First, Duerrisms is out for the week:
Can't disagree with any of Duerr's girls observations, but I did find a few things interesting...
Duerr rightly put three of the top ten from QND's roster, and one could easily argue that Shannon Foley could be in the top 20 (Why? Read Duerr's comments on Randi Lee).
Having said that, the third and fourth best girls teams in the
I saw that Scotland County Football Coach Brent Bonderant is retiring, and although I am not surprised (his son, his QB is graduating) I will miss seeing Coach B on the sidelines...
Brent and I were in college together, although we didn't really know each other since we ran in different circles, and that means we have a lot of the same background experiences. I have covered his games, off and on, for 25 years... including the coldest game I have EVER had the misfortune to cover, one
It is time to re-nickname "Title Town" to "Upset City".
The Upset (Monroe) City Panthers did something that is actually quite rare in HS sports, they pulled off a true, pure, and totally unexpected upset of the state's number one team the Centralia Panthers. Upset City took out the reigning CCC champs last night 24-21 on the road.
I was talking to Cardsfan and he mentioned that TRUE upsets in high school football are quite rare, and he's right. Yes,
I am calling out the members of the Tri-Rivers Conference and the Lewis & Clark conference to get married... to each other.
With the new playoff system coming into place next year, the next logical step is for the two conferences to officially either merge into one "superconference" with north and south divisions or to come up with an "official understanding" for football.
Heck, most of these schools are already playing each other in non-conference
I am a big believer that the future of small-school football in NEMO is in 8-man.
As the rules currently read, schools with enrollments of 200 or less are eligible to play 8-man, and that means a LOT of NEMO schools are eligible. Here's a quick but incomplelte list of NEMO schools currently playing 11 man that COULD play 8-man right now:
Clopton (without elsberry)