TIPPECANOE HIGH SCHOOL / CBC KENTON TRAIL D-II, Region 8
Head coach: Charlie Burgbacher, 24th year at Tipp; 36th year as head coach; 40th year coaching. Career record: 229-129-4.
Assistant coaches: Bill Moore, 37th year coaching; Mike Vagedes, 11th year coaching; John Cox, 20th year coaching; Jim Heatherly, 17th year coaching; Dale Pittenger, 23rd year coaching.
2011 record: 4-1 conference, 9-2 overall.
2011 highlights: Made the playoffs for the 7th straight year; started the season with 9 straight wins. Sophomore RB Jacob Hall was outstanding, rushing for 1,340 yards and 15 TDs.
Notable: Since 1999 Tippecanoe has enjoyed a winning season every year except 2004 when the Red Devils were 5-5. Since 2000 the Red Devils are 96-34 and made the playoffs eight of the last 10 years.
Jacob Hall, 6-2, 205, jr., RB.
Jarrett Wasson, 5-9, 142, jr., WR/DB.
Andrew Gatchell, 6-2, 215, sr., OLB.
Jared Ervin, 5-11, 170, sr., WR/DB.
Nick Fisher, 5-8, 140, sr., RB/DB.
Cameron Johnson, 5-11, 170, jr., RB/DB.
Ben Hughes, 5-9, 150, jr., QB.
League favorite: Springfield Shawnee
League player(s) to watch:
Tecumseh: Chuck Buchanan, Tony Evans, Jimmy Rowland, Morgan Clark, Jake Nicewaner.
Shawnee: Jordan Huggins, Alex McCrory, Andrew Young.
Bellefontaine: Jonathon King, Josh Clifton, Shaff Gorman, Zach Gingerich, Dorian Hughes.
Stebbins: Andrew Stewart, Kwame Bozeman, Brian Wells.
Kenton Ridge: Mitch Arno.
Fri., Aug. 24: at Graham
Fri., Aug. 31: at Greenville
Fri., Sept. 7: Milton-Union
Fri., Sept. 14: Indian Lake
Fri., Sept. 21: at Ben Logan
Fri., Sept. 28: Bellefontaine
Fri., Oct. 5: at Stebbins
Fri., Oct. 12: Tecumseh
Fri., Oct. 19: Kenton Ridge
Fri., Oct. 26: at Spg. ShawneeTweet