Vote for the Week 9 Players of the Game brought to you by Reis Tire


reis-potgHere are the Week 8 nominees for the Reis Tire Player of the Game.

Voting will be online until Wednesday morning!

2014 Offensive Players of the Game
Week 1: Malik Higgins
Week 2: Evan Deig
Week 3: Malik Higgins
Week 4: Evan Deig
Week 5: Malik Higgins
Week 6: Nate Hansen
Week 7: Jackson Barnes
Week 8: AJ Dixon & Malik Higgins (tie)
2014 Defensive Players of the Game
Week 1: Trevor Fetscher
Week 2: Trevor Fetscher
Week 3: Aaron Euler
Week 4: Reitz Defense
Week 5: Aaron Euler
Week 6: Ethan Robison
Week 7: Trevor Fetscher
Week 8: Ethan Robison

Player of the Game Archive

As always, thanks to Reis Tire for supporting ReitzFootball.com!

Mater Dei beats Reitz, 28-21


In the battle of unbeatens at the Bowl, the Mighty Panthers came up short, falling 28-21 to their West Side rival, Mater Dei.

Reitz fell to 8-1 overall and finished 6-1 and 5-1 in the SIAC and city races. They’ll head to Seymour (2-7) next week to start Sectional 24.

Mater Dei improved to 9-0 overall, their second straight undefeated regular season. The Wildcats won the city & SIAC championships with 5-0 & 6-0 marks, respectively, and also retained the West Side Nut Club Trophy. Mater Dei will face Forest Park (1-8) at Reitz Bowl next Friday.

Game recaps

Game statistics

Free Reitz-Mater Dei history booklet now available at Parkway Pizza & Kids Consignment


Logan Engler enjoys his brand new copy of the West Sider's Handbook to the West Side War, available while supplies last at Kids Consignment and Parkway Pizza!

Logan Engler enjoys his brand new copy of the West Sider’s Handbook to the West Side War, available while supplies last at Kids Consignment and Parkway Pizza!

It’s here! The brand new West Sider’s Handbook to the West Side War: 2014 Edition is now available, and it’s free!

You may remember we had one of these in an ebook format back in 2010, but nothing beats holding a copy in your hands. Thanks to Parkway Pizza and Kids Consignment, we have been able to print a limited amount. You can get your free copy by visiting either of these sponsors!

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Supplies are limited…get your copy today!

Panthers in the Polls (& Mater Dei): Week 9


Rankings for Mater Dei, of Class 2A, are provided below in parentheses.

Human polls

Computer rankings

Other rankings

  • INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST (COLTS.COM): #2 in Class 4A (Mater Dei is #2 in Class 2A)

Dixon, Higgins, Robison voted Week 8 Reis Tire Players of the Game


reis-potgThe Reitz Nation has spoken! Following the Panthers’ 51-0 win over Bosse, the readers of ReitzFootball.com voted and we have a tie for Offensive Player of the Game! Each with 67 votes, AJ Dixon and Malik Higgins are co-Offensive Players of the Game, while Ethan Robison is the Defensive Player of the Game.

This was the fourth time the Reitz Nation selected Higgins as Player of the Game. Robison has held it twice and it is the first time Dixon was picked.

Offensive Player of the Game voting results
67 – AJ Dixon
67 – Malik Higgins
21 – Nate Hansen
5 – Evan Deig

Defensive Player of the Game voting results
57 – Ethan Robison
42 – Aaron Euler
28 – Will Brown
17 – Joey Diekmann
1 – Caleb Crowe
1 – Trevor Fetscher

Congratulations to these fine young men and the entire Reitz Football team!

2014 Offensive Players of the Game
Week 1: Malik Higgins
Week 2: Evan Deig
Week 3: Malik Higgins
Week 4: Evan Deig
Week 5: Malik Higgins
Week 6: Nate Hansen
Week 7: Jackson Barnes
Week 8: AJ Dixon & Malik Higgins

2014 Defensive Players of the Game
Week 1: Trevor Fetscher
Week 2: Trevor Fetscher
Week 3: Aaron Euler
Week 4: Entire defense
Week 5: Aaron Euler
Week 6: Ethan Robison
Week 7: Trevor Fetscher
Week 8: Ethan Robison

Thank you to Reis Tire for their support of the our weekly Player of the Game fan vote!

