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THE 2020 INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST INSIDER – WEEK ONE

by | Aug 26, 2020 | Football Blogs, Headlines | 0 comments

BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA

HOT OFF THE PRESS

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced Hammond, Hammond Clark, Hammond Gavit, Hammond Morton, Indiana Deaf, and Whiting to suspend operations for the 2020 campaign.

Brownsburg’s John Hart earned his 300th career win with the Bulldogs’ 38-7 decision over Indianapolis Ben Davis.

Caston ended its 29-game losing streak with a 38-6 triumph over West Central.

Defending two-time Class 2A state champion Western Boone had its 13-game winning streak come to an end with a 21-20 setback to Sheridan,

Whitko saw its 13-game losing streak come to a halt with a 22-20 overtime decision over Prairie Heights.

Heritage Hills had its 20-game regular season winning streak come to an end with a 24-14 loss to Mount Vernon (Posey).

Fort Wayne Snider’s 47-17 loss to Fort Wayne North was the Panthers’ worst setback since a 31-0 decision to F.W. North in 1988.

HERE ARE A LIST OF CONTESTS WHICH HAVE BEEN CANCELED FOR WEEK TWO

Chesterton at Chicago St. Rita (Illinois), Chicago Mount Carmel (Illinois) at Calumet, Covenant Christian at Traders Point Christian, East Chicago Central at Bowman Academy, East Central at Oak Hills (Ohio), Gallatin County (Kentucky) at Switzerland County, Garrett at DeKalb, Griffith at Valparaiso, Guerin Catholic at Lafayette Central Catholic, Hammond at Burbank Reavis (Illinois), Hammond Clark at Lake Station, Hammond Gavit at Thornton Fractional South (Illinois), Immaculate Prep (Illinois) at Andrean, Indiana Deaf at South Decatur, Indianapolis Tindley at Monroe Central, Joliet Catholic (Illinois) at Indianapolis Bishop Chatard, Lake Central at Hammond Morton, Leo at Angola, Madison-Grant at Southern Wells, Mishawaka Marian at Whiting, Mississawana Valley (Ohio) at Union City, Owensboro (Kentucky) at Gibson Southern, Rochester at Knox, Rushville at New Castle, Sheridan at Clinton Central, South Adams at Bellmont, Taylor (Ohio) at Lawrenceburg, Warren Central at Louisville Trinity (Kentucky), Washington at Mount Carmel (Illinois), Winamac at Pioneer

RESCHEDULED GAMES FOR WEEK TWO

August 28: Andrean at Lake Central, Benton Central at Sheridan, Bowman Academy at Lake Station, Chesterton at Pioneer, Cloverdale at Madison-Grant, Decatur Central at Perry Meridian, East Central at Indianapolis Bishop Chatard, Franklin County at Winchester, Hammond Bishop Noll at Calumet Christian, Knox at Mishawaka Marian, Mooresville at Leo, Monroe Central at Union City, Mount Healthy (Ohio) at Lawrenceburg, Oldenburg Academy at South Decatur, Rushville at Covenant Christian, Seeger at Twin Lakes, Warren Central at Center Grove, Washington at Crawford County,

August 29Indianapolis Tindley at New Castle, Whiteland at Gibson Southern.

LONGEST WINNING STREAKS

New Palestine has earned 28 consecutive victories.

Indianapolis Bishop Chatard has won 12 straight games.

Lafayette Central Catholic has an 11-game winning streak.

Carmel has captured eight wins in a row.

LONGEST CURRENT LOSING STREAKS

Hammond Bishop Noll has a 37-game losing streak.

South Newton has a 33-game losing skid.

Connersville has a 24-game losing streak.

Frankfort has lost 22 games in a row.

Elwood has dropped 21 games in a row.

Evansville Harrison, Pike Central, and Washington have lost 17 games in a row.

Shelbyville has suffered 16 straight losses.

Muncie Central has dropped 15 straight contests.

Perry Meridian has lost 14 games in a row.

Fountain Central has a 13-game losing streak.

Northwestern, Monrovia, and Fort Wayne Wayne all have a 12-game losing streak.

