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      Head Coach Openings 2017   10/19/2016

      Frankton: Randy England  Bobby Ryan Promoted  Franklin Community:  Adam Reese  Chris Coll hired from Tri-West Martinsville: Brad Rose  Carter Whitson Hired  Lake Central: Brett St. Germain Tony Bartolomeo Promoted South Bend Clay: Craig Redman  Will Porter Hired from South Vermilion  Boone Grove:  Tony Tinkel   Dan Kukulski Promoted  Mooresville:  Chad Dockery Mike Gillin hired from Indian Creek Wood Memorial:  Caleb Cherry/Archer  Bret Kramer Hired Tippecanoe Valley:  Shriver/Norris   Stephen Moriarty  Hired Corydon Central:  Andrew Smith    Aaron Humphrey Hired Calumet New Tech:  Rik Richards  Rick Good Hired  Winamac:  Tim Roth Craig Barr Hired   Tri-West: Chris Coll Tyler Bruce Promoted North Central (Indy): Kevin Kreinhagen Kevin O'Shea hired from Lafayette Central Catholic Indy Chatard:  Vince Lorenzano Rob Doyle Promoted Paoli: Brian Balsmeyer Jeremy Lowery Promoted Mt. Vernon (Fortville): Doug Armstrong  Neil Kazmierczak  Hired from Lebanon  Bluffton: Randy Hudgins Brett Kunkel Hired Indian Creek: Mike Gillin Brett Cooper Hired Vincennes Lincoln:  Jon Heiden  Levi Salters Promoted  Frankfort:  Joel Sienicki Eric Davis Hired from Tri-County South Vermillion:  Will Porter  Greg Barrett hired from North Putnam Riverton Parke:  Jake Weber Brad Sanders Promoted Elkhart Central:  Levon Johnson Josh Shattuck hired from Seymour Mt. Vernon (Posey) Paul Meirer Cory Brunson hired from Evansville Harrison Richmond:  Matt Holeva  Abe Tawfeek hired from Indy Northwest Lebanon:    Neil Kazmierczak Jeff Smock Hired North White:  Jim Davis Kirk Quasebarth Promoted  North Posey:   Paul Rynkiewich  Waylon Schenk hired from Princeton  Pike Central:  Dustin Powell   Erik Mattingly Hired  John Glenn:  Damon Groves Austin Faust Promoted North Putnam:  Greg Barrett Sam Carnes Hired  Lafayette Central Catholic: Kevin O'Shea Don Coller Promoted  Evansville Harrison: Cory Brunson Lane Oxley Hired Indianapolis Roncalli:  Bruce Scifres Scott Marsh Promoted    Princeton:   Waylon Schenk   Jared Maners Hired Ft. Wayne North:  Mike Cochran Michael Brevard Hired Turkey Run:  Steve Stewart Bruce Scaggs Hired Indianapolis Northwest:   Abe Tawfeek Jonas Williams Promoted Tri-County:  Eric Davis  Sam Zachary Hired Carroll Community:  Mark Brown Kevin Sayler Promoted  Oldenburg Academy:  Wes Gillman  Union County:  Rusty Hensley Joel Hofmann promoted Edgewood: Jerry Bland Brian Rosenburg Hired Seymour:  Josh Shattuck  Michael Kelly Hired Wawasee:  Josh Ekovich Michael Eshbach hired from Eastside Muncie Central:  Adam Morris Scott Pethtel Hired Benton Central:  Ed Roberson  Mike Hammons  Promoted  Western:  Ron Jankovich Alex Stewart Hired New Castle:  Will Ragle  Kyle York Hired Sullivan:  Trent Olson Blaine Powell promoted Northwestern:  Alex Stewart Steve Disler hired  Clinton Central:  Isaac Sturgis Justin Gardiner Hired North Miami:  Mark Lefebvre  Joe Grant Hired from Rochester Spring Valley Justin Scheller Mark Hammond Hired  Edinburgh:  Derrick Ball  Jason Burton Hired Eastside: Michael Eshbach  Cloverdale: Tony Meyer  New Albany: Sean Coultis Steve Cooley promoted Rochester: Joe Grant  Hammond Clark: Eric Schreiber  Hammond Noll:  Colin McCullough  Wheeler:  Tony Klimzack  Adam Hudak Hired from Lake Station  Lake Station:  Adam Hudak   South Central:  Eric Stephens Buzz Schoff Hired  Caston:  Brady Jones Brian Hooker Promoted  

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  1. 7 points
    The Brownstown Central school board announced that a turf football field and a 8 lane track will be included in our 2018 building project.
