What do you think?
Wednesday, November 03, 2021
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
We’re down to 20 area teams left playing postseason football, 18 in classes C1 through D6 and two in the All Nations Conference. It was a year ago this coming week that we went from having 20 to six teams left standing. It’s anyone’s guess whether we have better — or God forbid worse — luck …
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Don’t let the 5-5 mark fool you. This was a bad week. I’ve now predicted four straight marquee games incorrectly with the last hit being Norfolk Catholic’s win over Oakland-Craig a month ago. Is this the price for wanting to get Norfolk Catholic games right?
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Here we are, folks. Our final class ratings until the season’s over. There’s a lot to get to in each class, especially with the D1 and D2 playoffs just days away. Let’s start with a notable omission in Class C.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
We’ve got a lot to get to this week. Playoffs are getting closer — with eight-man a week away and 11-man two weeks away — and spots are being clinched left and right. There’s also movement in the bottom half of the Class C polls and a big shakeup in D following Bloomfield’s win over O’Neill …
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Can you believe we’re already at the halfway point of the regular season? It feels like just yesterday that game-time temperatures were so high and players had to take so many breaks, they were practically playing eight-quarter games.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
I think I’m starting to get the handle of this whole predictions thing. That said, there’s still a lot of moving parts in every level of the game throughout the area and the country.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
I went into this week thinking we would learn about some of our better teams in Class D1. We did learn a lot from them — for better and worse — but I was even more enamored with the results we saw from area teams in C1 and C2.
Tuesday, September 07, 2021
We learned a lot about some great area teams this past weekend. Some came through in the clutch, others played outstanding offense or defense the whole way through. Whatever the case, the picture is becoming a lot clearer, and it will be even more so in the coming weeks.