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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
National Rank
5060
State (NE) Rank
56

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 #13

Ratings

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2016 Final Power Rating 14.5
2016 National Rank #4157
2016 State Rank #45
Off-Season Rating Adjustment -4.5
2017 Starting Power Rating 10
2017 National Rank #4904
2017 State Rank #54
Dynasty Rating (avg. rating 2003-16) 19.1
Dynasty National Rank #2568
2017 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating worse by 9.1
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 8.5
2016 Rating 9 (14 overall)
Rating Difference -0.5

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
#2558 Lincoln East (Lincoln, NE) 21-14
#5287 Pius X (Lincoln, NE) 35-20
#7219 Omaha Northwest (Omaha, NE) 28-13
#8630 Millard South (Omaha, NE) 41-15
#9645 North Platte (NE) 34-7
#9914 Bellevue East (Bellevue, NE) 41-6

Toughest 2017 Regular Season Opponents

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Opponent Rating
Omaha North (Omaha, NE) 32.6
Kearney (NE) 21.5
Lincoln Southeast (Lincoln, NE) 18.9

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)