2018 GNC Schedules

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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby amped0808 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:08 pm

HSFB Fan wrote:Any word on the schedules for Menominee and Kingsford?


Probably a few WI schools in non-cons I expect.
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby upfootball » Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:05 pm

Kingsford 2018 Schedule

at Menasha
at Fond du Lac Springs
Fond du Lac
Gladstone
at Wausau East
Marquette
OPEN
Menominee
at Escanaba
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby Hueby » Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:53 pm

upfootball wrote:Kingsford 2018 Schedule

at Menasha
at Fond du Lac Springs
Fond du Lac
Gladstone
at Wausau East
Marquette
OPEN
Menominee
at Escanaba


Those first 3 games will be very tough. So Fondy must have had a one year contract with Menominee?

Not sure what Marquette and Gladstone return. Wausau East' s football program is really struggling.

Then 2 tough GNC opponents to end the regular season... yes, Kingsford does not have an easy path that's for sure!
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby upfootball » Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:14 am

Both Gladstone and Marquette return a good team. The first three games for the Flivvers are as tough as it gets. I doubt anyone in the UP has a tougher schedule. If somebody does it will either be Menominee or Escanaba, certainly not the WestPAC.

The Maroons must have a new game 3 this year. I think Fondy was a last minute pick up for them last year just to fill an opening.
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby ftballfan » Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:00 am

Any home and homes between GNC schools?
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby upfootball » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:10 am

ftballfan wrote:Any home and homes between GNC schools?

Hopefully not. That's not something that is in the least bit ideal, but with the options of teams to play dwindling.... who knows.

You can see this snowball effect picking up speed can't you? As much as nobody wants the MHSAA do get involved, the cherry picking of schools with their schedules in football is sooner or later going to force a change in the system.
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby Hueby » Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:17 am

upfootball wrote:
ftballfan wrote:Any home and homes between GNC schools?

Hopefully not. That's not something that is in the least bit ideal, but with the options of teams to play dwindling.... who knows.

You can see this snowball effect picking up speed can't you? As much as nobody wants the MHSAA do get involved, the cherry picking of schools with their schedules in football is sooner or later going to force a change in the system.


I know ya’s don’t want the MHSAA micro managing- I get it. I think one way is to establish districts or regions- then break the schools down into divisions- not classes. For football they go divisions anyways.

Then just mandate 6 or more of your opponents must be the same divisions or higher. Otherwise you are not playoff eligible.

Then tell them “If you schools still can’t cooperate, we’re gonna step in and WIAA your ____ !” :mrgreen:

Edit: or can play opponents “so many divisions down.” This way Marquette and Esky can play, etc.

Something along those lines. Maybe someone can tweak it better. Just trying to find solutions.
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby upfootball » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:02 pm

I agree with your line of thinking Hueby.

A tweek to it would be this.

You can only play down as much as you play up. Lets take Ishpeming for example and their schedule for next season. Ishpeming is Class C.

West Iron County - Class C
Lake Linden - Class D
Norway - Class C
Gwinn - Class C
Manistique - Class C
Munising - Class D
Negaunee - Class C
Westwood - Class C
Bark River - Class D

Lets implement a system where you can for example.... if your a Class C school you can only play one Class D school unless you play up and play a Class B school in a game, which would then give you the availability to play 2 Class D schools. So on and so forth every time you play another game up.

Ishpeming Schedule is:

6 Class C schools - same size
3 Class D schools - playing down
0 Class B schools - playing up

This makes 2 of Ishpeming's games against Class D schools ineligible for the 6 wins and your in. Also does not count towards playoff points. They are essentially exhibitions for Ishpeming.

Would that help solve cherry picking your schedule in the State? You bet your ass it would.

It's not a perfect system however. You would have to make exceptions for Class A teams like Marquette who have no way to play up.
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby upfootball » Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:17 pm

Looks like Kingsford has filled out the schedule for 2018. They found a Class C team to replace IM in week 7... which is generally a tough week to fill this late in the game. Nice work finding a Class C coaching staff with some balls.

Kingsford 2018 Schedule

at Menasha, WI
at Fond du Lac Springs, WI
Fond du Lac, WI
Gladstone
at Wausau East, WI
Marquette
Lomira, WI
Menominee
at Escanaba
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby steve grinsteiner » Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:57 pm

Menominee schedule

@Marinette WI
Kaukauna WI?
vs Gladstone (Home or away?)
@Medford WI
Southern Door WI
@Escanaba
?
@Kingsford
Marquette

Don't know who they're playing week 7, but does anyone know?
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby u.p.power » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:17 pm

m.h.s.a.a. has menominee playing sault ste. marie oct 5th that is week 7.
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby Hueby » Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:59 pm

upfootball wrote:Looks like Kingsford has filled out the schedule for 2018. They found a Class C team to replace IM in week 7... which is generally a tough week to fill this late in the game. Nice work finding a Class C coaching staff with some balls.

Kingsford 2018 Schedule

at Menasha, WI
at Fond du Lac Springs, WI
Fond du Lac, WI
Gladstone
at Wausau East, WI
Marquette
Lomira, WI
Menominee
at Escanaba


Am hearing down here Fondy’s new head coach will be Steve Jorgensen- the coach who built up Oshkosh North and recently Kimberly. He was an assistant with them last year (guess they’re calling them “associate coaches” now.)
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby upfootball » Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:37 pm

I saw Menasha have 19 "associate coaches" in a game last year. It's getting nuts.

Rough for any program to see a good coach go, especially one like Mike Gnewuch who completely turned Fondy around and into one of the best programs in the State.
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby Hambone » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:36 pm

Fondy won't have any drop off with Jorgensen. Gnewuch will have his hands full turning around Mukwonago, they play in one of the toughest leagues in the state.
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby longball » Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:42 pm

Gee GNCROCKS, you were close with your December Gladstone schedule....well 4 out of 9 :roll: I do agree 100% that with Houle gone, things are improving, just not your predictions :lol:
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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby GNCrocks » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:53 am

longball wrote:Gee GNCROCKS, you were close with your December Gladstone schedule....well 4 out of 9 :roll: I do agree 100% that with Houle gone, things are improving, just not your predictions :lol:


That was accurate at that time.
Currently they are showing NO MENOMINEE/Kingsford games and a 10 game schedule on MHSAA.com.
At this point I am not sure if THEY know what their schedule is.

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Re: 2018 GNC Schedules

Postby Hambone » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:25 am

The MHSAA schedule is totally wrong there is no way Gladstone has games with Gwinn, Manistique, Negaunee, Westwood, Iron Mountain, or Calumet. Those teams are involved in the merger between the MPC and West PAC, that's a closed conference you play within your division with crossover games.
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