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August 2nd, 2011 by Jim Field

(Compiled by Bud Legg, Iowa High School Athletic Association)

LONGEST CURRENT WINNING STREAKS – GOING INTO 2011

LONGEST WINNING STREAKS
Strk-Team                Last Loss
23 – Armstrong-Ringsted (8P)        30-28 to North Sentral Kossuth, Sept. 25, 2009
14 – Dowling Catholic, WDM (4A)    28-25 to Marshalltown, Nov. 13, 2009
14 – Regina, Iowa City (2A)        42-7 to Solon, Nov. 6, 2009
14 – North Tama, Traer (A)        28-26 to Newman Catholic, Mason City, Nov. 13, 2009
12 – Solon (3A)                21-15 to Regina, Iowa City, Sept. 3, 2010
8 – West Lyon (1A)            17-10 to Emmetsburg, Oct. 1, 2010
State all-time best is 56 by Waterloo East, 1965-72; 56 without a loss; 55 straight wins;
8-player – 26 by Adair Casey, 2000-02

CURRENT LONGEST REGULAR SEASON WIN STREAK (post-season not included)
Streak/Team (Class)            Last Loss
32    Clear Lake (3A)            21-7 to Waverly-Shell Rock, Sept. 21, 2007
31    North Tama, Traer (A)        13-12 to Lisbon, Sept. 28, 2007
28    Emmetsburg (1A)        35-28 to Eagle Grove, Oct. 19, 2007
27    Iowa City, City (4A)        20-3 to Cedar Falls, Oct. 19, 2007 (2-1-A-8)
25    West Branch (1A)        39-20 to Wilton, Sept. 5, 2008
23    Lenox (8)            32-28 to Lamoni, Sept. 19. 2008
22    North Fayette (2A)        22-21 to Sumner-Fredericksburg,Sept. 26, 2008
21    Dowling Catholic, WDM (4A)    41-28 to Southeast Polk, Oct. 3, 2008
State All Time Best is 66 by Harlan, first game 1985 to last game 1992;
8-Player – 39 by Adair-Casey, 2000-05

CURRENT LONGEST DISTRICT/CONFERENCE WINS STREAK (post-season not included)
Streak/ Team (Class)            Last Loss
56    Harlan (3A)            24-21 (OT) to Atlantic, Nov. 1, 2002
34    Saint Albert, Co. Bluffs (1A)    20-0 to Logan-Magnolia, Sept. 15, 2006
33    Bishop Heelan, Sx City (3A)    28-13 to Spencer, Sept. 22, 2006
29    Solon (2A)            25-18 to Monticello, Oct. 20, 2006
28    Iowa City, City (4A)        20-3 to Cedar Falls, Oct. 19, 2007 (2-1-A-8)
26    Madrid (A)            28-20 to Earlham, Oct. 13, 2006
26    Clear Lake (3A)            21-7 to Waverly-Shell Rock, Sept. 21, 2007
22    North Tama (A)            13-12 to Lisbon, Sept. 28, 2007
22    Emmetsburg (1A)        35-28 to Eagle Grove, Oct. 19, 2007
21    West Branch (1A)        7-0 to Pekin, Oct. 19, 2007
State Best is 64 by Emmetsburg, 1995-2004 & Dowling Catholic, WDM – DM Metro Conference, 1967-1977;
8-Player – 29 by Adair-Casey, 2000-05

Longest Unbeaten Streak (34 or more, may include play-off teams)
11-player
56 – East Waterloo (next to last game in 1965 (tie); last game of ’65 thru ’71: 56 without a loss; 55 all wins)
49 – Harlan Community, first game 2003 – 2006 (to quarterfinals of play-offs)
47 – Dowling Catholic, WDM, last 3 games of 1966 to the final (ninth game) of 1971 (one tie)
47 – Anamosa, 1937 through 1945 (need the exact dates)
44 – Ankeny, last four games 1932 through first game in 1938
42 – Solon, 2007 season to Sept. 3, 2010
40 – Mount Pleasant, 1957 (third game) – 1961 (seventh game)
39 – Crestland, Early, last 2 games of 1967 through the first game of 1972
38 – Roland-Story, second game in 1979 through the 1982 play-offs.
38 – Central Lyon, from fourth game 1974 through second game 1978
37 – Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 1963-67 (2 ties)
36 – West Branch, first game 1991 to quarterfinals of play-offs 1993
36 – Bettendorf, first game 1987 to semifinals of play-offs 1989
34 – Wapsie Valley, 1986-1988

8-Player (25 or more)
25 – Stanton, 2007 to the 2008 semifinals
25 – Adair-Casey, last three regular season games of 2000 to play-offs semifinals of 2002

Longest Regular Season Unbeaten Streak (35 or more-no post season)
11-player
66 – Harlan Community, first game 1985 to last game in 1992
62 – West Branch, last 7 games 1990 through first game 1997
56 – East Waterloo (next to last game in 1965 (tie); last game of ’65 thru ’71: 56 without a loss; 55 all wins)
51 – Madrid, last 6 games in 1994 through 1999
47 – Dowling Catholic, WDM, last 3 games of 1966 to the final (ninth game) of 1971 (one tie)
46 – Harlan Community, 2003 – second game 2008
44 – Ogden, last seven games in 1980 through 1984 season
44 – Roland-Story, second game 1979 through 1984
44 – Ankeny, last four games 1932 through first game in 1938
41 – Wapsie Valley, 1986-90
40 – Mount Pleasant, 1957 (third game) – 1961 (seventh game)
40 – Emmetsburg, third game 1977 to second game 1982
40 – Emmetsburg, last four games in 1995 thru 1999
39 – Crestland, Early, last 2 games of 1967 through the first game of 1972
36 – North Fayette, West Union, 2004 – 2007
36 – Emmetsburg, last two games, 1982 to second game 1987

8-player (26 or more)
39 – Adair-Casey, last three regular season games, 2000 through 2005 opener
30 – Stanton from Oct. 6, 2006 to Aug. 27, 2010
26 – Aurelia, last game 2001 to eighth game 2004

Longest Conference or District Win Streak (40 or more)
11-player
64 – Emmetsburg, 1995 (last 4) – through first six in 2004
64 – Dowling Catholic, WDM, (Des Moines Metro Conference), 1967 to the second conference game in 1977
56 – Harlan Community, 2003 thru 2010 (in progress)
56 – Harlan, first conference game 1985 to final district game in 1992
54 – Madrid, last 6 district games 1994 through first four district games, 2001
53 – West Branch, 1990 conference season through the first 3 district games, 1997

8-player (25 or more)
29 – Adair Casey, last three 2000 through 2005 conference opener
24 – Stanton Oct. 6, 2006 to Oct. 1, 2010