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      Head Coach Openings 2017   10/17/2016

      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  Anderson Prep Academy: Jeffrey Dorman Randy Albano Hired 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 Steve Cooley promoted Rochester: Joe Grant Brian Hooker Hired Cloverdale: Tony Meyer Tom Winder Promoted Hammond Clark: Eric Schreiber  Hammond Noll:  Colin McCullough  Wayne Racine hired Lake Station:  Adam Hudak   South Central:  Eric Stephens Buzz Schoff Hired  Caston:  Brady Jones  Tony Slocum Promoted  


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  1. Heat tomorrow

    An adjustment like the whole state moving to Central time (as it should be)?
  2. SIAC 2017

    Central-Castle could be a good one. I wouldn't mind watching, but that would be haul for a Saturday. Scheme wise, Castle just seems to have trouble with Central. Last year the Bears had almost 300 yards rushing and 2 years ago, Central had over 400 yards rushing - and lost. It's almost like Castle's defense is designed to stop spread offenses and good passing teams. And Central throws out a I formation offense from the 1980s. But like in both the last 2 games. Turnovers (INTs from Castle or fumbles from Central) will decide the outcome.
  3. Interception in Endzone

    Thank you. So only a free-kick cannot be returned from the endzone. That must have been what caused my confusion.
  4. Interception in Endzone

    Interception in Endzone Can an defender who intercepts a pass in the endzone return it? This is always one that is tricky for me to remember, as the NFL, NCAA, and HS rules differ with kicks and the EZ, but I can't remember about INTs. Not to downplay this young man's highlight, but was this officiated correctly? (Note: Audio on clip) http://cbsprt.co/2vTFbem
  5. Southridge- Linton: week 1 Southridge - Jasper: week 2 The best solution is to move PAC games Forest Park and SS later in the year. It would open up every SIAC team and a lot of potential OOC opponents You could play Mater Dei week one and call it 'The Battle for St. James'! Lol
  6. taking a knee for a injury

    I have never determined whether or not the opposing team had "class" based upon whether or not they took a knee during an injury. There are plenty of other acts/conducts that actually have a bearing on the game that make up my mind. That said - like some others on this thread, I think it all depends on the severity of the injury. Early in the season if someone on either team goes down with a cramp, I'd rather see both team's players come to the sideline and get another drink of water than take a knee. If the game is stopped and they have to bring out a stretcher or ambulance, then yes, definitely taking a knee and saying a prayer for the injured player - political correctness be d@mned.
  7. Drop in football participation

    This is my biggest complaint with youth football. I want my 1st grade basketball team to be a good shooters, so I put them on the 3pt line and shoot 3's. I want my 2nd grader to be a good baseball hitter, so I throw 90 mph fastballs and curves at him. Think how ridiculous those examples sound. Yet in football, a coach will line up 2 third graders 10 yards apart, throw a football at one of them and yell at the other kid if he doesn't immediately show aggression or use proper form. If they don't do it right, yell louder until they get it. And some coaches do that on day 1 (or at least first padded practice.) Maybe mix it up and do "Oklahoma" for good measure. No teaching of tackle form or proper texhnique. Just trying to get aggression and 'toughen them up.' That mentality has to change.
  8. Help on Tackling

    "Takes aim and initiates contact against an opponent above the shoulders." I don't think either of these happened. The ball carrier was in the process of going down to the ground as he was being grabbed by a DL. To use the Seahawk terminology, he was aiming at the near pec, and at the moment of impact the LB had near foot/near shoulder alignment. I think the shoulder hit high on the chest with the resulting contact finishing as helmet to facemask because of the downward angle of the ballcarrier and upward angle of the tackler. Is it going to be flagged? Yes and I am OK with that, erring on the side of caution. The fact I have to go frame by frame Zapruder style to determine I don't think it was a penalty means that is was borderline. In the NFL it would have been flagged with the league announcing Monday or Tuesday that there would be no fine associated with it. Not to mention the sound of the hit, crowd reaction, and the official being on your home opponent's side line. Yes it's a flag.
  9. I have often wondered if freshmen teams should be renamed "C" teams. The IHSAA by-laws really only address varsity and sub-varsity football teams. We have all seen sophomores or juniors who have not yet hit a growth spurt or are new to football. To fill out numbers or help their development, wouldn't game reps in a "C" game be more beneficial that riding the pine on a JV team? Yet if it's a Freshmen team - it would be seen almost as a punishment. Just wondering aloud - maybe I need more coffee?? :-)
  10. Thanks for the information. But here's a thought: maybe, just maybe the fact that on-line content is FREE has not been been well communicated. Some readers made faulty assumptions because the message wasn't clear. From the article: " So how do you share in this bounty? Pick up the print edition every day. Activate your subscription at courierpress.com. Download our app on your smart phone. Activate "push alerts" so you're the first to get updates. Follow the twitter feed @courierthescore (and tweet in pictures and scores from the game you're attending, while following games at other sites by checking our scoreboard feature)." ---------------- Now that I know the content is free - I love it. I just got to make sure to replace the aluminum foil on my rabbit ears to make sure the internet signal is strong enough.
  11. I read that as well. No HS football articles until Sunday morning. With teams posting stats to sites like MaxPreps, I'm not sure there is any reason to continue a subscription.
  12. What's your numbers?

    The numbers are down in some of the youth leagues around here. It will work its way up to the HS levels soon. As fans of the greatest team sport, we need to face the brutal fact that there is a ton of negative publicity and misinformation out there.
  13. Isn't this pretty much was La Lumiere does - except for basketball?
  14. PAC 2017

    From the @elite7on7 twitter - it looks like GS was seeded #12 going into tourney play. The won their first round game, but then lost to #5 seed and then #6 seed in the loser's bracket and they have been eliminated.
  15. SIAC 2017

    I heard that this is Coach Owen's last year at Central. Add in a new coach at Harrison this year and it will be an interesting shake up the next two years.