THE INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST’S INSIDER – 2018 WEEK THREE

by | Sep 4, 2018 | Featured, Football Blogs, Headlines, RRSN News | 0 comments

BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA

HOT OFF THE PRESS

Bedford North Lawrence’s Steve Weber notched his 150th career win with the Stars’ 34-12 victory over Jeffersonville.

Jayson West of Warren Central claimed his 100th career victory with the Warriors’ 58-27 decision over North Central (Indianapolis).

Anderson Prep Academy ended its 20-game losing streak with a 46-8 triumph over Dugger Union.

Elkhart Memorial snapped its 18-game Northern Lakes Conference losing streak with a 49-24 win over Goshen.

Mount Vernon (Posey) had its 14-game Big Eight Conference losing streak come to an end with a 41-12 win over Mount Carmel (Illinois).

Lebanon brought Danville’s 12-game Sagamore Conference winning streak to a halt with a 27-13 triumph.

Former Woodlan coach Leland Etzler passed away on September 2 at the age of 78 years old. He compiled a record of 287-117-2 and led the Warriors to a Class 1A state runner-up finish in 1981.

South Bend Clay’s contest at Hammond and Bowman Academy’s game with Lighthouse East were cancelled Friday because of inclement weather and will not be made up.

Whiting had a 27-13 lead over Boone Grove after the opening quarter on Saturday when weather forced the contest to be delayed and eventually cancelled.

IT HAS BEEN AWHILE

New Albany is 3-0 for the first time since 1987.

Boonville is 3-0 for the first time since 1991.

Marion is 3-0 for the first time since 2006.

Mooresville is 3-0 for the first time since 2008.

Indianapolis Roncalli is 0-3 for the first time since 1974.

Linton-Stockton is 0-3 for the first time since 1991.

Shelbyville is 0-3 for the first time since 1993.

HERE’S TO THE WINNERS

The following coaches earned their first win at their new school.

Michael Torgeson (Anderson Prep), Pete Koulianos (Highland), Will Patterson (Indianapolis Tech), James Broyles (Kankakee Valley), Brian Nay (Lafayette Central Catholic), John Rodenberg (Lawrence Central), Jason Grunewald (Munster), Jimmy Linn (New Haven), Justin Roden (Noblesville), Garry Sauley (South Decatur), Aaron Clements (Tell City), Bill Marshall (Valparaiso).

LONGEST WINNING STREAKS

Pioneer has an 18-game winning streak.

Evansville Memorial has won 11 games in a row.

LONGEST CURRENT LOSING STREAKS

Clarksville has a 38-game losing streak.

South Bend Clay has suffered 24 losses in a row.

Fort Wayne North has a 19-game losing streak.

Crawfordsville has 18 consecutive losses

Edinburgh, Madison-Grant, and South Newton have suffered 15 consecutive losses.

Fremont and Whitko have dropped 14 straight games.

Caston, Dugger Union, Fairfield, and Madison are in the midst of a 12-game losing streak.

CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON WINS

New Palestine 48, Pioneer 37, Gibson Southern 33, Eastbrook 16, North Harrison 16, Angola 13, Eastern Greene 13.

CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON LOSSES

Clarksville 34, South Bend Clay 21, Fort Wayne North 17, Crawfordsville 16, Whitko 14, Edinburgh 13, Madison-Grant 13, South Newton 13, Fremont 12, Caston 11, Fairfield 11, Madison 11.

LONGEST CURRENT CONFERENCE WINNING STREAKS

Columbus East has run off 78 consecutive Hoosier Hills Conference victories.

Penn has won 41 straight Northern Indiana Conference games.

East Central has won 34 straight Eastern Indiana Conference games.

New Palestine has won 34 Hoosier Heritage Conference contests.

Gibson Southern has won 25 consecutive Pocket Conference contests.

Pioneer has come out on top in 25 straight Hoosier North Conference games.

North Harrison has claimed 15 consecutive Mid-Southern Conference games.

Decatur Central has captured 14 Mid-State Conference contests.

Hagerstown has come out on top in 14 consecutive Tri-Eastern Conference games.

Lafayette Jeff has won 12 straight North Central Conference games.

Eastbrook has an 11-game Central Indiana Conference winning streak.

Ben Davis has claimed 10 consecutive Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference games.

Indianapolis Scecina has won 10 straight Indiana Crossroads Conference contests.

Northridge has captured nine straight Northern Lakes Conference games.

Griffith has claimed eight Greater South Shore Conference games in a row.

Lowell has an eight-game Northwest Crossroads Conference winning streak.

New Prairie has won eight consecutive Northern Indiana Conference contests.

LONGEST CURRENT CONFERENCE LOSING STREAKS

Clarksville has suffered 28 straight Mid-Southern Conference losses.

Benton Central has lost 27 consecutive Hoosier Conference games.

Fort Wayne North has dropped 17 straight Summit Athletic Conference contests.

Speedway has a 17-game Indiana Crossroads Conference losing streak.

South Bend Clay has suffered 16 straight Northern Indiana Conference losses.

Lawrence North has dropped 15 consecutive Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference games.

Crawford County has lost 14 straight Patoka Lake Conference contests.

Kankakee Valley has a 14-game Northwest Crossroads Conference losing streak.

Caston has lost 13 straight Hoosier North Conference games.

Southern Wells has dropped 13 Allen County Conference games in a row.

Crawfordsville has lost 12 consecutive Sagamore Conference games.

Madison has dropped 12 straight Hoosier Hills Conference contests.

Park Tudor has an 11-game Indiana Crossroads Conference losing streak.

Richmond has a 10-game North Central Conference losing streak.

Huntington North has suffered nine straight Northeast 8 Conference losses.

Madison-Grant has lost nine consecutive Central Indiana Conference games.

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

MILESTONES

WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES: Larry “Bud” Wright (Sheridan) 412, Russ Radtke (New Prairie) 352, Mike Gillin (Mooresville) 311, Bob Gaddis (Columbus East) 305, Mo Moriarity (Bloomington South) 292, John Hart (Brownsburg) 287, Jeff Adamson (Eastbrook) 258, Rick Wimmer (Fishers) 253, Reed May (Brownstown Central) 251, Scott Mannering (Twin Lakes) 233, Eric Moore (Center Grove) 228, Mike Johnson (Logansport) 223, Kevin O’Shea (Indianapolis North Central) 219, Mark Bless (Avon) 218, Mike Goebel (Evansville Mater Dei) 214, Scot Shaw (Elkhart Memorial) 205, Bart Curtis (Warsaw) 203, John Hendryx (Knox) 201

CLOSING IN ON 200: Brian Moore (Parke Heritage) 189, Sherwood Haydock (Woodlan) 189, Ott Hurrle (Indianapolis Scecina) 185, Jeff Cain (Whiting) 184

CLOSING IN ON 150: Dave Pasch (Indianapolis Lutheran) 142

CLOSING IN ON 100: Doug Armstrong (Eastern Hancock) 99, Kurt Tippmann (Fort Wayne Snider) 99, Aaron Tolle (Tipton) 98, Troy Burgess (Evansville Central) 98, Kevin Hutchins (Monrovia) 95, Mike Campbell (Jimtown) 93, Doug Hurt (Castle) 92

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