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  1. mamasa

    IUBB - 2020 Off-Season News

    https://www.wthr.com/article/sports/local-sports/father-of-indiana-basketball-legend-damon-bailey-killed-in-motorcycle-crash-mother-injured/531-5b2b20ed-013b-4a06-a9d1-cbf42c104e6e#:~:text=— The father of Indiana basketball,a motorcycle he was riding.
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    IU Field Hockey

    Indiana Field Hockey Announces Newest Signing Class Story Links BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana Field Hockey Head Coach Kayla Bashore and staff announced their latest signing class. "We are excited to welcome the Class of 2024 to IU this fall," Head Coach Kayla Bashore said. "They will bring a diverse set of skills to our program, and I'm excited to watch them grow over the next four years." Incoming freshmen, Jemima Cookson (Morpeth, Northumberland, England/Sedbergh School), Meghan Dillon (Phoenixville, Pa./Villa Maria Academy High School), Taylor Etling (St. Louis, Mo./Cor Jesu Academy), Brinley Foster (Camp Hill, Pa./Cedar Cliff High School), Sophie Giltrap (Auckland, New Zealand/King's College), Anna Gwiazdzinski (Woxall, Pa./Souderton Area High School), Emma Martin (Wellington, New Zealand/Wellington East Girls' College), Shannon McNally (Phoenixville, Pa./Chestnut Hill Academy), and Sophia Schlattman (St. Louis, Mo./Villa Duchesne) will be joining the Hoosiers this fall. Jemima Cookson | Forward Morpeth, Northumberland, England | Sedbergh School Cookson is a graduate of the Sedbergh School where she was the vice-captain in 2019 and earned the Hockey Colors Brown Blazer which is the highest award at the Sedbergh School. As a team, they won the U16 six-a-side National Championship title in 2016. She was named the Most Valuable Player in 2019 and Most Improved Player in 2017 and 2018. With her club team, Whitely Bay and Tynemouth, they were county champions 2014-2019. They were semifinalists in 2018 and quarterfinalists in 2019 at the National Cup. She helped the team to the U19 XI National Finals Tournament in 2018 and finished in eighth. As a student, Cookson was the Deputy Head of House at Sedbergh School and earned Grade 7 Singing Distinction. "win the day" Meghan Dillon | Forward Phoenixville, Pa. | Villa Maria Academy High School Dillon is a graduate of Villa Maria Academy High School and was a member of the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies All-Star Team. She was part of the team that won the 2017 PIAA State Championship. Dillon is also a three-time District 1A champion. With her club team, Mainline Mayhem, they were 2019 U19 NIT Champions. They captured the championship title at the 2017 U19 Festival Championships. Off the field, she was a student council representative in 2019 and was on the honor roll for the 2018-19 academic year. "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." Taylor Etling | Defender St. Louis, Mo. | Cor Jesu Academy Etling hails from St. Louis, Mo. and graduated from Cor Jesu Academy this past spring. She served as a team captain and was a "Player to Watch" in 2019. Etling was named to the First Team All-Metro list in 2019 and Third Team All-Metro in 2018. She helped the team make the Final Four of the state tournament back-to-back years, in 2017 and then again in 2018. Playing for the field hockey club team Gateway, she and the team saw high achievement during the 2019 season. The squad was ranked No. 1 in Missouri and No. 6 in the United States while also winning the National Club Regional Championship. They went on to place ninth in the national championship. In 2018, the club took third regionally and fifth nationally. Etling helped the team capture gold medals at the Regional Club Championship in 2016 and were runners-up at the National Club Championship. Off the field, she earned Academic High Honors from 2017-2020. Etling was also a student council member all four years. "The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination." Brinley Foster | Midfielder Camp Hill, Pa. | Cedar Cliff High School Foster graduated from Cedar Cliff High School and is coming off of a 2019 senior season that saw her serve as team captain, land a spot on the Mid-Penn Conference All-Star First Team, and earn varsity Midfield Player of the Year accolades. She has been a starter on the varsity team the last three seasons which included the Most Valuable Player award in 2017. Foster was also added to the Max Field Hockey 2020 Watch List. With the Central Penn Field Hockey Club, Foster aided in three-straight NITQ Championship titles (2017,18, & 19). She was also a part of the 2018 U16 & U19 NIT Pool and U16 Shooting Star Indoor Tournament Championship teams. In 2017, she was crowned a U16 NIT Pool Champion. Academically, she was a member of the National Honor Society. "Good is not good when better is expected." -Vin Scully Sophie Giltrap | Midfielder/Defender