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  1. 5 points
    Y2CJ41

    NERD ALERT! State Finals Media Guide

    We put together a massive media guide for nerds and others that like historical information. Check it out here http://indianamat.com/stuff/2019StateFinalsMediaGuide.pdf
  2. 4 points
    IrishBrother630

    TOP 8 FOR EVERY WEIGHT

    Below is my best guess at all top 8's as well as a color coded assortment of each team. Every weight has been scored (without bonus) and projected to the bottom right with the final team scores. Any of the top 6 could win it. It is going to be a crazy team race. IHSAA STATE FINALS PREDICTIONS - Sheet1.pdf
  3. 3 points
    We are back tonight! Don't miss it!
  4. 3 points
    Ive been wrong before. Heres who i got in the finals EMD-4 Cathedral-4 Avon- 3 Roncalli- 3 CMA-2 Portage-2 Columbus E- 2 PM, Jimtown, Center Gove, Shenandoah, Greenwood, North Mont, HSE, North Central- 1 145 and 152 are going to play a huge role in the team race. I got md vs cathedral in both. The finals are going to be wild. Rodgers vs conley friday night also . . Yugeee
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    Wooo.... Bang ! Bang ! Bang ! Thats how you make a Entertainment Since these amateurs wanna play meteorologist, fortune tellers, wannabe fortune cookies ... which Pistol eats everyday to get his magical powers, Pistols trigger fingers gotta get feed . Heck ya, Pistol called you wannabes cause your trying to do something your not good at like predicting stuff . Going to give you some examples of Pistols abilities: 1. Pistol predicted when Chuck Norris was born, soon after Oklahoma State wins 34 National Championships. 2. Pistol predicted when the Dinosaur died “I single handling shot every one of those critters with one eye” call Pistol a liar one more time . Ask yourself was you meteorologist there . NOPE ! 3. Pistol predicting right now @Mattyb will say “with that said” 6 more THOUSAND times . It’s in every single post he’s ever posted ... call Pistol a liar . Look it up. Only reason he’s going into Indianamat HOF . “With that said”..... Take that Avon lover ! 4. Pistol going to say “Pistol” 999,999,999,999 x 1+7 = 3x Noodling State Champ in his post . Don’t believe me. Watch me ! Wooooo.... Bang ! Bang ! Bang ! Just a tip of the iceberg what Pistol Famous (Smoke of Time) can do . Pistol Only Picks Winners Picture Pistol firing 12 shots in the Air creating his “Smoke of Time” . There it is.. Pistol sees them 106- Freshman school that loves guns and a Academy, Pistol loves guns .... Wooooooo..... Bang ! 113- Senior kid wearing red & white in a few years 120- Junior Little guy that rhymes with little 126- Freshman that’s won everything as a youth wrestler and it shows on the mat . 132- Senior wearing red & white in a few years . Trying to be a 3x like Pistol is a Noodling State Champ. His dad is bi-polar and thinks he knows Pistol. Woooo.... Bang 138- Senior wearing red & white in a few years and wears Pistol favorite colors Orange & White wishes his school wasn’t called the Olympians and called Cowboys instead Wooooo....... Bang ! 145- Pistol sees a kid probably wearing Blue & White in his bright future . Has more takedowns than Daton Fix this season . Intermission: (Side Note) Did you know Pistol is the Most Famous Mascot in College Sports according to Flowrestling.com ... Woooo... Bang ! Bang ! Bang ! Take that you Wyoming copycat Cousin ! 152- Senior coming out of nowhere on the bottom bracket . He has Cat like reactions . Cliffhanger there 160- Senior that will be Red & White in a few years . Will cradle you from anywhere and is 6’3 . 170- Senior that will be Red & White in a few years . Kid isn’t as strong as Pistol, he thinks he is. He not . School should be called the Cowboys . Wooooo.... Bang ! 182- Senior that will be wearing Green & White in a few years . “With that said.... “ Pistol is faster than him on a quick draw .... Woooo..... Bang ! 195- Junior that will be a Cornhusker in a few years . He’s from Muncie and that town produces Champions . 220- Senior that will be wearing Red & White in a few years . 285- kid has Voltage in his name maybe Watts is his name . Can you smell what Pistol is Firing out Pistols Guns .... Champions ! Woooo..... Bang ! Bang ! Bang ! Pistol Pete
  6. 3 points
    Indysportsfan

    Moran vs. Seltzer

    You need to bet $185 to make $100 with Moran. A $100 bet pays you $175 with Seltzer.
  7. 2 points
    Penn04

