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by StewieG » Thu Jul 12, 2007 11:28 pm
by intenso » Thu Jul 12, 2007 11:45 pm
by BadBecks » Fri Jul 13, 2007 12:11 am
by Bayou Tribe » Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:54 am
It is no doubt the greatest pre-game in all of sports.
by intenso » Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:11 am
by intenso » Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:13 am
by Mr. MacPhisto » Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:30 am
Script Ohio is the signature formation of The Ohio State Marching Band performed before or during halftime, or after home games. Script Ohio was first performed by The Ohio State Marching Band on October 10, 1936 at the Ohio State versus University of Pittsburgh football game. According to The Ohio State University Library, a similar floating formation was first performed during the 1932 season by the University of Michigan Marching band, however, it was a set-piece, instead of being formed through marching described below.
Michigan Marching Band director Jamie Nix said, "Yes, that's true (that Michigan formed OHIO with its marching band), but certainly not in the complex form it takes on now with the OSU band."
by Bayou Tribe » Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:40 am
Tennessee's T...not as good as Arkansas' run through the A.
by furls » Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:43 am
by intenso » Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:46 am
Bayou Tribe wrote:Tennessee's T...not as good as Arkansas' run through the A.It's hard to get a good perspective at War Memorial because you are at ground level. When we went to Tenn we were so high up we could see the entire "T".
by Mr. MacPhisto » Fri Jul 13, 2007 12:00 pm
Furls wrote:Thanks for the feedback, couple of points....The rivalry in 1936 was a lot more civil. It took Woody Hayes to amplify the rivalry to a truely epic level, so the rivalry that we all know now is not the rivalry in which the tradition was born.It took Hayes' irrational hatred of Michigan to drive it to its current state. THis was further aided by one of Hayes' own assistants taking the helm in the late 60's (famous guy you might have heard of named Bo something).
by furls » Fri Jul 13, 2007 3:25 pm
by Buck-Nut » Thu Aug 09, 2007 3:49 pm
Mr. MacPhisto wrote: And I do agree with ya'll, Script Ohio is the best tradition in college football. I'm not an Ohio State fan and I enjoy watching it. I've seen them do it live on several occasions when I've watched Ohio State at bowl games down here in Florida. It's always thrilling to see executed. I can only imagine how difficult it is to teach that and coordinate it. Just stunning.
by mswerb » Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:04 pm
by jeck » Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:14 pm
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