THE INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST’S 2013 INSIDER VOLUME XI
BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
Indianapolis Scecina Memorial coach Ott Hurrle picked up career win No. 150 as the Crusaders downed Centerville, 49-13 in Class 2A playoff action.
Indianapolis Lutheran’s Dave Pasch surpassed the 100-mark in victories with the Saints’ win 14-0 over Indianapolis Howe in Class 1A play.
NorthWood’s Scott Hoover stepped down after five seasons in which he compiled a 30-27 record. The Panthers finished 4-6 this season, losing 55-21 to East Noble in the Class 4A Sectional 19 opener.
Cambridge City Lincoln snapped its 11-game losing streak with a 49-26 win over Hagerstown in Class 1A action.
Clarksville ended a 10-game losing skid with a 42-38 win over Crawford County in Class 2A play.
South Bend Washington downed S.B. Clay, 40-34, in Class 4A action to end its 10-game losing streak.
Four-time Class 2A state champion Fort Wayne Bishop Luers picked up its first win with a 41-3 decision over West Noble in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs.
Batesville’s perfect season came to an end with a 17-14 setback to Indian Creek in Class 3A.
HIGHS AND LOWS
Here is the last time the following teams started 10-0.
Andrean (2003), Gibson Southern (first time), Columbus East (2012), New Prairie (first time), Eastern Hancock (first time), Evansville Mater Dei (2001), Brownstown Central (2003), Winamac (2000), Leo (2011), North Vermillion (2012), New Palestine (2011), Southport (1949), Penn (2011), Linton-Stockton (2012).
Here is the last time these teams finished 0-10.
Wabash (2012), Gary Roosevelt (first time), South Dearborn (2012), Crawfordsville (1999), DeKalb (2010), Taylor (2012), Harrison (West Lafayette) (2012), Seymour (1975), New Castle (2011), Indianapolis Manual (2009).
HERE’S TO THE WINNERS
Here are the new coaches who have picked up their first win at their new place of employment.
Kyle Lindsay – F.W. Bishop Luers (41-3 over West Noble).
UPS AND DOWNS
Longest current losing streaks
Lafayette Harrison has dropped 35 consecutive games.
Wabash has 28 losses in a row.
Taylor has 26 consecutive losses.
South Dearborn has a 21-game losing streak.
Lawrence North has lost 20 straight games.
Crawfordsville has lost 17 straight games.
DeKalb has dropped 13 consecutive games.
Goshen has suffered 12 losses in a row.
Gary Roosevelt has dropped 12 games in a row.
Seymour has an 11-game losing streak.
Closing in on 150
Herb King (Rockville) 149
Closing in on 100
Pat Parks (Shelbyville) 97
Kevin Mills (Springs Valley) 98
Mike Cheviron (Goshen) 96
Bud Ozmun (Oak Hill) 95
Roger Dodson (Greenfield-Central) 93