NIC Football Schedule Week #4
September 23, 2011By Greg Humnicky of Northern Indiana Conference
NIC Football Match-Ups - Friday, Sep 23
Elkhart Memorial at SB Clay (CF) - non-conference game
SB Clay is coming off a tough 42-6 loss at home to NIC leader Penn while Elkhart Memorial is coming off a 35-0 NLC victory over Plymouth. SB Clay is now 3-2 (NIC 2-1) heading into the non-conference match-up against the Chargers of Memorial who are now 3-2 overall (NLC 2-2).
Final Score - SB Clay 39-26 over Elkhart Memorial
Mishawaka at Elkhart Central
The Central Blue Blazers are coming off a tough NIC win against SB Riley last week-end by a score of 28-21. Elkhart Central is now 2-3 (NIC 1-2) as they host visiting Mishawaka 3-2 (NIC 1-1) as the Cavemen are coming off a non-conference victory against FW North, 45-28 last week.
Final Score - Mishawaka 49-38 over Elkhart Central
SB Riley at SB Adams (SF)
At School Field, SB Adams is still looking for a first NIC win as they host SB Riley. SB Adams is 1-4, (NIC 0-2) as they are coming off a tough 23-7 loss to St. Joseph's while the Wildcats are coming off a 28-21 loss to Elkhart Central. SB Riley is 2-3 overall (NIC 0-2).
Final Score - SB Adams 21-13 over SB Riley
SB Washington at Penn
SB Washington suffered their first loss of the season last week as they dropped a 28-14 contest to NIC foe Marian. SB Washington is now 4-1 overall (NIC 2-1) Penn kept their NIC mark perfect last week as they traveled to Clay Field and handled the Colonials, 42-6. Penn is 5-0 (NIC 2-0).
The SB Washington at Penn game is the WSBT 960am Game of the Week on radio. Darin Prittchett and Scott Bovenkirk handle the play-by-play and color.
This game is the SBT2 Michiana "Match-Up of the Week". The tape-delayed game will be telecasted on saturday night at 10:30 pm and on Sunday afternoon at 3:00 pm on SBT2, which is on digital channel 22.2, Comcast channel 16, Mediacom channel 15 and on Dish Network channel 30. Craig Wallin and Bob Berger handle the play-by-play and color.
Penn 17-6 over SB Washington
St. Joseph's at Marian
St. Joseph's takes their unbeaten record 5-0 (NIC 2-0) to Marian's Otolski Field. Last week they beat SB Adams, 23-7, while Marian dropped SB Washington from the unbeaten ranks, 28-14. Marian improves to 3-2 (NIC 1-2). Both squads are ranked in the top 10 in the Class 3A poll this week.
The St. Joseph's at Marian game is the WHME - TV Channel 46 Game of the week, which is replayed late Friday night and on Saturday morning. Check Freeby and Bob Nagle handle telecast duties on Channel 46, Comcast channel 11.
Marian 25-21 over St. Joseph's
The NIC in the HS Football Polls - Week of Sep 19-24
Penn is #3 in the AP Media Poll, # 3 in the IFCA Coaches Poll
SB Washington is #8 in the AP media Poll, # 12 in the IFCA Coaches Poll
Mishawaka - # 15 in the AP Media Poll
St. Joseph's is #4 in the AP, # 3 in the IFCA Coaches Poll
Marian is #10 in the AP, # 12 in the IFCA Coaches Poll
NIC Football Standings as of Sep 24