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National 8-man scoring record

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by shotglass, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    Yes, I would have paid to have seen this.

  2. “In eight-man football it’s different than 11-man,” Higbee said. “A 32-point lead is gone in a heartbeat.”

    I'm going to send this story to the coach of the small private school which is transitioning to the KHSAA to compete with the seven larger public schools in the area.

    He wondered why we couldn't put his team (which played two 11-man games and six 8-man games) in the area stat leaders because, to use his words "Football is football. There's no difference in 8-man and 11-man."
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Usually a six-man or eight-man game ends on the mercy rule as soon as a team takes a 45-point lead. That's obviously not the rule in Nevada.
  4. kingcreole

    kingcreole Active Member

    Pity the part-timers who may have had to type up that boxscore on deadline.
  5. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Damn, one kid had eight touchdowns with four of them in the first quarter.
  6. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    I've covered six-man before and you have to write those like basketball gamers.

    Eight-man, though, is closer to 11-man and uses the same rules (regulation field, etc., at least in Oklahoma) pretty much. So a game like this is just nuts.
  7. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Questions ...

    1. Was this game played at night or in the afternoon?
    1a. If it was a night game, did it make deadline?

    2. Regardless of when it was played, how long did the game last?
  8. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    If there aren't 11-men on each side, it's not a real football game. It's nothing more than a pick-up game.
  9. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

    Field size can vary. I know Oregon uses an 11-man size field, but Nebraska sizes it down.


    Spnited's response? -1 obvious.
  10. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    I've said it before and I'll say it again -- I love watching and covering eight-man football.
  11. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Right. As we know, if things don't fit your worldview, they can't possibly be allowed to continue to exist.

    Ever occurred to you that some towns and counties don't have enough kids for an 11-man team, but still have a few who might like to play? Nah, probably not.
  12. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    If that bothered you, I'm flummoxed as to how you've lasted 3,091 posts.
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