THE INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST’S 2013 INSIDER VOLUME V
BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
Brownstown Central coach Reed May picked up his 200th career victory with the Braves’ 55-7 triumph over Salem. Now in his 21st season, May has never recorded a losing record.
Culver Military Academy snapped Lafayette Central Catholic’s 14-game winning streak with a 14-7 victory over the host Knights. Last season, the Eagles ended LCC’s 47-game winning streak with a 14-12 win.
Carmel ended Lawrence Central’s 18-game winning streak with a 17-7 triumph. It also stopped the Bears’ 19-game regular season streak.
Cloverdale snapped its 17-game regular season losing streak with a 52-0 blanking of Turkey Run.
Penn’s 38-0 shutout of Fort Wayne Snider marked the first time Snider was blanked since the 2009 season (10-0 to F.W. Bishop Dwenger). It was also the Panthers’ worst loss since a 49-7 setback to Lima (Ohio) in 1967 and snapped their 14-game regular season winning streak.
Fort Wayne Bishop Luers’ 34-7 loss to Leo marks the first time the Knights have ever started the season 0-4.
Perry Central ended Paoli’s 10-game Patoka Lake Athletic Conference winning streak with a 24-21 win.
Evansville Bosse’s 40-33 triumph over Castle marked its first win over the Knights since 2006.
HIGHS AND LOWS
Here are teams still perfect after the first four weeks.
Andrean, Lakeland, Gibson Southern, West Lafayette, Homestead, Rensselaer, Columbus East, Concord, Peru, Corydon Central, West Washington, New Prairie, Eastern Hancock, Whiting, Batesville, Evansville Mater Dei, Brownstown Central, Winamac, Leo, Churubusco, North Vermillion, Greencastle, New Palestine, New Haven, Southport, Triton Central, Lebanon, Western, Hobart, Indianapolis Shortridge, West Central, Jeffersonville, Jasper, Oak Hill, F.W. Bishop Dwenger, Penn, Shenandoah, Fountain Central, Yorktown, Center Grove, Scecina Memorial, Indiana Deaf, Hammond Morton, Linton-Stockton, Indianapolis Marshall.
Here are teams still looking for their first win after four weeks.
Logansport, Anderson Prep, Norwell, Cambridge City Lincoln, Wabash, Gary Roosevelt, Wheeler, Clinton Central, Jennings County, Wabash, South Dearborn, Frontier, Clarksville, Crawford County, Crawfordsville, Turkey Run, East Central, Cloverdale, DeKalb, S.B. Washington, Blackford, Taylor, F.W. Bishop Luers, South Central, Covington, North Putnam, Goshen, Pike Central, Hammond Clark, Harrison (West Lafayette), Seymour, Central Noble, Park Tudor, Hagerstown, Wood Memorial, New Castle, Bedford North Lawrence, Muncie South, Mooresville, Mitchell, Manchester, Lawrence North, LaPorte, Lake Station, Indianapolis Manual, Union (Dugger).
HERE’S TO THE WINNERS
Here are the coaches picking up their first victory at their new place of employment in 2013.
Cloverdale – Jarred Duff (52-0 over Turkey Run)
East Central – Justin Roden (35-28 over Franklin County)
MAKING THE GRADE
To start the 2013 season Indian high school football had a record 66 new head coaching positions filled. It’s time to hand out those mid-term report cards.
School New Coach Record
1. Bedford North Lawrence Steve Weber 0-4
2. Bloomington South Mo Moriarity 1-3
3. Bowman Academy David Nelson 2-2
4. Brebeuf Jesuit Mic Roessler 3-1
5. Broad Ripple Ken McMichel 2-2
6. Brown County Ethan Schreiber 3-1
7. Central Noble Jeremy Yates 0-4
8. Crawfordsville Mike Hammons 0-4
9. Chesterton Mark Peterson 3-1
10. Churubusco Paul Sade 4-0
11. Cloverdale Jarrod Duff 1-3
12. DeKalb Mike DeVos 0-4
13. East Central Justin Roden 1-3
14. Evansville North Bret Szabo 2-2
15. Evansville Harrison Cory Brunson 1-2
16. Evansville Reitz Andy Hape 2-2
17. F.W. Bishop Luers Kyle Lindsay 0-4
18. Franklin Adam Reese 3-1
19. Frontier Jamie Sailors 0-4
20. Gary Roosevelt Ronald Wright 0-4
21. Glenn Dave Sharpe 2-2
22. Hanover Central Robert Harrison JV
23. Indianapolis Northwest Nicholas "Rippy" Morales0-4
24. Indianapolis Shortridge Steve Moorman 4-0
25. Indianapolis Washington Cameron Anderson 1-3
26. Jay County Tim Millspaugh 3-1
27. Jennings County Dustin Roller 0-4
28. Knightstown Kevin Miller 3-1
