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by Mr. Grady
Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: Trinity First/Second Team
Replies: 9
Views: 1099

Re: Trinity First/Second Team

From what I understand about the Trinity League the number of entries each team gets is based on your team's finish in league. After the major awards (offensive player of the year, lineman of the year, etc.) are voted on the coaches just submit names to the league administrator to fill in slots as f...
by Mr. Grady
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: High School
Topic: SM V J. SERRA - Predictions??
Replies: 51
Views: 3240

Re: SM V J. SERRA - Predictions??

Unlike Bishop Amat, Mater Del and Servite and maybe a couple others the majority of adults who travel to games is limited to the parents, adult siblings, aunts, uncles and grandparents of the players, band members (if the band even travels) or cheer squad, plus some administrators, a handful of alum...
by Mr. Grady
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: SM V J. SERRA - Predictions??
Replies: 51
Views: 3240

Re: SM V J. SERRA - Predictions??

Everything on the Plano was intended to be named Santa Margarita by the Rancho Mission Viejo (aka "The Ranch"). When the Ranch was designing the land plan in the early 80's the community was intended to be named Santa Margarita and that's why there's Santa Margarita Parkway, Santa Margarita Water Di...
by Mr. Grady
Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: Santa Margarita and Mater Dei
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Re: Santa Margarita and Mater Dei

Both staffs believe they have a shot to pitch a shutout. MD's strength defensively is their physicality whereas SM's defensive advantage is on the tactical side - schemes, alignments and adjustments. Turnovers and special teams - especially field goals - will play a part as will a Costello to Sweet ...
by Mr. Grady
Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: Cal Preps Ratings/ CIF Playoffs
Replies: 42
Views: 2736

Re: PAC 5 Wildcard

The reason why Crespi's SOS looked so good last year (i.e. their opponents has such a good cumulative record) was because, well, they were racking up wins against Crespi. Last year after the draw somebody demonstrated that JSerra's opponents actually had a better cumulative record than Crespi if you...
by Mr. Grady
Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: JSerra Lions vs. St.John Bosco Braves round-table discussion
Replies: 37
Views: 2129

Re: JSerra no longer the only undefeated team in the pac5?

The CIF-SS has their hands tied and my crystal ball says the Lions are looking at 0-2 after Friday. 14, are you the Lions JV staffer who was doing jumping jacks after every first down the other day like a cheerleader? Dude, you should be in a circus! Comical bro! Go Lions!!! ... And take the Diablos...
by Mr. Grady
Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: Can Santa Margarita beat Bishop Gorman? Was SJB exposed?
Replies: 21
Views: 3020

Re: Can Santa Margarita beat Bishop Gorman? Was SJB exposed?

Obviously you didn't see the game. SM's wasn't beaten into submission. They had six significant defensive breakdowns by a single player which resulted in long touchdowns. The SM staff's biggest off season mistake came to roost Friday night. They need to get over their love of hard working kids who r...
by Mr. Grady
Sat Sep 13, 2014 12:29 am
Forum: High School
Topic: Servite closes all practices
Replies: 107
Views: 8317

Re: Servite closes all practices

Unfortunately, Credo, I saw how ill the Division I mentality was and quit after two seasons. The staff truly believed that programs and staffs win games but mistakes by kids lose games. I once saw a WR coach chew out a receiver until he was in tears after he dropped a fourth and six pass late in a g...
by Mr. Grady
Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: Servite closes all practices
Replies: 107
Views: 8317

Re: Servite closes all practices

I'm with Luca on this one. When I was playing my father was at every practice - respectfully and from a distance with other dads but always there. I found it awkward and intrusive at the time, especially on those days when he was the only one there, but when he died a few years later I thought about...
by Mr. Grady
Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:28 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: Edison Passing Tournament Schedule
Replies: 75
Views: 6864

Re: Edison Passing Tournament Schedule

So how does Bosco provide cost free tuition? Curious. No self respecting Catholic school funds athletic scholarships. A few bucks here and there for aid, but c'mon? Are you telling me non-Catholics are getting the full (or near full) cost of private school tuition paid for simply because they are at...
by Mr. Grady
Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: Top 10 WR'S in the OC
Replies: 84
Views: 12566

Re: TOP 10 WR'S IN THE OC

Kyle Sweet isn't 6-0 nor is Brown 6-5. I stood next to both of them recently and I say 5-10 and 6-2.