    Laplace vs Brewer Friday night

    Noah Brown can’t go, Laplace back in. Seems discussion-worthy.
  8. 2 points
    By JEREMY HINES Thehines7@gmail.com The Man. The Myth. The Mullet. The Mustache. Outside of the famous Willie and Red’s smorgasbord (best fried chicken and prime rib in the area), senior wrestler Jake Combs is the biggest attraction in Hagerstown. He’s popular because he’s a phenomenal three-sport athlete, because he has a mullet and mustache that would make Billy Ray Cyrus jealous and because he has become the first Tiger wrestler since 2003 to advance to the state finals. “I can’t put it into words, honestly, what going to state means to me,” Combs said. “It’s something I’ve been dreaming about ever since I lost here last year. It just feels amazing.” Combs had a huge contention of fans Saturday at the New Castle semistate. When he won his ticket round matchup against Frankfort senior Ezekial VanDeventer, it seemed as if the whole gym erupted in applause. “Wrestling is unlike any sport in many ways but the family aspect that comes with it is truly humbling,” Hagerstown coach Anton Payne said. “I feel the entire TEC (Tri Eastern Conference), our sectional and regional teams were pulling for Jake today. The crowd from Hagerstown was huge but when Jake won there were hundreds, if not thousands of people screaming and jumping out of their seats.” Combs doesn’t have the typical wrestling story of athletes that are going to the state finals. He didn’t wrestle as a young kid. He didn’t wrestle in middle school. He didn’t even wrestle as a freshman or sophomore, despite coach Payne practically begging him every year to give it a try. Payne finally wore Combs down before his junior season. “Jake started wrestling for the first time 15 short months ago,” Payne said. “I tried my best to get this young man out since junior high, but it wasn’t until his junior year, in November that he said he would try a practice to see if he likes it.” Combs fell in love with wrestling. Early on it was evident that he was strong as an ox, but he didn’t have any technique to go along with that raw strength. As the season progressed, Combs continued to learn the sport and by tournament time, he was good enough to advance to semistate. That success created a hunger. Combs started working as hard as he could to learn more about wrestling. He went to open gyms in the summer. He traveled to Carmel and other places looking to soak in as much knowledge as possible. It paid off. “I told Jake that we would have to work hard,” Payne said. “I told him we would have to push through adversity. We would have to wrestle through pains. We would have to stay on the mat as much as possible in the off season. We would have to work on our explosiveness. We would have to gain more mat confidence and we would have to be 100 percent committed. Jake’s response was ‘let’s do it.’ “ This season Combs is 38-5 and was perhaps the surprise of the 182-pound class in the New Castle semistate. He knocked off Greenfield’s Scott Stanley by fall in the first period to advance to the ticket round. In the ticket round he dominated VanDeventer, pinning him 1:53. But Combs wasn’t done yet. In the next round he had the task of taking on No. 14-ranked J.D. Farrell of Fishers. Combs won that match 3-1 to advance to the semistate championship. Combs lost in the finals to Elwood’s No. 12-ranked Jalen Morgan 5-0. To Combs, wrestling is fun. That’s part of the reason he grew his world-class mullet and mustache – which some accredit to his quick rise to success in the sport. Combs isn’t sure which one gives him these special powers, though. “You know, I’m thinking it’s the mullet,” Combs said. “It’s newer. I’ve had the mustache for a while. But, you know what, it has matured a lot, so maybe it’s that, too. It might be both.” In Hagerstown they have made fan support T-shirts for Combs. The shirts just have an outline of a mullet and a mustache. Combs loves them. “Wrestling is such a serious sport and I’m just trying to bring a little flavor to it.” Friday Combs will get to showcase that flavor at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in front of the state’s most die-hard wrestling fans. He will take on Oak Hill’s No. 16-ranked Bradley Rosman in the first round. “Jake has accomplished what he said he would do last year after semistate,” Payne said. “But we are not satisfied yet.” View full article
  9. 2 points
    TeamGarcia

    TOP 8 FOR EVERY WEIGHT

    ✔️- I was right ✔️- views are up in 2 hours ✔️- Went from zero comments to 5 ✔️- made it Famous ✔️- you can thank me later The Notorious
  10. 2 points
    1prouddad

