I started years ago before we ever did middle school wrestling. Now it all goes to the school I think its time to rename and run separate. Thanks Ranger and Joe.
  13. Yeah has to be a way that coaches don't have to pay there on way and kids can do fundraiser to cover cost without red book issue. Maybe some schools allow and others don't maybe its just about finding the school that backs wrestling.
  14. Yeah maybe we need to start a booster club so the school don't have control over that money. Never wanted or needed one before but might be the answer.
  15. Yeah mine last year same. I was told if we did fundraisers to pay for trips we could now we can't use that money. I am just looking to see if anyone has had similar issues and ways to handle it cause I am about done with it all.