Auckland, New Zealand | King's College Giltrap graduated from King's College where she captained the varsity field hockey team. She has earned the Most Valuable Player trophy from her school field hockey team. In 2019, she was selected for the Auckland U18 team and placed second at the 2019 national tournament. She played Auckland representative field hockey from 2011-2019 which included a national championship title in 2015. Giltrap won the prize for girl's top all-rounder during her senior year. She played club field hockey for the Western Districts. The team was the 2018 Auckland Premier Women Club Championship where Giltrap was named the Most Improved Player. In school, she served as the Deputy Head of Middlemore boarding house. "Sometimes things might not go your way, but the effort should be there every single time" – Michael Jordan Anna Gwiazdzinski | Midfielder/Forward Woxall, Pa. | Souderton Area High School Gwiazdzinski graduated from Souderton Area High School after spending time on the varsity field hockey team as the starting forward and center midfielder. She was named to the 2019 Suburban One-Continental Conference First for both offense and defense. At the conclusion of the 2018 season, Gwiazdzinski earned a spot on the Suburban One-Continental Conference First Team and was chosen as the Outstanding Offensive Player at Souderton Area High School. Other accolades include, Suburban One-Continental Conference Second Team and All-State Honorable Mention in 2017. She played club field hockey for X-Calibur FHC where the squad was 2018 U19 Pool H NIT Champions and U19 JPIL Champions. They placed second at the 2017 JPOL Regional Club Championships and U19 NIT Pool H. Off the field, she was consistently on honor roll and earned outstanding academic achievement in foreign language. "Learn from yesterday, Live for today, Hope for tomorrow" Emma Martin | Defender Wellington, New Zealand | Wellington East Girls' College Martin is a graduate of the Wellington East Girls' College where she made the varsity team all four years and served as the team captain for the 2019 season. The team placed third in the Wellington secondary schools competition and fourth in the tier three national secondary schools tournament in 2015. She was named the Most Improved Player at the conclusion of the 2015 campaign. After the 2018 and 2019 season, she was awarded the Most Valuable Player by her team and was the tournament Most Valuable Player. With her club team, Toa, she was named the Indians P1 and P2 women's team Most Valuable Player for the 2016 season. "With a peaceful mindset, respectful heart, we will always get the best results." Shannon McNally | Goalkeeper Phoenixville, Pa. | Springside Chestnut Hill Academy McNally graduated from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy where she was captain of the field hockey team during her senior season and a letter winner all four years. She was also named to the All-Interac League Second Team for the 2019 season. She played club field hockey for the WC Eagles where the team was crowned U14, U16, and U19 champions. McNally aided in capturing the 2018 and 2020 Disney Showcase title. In 2018 they won the RCC Championships and NCC Championships. Off the field, she made honor roll all four years and served as the Head of Service Council from 2017-20. "Hard Work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." Sophia Schlattman | Midfielder St. Louis, Mo. | Villa Duchesne Prior to graduating from Villa Duchesne, Schlattman was a 2019 team captain and a two-time Missouri State Champion (2017 & 2018). She scored the game-winning goal in the 2018 semi-state match and assisted on the game-winning goal at the 2019 state championship. The squad was runners-up in the 2019 Missouri State Championship. She was named Second Team All-Metro in 2018 and 2019. Schlattman also earned 2017 and 2018 Second Team All-Conference Accolades. She ranked No. 11 in St. Louis for points in 2018 with 13 goals and 10 assists. In 2019 she came in No. 12 with 13 goals and 11 assists. Schlattman played club field hockey for the Gateway Field Hockey team. Since playing for the top Gateway team they have qualified and placed at the National Club Championship. They also were the USA Field Hockey Festival Pool Winners for four-straight seasons (2016, 17, 18, & 19). When she was with the U16 squad they ranked No. 1 in the country. While attending Villa Duchesne she was the 2019-20 recipient of the MWAA Conference Skippy Keefer Award. The award is named after long time MWAA Athletic Director and is based on strong leadership, excellent sportsmanship, and upholding the Missouri Women's Athletic Association code of conduct. Schlattman was the recipient of the coaches award her freshman and sophomore year. "Helping others, encouraging others, are often acts of kindness that have more meaning that you may realize." -Catherine Pulsifer
  3. mamasa