    TOP 8 FOR EVERY WEIGHT

    All I got out of this was WHAH
  11. 2 points
    BettyD28

    TOP 8 FOR EVERY WEIGHT

    Greenwood is Green & Gold - I'm guessing that's where the confusion is coming in.
  12. 2 points
  13. 2 points
    By JEREMY HINES Thehines7@gmail.com The Man. The Myth. The Mullet. The Mustache. Outside of the famous Willie and Red’s smorgasbord (best fried chicken and prime rib in the area), senior wrestler Jake Combs is the biggest attraction in Hagerstown. He’s popular because he’s a phenomenal three-sport athlete, because he has a mullet and mustache that would make Billy Ray Cyrus jealous and because he has become the first Tiger wrestler since 2003 to advance to the state finals. “I can’t put it into words, honestly, what going to state means to me,” Combs said. “It’s something I’ve been dreaming about ever since I lost here last year. It just feels amazing.” Combs had a huge contention of fans Saturday at the New Castle semistate. When he won his ticket round matchup against Frankfort senior Ezekial VanDeventer, it seemed as if the whole gym erupted in applause. “Wrestling is unlike any sport in many ways but the family aspect that comes with it is truly humbling,” Hagerstown coach Anton Payne said. “I feel the entire TEC (Tri Eastern Conference), our sectional and regional teams were pulling for Jake today. The crowd from Hagerstown was huge but when Jake won there were hundreds, if not thousands of people screaming and jumping out of their seats.” Combs doesn’t have the typical wrestling story of athletes that are going to the state finals. He didn’t wrestle as a young kid. He didn’t wrestle in middle school. He didn’t even wrestle as a freshman or sophomore, despite coach Payne practically begging him every year to give it a try. Payne finally wore Combs down before his junior season. “Jake started wrestling for the first time 15 short months ago,” Payne said. “I tried my best to get this young man out since junior high, but it wasn’t until his junior year, in November that he said he would try a practice to see if he likes it.” Combs fell in love with wrestling. Early on it was evident that he was strong as an ox, but he didn’t have any technique to go along with that raw strength. As the season progressed, Combs continued to learn the sport and by tournament time, he was good enough to advance to semistate. That success created a hunger. Combs started working as hard as he could to learn more about wrestling. He went to open gyms in the summer. He traveled to Carmel and other places looking to soak in as much knowledge as possible. It paid off. “I told Jake that we would have to work hard,” Payne said. “I told him we would have to push through adversity. We would have to wrestle through pains. We would have to stay on the mat as much as possible in the off season. We would have to work on our explosiveness. We would have to gain more mat confidence and we would have to be 100 percent committed. Jake’s response was ‘let’s do it.’ “ This season Combs is 38-5 and was perhaps the surprise of the 182-pound class in the New Castle semistate. He knocked off Greenfield’s Scott Stanley by fall in the first period to advance to the ticket round. In the ticket round he dominated VanDeventer, pinning him 1:53. But Combs wasn’t done yet. In the next round he had the task of taking on No. 14-ranked J.D. Farrell of Fishers. Combs won that match 3-1 to advance to the semistate championship. Combs lost in the finals to Elwood’s No. 12-ranked Jalen Morgan 5-0. To Combs, wrestling is fun. That’s part of the reason he grew his world-class mullet and mustache – which some accredit to his quick rise to success in the sport. Combs isn’t sure which one gives him these special powers, though. “You know, I’m thinking it’s the mullet,” Combs said. “It’s newer. I’ve had the mustache for a while. But, you know what, it has matured a lot, so maybe it’s that, too. It might be both.” In Hagerstown they have made fan support T-shirts for Combs. The shirts just have an outline of a mullet and a mustache. Combs loves them. “Wrestling is such a serious sport and I’m just trying to bring a little flavor to it.” Friday Combs will get to showcase that flavor at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in front of the state’s most die-hard wrestling fans. He will take on Oak Hill’s No. 16-ranked Bradley Rosman in the first round. “Jake has accomplished what he said he would do last year after semistate,” Payne said. “But we are not satisfied yet.”
  14. 2 points
    Mattyb

    Moran vs. Seltzer

    Busted!!!! I have been deep cover with the FBI for years. I have spent the better part of the last decade trying to figure out who each person is on this site, and looking for criminal activity! My co-agents @UncleJimmy and @TeamGarcia consider this a break in our case. We are all currently in Garcia's unmarked 1998 Caprice classic. With that said.... we are looking to apprehend these illegal gamblers, and take down their empire! Going down harder than El Chapo boys!!! ]
  15. 2 points
    backtothemat

    Mendez vs. Watts

    Hype-wise was where I was coming from. Micic A LOT more heralded (and rightly so) than Watts. Mendez and Lee have similar pedigrees as Freshmen.
  16. 2 points
    wrestlenewbie

    Most Falls - Season

    Maybe I don't know how the seasons work, but I thought there was only one fall.
  17. 1 point
    piscis1956

    Height of coaches

    Okay, between rounds at Semi-State, I happened to look down and see Coach Peck standing beside Coach Tonte and the difference in height was a bit dramatic. Later, I happened to pass by Coach Tonte and noticed that he was pretty close to my height, not tall but not too terribly height-challenged either. Conclusion: Coach Peck is TALL. Sooooo who might be the tallest coach in the state? And the shortest? (I assume there are a lot of shorter ones as former lightweights since short kids tend to be drawn to wrestling over B.B.)
  18. 1 point
    Hoping the best for these guys! Isaac is always a pleasure to be around at different competitions. Hoping for some wins!
  19. 1 point
    RaiderColfax

    TOP 8 FOR EVERY WEIGHT

    You were pretty spot on lol although the 4 in the finals I could see happening
  20. 1 point
    FCFIGHTER170

    Mendez vs. Watts

    Jason T vs Cashe Q was solid too!
  21. 1 point
    tyquhp13

    Most Falls - Season

    Y2 wanna be
  22. 1 point
  23. 1 point
    Cathedral should put four under the lights with Seltzer, Rodgers, Mosconi, and Slivka. Walendzak is a possibility but has to get by Hunt or Peele. EMD should have 3 under the lights in Lee, Dickens, and Boarman, and Roncalli should have at least 2 in Viduya, and Freije.
  24. 1 point
    hummels

    Saving Seats

    25 years ago we would stand in line between rounds so we could get lower, middle seats. When we would get there, there would be Tape across several rows and newspapers over many seats left from the round before. I would do my part in cleaning trash from the sections and gather up all the tape and throw away all the discarded newspapers ! ! !
  25. 1 point
    Penn04

    Best Wrestling Rooms-Pictures

    Here’s Penn’s.
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