BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
New Prairie coach Russ Radtke picked up career win No. 300 with the Cougars’ 42-7 triumph over rival LaPorte. Radtke’s 300th win puts him in elite company, as only six other coaches have reached that plateau. Larry “Bud” Wright (380), Jerry Brewer (368), Chris Geesman (339), Don Howell (314), Dick Dullaghan (312) and Bob Clayton (311).
Munster skipper Leroy Marsh earned his 200th coaching victory as a result of the Mustangs’ 27-9 win against Lake Central.
Terre Haute North snapped Castle’s 18-game regular season winning streak with a 49-14 triumph over the Knights.
Charleston’s 16-game regular season winning streak came to an end with Madison’s 24-7 win against the Pirates.
South Spencer brought North Posey’s 14-game regular season winning streak to a halt with 20-14 decision over the Vikings.
Jimtown’s 10-game regular season winning streak ended with NorthWood’s 21-20 win against the Jimmies.
Shenandoah brought Hagertown’s nine-game regular season winning streak to a close with a 60-21 win over the Tigers.
Brebeuf Jesuit snapped three-time Class 3A state champion Indianapolis Bishop Chatard’s nine-game winning streak with a 22-17 win over the Trojans.
Four-time Class 2A state champion Fort Wayne Bishop Luers had its seven-game winning streak come to an end with a 34-12 loss to F.W. Snider.
Indianapolis Ben Davis ended three-time Class 4A state champion Indianapolis Cathedral’s six-game winning streak with a 26-20 triumph.
HERE’S TO THE WINNERS
Here are the coaches picking up their first victory at their new place of employment in 2013.
Mo Moriarty-Bloomington South (35-0 over Bedford North Lawrence)
Mic Roessler-Brebeuf Jesuit (22-17 over Bishop Chatard)
Ethan Schreiber-Brown County (22-14 over Cloverdale)
Paul Sade-Churubusco (56-0 over Fremont)
Bret Szabo-Evansville North (37-20 over Terre Haute South)
Cory Brunson-Evansville Harrison (28-22 over West Vigo)
Adam Reese-Franklin (59-13 over Seymour)
Steve Moorman-Indianapolis Shortridge (57-0 over Oldenburg Academy)
Will Hostawser-LaVille (31-0 over South Central)
Jed Richman-Lawrence Central (49-3 over Lawrence North)
Brian Oliver-Linton-Stockton (50-12 over Eastern Greene)
Patric Morrison-Madison (24-7 over Charlestown)
Craig Barr-Madison-Grant (35-12 over Marion)
Ed Wagner-Milan (59-22 over Northeastern)
Kyle Ralph-New Palestine (64-8 over Danville)
Kirk Kennedy-North Judson (25-7 over Glenn)
Aaron Sauter-North Newton (48-42 over South Newton)
Tom Wogomon-Northridge (14-7 over S.B. Adams)
Mark Raetz-Northview (22-18 over Broad Ripple)
Scott Buening-Southridge (61-8 over Clarksville)
Rick Burkhalter-South Adams (24-18 over Winchester 2OT)
Tom Packer-South Spencer (20-14 over North Posey)
John Johns-Triton (25-13 over Caston)
Tim Able-Triton Central (56-0 over Park Tudor)
Josh Ekovich-Wawasee (42-20 over Whitko)
Shane Fry-West Lafayette (26-15 over Tri-West)
Justin Pelley-Western Boone (34-13 over Sheridan)
HIGH OCTANE OFFENSE
During week one of the 2013 season, 15 teams scored over 50 points, 12 teams topped the 60 mark, and three clubs rolled up over 70 points on their opponents.
DEFENSE WINS CHAMPIONSHIPS
In week one, 23 clubs pitched shutouts
UPS AND DOWNS
Longest current winning streaks
Lawrence Central has won 16 straight games
Lafayette Central Catholic has won 12 games in a row
Longest current losing streaks
Tri has dropped 32 games in a row.
Frontier has 29 straight losses.
Lafayette Harrison has dropped 27 consecutive games.
Central Noble has lost 26 games in a row.
Riverton Parke has suffered 24 straight losses.
Wabash has 19 losses in a row.
Taylor has 17 consecutive losses.
Blackford has lost 13 games in a row.
Lawrence North, South Dearborn, and Evansville Bosse have a 12-game losing streak.
Crawford County has suffered 11 losses in a row.
CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON WINS
Homestead 23, Linton-Stockton 21, Columbus East 17, Lawrence Central 17, Brownsburg 14, Indianapolis Ritter 14, Greencastle 14, F.W. Snider 12, Jasper 11,North Vermillion 11, Whiting 10.
CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON LOSSES
Tri 29, Frontier 26, Lafayette Harrison 24, Central Noble 23, Riverton Parke 21, Wabash 18, Cloverdale 15, Taylor 15, Calumet 13, Norwell 12, Lawrence North 10, Blackford 10, South Dearborn 10, Evansville Bosse 10, Crawford County 9.
Closing in on 250
Mo Moriarty (Bloomington South) 248
Closing in on 200
Reed May (Brownstown Central) 197
Closing in on 150
Herb King (Rockville) 144
Ott Hurle (Scecina Memorial) 143
Closing in on 100
Kevin Mills (Springs Valley) 97
Mike Cheviron (Goshen) 96
Dave Pasch (Indianapolis Lutheran) 96
Tony Ahrens (Jasper) 95
Bob Holmes (Bremen) 94
Pat Parks (Shelbyville) 93
Roger Dodson (Greenfield-Central) 92