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I hate all-area teams and POY awards

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Big Buckin' agate_monkey, Nov 6, 2007.

  1. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    That is all.
  2. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    Suck it up, Bambi, and do your job!
    College scholarships and the hopes and dreams of countless volleyball, soccer and cross country athletes are riding on this.
  3. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    But they work sooooooooooooooooooooooo hard!!! [/assholeparents]
  4. andyouare?

    andyouare? Guest

    The worst part was honestly not knowing who the POY should be. Many times, especially for minor sports, I could have picked 2-3 people. Even with coaches' input, stats, etc., there's just no way to judge. I know I've screwed some people out of POY awards.

    The worst part is when your POY turns out to be a total failure after high school, and some guy who came in 2nd or 3rd on your list becomes a starter at a D-1 school. Of course, it's not all about college potential, but still...
  5. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    I know ... I've probably just screwed a kid out of going D-I in soccer.
  6. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Cool, something to put on your resume...
  7. No athlete in my area will go Division I, so I'm openly trying to screw kids out of NAIA and Division II scholarships by not having an all-area list this year.
  8. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    And this is one reason I love being on desk now -- no worries about picking POY, all-area teams, photo shoots, etc.
  9. ServeItUp

    ServeItUp Active Member

    Preaching to the choir, Oz. Still, I can't help but come to a slow boil at our prep writer, who chooses two or three players for every position and four or five players of the year because he doesn't want to piss anyone off, not because there are multiple worthy candidates.
  10. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    I love how everyone (parents, message board people, coaches) suggests you should have co-POYs.
  11. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    I'm picking one tonight. And people who don't like it? They can bite me.
  12. Jims242

    Jims242 Member

    Big Buckin', can I ask why you hate them so?
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