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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by illini25 » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:29 am

Bballnut wrote:
Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:00 am
illini25 wrote:
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Don't want to go into detail but he will be out for awhile if not the rest of the season. He will still be able to play in college.
Missed 1 game?

Your post seems a bit dramatic now. :D
If it was a concussion, I don't believe it was over-dramatic at all. One never knows with those things
I'm just glad he's ok.
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by raeja » Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:20 pm

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I transferred to Washington back in 92-93. Only played there my senior year and we kept our house in Pekin and me and my dad got an apartment in Washington. I have no problems at all with kids transferring in now. I hope it continues
It is all legal I am sure. However, I am glad my high school experience was one in which the kids on my team were the ones I grew up with and not a bunch of transfers. Same was true for the other teams in our conference. May sound old fashioned but I would rather lose with my friends than win with strangers.

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by buddyholly » Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:40 pm

Washington Middle School won the 7-3A state title

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by Melo98 » Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:41 pm

Whats dis Washington bball forum now! smh

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by bigtime54 » Fri Feb 10, 2017 1:10 pm

Melo98 wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:41 pm
Whats dis Washington bball forum now! smh
no but dis tred be called washington panfer tred, so it be right to post dat in dis tred man. SMH

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by O&B 78 » Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:49 pm

Melo98 wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:41 pm
Whats dis Washington bball forum now! smh
Start a thread for your Morton Potters if you feel so slighted
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by Bballnut » Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:14 pm

O&B 78 wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:49 pm
Melo98 wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:41 pm
Whats dis Washington bball forum now! smh
Start a thread for your Morton Potters if you feel so slighted
Or the Peoria Lions....didn't think so.

Ironically, it appears that the majority of the late posts in this thread are from those who aren't Panther fans :scratch
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by superfan309 » Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:36 pm

Bballnut wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:14 pm
O&B 78 wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:49 pm
Melo98 wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:41 pm
Whats dis Washington bball forum now! smh
Start a thread for your Morton Potters if you feel so slighted
Or the Peoria Lions....didn't think so.

Ironically, it appears that the majority of the late posts in this thread are from those who aren't Panther fans :scratch
Hence the Name of the posting folder "Washington Panthers". There are other threads with different titles I believe.

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by raeja » Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:45 pm

Bballnut wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:14 pm
O&B 78 wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:49 pm
Melo98 wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:41 pm
Whats dis Washington bball forum now! smh
Start a thread for your Morton Potters if you feel so slighted
Or the Peoria Lions....didn't think so.

Ironically, it appears that the majority of the late posts in this thread are from those who aren't Panther fans :scratch
I do not dislike the Washington Panthers--it is not like the coach is going to turn players away. Players have been shifting schools for decades and not just in this area. My kids play in 1A and I enjoy the fact that the kids have been playing together since they were in 3rd grade. But, that is just my personal preference. I have seen the Panthers play and I enjoy watching them play.

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by buddyholly » Sat Feb 11, 2017 4:02 pm

It's harder at a big school to play with all the same kids since third grade. When I was at Pekin once you get to high school you get guys from several other junior highs on the team and quite a few were rival junior highs and then you are all on the same team. Hard to get used too at first. Washington has quite a few junior highs even. It's about impossible to have the same group playing together since third grade even if all the kids grew up in Washington.

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by Bballnut » Sat Feb 11, 2017 4:14 pm

raeja wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:45 pm
Bballnut wrote:
Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:14 pm
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Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:49 pm


Start a thread for your Morton Potters if you feel so slighted
Or the Peoria Lions....didn't think so.

