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    Today, 10:12 AM
    You could play multiple games at the same time, each at different venues. That way you could still get them all in on Monday.
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    Today, 09:57 AM
    Yep. I respect and support your right to protest as long as I agree with it. If I donít agree, feel free to protest, but please keep your protest to yourself as I donít want to see it. Protests should make people uncomfortable.
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    Today, 09:14 AM
    No cakewalk. Either team they could play in the semis can beat just about anyone. And they aren’t just going to be able to waltz by Ryle either.
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    Yesterday, 11:59 PM
    Of course not. I never said either team was one of the top 2,3, or 4 teams in the state. I even explicitly said that in my last post. My only point was that maybe those years the region wasn’t so bad because a couple teams made deep runs.
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    Yesterday, 05:54 PM
    I might be wrong about Cornett from Knott County. But he was highly regarded, and I thought he had some higher level offers. But Shyrock from South Warren originally committed to UK, and had an offer from Western that I think he ended up taking. Also a two time all state pitcher. Granted, heís obviously not at a D1 school now, but he was talented enough to get D1 offers. South Warren pitcher Cameron Shryock verbally commits to Kentucky |...
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    Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    Scott beat 2 D1 pitchers to get to the Semis. Knox County and South Warren was not an easy draw. And Campbell almost snuck away with the title in 2016. Those were two pretty solid teams.
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    Yesterday, 02:49 PM
    Yes. GRC won it last year.
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    Yesterday, 02:09 PM
    This region had a state finalist in 2016 (Campbell County) and a State Semi finalist in 2015 (Scott).
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    Yesterday, 10:35 AM
    There are lots of reasons people have service dogs beyond blindness. I have two nephews who are artistic, and both had/have service dogs. Those dogs do a tremendous job with some of the issues they might have in a tight space like plane. And I know from experience while traveling with them, lots of people assume they are just jobbing the system and don’t believe they need the dog.
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    Yesterday, 10:21 AM
    MOCO definitely has a favorable opening draw. Harrison/Brossart is going to be battle, as is Campbell/Nicholas. The tourney is wide open and any of those 4 teams plus GRC could win it.
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    Yesterday, 06:10 AM
    I get that Laurel needed to vote right away and that someone knew it was a tie. It just all seemed way too convenient. 35+ seasons of waiting to read the votes at the reunion show, and the first time they break from it they get a tie (which is coincidentally the season after they change the rules regarding ties) which allows them the extra drama of reading the last vote at the reunion show. Itís just weird to me how everything lined up for...
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    May 24, 18, 09:53 PM
    I also am not a fan of the recent reunion shows. A couple of other things about the finale..... 1. Where was Stephanie? Why did she not attend? 2. The whole final vote seemed set up. First, this was the first time since season they read the final votes right away(unless my memory is bad) and not save them for the reunion show. And then somehow, it ends up a tie, and they get to hold the final vote for the reunion show anyway. Seems...
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    May 24, 18, 09:17 PM
    But at a much cheaper price. And even with “less challenges”, private schools aren’t perfect, and without challenges of their own. Are a few less challenges worth $40k (give or take)? It would have cost me over $120k to send three kids through private school. Even with the extra “challenges”, my kids did well in public school (one that has a reputation for having more challenges than most) and went/are going to college almost for nothing out...
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    May 24, 18, 05:53 PM
    Yes. And while the schools obviously play a part in this, there is so much more to it than which school you attend. My thought is the biggest factor is the educational support and guidance one recieves from parents/guardians, plays a much bigger role in success than the school you choose to attend. Obviously, the argument that can be made is that if parents are paying 5 figures for their kid to attend a school, they will absolutely be more...
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    May 24, 18, 04:32 PM
    I guess it would get you maybe an extra couple days or so. But me, you and a few hundred of our friends aren’t going to hold our govt off very long even with a couple of truckloads of guns.
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    May 24, 18, 03:01 PM
    Despite our country’s citizens being armed, does it really mean we are free, and safe from government tyranny? Could us as citizens really win a fight or defend ourselves against the government? I’m not even sure it would be a fight we could come close to winning, or even surviving long term even if we are all heavily armed.