  2. 5 points
    Hats off to New Pal for being willing to play anybody.
  3. 4 points
    You mean 8 team sectionals and do away with the Regional game??
  4. 4 points
    I've known many of students who would not have graduated high school if they didn't participate in extracurricular activities. It's what kept them going. They may have only gotten C's but at least they graduated. However you want to spin-it bobref, take away funding for those activities and facilities, which leads to these activities being abolished, and see what happens.......the "core academic mission" the school is charged with providing will take a step backward.......
  5. 4 points
    Did you know that it's a proven fact that kids that participate in extracurricular activities get better grades than those who don't? Why wouldn't tax payer money be used to promote all facilities that make up the educational process or at least help it? Whether it be the library, weight room, auditorium, band room, gym, or football field?
  6. 3 points
    With the way the Summer rules are set, there are opportunities to get the looks you want to see in full 11 on 11 competition. We have been going to St. Francis for several years now. While there is a 7 on 7 segment, there is also an inside run period and a full 11 on 11. Last year, there were 6 teams. While that may be overkill, it still gives you the full look of a variety of offenses. My issue with 7 on 7 is with the club teams that travel. They are not coached by high school coaches and in a lot of cases (at least what we see in this area) is that there is no coaching experience, AND they are running systems that we do not run. Read progressions are different as well, and "coaches" are "tweaking" techniques, counter to what they are being told in our program. I have a friend who would argue with me about how a certain club here in the area would get kids exposure that the high school could not; traveling to Georgia and Florida, etc. I then asked, how many scholarships are being offered to kids that compete there? How many of the top recruits in the Southern states are even competing in these tournaments? Now, a clear sign that this type of thing is out of control; a college coach calls asking about a kid he had seen on film from these. The high school coach could not remember the player. Turns out, the kid was never eligible to compete on the high school team. The coaches are going to the facilities that are training these kids BEFORE they are going to the high schools, or before they even talk to the high school coaches; and the communication between the facility "trainers" and the high school coaches is non existent. Bottom line is that it is all about the money, and to make matters worse, the paying clients are being told that kids are definitely scholarship players; and when they see no offers come, guess who gets blamed?
  7. 3 points
    Both schools have tremendous coaching. The Dude wouldn't be surprised if these games are close and on the other hand the Dude wouldn't be the least bit surprised if CG ends up out matching NP as well. Good to see this series happen. Good for IHSAA football.
  8. 3 points
    I didn't read all of it but I think it states that "if a team wins conference in prior year and returns nearly all their starters, said team cannot add a all conference transfer from similar conference."
  9. 3 points
    http://www.indystar.com/story/sports/high-school/2017/06/01/white-river-valley-turns-winless-season-into-sectional-title/362370001/ A good story.
  10. 3 points
    Penn safety Paul Moala picks up an offer from ND at the Irish Invasion.
  11. 3 points
    I'm hoping for a GS vs HH sectional championship!
  12. 3 points
    Pioneer Sophomore QB/SS Jack Kiser picked up his first offer by Iowa Hawkeyes today
  13. 3 points
    An example of confusing the concepts of correlation and causation.
  14. 2 points
    Did you not get your snickers again ! HH has had a couple quality players move in as well recently. Families come and go now days for a multitude of reasons.
  15. 2 points
    If you build it, they will come.
  16. 2 points
    CG and New Pal agree to 2 year home and home starting in 2018. CG week 2 opponent Whiteland was scheduled thru 2019 but the schools agreed to opt out. http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/2017/06/15/new-palestine-to-face-foe-center-grove/
  17. 2 points
    Game is still over a year away so hard to judge what kind of matchup we'll see. Just glad to see it happen instead of debating what could happen if they played.
