Wulkow now president-elect of NFHS

 Press release from iahsaa.org: IHSAA’S WULKOW HONORED WITH SECOND NATIONAL LEADERSHIP POST Richard “Rick” Wulkow, IHSAA Executive Director, has been honored with his second national leadership position in two months. At the National Federation of High School Association’s Summer Meeting in San Diego, CA recently, their Board of Directors elected him to the position of […] Continue reading →

8-man multi-year improvement

 Finishing this series is a study of 8-man football. Membership in 8-man football has been quite fluid this decade. The membership has greatly increased since starting in the Rolling Hills conference area. Because of this short history, there are much fewer teams who have exhibited consecutive years of improvement. Teams with two years of consecutive […] Continue reading →

3A-A multi-year improvement

 Unlike 4A, the teams in classes 3A-A play a lot of connecting games. Thus, rankings for 3A-A teams should be more accurate than 4A team rankings. Given this proposed improved level of accuracy, how many teams have improved in both 2008 and 2009? There are 243 teams in the 3A-A pool. Of this number, 52 […] Continue reading →

4A Multi-year improvement

 From year to year, some teams improve and some teams do not. Let’s assume that 1/2 of the teams rise in the rankings from one year to the next (24 teams). So after two years 12 teams should have improved over this span (1/2)*(1/2)*48. It turns out that only 5 teams have shown consecutive improvement […] Continue reading →