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@  BigWinners : (01 February 2015 - 02:45 AM) UVA is an elite team, they will be a #1 seed and a likely Final Four team. Ive never said UVA is not an elite team, I just said UK has better athletes (they do, they have insane athletes) and a team could take them out of their rhythm, which Duke did tonight. UVA is LEGIT totally, but the way I was treated on here for giving my opinion, I was glad to see Duke win even tho I hate Duke and usually always root for UVA
@  Canes00 : (01 February 2015 - 02:40 AM) UVA will be back Duke hit big shots down the stretch and UVA couldn't buy a bucket in the end
@  BigWinners : (01 February 2015 - 02:35 AM) I was berated for saying that a team could take UVA out of their game, I was told I was stupid and a liar, and yet Duke did just that
@  Canes00 : (01 February 2015 - 02:34 AM) who cares man what is your issue?
@  BigWinners : (01 February 2015 - 02:25 AM) Duke scored 43 points in the second half alone
@  BigWinners : (01 February 2015 - 02:25 AM) btw, Duke scored damn near 70 points. They sure as crap did not play UVA's game, so to act like a team with great athletes and players cant force UVA into a different type of game is just false.
@  BigWinners : (01 February 2015 - 02:24 AM) the objective fact that UK has better athletes? did you even listen to the pre-game? They said nothing to the contrary. I HAVE NEVER SAID UVA DID NOT HAVE GREAT ATHLETES AND PLAYERS. Only that UK has better athletes. I didnt even say UK has better players, just better pure athletes which is 100% true
@  UVAObserver : (01 February 2015 - 01:55 AM) Every streak has to end sometime. Duke just hit the shots.
@  UVAObserver : (01 February 2015 - 01:20 AM) Funny to hear Bilas and Shulman just eviscerate BW's "objective" "facts" about twice/minute.
@  BigWinners : (01 February 2015 - 12:37 AM) And to this point, with the way Duke has scored, this sure ain't the game UVA wants to play. It could change, but if this continues Duke wins
@  futbolking : (31 January 2015 - 10:49 PM) UVA has some darn good athletes too and they play stifling defense...…Ill take defense over offense any day.
@  futbolking : (31 January 2015 - 10:45 PM) I don't think anybody doubts that UK has the best athletes... they only buy the best in SEC country..…
@  futbolking : (31 January 2015 - 10:43 PM) I'll take a group of well coached kids with a high IQ on and off the court any day.... I would like UVA's chances.
@  BigWinners : (30 January 2015 - 11:43 PM) So all you can do is jump on a typo I quickly corrected? Because we both know that UK has better athletes than UVA, you just refuse to admit it
@  UVAObserver : (30 January 2015 - 07:18 PM) Posted Image
@  BigWinners : (30 January 2015 - 06:29 PM) its a fact, just like water is H2O and the Sun sets in the West
@  BigWinners : (30 January 2015 - 06:28 PM) not subjective I meant
@  BigWinners : (30 January 2015 - 06:28 PM) Are you seriously trying to say that UK is not more athletic than UK? That is not objective, that is a FACT.
@  UVAObserver : (30 January 2015 - 03:13 PM) Again, "hurr durr UK is moar athletic" is subjective. What I have stated is objective fact.
@  UVAObserver : (30 January 2015 - 03:11 PM) If a team has held 44 straight opponents under 50% FG, then yes, it's damn near absolute.

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#1 starcityfootballfan

 
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Posted 16 September 2013 - 03:30 PM

Interesting matchup in my neck of the woods. Actually, I am planning to be there for this one. The locals early schedule has been much weaker than the Richlands slate. This is a huge determining factor for me. Obviously, the Blue Tornado squad is not as powerful as past teams; however, they are good and solid and certainly will give the Cavaliers their toughest game thus far. Trust me, the folks in Daleville are already fired up for this one. This is the classic Southwest Virginia perennial power versus an upstart working its way to notoriety in the Roanoke Valley. My edge goes to the tradition that is Richlands football. Go Blues!

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:13 PM

The Quarterback and Running Back for Lord Botetourt are both very good.  The RB put up some very good numbers last year.  I've heard from a friend out that way that they don't throw the ball hardly at all.  Hopefully Richlands comes to play and can get the ball rolling again.  If we can clean up the passing game and step up our pass defense we have chance of being good.  Look forward to making the trip out to Daleville this Friday.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:19 PM

LB has had some good wins this year against some very respectable teams.  Richlands has had trouble over the past few years against teams from the Roanoke area.  LB by a touchdown.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:39 PM

Good Luck to the blues this week I think LB wins 31 - 21


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 05:27 PM

What is the directions to LB from Richlands?



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 05:34 PM

Daleville exit directly off of Interstate 81! Google Maps!
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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:27 PM

No disrespect to Richlands, but I have a feeling LB is going to win this pretty handily.  My prediction by at least 17.  31-14.  LB is pretty tough and their RB is a beast.  I would love to see Richlands win this one to keep some notoriety going for extreme SWVA, but I just don't think it will happen. 



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 08:32 PM

We are definitely the underdog here. More bad news for us. Colten will not be playing Friday night. Out with a shoulder sprain. LB wins this pretty easy in my opinion. I hope we can make a good showing. If we can't throw the ball we lose big. If we can trow maybe we can keep it respectable!

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 11:14 PM

Daleville exit directly off of Interstate 81! Google Maps!

is it exit 150



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 12:53 AM

150B



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 12:58 AM

is it exit 150

 

Exit 150B, take a right off the exit.  Right at the first light onto 220.  Go about a mile and a half.  School is on the left



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 01:29 AM

We are definitely the underdog here. More bad news for us. Colten will not be playing Friday night. Out with a shoulder sprain. LB wins this pretty easy in my opinion. I hope we can make a good showing. If we can't throw the ball we lose big. If we can trow maybe we can keep it respectable!

I hate to hear that he is out. Best of luck to you all, pulling for the Blues.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 02:43 AM

Richlands is representing far SWVA, GO GET 'EM Blues!!!!!


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 11:33 AM

Colten Staten is out?  Wow, that really hurts. 



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 01:01 PM

Colten Staten is out?  Wow, that really hurts. 

Unfortunately, yes he is.....this has the makings of a lonnnnnnggggggg night.


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 02:02 PM

Oddly enough, I think I know more about Botetourt's team than that of my own alma mater with regard to this matchup.

 

My take is that the Blues will have to play their very best to have a shot at this one.  This looks like the best team that Botetourt has fielded in recent memory and they've got really great momentum coming into this game.  Their offense is clicking and they've played some fairly decent competition to date.  Richlands will need to control the line of scrimmage and keep the Cavs' offense on the sidelines as much as possible.  Doing that will improve their chances.

 

On paper this looks like an uphill climb.  But anything can happen.



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Posted 18 September 2013 - 02:15 AM

Richlands will have their hands full this week and for the next two weeks with Virginia High, who is much improved, and with Bluefield.  When was the last time Richlands lost 2 or even 3 regular season games?



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Posted 18 September 2013 - 02:18 AM

2007 or 2008 I think.p

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:18 PM

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:36 PM

I love my blues,  but with Colton out and River still getting his legs under him as a starting varsity QB,  and with some issues at receiver, and the O line still coming together,  I think this might be a long night for the blues.  They are playing a lot of young players,  but they do they have the potential to be a very good team,  but I am afraid they have just too much going against them this week,  with them playing a good team that has a lot of good talent along with good coaching and at their place. 

  I hope I am way off on this though and the blues give them a good hard fought game !


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