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  1. Welcome to CP Wrestling Coach Vince Sessa

    I just happened to see that there is a Vinny Sessa wrestling out of Florida at the Michigan Grappler Fall Classic. Anyone know if it’s a coincidence or if they are related?
  2. First off they are legal at the college level, right? If so have any programs released what their new uniforms will look like? It will be cool to see how Iowa, Minnesota, Penn State, etc. take their classic looking uniforms and incorporate them into the two piece options. Any word on how they are being received at the college level, are a lot of teams using them? Same questions/ discussion for the international level if anyone has any information.
  3. Triton Wrestler Killed

    Prayers from the Busco program.
  4. Jason Tsirtsis

    I have been looking at some rankings and have seen him ranked at both 149 and 157. He is usually past 15 in the current rankings. Anyhow any word on what he will go? Any opinions on what weight he would be a better fit at? As far as rankings they seem low to me for what he has accomplished, anyone see him AA again, or even getting back to the top of the podium?
  5. Middle schoolers who could place

    Curious what high school would Mendez attend if he stayed in his current district?
  6. New rules?

    http://www.flowrestling.org/article/55548-alternate-two-piece-uniform-approved-for-high-school-wrestling#.Wa7T5PkrJ1s
  7. Mayweather vs McGregor

    Not a wrestling topic at all but I think we all enjoy combat sports so what's your prediction?
  8. 2017 Head Coaching Changes

    Manchester will have a new coach with Maggart going to Jimtown. I have heard that Byron Sweet is the new head coach, nothing to substantiate that claim though.
  9. Top 5 #thecounties in the state

    I was trying to think of the "modern era"... so I went 1980's on. Obviously if we go all time it is Monroe County. If we do 90's or 2000's on it would change as well. The original post was meant to be 1980 on, but it would be interesting to see what people think it is today as well.
  10. Thought this would be a good topic. 1980 on.... Off the top of my head. 1. Marion 2. Vanderburgh 3. Delaware 4. Lake 5. Adams- probably some home cooking on this one.
  11. New IHSAA State Series Alignments

    I was emailing with Commissioner Faulkens today about the NFHS rules, and the sectional realignment came up. He requested that I share the following information with our wrestling community. -Let me provide some information for you to share with your membership. Three years ago when we met, the alignment we proposed was tabled because of several changes in sectional and regional sites. In the interim, the Board made several changes to the proposed alignment of the coaches. What you see approved by the Board is not what the coaches proposed. That is the right of the Board. They made changes to the proposed team alignments yesterday. It happens. It is their tournament.
  12. IHSAA Updates - Good Reads!

