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Mascot
Bears
Team
Varsity 2018
Colors
Maize, Blue
Coach
Gandalf Church
Address
2521 Stadium Dr, St. Joseph, MI 49085
Overall
5-4
League
3-2
National Rank
5483
State (MI) Rank
181

Season Opener

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Aug 24 vs Central (Battle Creek, MI)

General Information

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Nickname Bears
Colors Maize/Blue
Coach Gandalf Church
League Southwestern Michigan - West
Playoff Division none
Playoff Division Rank --

Ratings

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2017 Final Power Rating 15.5
2017 National Rank #3581
2017 State Rank #128
Off-Season Rating Adjustment -1.7
2018 Starting Power Rating -1.7
2018 National Rank #3850
2018 State Rank #131
Dynasty Rating (avg. rating 2003-17) 20.5
Dynasty National Rank #3326
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating worse by 22.2
Dynasty Record 99-57 [98-58 on the field] (48-29 in league)

Strength of Regular-Season Schedule

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2018 Rating -6.7
2017 Rating 5.6 (11.9 overall)
Rating Difference -12.3

Bears Returning Players

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Offensive Starters --
Defensive Starters --
2017 JV Record --
Starting Quarterback Returning --
Top Running Back Returning --
Top Receiver Returning --
Top OL Returning --
Top Defender Returning --

Previous Season

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2017 Overall Record 7-3
2017 League Record/Finish 3-1 (2nd)
2017 Points For Average 23.8
2017 Points Against Average 11.8
2017 Differential +12

2017 Wins

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Rank Opponent Record
#3210 Portage Central (Portage, MI) 17-14
#4906 Mattawan (MI) 42-7
#6644 Gull Lake (Richland, MI) 28-16
#7634 Portage Northern (Portage, MI) 20-15
#7876 Kalamazoo Central (Kalamazoo, MI) 20-9
#9440 Norrix (Kalamazoo, MI) 41-12
#9579 Niles (MI) 47-0

Toughest 2018 Regular Season Opponents

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Opponent Rating
DeWitt (MI) 37.4
Portage Central (Portage, MI) 10.9
Lakeshore (Stevensville, MI) 5.8

Recent League Championships

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  1. 2015 (tied for 1st)
  2. 2009 (tied for 1st)
  3. 2008
  4. 2007