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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. Too bad you can't make "football only" conferences, and go back to your normal conference for everything else. Football is probably the only sport where enrollment size can really effect your competitiveness. Smaller schools, at times, can compete in basketball, baseball, and track with the bigger schools. Unless you are like Jimtown in football and can get 100 guys out for your team, it's hard for a small school to compete in football with the giants. Fairfield does not have swimming, soccer, or gymnastics....any of those additions would take participation away from the current sports offered. We just need more student athletes.
  2. I enjoy this as well. Thanks for taking the time to do this.
  3. I come from tiny little Fairfield, where there are about 60 to 70 boys in each grade and we struggle sometimes to get a lot of them to play football. A class of 20 seniors is BIG for us....so this is why I am posting these facts: Warsaw High School's enrollment is listed at 2114 students(25th largest in our state and a 6A football school)....about 500 students per grade. Assuming around half are boys, there could be potential for a lot of sporting candidates. Let's say about 35 of those 250 boys are interested in playing football. (I really don't know what the football numbers are like at Warsaw). 35 guys per grade for only 22 positions (offense and defense). You could really have some battles for the starting spots. Elkhart Memorial and Goshen would be the next two largest schools at around 1,800 students each...then Concord at 1600 students...all 5A schools. (that gap from 2,100 to 1,800 and 1,600 is the main reason that Indiana made a class 6A, I know Warsaw is one of the smaller 6A schools, but 500 students per grade is a HUGE school). Northridge - 1300 Plymouth - 1100 Wawasee - 962 Northwood - 841 All of this to say that at our tiny little school, when numbers are up, we have really competitive teams. At a school like Warsaw, the numbers "should" be up every single year. The sheer numbers alone should be reason enough for Warsaw to be near or at the top of the NLC football championship every year. I obviously don't know how the program operates, but number do not lie. Warsaw football should be the king of the NLC. In the last 10 years, Warsaw has only had 5 season above .500. They also haven't won more than 7 games in any given season within the last 10 years. I know Warsaw has always been the "basketball school", but why haven't they done better on the gridiron? So...as an outsider looking in (and I have tons of respect for Warsaw and the NLC), to say Warsaw "underwhelmed" is an accurate statement. They have "underwhelmed" for a decade. Only my opinion. Fairfield had a class two years ago where there were only 5 seniors. (It's tough to get these guys out and keep them out.....it's seeming like a trend for high school athletes to stop playing sports...I think this is across the state in every sport...not just football)
  4. Definitely late, but congrats to Garrett on their 12-2 season and LONG playoff run. One win away from state.
  5. Penn at Carmel Center Grove at Ben Davis Fort Wayne Snider at Westfield Columbus East at Bloomington South NorthWood at Lowell Indianapolis Roncalli at East Central Fort Wayne Concordia at Garrett Brownstown Central at Lawrenceburg Eastbrook at Whiting Monrovia at Indianapolis Ritter Pioneer at Adams Central Indianapolis Lutheran at Linton-Stockton
  6. Sectional Week 1 Mishawaka at Elkhart Memorial South Bend Clay at Kankakee Valley South Bend Washington at Hobart Andrean at South Bend St. Joe New Prairie at South Bend Riley Plymouth at Angola Wawasee at Northridge Columbia City at NorthWood John Glenn at Griffith Wheeler at Mishawaka Marian Garrett at Fairfield Culver Academy at Lakeland Heritage at Jimtown Knox at Gary Roosevelt Lewis Cass at Winamac Wabash at Bremen Tri-County at Pioneer South Newton at North Judson South Central (Union Mills) at West Central North Miami at Culver Fremont at LaVille Triton at Caston
  7. Maybe it's time for Fremont to consolidate.
  8. That is crazy.
  9. Last week of the regular season! What are your thoughts and predictions this week? Central Noble (2-6) at Garrett (7-1) Eastside (6-2) at Angola (6-2) Fremont (2-6) at Lakeland (4-4) Fairfield (1-7) at Churubusco (6-2) West Noble (2-6) at Prairie Heights (0-7)
  10. Rooting for Northwood, but I think Warsaw might have the edge....I am basing this off of a game by game basis...which is really not a great way to look at things. I feel like the performances from these two teams vs. Northridge tells us a lot. From what I heard, Ridge gave Wood everything they could handle, it doesn't look like Warsaw struggled that much against Northridge...however looks (or scores in this case) can be deceiving. Good luck to both teams...though my heart is at Fairfield, I pay very close attention to the NLC. Obviously, if starters are missing, this will greatly impact the outcome of this game.
  11. Week 8 Concord at Northridge Plymouth at Goshen Warsaw at NorthWood Wawasee at Elkhart Memorial Culver Academy at South Bend St. Joe Jimtown at Bremen Mishawaka Marian at Mishawaka New Prairie at John Glenn Penn at Elkhart Central South Bend Riley at South Bend Clay South Bend Washington at South Bend Adams Chesterton at Crown Point Lake Central at Merrillville LaPorte at Michigan City Portage at Valparaiso Culver at Pioneer Frontier at West Central Knox at Triton North Judson at LaVille Winamac at Caston Lakeland at Fairfield Hanover Central at South Central (Union Mills)
  12. It's already week 8...what are your thoughts and predictions about this week's matchups? Angola (6-1) at Garrett (6-1) Churubusco (5-2) at West Noble (2-5) Eastside (5-2) at Central Noble (2-5) Lakeland (3-4) at Fairfield (1-6) Prairie heights (0-7) at Fremont (1-6)
  13. My picks minus the FF game: Angola BIG PH 0.....Angola has things going in the right direction.... Churubusco 21 Central Noble 20.....close game....CN misses an extra point. Eastside 42 Fremont 21....I have seen neither of these teams this year, Lakeland 28 West Noble 27....another missed extra point in Noble County...Lakers by one.
  14. Week 7 Games Elkhart Memorial at NorthWood Northridge at Goshen Plymouth at Concord Warsaw at Wawasee Bremen at South Bend Washington Jimtown at South Bend Riley John Glenn at LaVille Mishawaka Marian at New Prairie South Bend Adams at Elkhart Central South Bend Clay at Penn South Bend St. Joe at Mishawaka Chesterton at Lake Central Crown Point at LaPorte Michigan City at Portage Valparaiso at Merrillville Caston at Culver Pioneer at Knox Triton at North Judson West Central at Winamac Indianapolis Howe at Culver Academy Garrett at Fairfield South Central (Union Mills) at North Newton
  15. Time to discuss the week 7 matchups: What are your thoughts and predictions about this week? Angola (5-1) at Prairie Heights (0-6) Central Noble (2-4) at Churubusco (4-2) Fremont (1-5) at Eastside (4-2) Garrett (5-1) at Fairfield (1-5) West Noble (2-4) at Lakeland (2-4)