2011 Preaseason Football Rankings

 iahsaa.org released football schedules today. Thus, there is something to talk ago. ———— Rankings: http://ia.bcmoorerankings.com/fb/2011/preseason/ Rankings are biased, 100% last year’s power scores. ———— Schools that are not fielding a team in 2011: 4A-A (2) Milford Okoboji Mondamin West Harrison 8 man (6) Bode Twin River Valley College Springs South Page Miles East Central Olin […] Continue reading →

Preseason rankings construction

 How do you construct a preseason ranking? Last year I investigated the question of preseason rankings. Given that the computer knows nothing about the 2011 edition of all teams, how can an intelligent preseason rankings be constructed? Some initial notes are given here http://bcmoorerankings.com/2010/07/tradition-one-year-tradition/. Possibilities: 1. Use last year’s team strengths 2. Use a different […] Continue reading →

FB: Winning streaks

 Source: iahsaa.org LONGEST CURRENT WINNING STREAKS – GOING INTO 2011 LONGEST WINNING STREAKS Strk-Team Last Loss 23 – Armstrong-Ringsted (8P) 30-28 to North Sentral Kossuth, Sept. 25, 2009 14 – Dowling Catholic, WDM (4A) 28-25 to Marshalltown, Nov. 13, 2009 14 – Regina, Iowa City (2A) 42-7 to Solon, Nov. 6, 2009 14 – North […] Continue reading →