29. Lake Station Rich Lunsford 0-4
30. LaVille Will Hostrawser 2-2
31. Lawrence Central Jed Richman 3-1
32. Lawrence North Patrick Mallory 0-4
33. Linton-Stockton Brian Oliver 4-0
34. Madison Patric Morrison 2-2
35. Madison-Grant Craig Barr 1-3
36. Manchester Greg Miller 0-4
37. Marion Ryan Vermillion 1-3
38. Milan Ed Wagner 1-3
39. Muncie Southside Wenstone Nash 0-4
40. New Castle Will Ragle 0-4
41. New Palestine Kyle Ralph 4-0
42. North Posey Paul Rynkewich 1-3
43. Northfield Brandon Baker 2-2
44. North Judson Kirk Kennedy 2-2
45. North Miami Mark Lefebvre 1-3
46. North Newton Aaron Sauter 1-3
47. Northridge Tom Wogomon 3-1
48. Northview Mark Raetz 3-1
49. Salem R.J. Hartsfield 2-2
50. Seymour Josh Shattuck 0-4
51. Southridge Scott Buening 3-1
52. South Adams Rick Burkhalter 2-2
53. South Dearborn Chris Nobbe 0-4
54. South Spencer Tom Packer 3-1
55. Southern Wells Steve Yencer 1-3
56. Terre Haute South Tim Herrin 2-2
57. The Howe School Tom Barnes 1-2
58. Tri C.J. Miller 1-3
59. Triton John Johns 1-3
60. Triton Central Tim Able 4-0
61. Warren Central Jayson West 3-1
62. Wawasee Josh Ekovich 1-3
63. Wes-Del Brad Hess 3-1
64. West Lafayette Shane Fry 4-0
65. Western Boone Justin Pelley 3-1
66. Whitko Josh Mohr 2-2
UPS AND DOWNS
Longest current losing streaks
Frontier has 32 straight losses.
Lafayette Harrison has dropped 30 consecutive games.
Central Noble has lost 29 games in a row.
Wabash has 22 losses in a row.
Taylor has 20 consecutive losses.
Blackford has lost 16 games in a row.
Lawrence North and South Dearborn have a 15-game losing streak.
Crawford County has suffered 14 losses in a row.
Crawfordsville has lost 13 straight games.
Union (Dugger) has dropped 11 straight games.
Longest current conference winning streaks
Columbus East has run off 44 consecutive Hoosier Hills Conference games.
Lafayette Central Catholic has won 43 straight Hoosier Heartland and Hoosier Conference games.
Churubusco has won 23 Northeast Corner Conference games in a row.
Homestead has captured 22 straight Northeast Hoosier Conference games.
East Central has won 19 straight Eastern Indiana Conference games.
Penn has won 15 straight Northern Indiana Conference games.
Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter has 12 straight Indiana Crossroads Conference wins.
Longest current conference losing streaks
Wabash has lost 37 straight Three Rivers Conference games.
Lafayette Harrison has suffered 27 straight Hoosier Crossroads Conference losses.
Central Noble has 23 Northeast Corner Conference losses in a row.
Crawford County has dropped 23 straight Patoka Lake Conference contests.
Union (Dugger) has suffered 21 straight Southwest Seven Conference losses.
Riverton Parke has lost 19 consecutive Wabash River Conference games.
LaVille has endured 18 straight Northern State Conference losses.
Bloomington South has suffered 17 straight Conference Indiana Conference losses.
F.W. Wayne has endured a 17-game Summit Athletic Conference losing skid.
Delphi has 16 consecutive Hoosier Conference losses in a row.
Taylor has suffered 14 Mid-Indiana Conference losses in a row.
Cloverdale has run off 12 straight West Central Conference losses.
Mooresville has 13 straight Mid-State Conference losses.
South Decatur has 11 consecutive Mid-Indiana Conference losses.
CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON WINS
Homestead 28, Linton-Stockton 25, Columbus East 20, Greencastle 17, Jasper 14, North Vermillion 14, Whiting 13.
CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON LOSSES
Frontier 29, Lafayette Harrison 27, Central Noble 26, Wabash 21, Taylor 18, Norwell 15, Lawrence North 13, Blackford 13, South Dearborn 13, Crawford County 12, Crawforsville 12, Mooresville 12, Union (Dugger) 11, South Bend Washington 11.
Closing in on 250
Mo Moriarty (Bloomington South) 248
Closing in on 150
Herb King (Rockville) 146
Ott Hurle (Scecina Memorial) 146
Closing in on 100
Tony Ahrens (Jasper) 98
Kevin Mills (Springs Valley) 98
Dave Pasch (Indianapolis Lutheran) 97
Bob Holmes (Bremen) 96
Mike Cheviron (Goshen) 96
Pat Parks (Shelbyville) 95
Roger Dodson (Greenfield-Central) 92