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    May 24, 18, 01:46 PM
    I've heard this before, and I'm not sure I understand what red tape you have to go through. I can't think of anything in my personal experience (again my 13 years, and almost 40 years combined with my children) that was difficult because of "red tape" or bureaucracy. Do you sometimes have to cross some t's and dot some i's? Absolutely. But I've found nothing difficult.
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    May 24, 18, 01:40 PM
    Never said you did, and I didn't mean to imply you were doing so. My statement was meant to convey there is no bad choice. Every one must decide and do what they think is best. Many on both sides do go out of their way to be critical of public or private schools. The reality is both sides should be happy there are choices.
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    May 24, 18, 01:34 PM
    There are absolutely advantages to private schools, and they can certainly provide certain things that public schools cannot (and vice versa). However, I wouldn't trade mine (I was first the first in my family to attend college) or my children's education and experiences received from public school systems. I have one college graduate (who got a job 3 days after graduating, teaching in a public school), one who will graduate next year from a...
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    May 23, 18, 01:48 PM
    Every workplace has their own rules. Just because my employer doesn’t let me do something during work hours, doesn’t mean some else’s employer can’t allow that same thing. And the NFL is not your typical employer. For years players have gotten grief for not being socially aware, or more vocal in their community. Now though, once they do, we want the to just shut up and play.
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    May 23, 18, 07:54 AM
    Not only is everything you mention true, but if you look at things long term, London’s murder rate is still much lower than it was in the 90’s, and aside from the two month period focused on in this article, has been steadily dropping since peaking in 2003. And literally, the difference in those two months, was that London had a handful more murders, which based on such a small time period, is pretty statistically insignificant when looking at...
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    May 22, 18, 06:06 PM
    That's pretty much the only time I saw guns, and when they were out it was serious business....no playing around. But still, I hear it mentioned all the time that every pickup had a gun rack (with a gun in it), and that guns were a common site in years gone by. Perhaps this was before my time.
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    May 22, 18, 05:55 PM
    Where did everyone grow up that guns were so commonly seen out and about?? I grew up in a country suburban in the 70's and 80's area loaded with hunters and never saw anyone just carrying guns around, especially .357's, .44's etc.
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    May 22, 18, 01:39 PM
    Same here. I really don’t go to hard on refs unless they misinterpret or misapply the rules. In 20 of coaching I’ve never been tossed, hit with a PF, or tech. Are there some bad refs? Yep. But most do a decent job, and don’t deserve the abuse they get from fans, many of of which don’t know nearly as much as they think they do. I’ve got thin skin, and rabbit ears. I’d be a terrible official.
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    May 22, 18, 07:23 AM
    rjs4470 replied to a thread Shower Beers in BGP Break Room
    Used to do shower beers all the time in college, and up through my early 30’s. As others have said, after spending time working (or doing anything outside) a shower beer was often a good way to kick off a good night of drinking. Nowadays, I rarely do a shower beer, not because I don’t enjoy it, but because I don’t drink nearly as much as I used to. I’m thinking one might be in my near future though.
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    May 21, 18, 12:24 PM
    And the State Championship dates are set several years in advance because the venues have to be reserved. Avoiding this conflict is likely pretty close to impossible. The KHSAA probably doesn't know years in advance when the AP tests are when the contracts for the venues are negotiated. The AP folks aren't going to take the time to find out the state tourney's/championships for all sport in all 50 states (which trying to avoid would be...
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    May 21, 18, 09:29 AM
    Chapmanís top speed (at least in a game) was clocked at 105.1 mph. Oddly enough, While Hicks is throwing gas, heís not striking many out. Only 9 kís in 22 innings this year.
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    May 20, 18, 08:40 AM
    They do get that much time off when you add everything up (roughly, at least; but as was mentioned, many work more than required). But they also technically don’t get paid for their time off.
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    May 19, 18, 01:11 PM
    I hear this all the time and I just don’t think it’s true. One, not every athlete will have the means, transportation, or ability to just transfer. And really, since there are only so many spots available on athletic teams, not everyone can transfer and still play. Many would find the grass isn’t always greener, and I don’t think you’d see nearly as much transferring as you would expect.
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