THE INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST’S 2013 INSIDER VOLUME VIII
BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
Frontier saw its 34-game losing streak end with a 40-16 win over West Central. It also snapped the Falcons’ 31-game regular season and 20-game Midwest Conference losing streaks.
Blackford ended an 18-game losing skid with a 30-22 win over Frankton. The Bruins also snapped a 15-game season skid.
Hammond Clark snapped a 14-game losing streak with a 21-6 win over Hammond Gavit.
Mount Carmel (Ill.) ended Jasper’s 17-game regular season winning streak with a 27-14 win.
Ben Davis brought Center Grove’s 12-game regular season winning streak to a halt with a 37-20 triumph.
HIGHS AND LOWS
Here is the last time the following teams started 7-0.
Andrean (2011), Gibson Southern (first time), West Lafayette (2011), Columbus East (2012), New Prairie (first time), Eastern Hancock (1998), Whiting (2012), Batesville (2009), Evansville Mater Dei (2012), Brownstown Central (2011), Winamac (2000), Leo (2012), Churubusco (2012), North Vermillion (2012), New Palestine (2011), New Haven (2012), Southport (first time), Penn (2011), Shenandoah (2011), Fountain Central (2012), Linton-Stockton (2012).
Here is the last time these teams opened 0-7.
Cambridge City Lincoln (2001), Wabash (2012), Gary Roosevelt (2012), South Dearborn (2012), Clarksville (first time), Crawfordsville (2009), DeKalb (2011), S.B. Washington (2007), Blackford (2012), Taylor (2012), F.W. Bishop Luers (first time), Covington (2012), North Putnam (1995), Goshen (2004), Harrison (West Lafayette) (2012), Seymour (2011), Hagerstown (first time), Wood Memorial (2012), New Castle (2012), Muncie South (2005), Mooresville (2012), Lawrence North (2012), LaPorte (2012), Indianapolis Manual (2009), Indianapolis Northwest (2007), Union (Dugger) (1993), Washington (2004).
HERE’S TO THE WINNERS
Here are the coaches picking up their first victory at their new place of employment in 2013.
Frontier – Jamie Sailors (40-16 over West Central)
UPS AND DOWNS
Longest current losing streaks
Lafayette Harrison has dropped 33 consecutive games.
Wabash has 25 losses in a row.
Taylor has 23 consecutive losses.
Lawrence North and South Dearborn have an 18-game losing streak.
Crawfordsville has lost 15 straight games.
Union (Dugger) has dropped 14 straight games.
Goshen has suffered 10 losses in a row.
Longest current conference winning streaks
Columbus East has run off 47 consecutive Hoosier Hills Conference games.
Lafayette Central Catholic has won 45 straight Hoosier Heartland and Hoosier Conference games.
Churubusco has won 23 Northeast Corner Conference games in a row.
East Central has won 21 straight Eastern Indiana Conference games.
Penn has won 18 straight Northern Indiana Conference games.
Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter has 14 straight Indiana Crossroads Conference wins.
Richmond has won 12 straight North Central Conference games.
Longest current conference losing streaks
Wabash has lost 40 straight Three Rivers Conference games.
Lafayette Harrison has suffered 30 straight Hoosier Crossroads Conference losses.
Central Noble has 25 Northeast Corner Conference losses in a row.
Union (Dugger) has suffered 23 straight Southwest Seven Conference losses.
Riverton Parke has lost 21 consecutive Wabash River Conference games.
Delphi has 16 consecutive Hoosier Conference losses in a row.
Mooresville has 16 straight Mid-State Conference losses.
Taylor has suffered 16 Mid-Indiana Conference losses in a row.
Cloverdale has run off 15 straight West Central Conference losses.
South Decatur has 12 consecutive Mid-Indiana Conference losses.
CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON WINS
Linton-Stockton 28, Columbus East 23 North Vermillion 17, Whiting 17, Brownstown Central 14, Penn 12, Andrean 11, New Prairie 11.
CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON LOSSES
Lafayette Harrison 30, Wabash 23, Taylor 21, Lawrence North 16, South Dearborn 16, Crawfordsville 15, Mooresville 15, Union (Dugger) 14, S.B. Washington 14.
Closing in on 250
Mo Moriarty (Bloomington South) 249
Closing in on 150
Ott Hurle (Scecina Memorial) 148
Herb King (Rockville) 148
Closing in on 100
Bob Holmes (Bremen) 99
Dave Pasch (Indianapolis Lutheran) 99
Kevin Mills (Springs Valley) 98
Mike Cheviron (Goshen) 96
Pat Parks (Shelbyville) 95
Bud Ozmun (Oak Hill) 94
Roger Dodson (Greenfield-Central) 92