    I emailed Commissioner Faulkens to make sure that this went in to effect right away. Here is what he sent. Unless mentioned in the minutes, anything approved by the Board goes into effect immediately. Here is the NFHS Rules wording for the alternative uniform in case you are asked: compression shorts or shorts designed for wrestling shall have a minimum 4-inch inseam that shall not extend below the knee; Shorts designed for wrestling shall have an elastic waistband and a drawstring that is not exposed. Compression shorts or shorts designed for wrestling shall not have exposed drawstrings, belt loops, zippers, snaps, buttons, or pockets. A suitable under garment which completely covers the buttocks and groin area must be worn under shorts designed for wrestling. Shorts designed for wrestling may be worn over the singlet. Compression shorts or shorts designed for wrestling may be worn with a form-fitted compression shirt. Compression shorts or shorts designed for wrestling shall be school-issued. Here is the wording for the compression shirt: c. a singlet with the top cut as outlined in (a) with full-length tights and stirrups. a form-fitted compression shirt which shall not cover or extend below the elbow and shall have a minimum 3-inch tail; The form-fitted, compression shirt may be worn under a singlet or with compression short or shorts designed for wrestling. The form-fitted compression shirt shall be school-issued. NOTE: Female contestants wearing a form-fitted compression shirt shall wear a suitable under garment that covers their breasts.
  13. IHSWCA Spring Clinic – 2017 University of Indianapolis Business Meeting Minutes Old Business: Meeting minutes (minutes from February – IHSAA St. Mt. meeting) - Sam Riesen – IHSWCA Secretary Minutes read Accepted by Bob Hasseman (Franklin Central HS) 2nd by Dave Thompson (Whiteland HS) Financial Report (JD Minch) Money In i. $9,250 checking ii. State dual profit down iii. State Duals - Date hurt the event, attendance down 500 iv. State Duals - Previous year 2,500 fans, this year 1800 v. State Duals - Made about $2500 vi. Made about $500 at fall clinic vii. Made about $11,000 @ MS State b. Money Out i. Indiana - Ill all-star duals 1. Equipment 2. Paid refs ii. Scholastic duals iii. Donated 1. $1,000 To ISWA 2. $500 in memory of Tom Clark Membership Report (JD Minch)a. Members i. 323 members paid 1. Some signed up but didn’t pay “Regional Coaches of the Year” presentations – Greg Ratliff - IHSWCA President Coach Ratliff presented the 8 RCOY awards to the recipients in attendance New Business: NWCA/USAW Scholastic Duals report (Tom Miller- Lafayette Jefferson HS) Gold placed 3rd, lost to Ohio, and Illinois Blue placed 8th Event is growing i. Encouraged coaches to support it ii. Get best kids on best teams OW i. Mason Parris (Lawerenceburg HS) name O.W. ii. Donnie Krider (Laffayette Harrison HS) was commended as well. Exposure i. Several college coaches in attendance Date i. Moved back a week next year NWCA Report-Dave Cloud (Pendleton Heights HS) National Clinic i. Moved to Daytona 1. Could fly into Daytona or Orlando 2. Encouraged coaches to attend ii. Weight Program 1. NWCA wants Indiana back on their online weight program iii. Greg Warren 1. Greg Warren will perform at Pendleton Heights H.S. is September IHSAA Coaches Summit – May 9, 2017 (Danny Struck – Jeffersonville HS) Coaches meeting i. May 9th ii. IHSAA offices iii. IHSAA asked to discuss weight management iv. Section seeding v. Questions 1. Bill Flatt (South Bend Riley HS) a. Discussion of handling of alternates admission into semi-state and state IHSAA New Sectional Alignments – (Greg Ratliff – Edgewood HS) Discussed realignment Try to make sectionals and regionals more even The principals/ Athletic Directors chose to send teams elsewhere IHSWCA NEW WEBSITE (ihswca.org) – new webmaster Ihswca.org New webmaster- Nick Stewert (Jeffersonville HS) Other Business: 2017-18 Important Date Sheet – work in progress – will be posted on website Announcement of 2017-18 & 2018-19 IHSWCA Vice President & Secretary (Greg Ratliff – Edgewood HS – incoming President, Jake O’neil- Wabash HS- Incoming VP, Sam Riesen- Chrubusco HS- Secretary, JD Minch- Executive Director) Good of the Cause NWCA COTY Nominees- Dave Cloud (Pendleton Heights) a. Gary Black (Shenandoah)- COTY b. Keith Davison (Chesterton) – ACOTY
  14. New IHSAA State Series Alignments

    Serious question, do you guys think that it would be better for the wrestling communities relationship with the IHSAA to go against the request of commissioner Faulkens and discuss the meeting? That's literally the only options- either follow his request or don't.
  15. New IHSAA State Series Alignments

    Gentlemen, there are obviously a ton of questions about the meeting that the IHSAA held. Obviously the committee was asked to remain quiet about what took place during the meeting, and I have been attempting to shed some light, while still respecting the wishes of the IHSAA. There are obviously still some questions so I'll try to answer them without giving too much detail as to respect the IHSAA. Why the lack of transparency? This is impossible to answer without making a ton of inferences into why the IHSAA asked that of the committee. Your free to make those inferences, but I can't stress enough that this meeting was handled in a cordial, professional manner by well respected coaches representing the whole state, from schools of all sizes. Goals of the IHSAA and the wrestling community? Really they are the same, to create the most fair tournament given general geographic restrictions. Why won't the community members say who they are? I can't answer for anyone beside myself, but I can say that any hesitation that I had in responding is based on the fact that we were asked to not say anything about the meeting, and also the fact that there was nothing that was at all controversial about the meeting- any controversy on here is in the posters imagination. So speaking in generalizations here is what happened. Coaches with-in each semi-state looked at a map of the state, they discussed and drew up what they felt would be fair sectionals, regionals, and semi-states based largely upon geography and creating a "better" tournament. Better was not defined nesacarilly, but the general idea was to make the tournament more fair and equal. There was some instruction to try and toughen up some sectionals and weaken others to make things more fair. Then the group came together and went through each sectional and made suggestions that the entire group had to in some way agree with. In the end a map was made that contained changes the group felt met the criteria we worked with-in. I think it's also very important that you understand this point- the committee simply made suggestions, the final tournament draw was not exactally what the committee suggested in any way. There were things that were suggested that made the final draw, but a lot of the changes must have came from the IHSAA. So I just want to reiderate that the committee held a fair meeting to discuss possible changes to make the tournament better, and made suggestions to the IHSAA, and that is litterallly all that happened. I hope this puts some of your conspiracies/ fears/ questions to rest.
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