Ironically, it appears that the majority of the late posts in this thread are from those who aren't Panther fans :scratch
I do not dislike the Washington Panthers--it is not like the coach is going to turn players away. Players have been shifting schools for decades and not just in this area. My kids play in 1A and I enjoy the fact that the kids have been playing together since they were in 3rd grade. But, that is just my personal preference. I have seen the Panthers play and I enjoy watching them play.
The beauty of playing 1A basketball at the lower level. :td

That doesn't happen much any more at the 3A level. Kids get bypassed by more talented lower level kids, they give it up to concentrate on another sport, or they simply focus on other things(jobs, girls, cars, whatever).
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by O&B 78 » Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:51 pm

buddyholly wrote:
Sat Feb 11, 2017 4:02 pm
It's harder at a big school to play with all the same kids since third grade. When I was at Pekin once you get to high school you get guys from several other junior highs on the team and quite a few were rival junior highs and then you are all on the same team. Hard to get used too at first. Washington has quite a few junior highs even. It's about impossible to have the same group playing together since third grade even if all the kids grew up in Washington.
4 feeder schools / junior highs feed into WCHS. So yeah maybe 3-4 kids from each school then at varsity even less
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by raeja » Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:59 pm

O&B 78 wrote:
Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:51 pm
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It's harder at a big school to play with all the same kids since third grade. When I was at Pekin once you get to high school you get guys from several other junior highs on the team and quite a few were rival junior highs and then you are all on the same team. Hard to get used too at first. Washington has quite a few junior highs even. It's about impossible to have the same group playing together since third grade even if all the kids grew up in Washington.
4 feeder schools / junior highs feed into WCHS. So yeah maybe 3-4 kids from each school then at varsity even less
Good point on larger schools having multiple feeder schools.

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by buddyholly » Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:32 pm

Washington beats Pekin 44-32 and gets to a 20 win season for the eleventh time in thirteen years under Coach Brown.

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by Norm@Hickory » Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:21 pm

Washington rolled the Raiders on the road last night 68-41 to set the stage for another outright M-I conference title next Friday night in the Potter Dome. Better get there early or you won't get in. This is a must see game. In the end, it's too much W&W (Whitelow & Ware) Washington by 10

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by deejay » Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:40 am

No talk on tonight's matchup at the Potterdome?
go cubs go!

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by buddyholly » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:08 am

deejay wrote:
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No talk on tonight's matchup at the Potterdome?
I already expressed my feelings about this game.

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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by Bballnut » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:20 am

Panthers need to stay out of foul trouble.One thing they don't do well is adjust to how game is being called. Can't have DW fouling out with 5 minutes to go in 4th like last week. If they manage this, I like their chances. Gotta make FT's too. Been a problem
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Post by deejay » Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:26 pm

Funny that you should mention fouls and free throws. Same has hurt Potters this year. If you look at bench strength, it favors Panthers. Potters are not deep. Like both coaches. Both will be well prepared. Fans need to be prepared also. Police had to escort Pekin and EP adult fans out of last 2 home games.
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by Bballnut » Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:17 pm

deejay wrote:
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Funny that you should mention fouls and free throws. Same has hurt Potters this year. If you look at bench strength, it favors Panthers. Potters are not deep. Like both coaches. Both will be well prepared. Fans need to be prepared also. Police had to escort Pekin and EP adult fans out of last 2 home games.


Should be a good one. Potters will be tough to beat at home. If game is officiated tight, think it favors home team.
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by illini25 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:30 pm

Bballnut wrote:
Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:17 pm
deejay wrote:
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:26 pm
Funny that you should mention fouls and free throws. Same has hurt Potters this year. If you look at bench strength, it favors Panthers. Potters are not deep. Like both coaches. Both will be well prepared. Fans need to be prepared also. Police had to escort Pekin and EP adult fans out of last 2 home games.


Should be a good one. Potters will be tough to beat at home. If game is officiated tight, think it favors home team.
In other words, Washington isn't as good when they aren't allowed to play mug and thug. :lol:
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by Reggie » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:41 pm

Potters win 40-36 to share the MI title.
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by illini25 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:55 pm

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Potters win 40-36 to share the MI title.
Officiating?
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by Reggie » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:04 pm

illini25 wrote:
Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:55 pm
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Potters win 40-36 to share the MI title.
Officiating?
Yes. The officials forced the Panthers into driving the lane out of control on numerous occasions and forcing them to call charges. :lol:
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Re: The Washington Panthers

Post by deejay » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:53 pm

Game was one of the classics in the Potterdome. I thought officials called a tight game 1st half, then let them play a little more 2nd half. Credit to the crew for letting the players decide the game.
go cubs go!

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