  18. 2 points
    7 on 7 is very important in my opinion. Your teams offense may not run a spread or a RPO offense. They may even be a run oriented team where 80% or more they run the ball. it's hard for your teams defense to under stand route combinations or RPO's unless they complete in 7 on 7's with teams that do. As much as your offense tries to give you a look at teams that run them the speed and accuracy is hard to duplicate. It helps you as a coach to understand where your team needs extra help.
  19. 2 points
    Similar in size of school (Mishawaka would be the 5th 4A school of 8 schools in the NLC). Similar in that they're a "one horse" town school (I.e Warsaw, Plymouth, Goshen) with a very good following. Similar in competitiveness as the NLC across the board in all sports.
  20. 2 points
    What happens when Elkhart consolidates and the NLC is left with 7 teams? What is the next step? 1. Who does the NLC proactively go after? Remember, the NLC by-laws state that each school must participate in all recognized sports. 2. Is there a chance the NLC disintegrates because there may be a push to form another conference poaching teams like Warsaw, Goshen, and Concord? 3. Is there a chance of forming a mega conference between the NIC and NLC with large and small school divisions? 4. Does the NLC continue on like it had in the past with 7 teams until someone comes along like Memorial and applies for membership? There are rumors the former NSC schools are not happy in the NIC...maybe one of them will apply? Interesting food for thought. The consolidation is coming and it will affect a lot of schools in one way or another.
  21. 2 points
    Poorly written queries were causing MySQL to crash. There were other issue but they were related to the above. Long queries were being logged and the hard drive filled to 100% which locked the machine up trying to ready and write to a full drive. I think I have things resolved but anything can happen.
  22. 2 points
    Speer's has a history of denying transfers to ANY SIAC school. Funny how quickly he welcomed Hedgepath & Harvey from North, Stewart from Bosse, Shoulders from Memorial, along with McBride & Welder from Castle. Those were some key players for their 2015 Sectional Championship team.
  23. 2 points
    As mentioned before, Mississinewa is changing from grass to turf as well as a new track surface at Fisher Field. Here is an updated photo of the new turf.
  24. 2 points
    This starts out "the following is a brief summary ", imagine what a long summary would look like.
  25. 2 points
    I can't remember a Team doing it of thier own choose. I would be affraid that a 2 week lay off would disrupt my teams flow too much.
  26. 2 points
    Ask LN, LC, Ben Davis or Warren if they will feel "cheap" about winning Sectional next year.
  27. 2 points
    No...however, there was a time where we did lose baseball players to Memorial. The problem back in the day was that some of our better football players didn't play football in some cases. I like "Gibson Memorial Dei"
  28. 2 points
    #BringBackHammerinHank
  29. 2 points
    According to Evansville Courier writer Kyle Sokeland on Twitter Gibson Southern senior to be Wes Obermeier (@wesleyobermeier) confirms that he has committed to play football at Ball State.
  30. 2 points
    Maddox, Lopez, Buse, Rea, Heeke,and Newton all are playing... picked up their Equip for the summer workouts. Add The 6-1 240lb Doyle to the mix at line or DE. Good size, very athletic, above avg line speed... there are some options to move some of these guys around... so where they will play is yet a mystery. We should have a fr team... approx 18-20 picked up equip. The frosh will take their lumps... I wouldn't play them at the JV level...size wise not ready! We did lose 7-10 in the younger ranks (9-10 gr)... Whoever said HH has less than 40 for the varsity is a bit shy on the guess... rumors are just that... rumors. All of the key players that we expected back are there! No surprises. I hope we are over looked this year... that will make it sweeter when a few opponents are left scratching their heads when the game clock hits 00:00! Line play . If we remain healthy, build on what we had last year, figure in the outstanding incoming soph class... HH will be just fine. A lot of young players but very skillful . Look forward to Yeager, Redman, and Rodgers in the backfield.
  31. 2 points
    Maybe, but from what I have seen the last few years GS makes the difference in the weight room, and with food. If anything impresses me about your program, it is that you are obviously getting your kids to understand the importance of not only the weight room but eating and eating right. From being a freshman to being a senior--that will make all the difference in the world.
