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  1. Miner Pride in 1A might close if not right there with him.
  2. I'm seeing it and have already gotten to the online spreadsheet and entered my rankings, so it just might be that folks that didn't do it last season just aren't in the system yet.
  3. What this also means is that the odds for LCC and Pioneer both being in 1A for the next four years minimum just went up with the odds-makers.
  4. At the end of last season, I though Carroll looked good and has come a long way and can be a contender. Not sure what, like LCC's situation, the impact of a new coach will have on that momentum. Will be interesting to see. Exactly!
  5. I disagree. Everyone knows that the GID is the ultimate poll that everyone waits for!
  6. My guess would be the incorporation of the cross. Broader branding beyond sports for the school as a whole.
  7. Hoosier Conference 2017

    The ironman issue was not an issue of problematic in and off itself, but to point out that it's another potential issue in the complexity of this season. LCC has typically enjoyed depth. Recall that back at the first of the state championship runs, LCC used to have no one, or maybe one person playing both ways. More recently it's been 4-5. In the past, having your 2nd string QB at starting CB was not typically a consideration/worry. The smaller class numbers at freshman and/or sophomore will make the new scheme a bit tougher to pull off this season as well as the next couple to begin with. If they can pull it off, I think it would be great, but I think there's A LOT playing in this season including new scheme, new QB, lots of graduated talent, smaller numbers, smaller players, and the elephant in the room that no one has mentioned yet ... Kevin's brother at DC. For the focus on LCC's explosive offenses, a very big chunk of LCC's success in state championship runs has been tied to keeping teams from being able to get near the endzone with any regularity.
  8. Hoosier Conference 2017

    I hope you are right, but go back and check the threads and, even without O'Shea's departure, tougher times in these particular seasons had been pointed to a few years back. Based on the roster that is currently on Maxpreps, I'm seeing roughly 10-11 returning starters across 22 slots, for seniors/juniors, and that includes one player who was out all season with an injury and finally started in the post-season. I'd have to go back and check if it's the sophomore class or the incoming freshman class that basically played ironman ball all of the 7th/8th season not based on skill, but based on numbers. I firmly believe that the QB spot is going to be a HUGE issue. Like him or not, Denhart and his chemistry with Tharp as well as Metizinger, Turpin, and even the up-and-coming Schwartz, was instrumental in LCC being able to overcome Guerin's size and to hang tight with West Lafayette's talent and size. There doesn't yet seem to be an heir apparent to pop into that slot yet ... especially given that Velasquez may probably be needed in that secondary with Page and Tharp/Metzinger graduating.
  9. I'd like both, but if I can't have that, then speed.
  10. Hoosier Conference 2017

    Jeff will have numbers and size with average talent and Guerin will have size and talent with numbers. Not sure of Tipton's numbers or size, but they are HC so all of that stuff basically goes out the window and often comes down to sheer will and determination ... the HC factor.
  11. Hoosier Conference 2017

    That's probably the question right now ... whether Velasquez inherits the QB slot or stays in the starting CB slot ... I don't see him doing both. Dienhart may well end up being the breakout player for LCC this season. Was solid as a back and LB last season, this could be his "next level" year.
  12. Hoosier Conference 2017

    Denhart to Tharp vs. West Lafayette selected #1 for 2017 MTC Sports Plays of the Year. Kidwell to Marley vs. McCutcheon selected #2.
  13. Roster numbers

    LCC typically lists freshman on varsity roster ... no freshman team. 2016 - 40 players in 10-12 with 15 freshman 2015 - 40 players in 10-12 with 18 freshman 2014 - 35 total players listed with 9 of those as freshman ... MaxPrep roster is missing seniors. Probably 15-20 seniors that year at most, so that probably puts 10-12 in that 40ish range again.
  14. Hoosier Conference 2017

    My bad ... I had Eastern Hancock on the brain from another Indy article that I was reading.
  15. Hoosier Conference 2017

    Yep, they fit Eastern Hancock in for that one. In the past few seasons, a couple of teams have vacated LCC's schedule. 2A Heritage Christian left after the 2012 season. LCC had Broad Ripple fill that slot in 2013 and 2014. Culver Academies, who had been playing LCC for almost a decade, left after the 2014 season. In 2015, I think LCC got one of the other HC teams to fill that slot, but in 2016, with the HC divisions split, I don't think that was an option. LCC got Marshall to fill the Delphi slot, but ended getting Eastern Hancock to fill the Culver Academies vacancy which would have originally been handled by Marshall if Delphi hadn't bolted the HC so quickly. I would expect that having a more permanent fix would be preferable just from a planning/logistics issue. It's nice to sometimes have an open slot to experiment with ... like back in 2004 and 2005 when LCC had St. Joe Ogden out of Illinois on their schedule ... but I have to expect that it's a bit nerve-wracking having to track down teams at that last minute to fill those slots. It's probably a lot different if there are teams lined up at your doorstep wanting to play you, but LCC has not always/usually had that option.
  16. Hoosier Conference 2017

    Team to beat is West Lafayette. Not sure of sleeper. Twin Lakes maybe ... they always kind of end up being a lurker team that has that potential. @Coach Nowlin might be able to give us a bit of insight on RCHS. I have not seen them personally, but I've heard some positive talk about the potential for 2017.
  17. Hoosier Conference 2017

    LCC picked up Indy Arlington for Game 5 in 2017. It was a kind of a quick-fix for 2017 and I don't think it was intended to be a permanent item on the schedule. They worked a deal with Jeff; maybe they can get Harrison and make it a short trip.
  18. GID Poll 2017

    I'm onboard again to do 1A.
  19. I hope Joe Ruhl's not retiring. I have a couple more kids that I want to have him as a teacher. Amazing teaching and amazing man.
  20. Looking forward to seeing how things progress. Seems to have the right attitude for moving forward and leveraging what the school has in terms of kids and resources. I haven't heard any details on new staff, but I believe that some of the guys that were there last year are staying on, so I don't think it will end up being a wholesale housecleaning. Having the Purdue ties as well as the previous LCC ties should help cut down on the "learning curve." LCC will be in a rebuild/reload season this year. Lots of guys returning, but a couple challenges coupled with a new coaching staff will produce some additional twists to the season. Will be really curious to see how this works out on the OLine and QB slots to begin with. Receivers and backs should be fairly solid. Secondary will be interesting too.
  21. Anyone who gets there wins.
  22. Wouldn't that still be two teams? Heck, I'm game ... last 7 of 8.
  23. You are correct sir. Tecumseh dropped a state championship baseball game in 2010 to LCC 4-2. That was LCC's fourth title win and Tecumseh's 4th visit to the state finals. Of course, LCC and Tecumseh both made it to the state finals before, in 2003, but LCC's history only shows them as a state finalist, there were four state finalists that year, while Tecumseh took state that year.