Really?
by Mr. Grady
Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:20 am
Forum: High School
Topic: The search for the replacement for Harry Welch IS OVER
Replies: 81
Views: 8340

Re: The search for the replacement for Harry Welch has begun

SM Head Coaching odds if they apply: White 1:2 Hartigan 2:1 Logan 3 : 1 Candaele 4 : 1 Sanchez 5 :1 Johnson the Elder 6 : 1 Sergio Muniz 10 : 1 That CdM guy: 25 :1 Johnson the Younger 50 : 1 Eric Johnson 51 : 1 Los Al the Younger 75:1 McIntosh 100 : 1 Dave Money 101 : 1 Luca 125 : 1 Canty 150 : 1 Hi...
by Mr. Grady
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: New South Coast League and Sea View League for 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3728

Re: New South Coast League and Sea View League for 2014

If Tesoro was beaten 55-7 what do you suppose San Juan Hills might get beat by? Heavens to Betsy.
by Mr. Grady
Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:59 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: Santa Margarita @ Servite
Replies: 60
Views: 4613

Re: Santa Margarita @ Servite

SM won't win another game this year. I predicted an over under of 3.5 wins in August and it's looking like I might have been spot on with my 0-2, 3-2 and then 3-7 finish. Seems like it's now time to implement spring ball for the next three weeks, but will that happen? No. Some coaches don't like to ...
by Mr. Grady
Sat Sep 07, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: Bishop Gorman vs. SM
Replies: 46
Views: 2701

Re: Bishop Gorman vs. SM

News alert... Welch can't and won't be coming back. Thank Heavens. Yes, there are about six or eight parents of starters who want him to return including one PITA mom among them who was a student at Canyon of CC in the 80's who thought Welch, the English teacher, was some sort of dream come true. An...
by Mr. Grady
Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: Santa Margarita's Jeremy McNichols
Replies: 6
Views: 991

Re: Santa Margarita's Jeremy McNichols

Chris Rix
by Mr. Grady
Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: 35-point Mercy Rule
Replies: 18
Views: 1344

Re: 35-point Mercy Rule

Remove the rule. Based on my experience with boards like this the majority of readers are sportswriters, parents of starters like Luca and assistant HS coaches. This issue appeals to the majority of fans who aren't on these boards and only want to se their kids play. Let's get rid of the pretexts. T...
by Mr. Grady
Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: High School
Topic: 35-point Mercy Rule
Replies: 18
Views: 1344

35-point Mercy Rule

It's time to renew the debate on the merits of the 35-point mercy rule because some of you with kids playing this season may experience what I lived through and have some similar thoughts. For all the talk about how it is in place to mitigate potential hurt feelings (I.e. it's somehow better for eve...
by Mr. Grady
Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: High School
Topic: In case you were looking for Asante????
Replies: 43
Views: 3331

Re: In case you were looking for Asante????

Lionhunter had it pretty close and Luca is right about Asante's future. To be clear, nodody from the current SM varsity staff will be the head coach in 2014. Guaranteed. There may be opportunities for some current and former JV and frosh staffers to have rolls moving forward such as McIntosh and Swe...
by Mr. Grady
Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:28 am
Forum: National
Topic: Stand your Ground Question
Replies: 45
Views: 1381

Re: Stand your Ground Question

I finally found part of the answer. It seems that when the Castle Doctrine was adoped as part of English Common law in the 1600's it included a distinction between when one was in his home (his "castle") and when one was in public. Whereas it was deemed OK to defend oneself in the home the ruling cl...