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by WVAPPeer
Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: Other Schools' Athletics
Topic: SEC and "vaccination motivation"
Replies: 132
Views: 1999

Re: SEC and "vaccination motivation"

From the Governor of bright red Alabama --- "Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued an impassioned plea for residents of her state to get vaccinated against Covid-19, arguing it was “time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks” for the disease’s continued spread. “I want folks to get vaccinated. That’s the c...
by WVAPPeer
Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???
Replies: 43
Views: 1243

Re: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???

WV academics aren't viewed favorably by some, but recent adds have been similar. SBC would add Marshall and USM proactively. What do academics have to do with it? Quite a bit actually. Big Ten and ACC have used this in the past. And WV has never been viewed as a top tier academic program by those m...
by WVAPPeer
Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Other Schools' Athletics
Topic: SEC and "vaccination motivation"
Replies: 132
Views: 1999

Re: SEC and "vaccination motivation"

Gonzo you are wasting your efforts with this one -
by WVAPPeer
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???
Replies: 43
Views: 1243

Re: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???

WV academics aren't viewed favorably by some, but recent adds have been similar. SBC would add Marshall and USM proactively. What do academics have to do with it? Quite a bit actually. Big Ten and ACC have used this in the past. And WV has never been viewed as a top tier academic program by those m...
by WVAPPeer
Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???
Replies: 43
Views: 1243

Re: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???

WV academics aren't viewed favorably by some, but recent adds have been similar. SBC would add Marshall and USM proactively. That is true and like so much other "general" info about West Virginia not factual - WVU is 34th in US colleges and universities in number of Rhodes Scholars - More than any ...
by WVAPPeer
Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???
Replies: 43
Views: 1243

Re: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???

No ---
by WVAPPeer
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Other Schools' Athletics
Topic: SEC and "vaccination motivation"
Replies: 132
Views: 1999

Re: SEC and "vaccination motivation"

" I am 57 and have NEVER been laid up for more than a day or two because of the flu or other disease. I have no idea why. Maybe I just have a great immune system. As far as I know my children are the same. We have all had the normal vaccines."

Hey Man - just don't step out in front of a bus -
by WVAPPeer
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???
Replies: 43
Views: 1243

Re: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???

WVU to the ACC should have happened earlier and I hope it actually does sometime soon - per BYU, hasn't there been a concern with the larger conferences because they won't participate on Sundays ---
by WVAPPeer
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: NC Legislature vs. NCHSAA
Replies: 13
Views: 760

Re: NC Legislature vs. NCHSAA

I can't imagine anything good coming out of the backward thinking legislators of NC trying to run high school athletics ---

And thanks to everyone who has posted info regarding my initial question ---
by WVAPPeer
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Non-Appalachian General Discussion
Topic: Are you a Hillbilly? I am
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Re: Are you a Hillbilly? I am

No problem - some of the articles are behind a paywall ---
https://www.bdtonline.com/sports/hillbi ... 9818f.html
by WVAPPeer
Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Other Schools' Athletics
Topic: SEC and "vaccination motivation"
Replies: 132
Views: 1999

Re: SEC and "vaccination motivation"

If something happens and a player/s get covid and aren't vaccinated we shouldn't even have an idea who it is and totally agree that they shouldn't be personally attacked!!!
by WVAPPeer
Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Appalachian General Discussion
Topic: Are you a Hillbilly? I am
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Are you a Hillbilly? I am

Part of an article from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph --- In the 50s and early 60s, Myrtle Beach is the only beach I knew --- :D [tweet]"I’m a hillbilly. Have been since birth and believe it or not I’m proud of it. Hillbilly, like most things that deal with the Appalachian Mountains, is a term that ...
by WVAPPeer
Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???
Replies: 43
Views: 1243

Oklahoma and Texas to SEC???

I am afraid we are on the way to the Power 5s breaking from the NCAA - possibly not this season but saddle up ---
https://www.espn.com/college-football/
by WVAPPeer
Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Other Schools' Athletics
Topic: SEC and "vaccination motivation"
Replies: 132
Views: 1999

Re: SEC and "vaccination motivation"

" jump to conclusions mat"
Ahhh - OFFICE SPACE ---

It is similar to injuries and training - teams should do all they can to guard against injuries and training for health issues and as well they should do all they can to cut down the possibilities of covid
by WVAPPeer
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Other Schools' Athletics
Topic: SEC and "vaccination motivation"
Replies: 132
Views: 1999

Re: SEC and "vaccination motivation"

Again - this is supposed to be about COLLEGE ATHLETES -
by WVAPPeer
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Other Schools' Athletics
Topic: SEC and "vaccination motivation"
Replies: 132
Views: 1999

Re: SEC and "vaccination motivation"

Personally, I am not in favor of young kids getting the shot right now - I don't think there has been enough testing and clinical trials at this point - This thread is about COLLEGE athletes ---
by WVAPPeer
Wed Jul 21, 2021 6:36 am
Forum: Other Schools' Athletics
Topic: SEC and "vaccination motivation"
Replies: 132
Views: 1999

Re: SEC and "vaccination motivation"

" If I had son I would encourage him to leave the university before getting the vaccine under duress. Getting the vaccine is not a civic duty. Its a personal decision to make up ones own mind ot be one of the sheep. Some things are bigger than football. Forced vaccination is one of them." If you a p...
by WVAPPeer
Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Appalachian Football
Topic: Way, Way Too Early Bowl Projection
Replies: 13
Views: 693

Re: Way, Way Too Early Bowl Projection

Unless something changes and we can fill at large spots instead of the current bowl tie-ins, there really is no one out there that I have any excitement about playing.

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