ReitzFootball.com Players of the Game/Year Archive

Year-to-date offensive stat leaders through Week 8


Here are your offensive stat leaders through Friday night’s 51-0 win over Bosse.

Passing leaders

  • Completions: 80 – Evan Deig
  • Attempts: 124 – Evan Deig
  • Yards: 1,249 – Evan Deig
  • Touchdowns: 20 – Evan Deig
  • Longest pass: 80 yards – Evan Deig

Rushing leaders

  • Carries: 117 – Malik Higgins
  • Yards: 1,399 – Malik Higgins
  • Longest run: 87 yards – Malik Higgins
  • Touchdowns: 17 – Malik Higgins

Receiving leaders

  • Receptions: 27 – Malik Higgins
  • Yards: 391 – Malik Higgins
  • Longest catch: 80 yards – Kerrion Ringo
  • Touchdowns: 10 – Nate Hansen

Other

  • Total yards (rushing & passing): 1,319 – Evan Deig
  • Yards from scrimmage (rushing & receiving): 1,790 – Malik Higgins
  • All purpose yards (rushing, receiving & punt/kick/interception returns): 1,871 – Malik Higgins
  • Scoring: 138 points – Malik Higgins

Full offensive stats (on MaxPreps.com)

Year-to-date defensive stat leaders through Week 8


Here are your defensive stat leaders through Friday night’s 51-0 win over Bosse. As always, thanks to Larry Ellington for compiling these.

2014 Defensive Stat Leaders

  • Solo tackles: 26 – Will Brown
  • Tackle assists: 58 – Joey Diekman
  • Total tackles: 66 – Will Brown
  • Sacks: 4 – Brock Ashworth
  • Tackles for loss: 6 – Aaron Euler
  • TFL assists: 5 – Brock Ashworth & Trevor Fetscher
  • Interceptions: 5 – Will Brown & Isaac Flowers
  • Fumbles caused: 2 – Joey Diekman
  • Fumbles recovered: 2 – Trevor Fetscher
  • Passes deflected: 9 – Elijah Dunham
  • Hurried passes: 8 – Brock Ashworth
  • Blocked kicks: 3 – Isaac Flowers
  • Defensive score: 1 – Will Brown, Elijah Dunham & Triston Hape
  • Sack yards: 25 – Trevor Fetscher
  • Tackle yards: 32 – Tanner Duran

Full pdf files of defensive stats

Historical Reitz vs. Mater Dei articles from @courierpress


We’ve collected links to all the available game previews and recaps for the Reitz-Mater Dei football series as covered by the Courier & Press (their online archive goes back to 2006).

PREVIEWS

RECAPS

Reitz vs. Mater Dei: #ReitzFootballFriday Week 9 presented by Tracy Zeller Jewelry


#RFFThis is the game that everyone’s been anticipating! It’s a battle of undefeateds as the Mighty Panthers “travel” to Reitz Bowl to take on the Mater Dei Wildcats.

The winner of this game will gain three titles: The SIAC, city and West Side Nut Club Championship. Both Reitz and Mater Dei are 8-0 overall, 6-0 in the SIAC and 5-0 in the city.

The Panthers lead the series, 44-18. Coach Hape is 16-4 overall and 0-1 against the Wildcats. Mater Dei head coach Mike Goebel is 178-49 overall and 8-9 against Reitz.

Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

2014 Schedule/Results

Game previews

Statistics (on MaxPreps)

Historical information

Radio/TV/Internet

Thanks again to our friends at Tracy Zeller Jewelry for sponsoring #ReitzFootballFriday!

Higgins up for Week 8 Home Team Friday MVP


Malik Higgins is in the running for Home Team Friday’s Week 8 MVP award.

Also, don’t forget to vote for the Reitz Players of the Game brought to you by Reis Tire!

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