    IU Wrestling

    Indiana Wrestling Mourns The Loss of All-American Oliver G. Cellini Story Links HOOSIER HISTORY: OLIVER CELLINI BLOOMINGTON, Ind.– Col. (Ret.) Oliver G. Cellini was an All-American wrestler and an All-American hero. Cellini was a two-time All-American and was a member of the 1932 Indiana Wrestling National Championship Team. In 1939 Cellini was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps that would later become the U.S. Air Force. Cellini passed away on September 12, 2020. He was 107 years old. "We send our condolences to the Cellini family," IU head coach Angel Escobedo said. "Oliver will be remembered for serving his country and the great success he had in the Indiana wrestling program. Oliver stands for the same things I emphasize in our program and he will never be forgotten." During his time in Bloomington, the Hoosier wrestling team went 24-1 (11-0 Big Ten), and won the only NCAA Championship for the Hoosier wrestling program in 1932. Cellini finished second in his weight class, which qualified him to compete in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. While at Indiana University, Cellini was a member of the ROTC program. After he graduated, he spent 13 months serving in active duty with the Army before entering flight school. He flew 60 different types of fighter jets over his 32-year career with the military. During that time, he soared thousands of feet in the air over three continents and two wars. Cellini took part in both World War II and the Korean War. During WWII he helped train Chinese gunnery pilots, which earned him a visit and medal from the leader of the Republic of China, Chiang Kai-Shek. He also earned other accomplishments such as the Legion of Merit and The Distinguished Flying Cross for his immaculate abilities in an airplane. Indiana University Wrestling Accomplishments Ollie Cellini graduate of Indiana University from 1931-1935 4-year member of IU wrestling from 1931-1935 Member of the 1931-32 NCAA Wrestling Champions 3x letterman on the IU Wrestling Team 2x NCAA All-American Wrestler (1933, 1934) 2nd place in NCAA tournament 1934, 3rd place finish in 1933 @ 126lbs Military Accomplishments 1939 commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps (later to become the U.S. Air Force) Earned his wings as Pursuit Pilot Flight instructor to Chinese Nationalist pilots who were preparing to repel the Japanese invasion of their homeland. Piloted P-47's over the Himalayas to attack and destroy Japanese bases in China Flew countless missions in theater of operations and was promoted to full Colonel by the and of WWII. 1950, Col.Cellini was a Wing Commander in the 51st Fighter Wing flying the Lockheed F-80, the first American Fighter Jet to engage in combat in Korea. Flew of 80 combat missions in Korea. 1968 retired after 32 years of active military service. Awards - 4x Legion of Merit, 4x Distinguished Flying Cross, 5x Air Medal Medal for Valor - award by then President Chaing-Kai for his service to Nationalist China for his service in WWII.
  4. mamasa

    High School Football

    East wins in a thriller! First W in 4 years vs North! Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  5. mamasa

    High School Football

    If anyone wants to watch Columbus East or (blah) North, the games are supposed to have their links here https://www.bcscschools.org/
  6. mamasa

    (2021) SG - Blake Wesley

    I seriously can't stop watching this
  7. mamasa

    High School Football

    After a thoroughly disappointing week 1, hopefully the Olympians will regroup to defeat Columbus North (who curb stomped Gibson Southern last week). I'm hoping to start getting a feel for any D1/IU prospects in the Hoosier Hills Conference, but it's tough with only 250 fans to provide perspective.
  8. mamasa

    High School Football

    Best of luck to all of the high school football teams tonight! Columbus East takes on Whiteland, and I don't have a great feeling about this. Whiteland is always big and tough. But, I really like our QB and main RB this year!
  9. mamasa

    2019-2020 NBA Thread

    Man LCS, you’re exhausting Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  10. mamasa

    Juwan Morgan - Utah Jazz

    Pus/minus? Are those the stats for Isaac Haas?
  11. mamasa

    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/2018/04/11/purdue-isaac-haas-accused-infecting-partner-std-lawsuit/507899002/ Pretty sure this is what he was referring to :)
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    IU Football Off-Season

