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Officious pricks that run high school athletics for $500, Alex

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Killick, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    http://www.suntimes.com/sports/preps/1488767,CST-NWS-stripe21.article

    Team in Illinois high school playoffs assessed opening technical for having too wide a stripe on their unis... after playing in the same gear all season long. They even offered to switch to their road unis, but IHAA director said those were "too colorful." ::)

    Team goes on to lose, by one point.

    Egads.
     
  2. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    Wow. Wow. Wow.

    rb
     
  3. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    This.
     
  4. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    No vengeance is too harsh. Complete egging of the official's house, car, and self sounds about right, followed by the judge dismissing the case when the prick brings the posse up on charges.
    Adults suck. I say that months from my 60th birthday.
     
  5. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    That's something I would expect from the WIAA or the MSHSL.

    "too colorful"?

    Didn't he really mean "too colored"?

    Idiots.
     
  6. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    The IHSA: Fucking dumbasses for as long as I've ever dealt with them.
     
  7. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    This just begs so many questions.
    Why did no other official make this call during the season?
    Why did the school order uniforms that were illegal?
    Why does a company make uniforms that are illegal?
    Total horseshit to make this call at this point of the season.
     
  8. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    They should have just waited until they won the state championship and suddenly disqualified them.
     
  9. Nice.
     
  10. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Oh, sure. It's all the officials' faults. First we allow them to play in illegal uniforms, they win, and then what? Next thing you know, there's money missing off the dresser and your daughter's knocked up.

    I've seen it a hundred times.
     
  11. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Don't forget the part where they start selling crack on the side.

    Also, what exactly is the genesis of this rule? why was it deemed important that the stripe under the arm could only be 4 inches wide in the first place? absolutely brutal.
     
  12. Notepad

    Notepad Member

    The title should be "Officious pricks who run high school athletics for $500, Alex"

    Just sayin'
     
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