Gil Thorp by Neal Rubin and Rod Whigham

Gil Thorp

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  1. kdizzle

    kdizzle said, over 2 years ago

    So I guess Wynn wasn’t home schooled? It looks like Milford will be getting some W’s this year with these diaper dandies, baby!

  2. DaleJQP

    DaleJQP said, over 2 years ago

    Depending on the school system, home schooled might be able to play for a public school team. (The one closest to where they live. Check the paperwork.)

    One could hypothesize that the Wylies home school only through grade 10. Wynn is a year older than Wendy and is now a senior. Wendy is just starting at Milford as a junior.

  3. bearwku82

    bearwku82 said, over 2 years ago

    Hamani “Hambone” Gaines is always mentioned in the pre season, WHATEVER season, as a standout. Yet, he’s never written in as more than a bit player. Tomorrow, Pre season with Mimi and The Amazin’ Amazons and that tall drink of water, Shelby Porter.

  4. miffedmax

    miffedmax said, over 2 years ago

    Wynn and Wendy have Matching Moles.

  5. Gilfan79

    Gilfan79 said, over 2 years ago

    @DaleJQP

    Dale, I think you are on track with the home schooled idea, but with open enrollment in most districts anymore I think star athletes who are home schooled (which is a rare occurence) can pretty much choose where they want to go for athletics. I believe most students in that situation enroll for at least one course in the district (music, PE, driver’s ed.) to make their attendance somewhat official. At least that’s what we’ve seen in Iowa high school athletics.

  6. BitsyTwill

    BitsyTwill said, over 2 years ago

    Wasn’t Jaxon’s mom home-schooled or am I just remembering wrong? So much has happened since then, ya know.

  7. BitsyTwill

    BitsyTwill said, over 2 years ago

    OK, I looked it up…she went to “the Alternative High School” while playing softball, aka, the school for girls with mutant toddlers.

  8. DaleJQP

    DaleJQP said, over 2 years ago

    @BitsyTwill

    She was going to an “alternative” school.

  9. DaleJQP

    DaleJQP said, over 2 years ago

    @Gilfan79

    That’s the problem with commenting on GT based on where we went to school or live now.
    GT is fiction, but also unreal by any standard.
    Why are all those 20 year olds still in HS? They should have been drafted by now.

  10. cuttersjock

    cuttersjock said, over 2 years ago

    P1, Gil looking like Dutch Reagan, Kaz a little like Snake Plissken, P2, Donnie Stebbins a little like 1980’s Rick Springfield

  11. Sportsguy23

    Sportsguy23 said, over 2 years ago

    @Gilfan79

    My niece was home schooled in northwest Illinois. She didn’t take any classes at the high school, but was totally accepted by her teammates. Of course that could be because she was a star pitcher and the team went deep into the playdowns(state tournament) for three years! Plus she is a really nice kid.

  12. Oak Ridge Boy61

    Oak Ridge Boy61 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @DaleJQP

    Wasn’t Tim Tebow home schooled but played football for a public high school?

  13. gilthorp57

    gilthorp57 said, over 2 years ago

    Home schooled not allowed to participate in Indiana.

  14. Ellisburkes

    Ellisburkes said, over 2 years ago

    @Oak Ridge Boy61

    Correct. Texas has the Tebow Law which permits home school students to particiapte in regular school extracurricular activities. He also has a steak bearing his name at a restaurant in Austin.

  15. Sportsguy23

    Sportsguy23 said, over 2 years ago

    @gilthorp57

    They are if they attend at least one class at the school and meet some academic requirements.

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