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Forum: IBL 03-09-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,991
Posted By winds55
I have to admit I haven't been to more than a...

I have to admit I haven't been to more than a couple high school games in the last ...... well, since high school. ;), but this is my concern also. Comparing the two high school schedules from...
Forum: IBL 03-08-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,991
Posted By winds55
Juniper, what are you basing your Elkhart is not...

Juniper, what are you basing your Elkhart is not playing in the IBL on? The last official thing from the IBL that I've been able to find was their obnoxiously condescending, paternalistic press...
Forum: IBL 03-03-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,964
Posted By winds55
Not after checking out the IBL website tonight. ...

Not after checking out the IBL website tonight. The schedule that had Elkhart playing in Holland and Kanakee the first week of April has changed. Does anyone know what's really going on? (And the...
Forum: IBL 02-19-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,093
Posted By winds55
The paper hasn't had anything on any negotiations...

The paper hasn't had anything on any negotiations with the school board or any other entity. I know there's concern about 'city money' being used for the team, so that could be part of it, or it...
Forum: IBL 02-19-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,093
Posted By winds55
Schedules are on the IBL website - the Express...

Schedules are on the IBL website - the Express schedule shows North Side Gym as their home court but according to the local paper, that is not quite a done deal. Looks like the Championship game...
Forum: IBL 01-24-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,093
Posted By winds55
The IBL site promises information long before it...

The IBL site promises information long before it delivers - happens every year. I wouldn't expect to see a schedule until late February at the earliest. The schedule on the IBL site sometimes...
Forum: IBL 01-22-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,964
Posted By winds55
When it was built, North Side was the largest...

When it was built, North Side was the largest high school gym in the world. It's still one of the largest - its last renovation reduced the seating from over 8000 to just over 7000. If only that...
Forum: IBL 01-19-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,964
Posted By winds55
Expressially good news.

http://www.etruth.com/Know/News/Story.aspx?id=503422&fcid=Know-NEW/UPDATED

A lot of unanswered questions yet, but today, all that matters is that "We're ba-ack!"

There needs to be a 'happy,...
Forum: IBL 04-04-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,856
Posted By winds55
Juniper, until last year Battle Creek WAS in the...

Juniper, until last year Battle Creek WAS in the IBL. I doubt they're looking to go back.
Forum: IBL 03-14-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,700
Posted By winds55
It's not? You better check mapquest again.

It's not? You better check mapquest again.
Forum: IBL 03-12-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,700
Posted By winds55
Well, Ken, you managed to suck this Elkhart fan...

Well, Ken, you managed to suck this Elkhart fan back into the mix. :-) I'll miss the banter this year; it's a shame you never got to North Side Gym. You have always been a class act promoting Gary...
Forum: IBL 02-19-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,949
Posted By winds55
That should be quite a shock to Elkhart! I'm...

That should be quite a shock to Elkhart! I'm guessing that part of the website hasn't been updated yet.
Forum: IBL 02-12-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,547
Posted By winds55
"Explosion Training Camp released"? I didn't...

"Explosion Training Camp released"? I didn't realize it was ever jailed.
Forum: IBL 01-23-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,012
Posted By winds55
Haven't heard a thing - not going to speculate. ...

Haven't heard a thing - not going to speculate. The only Midwest teams on the website a couple of days ago were Windy City, Holland and Grand Rapids. Too bad, too, Elgin's management was pretty...
Forum: IBL 01-22-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,012
Posted By winds55
IBL website now updated to show 3 midwest teams. ...

IBL website now updated to show 3 midwest teams. Should be one heck of a fun time coming up with that schedule.
Forum: IBL 01-17-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,268
Posted By winds55
Not all minor league owners are like this. If...

Not all minor league owners are like this. If you want to be taken seriously, you need to get over the bitterness and quit the BS and lies.
Forum: IBL 01-07-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,846
Posted By winds55
What you said, fool, was that the Express would...

What you said, fool, was that the Express would leave the IBL because of the IBL management. Quite different from reality - as usual. And honey, ONE game does not show that an entire division is...
Forum: IBL 01-05-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,846
Posted By winds55
http://www.etruth.com/Know/Sports/Story.aspx?ID=47...

http://www.etruth.com/Know/Sports/Story.aspx?ID=471660

It's a sad day for Elkhart - especially sad that most in town don't seem to realize what they're losing.
Forum: IBL 01-04-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,300
Posted By winds55
Last thing I read, Jan 11th was the deadline for...

Last thing I read, Jan 11th was the deadline for franchise dues to be paid. Anything before that is at least part speculation.
Forum: IBL 12-06-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,329
Posted By winds55
Sorry, dude - you were NOT so right on the...

Sorry, dude - you were NOT so right on the Express. They did not get upset and leave. The Express is a victim of the local economic downturn (putting it mildly) and NOT a victim of happenings in...
Forum: IBL 10-18-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,329
Posted By winds55
Anything besides your say-so that this has...

Anything besides your say-so that this has happened? 'Cause I sure haven't seen a final decision announced in the local paper or the Express website.
Forum: IBL 08-06-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,802
Posted By winds55
Fabricated stories have phrases like "unnamed...

Fabricated stories have phrases like "unnamed sources" and "an Illinois businessman" NOT quotes from coaches and named business men. It's also not Coach Beathea's style.

There's no need to make...
Forum: IBL 08-04-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,802
Posted By winds55
Elkhart Fan - first concern - where would they...

Elkhart Fan - first concern - where would they play? North Side? Weekends are taken by the high schools. What kind of attendance would they get playing only mid-week games? Forget Sundays, I...
Forum: IBL 08-04-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,802
Posted By winds55
Winter league won't work for Elkhart! Might work...

Winter league won't work for Elkhart! Might work for Michigan - you don't hear about Wolverine Whackiness. :p But not for Elkhart. And an East league without Elkhart is not an exciting prospect. ...
Forum: IBL 08-02-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,802
Posted By winds55
We Elkhart Fans will miss Battle Creek. It was a...

We Elkhart Fans will miss Battle Creek. It was a good rivalry. Even if their PA guy didn't like us. :p
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