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  1. HNAC Week 1

    CMA 28 LaVille 6 Here's my take. This game was 6-6 well into the 3rd quarter. LV defense had 3 great red zone/goal line stands. Their defense definitely was a bend don't break D. CMA was plagued with injuries. Losing our big bruising FB to a shoulder injury really limited our offense. We were without our starting QB and a Senior O lineman. Lost a LB and a couple of others with minor injuries. We just never looked like we gelled. That is also a credit to the Lancers. LV came to play and took it to our guys. CMA was bigger but LV never let that bother them. The Lancer offense just couldn't put together sustained drives. They had several chances but turnovers ended up costing them. I think the size of CMA eventually wore down LV. CMA is definitely not a top ten 4A team right now. LV is deserving of being a top 10 team in 1A. As the season progresses, I think they will be a very tough out. I still don't think they beat Pioneer but they could make it a very interesting game. The Sophomore class for LV will be something special in the next couple of years. Great job of scheduling up by LaVille. This will only help them going forward. Good luck to the Lancers for the remainder of the season and I hope the kid that went down with the ankle injury will be able to recover quickly and get back on the field.
  2. Week 1 Scores

    CMA pulling away now. Up on LaVille 22-6 8:00 minutes left
  3. Week 1 Scores

    Halftime LaVille 6 Culver Academy 6
  4. Week 1 Scores

    LaVille 6 Culver Academy 6. 5 mins left in 1st half
  5. HNAC Week 1

    Overall could be some great games in week 1. And a couple of these could be over fast. West Central over Caston Culver over NJ - Could be a close one Knox over Winamac - Not sold on Winamac being that good. They have some solid youngsters coming up but too many issues with staff. Culver Academy over LaVille - Could be closer than most think Yawner of the week: Pioneer over Cass Game of the week: South Central over Triton Could be a very tight game and could go either way. If Triton can pull it all together, then they will get the W. If not, SC should ground and pound their way to the W.
  6. 8-10 Scrimmages

    Rochester coming to Oliver Field.
  7. A few schools in Northern Indiana have been doing this for at least 4 years now. Culver Community has and more students do go to games however if the teams are struggling, even free admission still won't draw them in. Culver Academies doesn't charge admission for any regular season games for students or adults for the home team and away teams. CMA is a private school though and is able to do that thanks to a large endowment for athletics.
  8. Rugby

    Love the 7's. It's a faster pace and more exciting. Culver is trying to put a team together for that this year. Hope it works out.
  9. Rugby

    It's growing at CMA and I for one love the idea. My son plays both and his football skills have greatly improved. Rugby teaches you to tackle safely and aggressively. It has helped him stay in shape as well. I know it seems contradictory but when done correctly, rugby is a very safe sport.
  10. The outcome wasn't so bad . Students were on fall break for our game. What a shame because the stands would have had more people. However, the fan base is relatively small even when school is in session. There just wouldn't be a huge gate from CMA. The biggest perk is for regular season games, for all sports, is that admission is free. Not a huge perk but it is still a $20 savings for a family of 4. The facilities are lacking as far as football locker rooms. Rumor has it that there were suppose to be ones built and that it is a possibility in the future. It will be awhile before that happens unless a big donor comes through for that specifically. CMA is getting ready for the addition of 4 new buildings on campus as well as infrastructure upgrades. CMA would be a good fit in that scenario or to go in with other NIC schools (NP, Jimtown, Bremen, SJ, MM etc.) to form a new conference. I just don't think CMA is in any hurry to join one and not many people around here are very confident in the leadership of the athletic department. Many people around here would love for them to join one. Not really sure why we don't because it sure would help with scheduling every year.
  11. Mishawaka to NLC

    St Joe, Marian, Bremen, Jimtown, New Prairie, Glenn, Culver Military and maybe Fairfield would be an all around competitive conference. Some drive times would be long but not unbearable. Provides a good mix of public and private and most of these schools play each other already.
  12. It's a delicate situation. As far as drawing local kids, there are some in the area that long to go to CMA. However, the yearly tuition plus the rigorous admission standards do exclude most of those that are interested. There is a common misconception that only "rich, trust fund" type of kids attend here. That is not the case. There are many on scholarship that wouldn't otherwise be able to afford the opportunity. Don't get me wrong, there are rich families that send their kids here but that is not the majority. Those that work in the Culver Community system are aware of which kids will be attending CMA due to a parent working there. Many in the community do not understand that so they automatically assume that CMA is poaching kids. As you have stated, a very small percentage of kids born and raised in Culver/Marshall County end up at CMA. Sports wise, many local schools will not play against CMA anymore due to the antics of a former basketball coach. He had visions of turning CMA into a prep school for sports and felt he could be above the law in "recruiting" athletes to come here. Many local schools also are involved in conferences so they don't have room on the schedule for CMA. The relationship between Community and CMA is strained at best. The people of Culver Community and CMA live as neighbors and attend the same community events. They just have a difference of opinion as far as sports. Not sure why as they don't compete against each other football (since 1988 I think) or basketball (since '07/'08). Many would like to see the 2 sides come together and support each other but I don't see that happening for a long time, if ever. It's like a rivalry but the weird thing is, they don't play each other.
  13. I will try to tread lightly and feel free to delete @Coach Nowlin if this is not within the rules. He started his Freshman year at CMA. He then had to enroll at Culver Community for a period of 1 year during his FR year and part of his SO. year. His year was up and he re-enrolled at CMA for the remainder of his SO year. He will be starting his JR year at CMA. Although Culver Community doesn't like losing kids to CMA, they typically sign off when a parent works there as is the case with the QB. Don't play the sympathy card for the Cavs though, over the years they have benefited from kids enrolling there from CMA due to not being able to make it or from past indiscretions. Not sure if I have created more questions than answers but that is the best I can explain without breaking some rules.Everything is on the up and up and both schools are aware of the young man's and his family's intentions.
  14. YOUNG. Culver Community will be very young this year. They lost a lot of experience on the line and in the skill positions. Their QB (JR this coming season) has gone back to Culver Military (great addition for us) and they graduated huge linemen in Alecks McBee and North All Star, Marcellus Anderson. All is not lost in Cavalier land, while wins could come at a premium for the next 1 or 2 seasons, the incoming Freshman and Jr High classes have some talent. As has been their MO for the last 15 or so years, there will be some big HOGS coming up the pipe. They will fight hard every game but will be fighting an uphill battle. I would be surprised if they finish any higher than 6th. I give them an outside shot at a 5th place finish.
  15. School Fight Songs

    Out of curiosity, has a school song been decided for when the new Elkhart HS opens?