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2 points?! 2 damn Points?!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Chef2, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    http://espn.go.com/espn/story/_/id/8738942/107-2-bloomington-south-girls-basketball-team-beats-arlington
     
  2. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Hmmmmm.

    Also, any coach always has the option to take his team off the floor and go home at any time if he feels the opponent is playing with flagrant disregard for safety or sportsmanship.
     
  3. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    This. You don't like it, walk off the floor. Fairly simple.
     
  4. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    This is also the IMDB listing for Teen Wolf VI.
     
  5. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    I'll take sequels that should have never been made for 300, Alex.
     
  6. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Luckily Arlington High has a football team in a big market, so their Big East invite is still good.
     
  7. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    The Arlington team that Bloomington South scheduled was not the Arlington team it ended up playing. The Arlington team scheduled was an Indianapolis Public School team that, while not good, could provide some semblance of a competitive game. By the time the game was played, Arlington had been taken over by the state and handed to a private company. Enrollment has cratered, and there is no more public school support for sports. So, basically, Bloomington South was now playing a small charter school drawing on kids who hadn't played competitive basketball before.

    As if they saw this coming, Indiana voters in November ousted the state superintendent of public instruction who came up with the takeover plan.
     
  8. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    So what did the losing team shoot from the floor for the game? Oh fer what? Just curious.

    Would be great if the losing coach would drop a quote bemoaning their missed free throws as a key difference maker or said something like 'we just couldn't buy a bucket tonight.'
     
  9. e_bowker

    e_bowker Member

    Private school girls team in our neck of the woods got shut out last week, 63-0.
    The losing team is a struggling Class A program that is currently on about a 30-game losing streak, during which it probably hasn't scored more than 35 points in any single game. The winning team is a solid Class AA program.
    So, these things can happen — especially in girls' sports, where the talent difference can be huge.
     
  10. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    There's always an explanation like this when these scores arise. But the question is why do these games remain on the schedule? Obviously both sides must have seen this coming.

    I don't necessarily fault the kids for winning by 105, but I do question the judgment of those who allow such colossal mismatches to be played.
     
  11. Gator

    Gator Well-Known Member

    That's the first thing I thought. When the spokesman of the high school association said "That's not what we want to see," well, isn't that a reflection of the high school association, which allows these games to be played?

    And I know it's not in the same ballpark, but we had a JV game last night end in a 35-8 score. It happens.
     
  12. Lugnuts

    Lugnuts Well-Known Member

    That's pitiful. Surely some team in the state of Indiana can hand Bloomington South its ass on a platter.

    Paging Tamika Catchings.... Show 'em what it feels like.
     
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