THE INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST'S INSIDER – 2014 VOLUME 4
BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
Heavy rain and lightning forced more than 50 contests this past Friday to either be suspended or postponed until Saturday.
Lafayette Harrison ended its 38-game losing streak Saturday with a 40-14 triumph over Logansport. It was also the first win for new Raiders' coach Terry Peebles.
South Bend Washington snapped its 18-game regular season losing skid Saturday with a 35-6 decision over South Bend Riley.
Mooresville ended its 17-game Mid-State Conference losing streak with a 20-6 win against Plainfield.
Chris Evans hauled in an eight-yard touchdown pass from Kyle Castner with 8.6 seconds left helped Indianapolis Ben Davis rally for a 53-50 victory over Indianapolis Pike. The final 1:44 was played on Saturday after weather issues on Friday forced the contest to be halted.
Jack Tiller's 21-yard field goal with four seconds remaining lifted Mishawaka Marian to a 15-13 victory over South Bend Adams.
NEW FACES IN NEW PLACES
The following coaches earned their first win in their new place of employment.
Angola - Andy Thomas (18-12 over Fremont).
Eastern Greene - Joey Paridaen (44-16 over North Daviess)
East Chicago Central - Jay Novak (42-12 over Gary Roosevelt)
Indianapolis Marshall – Robert Orkman (24-8 over Gary West).
Indianapolis Washington - Gregg Bacon (49-8 over Indianapolis Manual)
Lafayette Harrison - Terry Peebles (40-14 over Logansport)
Western - Ron Jankovich (39-8 over Taylor)
UPS AND DOWNS
LONGEST CURRENT WINNING STREAKS
Andrean and Columbus East have won 18 straight games.
Tri-Central has run off 17 consecutive wins.
Warren Central has won 10 straight contests.
LONGEST CURRENT LOSING STREAKS
Wabash has 31 losses in a row.
Taylor has 29 consecutive losses.
Lawrence North has lost 23 straight games.
Goshen has dropped 16 consecutive games.
Indianapolis Manual and Gary Roosevelt have lost 15 straight games.
Seymour has a 14-game losing streak.
Lafayette Jeff and Riverton Parke have lost 11 games in a row.
Springs Valley has dropped 10 straight games.
CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON WINS
Columbus East 28, North Vermillion 22, Brownstown Central 19, Penn 17, Andrean 16,Winamac 13, Batesville 12, Evansville Mater Dei 12, Gibson Southern 12, New Palestine 12, Southport 12, Tri-Central 11, Indian Creek 9, Ben Davis 8, Carroll (F.W.) 7, Northeastern 6, F.W. Snider 6.
CONSECUTIVE REGULAR SEASON LOSSES
Wabash 28, Taylor 27, Lawrence North 20, Indianapolis Manual 14, Gary Roosevelt 13, Seymour 12, Lafayette Jeff 10, Riverton Parke 10, Springs Valley 9, North Miami 8, Pike Central 7.
Longest current conference winning streaks
Columbus East has run off 50 consecutive Hoosier Hills Conference games.
East Central has won 21 straight Eastern Indiana Conference games.
Penn has won 21 straight Northern Indiana Conference games.
Lafayette Central Catholic has won 20 straight Hoosier Conference games.
North Vermillion has won 17 consecutive Wabash River Conference games.
Brownstown Central has captured 15 straight Mid-Southern Conference contests.
New Prairie has won 12 Northern State Conference games in a row.
Gibson Southern has won 10 consecutive Pocket Conference games.
Winamac has taken 10 straight Midwest Conference games.
Andrean has won 10 Northwest Crossroads Conference games.
Eastbrook has captured nine straight Central Indiana Conference games.
Longest current conference losing streaks
Wabash has lost 43 straight Three Rivers Conference games.
Central Noble has 27 Northeast Corner Conference losses in a row.
Riverton Parke has lost 25 consecutive Wabash River Conference games.
Taylor has suffered 20 Mid-Indiana Conference losses in a row.
Lawrence North has dropped 17 Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference games.
Cloverdale has run off 16 straight West Central Conference losses.
Crawfordsville has suffered 16 straight Sagamore Conference losses.
Washington has suffered 15 straight Big Eight Conference losses.
Park Tudor has dropped 12 consecutive Indiana Crossroads contests.
Michigan City has lost 11 straight Duneland Athletic Conference losses.
Frankton has suffered 10 consecutive Central Indiana Conference games.
Greenfield-Central has dropped 10 Hoosier Heritage Conference games in a row.
Goshen has lost 10 consecutive Northern Lakes Conference games.
Triton has suffered 10 straight Northern State Conference losses.
Closing in on 200
George Gilbert (Tri-Central) 197
Jim Davis (North White) 196
Vince Lorenzano (Bishop Chatard) 195
Closing in on 150
Sherwood Haydock (Woodlan) 147
Closing in on 100
Pat Parks (Shelbyville) 99
Bud Ozmun (Oak Hill) 99
John Hochstetler (Monroe Central) 96
Roger Dodson (Greenfield-Central) 95
Phil Mason (Andrean) 95
Ty Hunt (Cardinal Ritter) 94
Andy Dorrel (Culver Academy) 94