    Speaking Out – Indiana Receivers Poised to Step Up Story Links By Pete DiPrimio IUHoosiers.com BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Sometimes, if you're Grant Heard, you lead by stepping back. As Indiana's receivers coach, you let your veterans take charge, by example, of course, by word through necessity. And, as you might imagine in these pandemic times, by online technology. The biggest burden falls on seniors Whop Philyor and Ty Fryfogle, but they don't bear it alone. In this one-for-all, all-for-one quest, where a football break-through season to follow a break-through season is possible, players must show the way. And with coronavirus-caused separation poised to end, Heard ratchets up the intensity. Hoosiers quarterbacks threw for 3,931 yards last season. They attempted 473 passes. It could be even more this season. Heard has to make sure his receivers are up to it. So ask him what he expects from Philyor and Fryfogle, who combined for 115 catches for 1,606 yards and eight touchdowns during last season's 8-5 run, and intensity follows. "I hadn't seen them in months (following the cancelation of spring ball). I gave them responsibilities to lead meetings sometimes. I didn't want to be a part of it because if I'm there and something isn't right, I know I'm going to take charge. "I'm trying to give them freedom to do stuff, to get guys together, to do it on their own and develop them speaking out. "Ty and Whop don't like to speak out a whole bunch. I know people think Whop's personality is outgoing, but he is really a shy person. Ty doesn't say a word. It's trying to get those guys to speak out and start being leaders on their own. Hopefully they've been doing it. They say it's been going good." Then, with veteran receivers Nick Westbrook and Donavan Hale gone to pursue NFL options, Heard expands the responsibility. "To me, it's not about seniors, it's not about playing. It's about what needs to be done. Whoever it is, somebody step up. Somebody step up and lead the room. "I don't truly believe that just because you're a senior, you're a leader. Leaders can be anybody. So hopefully somebody in that room, I would love for it to be Whop or Ty, but somebody needs to step up and fill those roles that Nick left and Donavan left." Philyor had a monster season last year, with 70 catches for 1,002 yards and five touchdowns. In his first two IU seasons, he totaled 56 catches, 570 yards and four TDs. Philyor has a chance to be the Big Ten's top receiver, but it will require the best preparation of his college career. What does Heard expect from him? "Just to understand defenses more. I feel comfortable about him knowing our playbook and what we ask him to do from our end. Now I'm putting pressure on him to know more defenses. What they're trying to do to take him away, to take certain plays away, why we're calling certain stuff, just to open his mind up and become a more well-rounded football player. "If I was playing against us, I'd say let's try to take Whop away, he's one of their main guys." That was certainly true against Michigan State, when Philyor totaled 14 catches for 142 yards and two touchdowns. He also had 14 catches for 178 yards against Nebraska, and 10 catches for 182 yards against Rutgers. "He's probably one of our more explosive guys as far as making explosive plays," Heard says. "I take it as a challenge that if they take him away, someone else has to step up." Fryfogle and David Ellis (who got extra time at running back this spring) come to the forefront. "I think we have enough people in our room now and on this offense to take the load," Heard says. "David Ellis is doing awesome. Ty Fryfogle can make plays, so it gives other people an opportunity to go out there and take the touches that (Philyor) might have gotten because they want to take him away. They can come out of their shell and show everybody what they can do." Heard's job -- which also includes co-offensive coordinator duties -- is to develop a receiving room full of depth. The potential is there with talented young returning players such as Miles Marshall, Da'Shaun Brown, Jordan Jakes and Jacolby Hewitt. Because of the pandemic, much of the development has come away from campus. "With not having spring ball," Heard says, "that is a big issue, because it was their time to show everybody what they can do. "They needed to make sure they came back in shape. Learn as much as they can away from us, which was difficult at times." Especially when it must be done without any coaching feedback. "Some of my guys are doers," Heard says. "They need to do it, read it in the playbook and see exactly what they need. They had to do it virtually and on their own, take a bunch of mental reps and try to learn in that way." To help them, Heard had his drills accessible via the Internet for viewing at any time. "My drill tape was up on the server where they could watch it. They could go out there and do drills. "Now each kid is a little bit different because of the area that they were in. They might not have been able to go out to the parks because of restrictions. "I said 'If you have to, run driveway to driveway. Do something.' For me it's more conditioning, making sure they're in shape. "The older ones knew the drills they needed to work on, the Miles's, the Whop's, the Ty's. They know what it's like and what they need to get ready for in a game. "The younger ones, they have not played and it's a little bit different. So mentally I just really wanted them to hone in on what we're doing, what we're doing offensively, and then the drills I put on tape for them to watch. It's not me standing there making sure they're running routes. They had to make sure they were doing it." On-your-own training is crucial, not only amid a pandemic, but for those with NFL aspirations, which is true for just about any college player, realistic or not. "This was an NFL-type model," Heard says. "When they're with us, we have complete control over them. We can say you're working out at this time, running at this time and this and that. "I challenged them, if you want to be NFL guys, NFL guys were not at their facilities that time of year anyway. If you want to start getting yourself into that lifestyle, this is where it is. You need to do training yourself. You need to be self-motivated and it's going to show."
  13. https://www.espn.com/xfl/story/_/id/29588303/dwayne-johnson-investor-group-agree-buy-xfl Please feel free to move- didn't see an XFL thread
  14. mamasa

    Coronavirus and Its Impact

    If they were missionaries Real-time visionaries Sitting in a Chinese stew To view my dis-infatuation I know that I'm a classic case Watch my disenchanted face Blame it on the Falun Gong They've seen the end and you can't hold on now -Guns N Roses 2008
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    2019-2020 NBA Thread

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