Munster and Bellmont have lost 11 straight games.

Anderson Prep Academy and Indianapolis Shortridge have a nine-game losing skid.

Goshen has an eight-game losing streak.

CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON WINS

New Palestine 63, Southwood 24, Lafayette Jeff 18, Valparaiso 17, East Noble 17, East Central 16, Brownstown Central 12, South Adams 12, Indianapolis Lutheran 12, Eastern (Greentown) 11.

CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON LOSSES

South Newton 29, Bellmont 22, Connersville 21, Frankfort 19, Elwood 18, Evansville Harrison 15, Pike Central 15, Washington 15, Shelbyville 14, Muncie Central 13, Perry Meridian 13, Monrovia 13, Fountain Central 11, Eastern (Pekin) 11.

LONGEST CURRENT CONFERENCE WINNING STREAKS

Columbus East has run off 90 consecutive Hoosier Hills Conference victories.

New Palestine has won 47 Hoosier Heritage Conference contests.

East Central has won 39 straight Eastern Indiana Conference games.

Pioneer has come out on top in 37 straight Hoosier North Conference games.

Lafayette Jeff has won 25 straight North Central Conference games.

Southwood has claimed 21 consecutive Three Rivers Conference wins.

Brownstown Central has a 20-game Mid-Southern Conference winning streak.

East Noble has claimed 18 straight Northeast 8 Conference games.

Valparaiso has a 17-game Duneland Athletic Conference winning streak.

North Vermillion has earned 15 consecutive Wabash River Conference games.

Western Boone has 13 straight Sagamore Conference wins.

Decatur Central has 12 straight Mid-State Conference wins.

LONGEST CURRENT CONFERENCE LOSING STREAKS

Benton Central has lost 35 consecutive Hoosier Conference games.

South Bend Clay has suffered 27 straight Northern Indiana Conference losses.

Caston has lost 25 straight Hoosier North Conference games.

Crawford County has lost 23 straight Patoka Lake Conference contests.

Goshen has lost 20 consecutive Northern Lakes Conference games.

Bellmont has lost 18 straight Northeast 8 Conference games.

Edinburgh has dropped 15 Mid-Indiana Conference games in a row.

Elwood has a 14-game Central Indiana Conference losing streak.

Frankfort has lost 14 consecutive Sagamore Conference games.

Evansville Harrison has a 13-game Southern Indiana Conference losing streak.

Pike Central has lost 12 straight Pocket Conference games.

Muncie Central has dropped 11 straight North Central games.

Shelbyville has a 11-game Hoosier Heritage Conference losing streak.

Whitko has lost 10 Three Rivers Conference games in a row.

Perry Meridian has a 10-game Mid-State Conference losing skid.

Fountain Central has lost nine consecutive Wabash River Conference contests.

WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES

Larry “Bud” Wright (Sheridan) 425, Russ Radtke (Knox) 367, Mike Gillin (Mooresville) 330, Bob Gaddis (Columbus East) 322, John Hart (Brownsburg) 300, Jeff Adamson (Eastbrook) 281, Reed May (Brownstown Central) 268, Eric Moore (Center Grove) 245, Mark Bless (Avon) 233, Kevin O’Shea (Indianapolis North Central) 233, Mike Johnson (Logansport) 227, Mike Goebel (Evansville Mater Dei) 227, George Gilbert (Clinton Central) 224, Bart Curtis (Warsaw) 218, John Hendryx (Winamac) 217, Brian Moore (Parke Heritage) 206, Ott Hurrle (Indianapolis Scecina) 201.

CLOSING IN ON 200 WINS: Sherwood Haydock (Fort Wayne Wayne) 195, Tim Able (Triton Central) 188, Cory Yeoman (Penn) 180.

CLOSING IN ON 100 WINS: Jason Hawkins (Charlestown) 99, Ron Qualls (Anderson) 99, Luke Amstutz (East Noble) 97, Nate Andrews (NorthWood) 93, Monte Mawhorter (West Noble) 93, Michael Mosser (Adams Central) 93, Chris Coll (Franklin) 90, Jake Gilbert (Westfield) 90.