4A Notes After Week 4

 Here are some thoughts on the 4A top 10. Probabilities listed as based on the current computer rankings. Probabilities and future records are the result of me doing some mental arithmetic and looking at a standard-normal-distribution table. R Team Conf ( W- L) Mod 1 WDM Dowling CIML ( 5- 0) 196.66 2 CB Lincoln […] Continue reading →

Week 4 iahsaa.org notes

 Around Iowa Prep Gridirons – Week 4, 2010 September 18 (Released by the IHSAA and written from current history as well as from media and coach’s reports) WINNING STREAKS GROW: Iowa City, City High and St. Albert, Council Bluffs made it 18th straight wins and Armstrong-Ringsted upped its current win streak to 13 games, for […] Continue reading →

Week 4 Rankings

 Week 4 rankings are now posted: http://ia.bcmoorerankings.com/fb/2010/week4/ Notes: 1. Class 3A-8 rankings are unbiased, 100% this year’s scores. 2. Class 4A rankings use regional-parity bias: average of teams in western Iowa = average of teams in MVC = average of teams in MAC. Continue reading →

Iowa athletic participation

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Richard Wulkow, Executive Director 09/16/10 Bud Legg, Information Director Ninth Straight Year in the Top 20 Iowa Students’ Athletic Participation Ranks 19th in the Nation Participation in Iowa high school sports continued to parallel several national trends for the last school year. The figures come from the National Federation of State […] Continue reading →

Waukee 31 Ottumwa 7

 This game was played on a Monday, so latest rankings are now week 4. http://ia.bcmoorerankings.com/fb/2010/week4/ Waukee has played a fantastic schedule: 7-42 home loss to #2 Ankeny 25-41 loss @ Sioux City East 14-28 home loss to #9 Southeast Polk and now a win at Ottumwa, bottom-half opponent. This may be the hardest schedule in […] Continue reading →