THE INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST’S HONOR ROLL – 2014 PRESEASON EDITION
BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
HERE’S TO THE 2013 STATE CHAMPIONS
Class 1A: Tri-Central (14-1) won its first championship in football with a 20-10 win over Eastern Hancock.
Class 2A: Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter (13-2) captured its first title since 2008 and fourth overall with a 56-6 triumph over Tipton.
Class 3A: Andrean (15-0) tallied its second crown and first since 2004 with a 35-27 win over Brebeuf Jesuit.
Class 4A: Columbus East (15-0) earned its second championship and first since 1979 with a 28-27 win over Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger,
Class 5A: Indianapolis Cathedral (10-5) made its four straight titles and 11 overall with a 42-18 win over Westfield.
Class 6A: Warren Central (11-3) celebrated its eighth championship and first since 2009 with a 7-6 win over Carmel.
The following are teams that have either shared or won outright 2013 conference championships.
Allen County Athletic: Leo
Big Eight: Mount Carmel (Ill.)
Central Indiana: Eastbrook
Conference Indiana: Southport
Duneland Athletic: Merrillville
Eastern Indiana (4A): East Central
Eastern Indiana (3A): Batesville
Great Lakes Athletic: Hammond Morton
Greater South Shore: Whiting
Hoosier: Lafayette Central Catholic
Hoosier Crossroads: Fishers and Westfield
Hoosier Heartland: Tri-Central
Hoosier Heritage: New Palestine
Hoosier Hills: Columbus East
Indiana Crossroads: Cardinal Ritter
Metropolitan Interscholastic: Center Grove and Ben Davis
Mid-Indiana: Hamilton Heights and Western
Mid-Indiana Football: Eastern Hancock
Mid-Southern: Brownstown Central
North Central: Richmond
Northeast Corner: Fairfield
Northeast Hoosier: New Haven
Northern Indiana: Penn
Northern Lakes: Concord
Northern State: New Prairie
Northwest Crossroads: Andrean
Northwestern: Gary West
Patoka Lake Athletic: Perry Central
Pocket Athletic: Gibson Southern
Southern Indiana Athletic: Evansville Mater Dei
Southwest: North Central (Farmersburg)
Summit Athletic: F.W. North and F.W. Snider
Three Rivers: Rochester and Whitko
Tri-Eastern: Northeastern and Winchester
Wabash River: North Vermillion
West Central: South Putnam
Western Indiana: Northview
HIGHS AND LOWS
Longest current conference winning streaks
Columbus East has run off 49 consecutive Hoosier Hills Conference games.
Lafayette Central Catholic has won 47 straight Hoosier Heartland and Hoosier Conference games.
East Central has won 21 straight Eastern Indiana Conference games.
Penn has won 20 straight Northern Indiana Conference games.
Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter has 15 straight Indiana Crossroads Conference wins.
Longest current conference losing streaks
Wabash has lost 42 straight Three Rivers Conference games.
Lafayette Harrison has suffered 32 straight Hoosier Crossroads Conference losses.
Central Noble has 26 Northeast Corner Conference losses in a row.
Riverton Parke has lost 23 consecutive Wabash River Conference games.
Mooresville has 17 straight Mid-State Conference losses.
Taylor has suffered 18 Mid-Indiana Conference losses in a row.
Cloverdale has run off 16 straight West Central Conference losses.