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Mascot
Islanders
Team
Varsity 2017
Colors
Purple, Gold
Coach
Jeff Tomlin
Address
2124 N Lafayette Ave, Grand Island, NE 68803
Overall
0-0
District
0-0

Season Opener

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Aug 25 at Kearney (NE)

General Information

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Nickname Islanders
Colors Purple/Gold
Coach Jeff Tomlin
League A District 4
Playoff Division A
Playoff Division Rank #14*

Ratings

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2016 Final Power Rating 14.5
2016 National Rank #4557
2016 State Rank #48
Off-Season Rating Adjustment -5.7*
2017 Starting Power Rating 9.2*
2017 National Rank #5659*
2017 State Rank #64*
Dynasty Rating (avg. rating 2003-16) 19.1
Dynasty National Rank #2568
2017 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating worse by 9.9*
Dynasty Record 97-50 (56-17 in league)

Team Strengths

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Play Extremely Hard, Secondary/LB Experience

Team Weaknesses

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Line Youth/Inexperience

Strength of Regular-Season Schedule

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2017 Rating 7.5*
2016 Rating 7.6 (12.1 overall)
Rating Difference -0.1*

Islanders Returning Players

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Offensive Starters 4
Defensive Starters 5
2016 JV Record --
Starting Quarterback Returning no
Top Running Back Returning --
Top Receiver Returning --
Top OL Returning --
Top Defender Returning --

Top Players

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  1. Laylaway Thoe Senior DE/TE
  2. Kohlten Keezer Senior MLB
  3. Tyler Sextro Senior DB/WR

Previous Season

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2016 Overall Record 6-4
2016 League Record/Finish 4-2 (3rd)
2016 Points For Average 25.5
2016 Points Against Average 20.1
2016 Differential +5.4

2016 Wins

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Rank Opponent Record
#2840 Lincoln East (Lincoln, NE) 21-14
#5745 Pius X (Lincoln, NE) 35-20
#7693 Omaha Northwest (Omaha, NE) 28-13
#8931 Millard South (Omaha, NE) 41-15
#10052 North Platte (NE) 34-7
#10315 Bellevue East (Bellevue, NE) 41-6

Toughest 2017 Regular Season Opponents

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Opponent Rating
Omaha North (Omaha, NE) 31.5
Kearney (NE) 20.8
Lincoln Southeast (Lincoln, NE) 17.2*

Recent League Championships

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  1. 2015 (tied for 1st)
  2. 2014 (tied for 1st)
  3. 2013
  4. 2010 (tied for 1st; A District 1)
  5. 2009 (tied for 1st; A District 1)
  6. 2005 (A District 1)