Indiana Football Digest Insider - 2019 Week Four

The Indiana Football Digest Insider is weekly recap of news, facts, trends, and streaks around Indiana high school football.

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HOT OFF THE PRESS

Homestead ended defending Class 4A state champion Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger's 10-game winning streak with 17-15 triumph over the Saints.

Richmond ended its 17-game North Central Conference losing streak with 16-12 win over Muncie Central.

Brownsburg had its 13-game Hoosier Crossroads Conference game winning streak halted with a 7-3 loss to Avon.

Mississinewa saw its 12-game Central Indiana Conference winning streak end with 21-14 loss to Eastbrook.

The Indianapolis Lutheran-Indianapolis Shortridge contest was cancelled because of a shortage of game officials.

Jimtown's Knepp Field was officially renamed Knepp Field at Bill Sharpe Stadium, honoring the longtime Jimmies' Hall of Fame coach.

NEW FACES IN NEW PLACES

These coaches earned their first victory with their new team.

Leroy Wilson – Madison (21-20 over Bedford North Lawrence)

LONGEST WINNING STREAKS

New Palestine has earned 18 consecutive victories.

LONGEST CURRENT LOSING STREAKS

South Newton has a 26-game losing skid.

Caston is in the midst of a 22-game losing streak.

Dugger Union has lost 20 in a row.

Connersville has a 19-game losing streak.

Hammond, Greenfield Central, and Fort Wayne South have lost 17 games in a row.

Benton Central, Elwood, Frankfort, and Owen Valley have lost 15 straight games.

Lake Station has a 14-game losing streak.

Indianapolis Pike has dropped 13 consecutive games.

Evansville Harrison, Pike Central, and Washington have lost 10 games in a row,

CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON WINS

New Palestine 58, Adams Central 18, Southwood 18, Heritage Hills 15, Evansville Memorial 15

CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON LOSSES

South Newton 23, Edinburgh 22, Caston 21, Bellmont 17, Connersville 16, Fort Wayne South 15, Greenfield-Central 15, Hammond 15, Owen Valley 14, Benton Central 13, Elwood 13, Frankfort 13, Indianapolis Pike 12, Lake Station 12, Evansville Harrison 9, Pike Central 9, Washington 9.

LONGEST CURRENT CONFERENCE WINNING STREAKS

Columbus East has run off 85 consecutive Hoosier Hills Conference victories.

New Palestine has won 42 Hoosier Heritage Conference contests.

East Central has won 38 straight Eastern Indiana Conference games.

Pioneer has come out on top in 33 straight Hoosier North Conference games.

Lafayette Jeff has won 20 straight North Central Conference games.

Sheridan has a 20-game Hoosier Heartland Conference winning streak.

Indianapolis Scecina has won 18 straight Indiana Crossroads Conference contests.

Brownstown Central has a 16-game Mid-Southern Conference winning streak.

Griffith has claimed 14 Greater South Shore Conference games in a row.

Adams Central has a 13-game Allen County Conference winning streak.

East Noble has claimed 13 straight Northeast 8 Conference games.

Valparaiso has a 12-game Duneland Athletic Conference winning streak.

Evansville Memorial has claimed 11 straight Southern Indiana Conference contests.

Heritage Hills has won 11 straight Pocket Conference games.

Hammond Morton has captured 10 straight Great Lakes Conference games.

North Vermillion has earned 10 consecutive Wabash River Conference games.

LONGEST CURRENT CONFERENCE LOSING STREAKS

Benton Central has lost 31 consecutive Hoosier Conference games.

South Bend Clay has suffered 23 straight Northern Indiana Conference losses.

Caston has lost 21 straight Hoosier North Conference games.

Crawford County has lost 20 straight Patoka Lake Conference contests.

Kankakee Valley has a 19-game Northwest Crossroads Conference losing streak.

Goshen has lost 15 consecutive Northern Lakes Conference games.

Fort Wayne South has lost 15 straight Summit Conference contests.

Edinburgh has dropped 13 Mid-Indiana Conference games in a row.

Park Tudor has a 13-game Indiana Crossroads Conference losing streak.

Bellmont has lost 13 straight Northeast 8 Conference games.

Greenfield-Central has dropped 12 straight Hoosier Heritage Conference games.

Jennings County has a 12-game Hoosier Hills Conference losing streak.

Washington has suffered 11 consecutive Big Eight Conference losses.

WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES

Larry "Bud" Wright (Sheridan) 421, Russ Radtke (New Prairie) 361, Mike Gillin (Mooresville) 323, Bob Gaddis (Columbus East) 317, Mo Moriarity (Bloomington South) 299, John Hart (Brownsburg) 296, Jeff Adamson (Eastbrook) 270, Reed May (Brownstown Central) 263, Rick Wimmer (Fishers) 260, Scott Mannering (Twin Lakes) 238, Eric Moore (Center Grove) 237, Mark Bless (Avon) 228, Kevin O'Shea (Indianapolis North Central) 228, Mike Johnson (Logansport) 226, George Gilbert (Taylor) 223, Mike Goebel (Evansville Mater Dei) 220, Bart Curtis (Warsaw) 211, John Hendryx (Knox) 210, Scot Shaw (Elkhart Memorial) 208.

CLOSING IN ON 200 WINS: Brian Moore (Parke Heritage) 199, Ott Hurrle (Indianapolis Scecina) 197, Sherwood Haydock (Woodlan) 193

CLOSING IN ON 100 WINS: Ron Qualls (Anderson) 99, Mike Campbell (Jimtown) 99, Jason Hawkins (Charlestown) 93, John Hurley (Evansville Memorial) 91.

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