| O-T Lounge|| re: daddy ball - share your stories here - yaherrdme on 9/10/14 at 2:22 pm|
In BR with baseball what I find more entertaining than "Daddy Ball".. is the "Academy Ball"...especially at the younger ages before kids hit puberty... kids/parents get bragging rights saying you play for XYZ Academy, then you can do a bunch of cool looking drills that don't really matter for your a...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Section 303 row 15 - yaherrdme on 9/2/14 at 7:52 am|
Row 15 is perfect.. Row 10 is borderline. Don't worry those are awesome seats, I have sat in the exact row in section 103 many times....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: I'm so disappointed in the Jambalaya Shoppe downtown - yaherrdme on 8/20/14 at 12:50 pm|
Exact same experience from the one in Hammond Aire last week... I think that is just the way the do it and it is terrible....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Baton Rouge Youth Football? - yaherrdme on 8/11/14 at 8:51 am|
I think the only tackle program is the All Star Kids... [link=(http://allstarkidsfootball.com/)]LINK[/link]
We did it a few years, but our last year, the price had gone up a bit and it was overcrowded, to the point some kids would not make it through some of the stations before the whistle....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Player Insurance - Paid for by University - A&M paid 50K - yaherrdme on 7/17/14 at 11:46 am|
[quote]Is that legal?[/quote]
[quote]Problem is, many top college athletes still may not have the resources to foot the bill on premiums that could be close to six figures.
Texas A&M, though, had researched a newer NCAA rule that offered them some flexibility, where the school...
| Tiger Rant|| Player Insurance - Paid for by University - A&M paid 50K - yaherrdme on 7/17/14 at 11:41 am|
I may have missed this.. but Texas A&M paid 50K for insurance which helped Ogbuehi return.. this seems like it could be a game changer in College athletics.. I wonder if any of our guys would have stayed over the past few years if LSU paid
| Tiger Rant|| re: Did we ever sign a #1 Basketball recruit before Ben Simons? - yaherrdme on 6/26/14 at 12:40 pm|
[quote]In 1990, we had Chris Jackson, Shaq, Stanley Roberts, Vernel Singleton, Mo Williamson - that team should have won it all.
Great individual talent, but they never learned to be a TEAM.
You do realize they played together one year...and got knocked out the tournament by a team...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Glad slam vs ussssa baseball - yaherrdme on 6/24/14 at 9:41 pm|
[quote]USSSA plays by USSSA rules and GS plays by MLB rules [/quote]
Not quite GS is HS rules with modifications and USSSA is mlb with mods...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Glad slam vs ussssa baseball - yaherrdme on 6/24/14 at 9:39 pm|
GrandSlam does not use team gate fees at Cypress Mounds, so everyone has to pay to get in and the tournaments are 100 more there
Also GS only uses 2 divisions not 3 like usssa
We have had good and bad umps in both orgs really just luck of the draw...
| More Sports Board|| re: youth baseball in ebr - cypress mounds - yaherrdme on 6/24/14 at 11:10 am|
[quote]Ummm...no. The set up of the 7u league at Marucci is just awful. It is comprised of 2-3 REALLY good area teams of handpicked players (i.e., have tryouts and cuts) and then 4-5 school teams who have played for a couple of years together.[/quote]
Hmm...I knew a couple of kids that were just ...
| More Sports Board|| re: youth baseball in ebr - cypress mounds - yaherrdme on 6/24/14 at 9:09 am|
[quote] 7u next spring[/quote]
7u Cypress will be fine if you trust the coach.. .also Marucci has a league now for that age, it is only like 100$ and I think the teams are "drafted" so they are basically even... there really is no "instructional" stuff in town for that age right now.. Bill Dailey...
| More Sports Board|| re: youth baseball in ebr - cypress mounds - yaherrdme on 6/24/14 at 8:51 am|
[quote]league for lil man.[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| re: USSSA Baseball is a Joke - yaherrdme on 6/23/14 at 3:14 pm|
[quote]Honestly I don't really care.
.. what I figured.. but if someone was saying the same thing about GrandSlam, you would be going nuts...
That story makes no sense and does not follow the tiebreaker rules... ...
| More Sports Board|| re: USSSA Baseball is a Joke - yaherrdme on 6/23/14 at 2:55 pm|
Thats not it, they played all their pool games.. pretty sure it was a fabrication ...
| More Sports Board|| re: USSSA Baseball is a Joke - yaherrdme on 6/23/14 at 2:37 pm|
[quote]I have a hard time believing this is true.
Vood never responded when I asked for a link...a 0-0 team can never be 1st unless everyone else has a loss.. runs allowed is not the 1st tiebreaker....apparenlty he is one of these big time Grand Slam supporters... neither USSSA or Gran...
| More Sports Board|| re: USSSA Baseball is a Joke - yaherrdme on 6/22/14 at 9:54 pm|
Runs allowed is not the first tiebreaker. Did all the other teams have a loss?
Also, we play both usssa and grandslam. Grandslam is more expensive in BR and they charge a gate at cypress....
| O-T Lounge|| re: I need recommendations for a gym - yaherrdme on 6/19/14 at 1:51 pm|
If you have blue cross insurance.. you can sign up through Blue65/Healthways and you will have access to most gyms in BR for 25$/month no contract.. last list I saw had foxy's, spectrum, anytime and many more... you have to log in and see which ones are currently participating.[link=(https://www.blu...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: AVOID Campus Row- (CVS, BWW, the Pita Place and the Japanese place) Northgate - yaherrdme on 6/12/14 at 3:19 pm|
[quote] East Baton Rouge Parrish requires 4 towing signs on a property our size; we've posted [b]38 towing signs[/b] at various points in the parking lot advising that you may not park at College Row [/quote]
You ignored 38 signs and are complaining?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: The infamous town of Washington on I-49 rejects the speed trap label - yaherrdme on 4/26/14 at 9:03 am|
[quote]“That’s a flat-out lie,” Broussard snapped. “Sir, we have never written a citation on the interstate for one, two, three, four miles over the speed limit in the 10 years that we started working the interstate.”[/quote]
He may be technically correct, because they just lie about the speed.. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Solution to tanking in NBA? - yaherrdme on 4/21/14 at 11:13 am|
I think the Wheel is the way to go...[quote]The Proposal
Grantland obtained a copy of the proposal, which would eliminate the draft lottery and replace it with a system in which each of the 30 teams would pick in a specific first-round draft slot once — and exactly once — every 30 years. Each team ...