  32. 2 points
    Oh how I wish the PAC would move to a week 1 and 2 non-conference schedule!
  33. 2 points
    Oh sweetie....simmer down....it's just calpreps. Come here and I'll give you a hug!
  34. 2 points
    Unless, of course, you choose to think rationally about the subject, as opposed to emotionally.
  35. 2 points
    Karlaftis going for state title in shot put as a sophomore ?...Inconceivable !!! Also Westerns Tyler Gilbert for title in disc as a junior....Good luck men !!! The Tigers having any progress filling the vacated HC spot ? UPDATE : KARLAFTIS AND GILBERT ARE STATE CHAMPIONS ! CONGRATULATIONS TO THESE YOUNG MEN ! Hope to see em on Friday nights !!!
  36. 2 points
    Sorry I did mean I fix the playoffs I fixed the 4 to 8 teams.
  37. 2 points
    HH new strength coach @ZollmanStrength looks like the real deal. I am sure he will impact the program significantly. Looks like he had good results at CE.
  38. 2 points
    The more I think about doing it this way with out the regional game I like it. It would give you all kinds of different matchups and new place to go play the games. The only thing I see that would be a draw back for some AD's and coachs is that now they can say that they had a good season and won their sectional. In doing a way with sectionals they is gone.
  39. 2 points
    NLCTigerFan07: Even though I am not a big fan of the NLC, I thoroughly enjoy your post about the NLC. I read all of your posts which I find well written and informative. Keep them coming as I look forward to reading your latest posts.
  40. 2 points
    Congrats to former Tipton and current Northern Illinois OL Luke Shively on being named to the Rimington Watch List for Nation's top Center.
  41. 2 points
    In the 'I know this would never happen' category, 6A would be the perfect chance to seed the whole darn thing. Or at least seed 1-16 north and south. A majority of the schools are clustered around Indy anyway. Factor in a bye week to start (round 1 for 1A-5A) and why not? After week 9, teams are seeded and have 2 weeks to prepare. At worst, with the above scenario, Avon/Jeffersonville gives you a 2 hr bus trip down 65. That is still better travel distances than some blind draw pairings for lower classes. But most will be of the Southport vs Franklin Central or Perry Meridian vs Center Grove variety. it will never happen. But logically I think 6A would set up nicely that way.
  42. 2 points
    Indiana offered Jack Kiser this morning Congrats Jack
  43. 2 points
    As an alumnus of SJC i am thoroughly disgusted and heart broken that the school is suspending operations (It is most likely closing because there is no way they will raise $ 130 million in 2 years. The past 5 years has been totally mismanaged and the Board of Trustees did nothing to help find a solution. Not once did the alumni get a letter stating the sad state of affairs. I believe the C.PP.S. who sponsored the school want to close it and sell it to someone. Almosst 40 years to the day the Administration Building burned down the school is closing. But I am a Puma for life.
  44. 2 points
    No. I believe the core mission of a government school is to provide an education and anything they can do to help the student be successful in the classroom (whether it be a nice new computer lab, or a new football field) should be a priority. It ultimately benefits society when a child is successful (for some students, success means a "C", for others, it may mean an "A"). Really a pretty simple concept Muda (aka spin-doctor). I never came close to saying I thought the core mission of a school was simply to provide extracurricular activities for all prospective students. You're worse than the major news networks.......
  45. 2 points
    Coach Donley and this program deserve this. Oh so close, but now the monkey is off their backs! NE Indiana and surrounding areas football at its finest.
  46. 1 point
    Not that I know of. I guess GS is the only team having much luck with recruiting these days.
  47. 1 point
    Any word on any assistants coach white is bringing onto his staff? His staff is very young and inexperienced. It is just him and his two boys. With all the success the jays have had over the years, there has to be some old time players that could help out.
  48. 1 point
    My son has been at several events with him this summer as well. I agree with your assessment.
  49. 1 point
    Not sure opponents need motivation to perform their best against us Get what you're saying tho hope rest of our players do as well
  50. 1 point
    Gehrig Dieter (SBW) signs as an UDFA with the KC Chiefs.