A History of the Northern Indiana Playoff, 1930-72

A History of the Northern Indiana Playoff, 1930-72: A look back at Indiana high school football’s original postseason classic Long before Indiana high school football had an official postseason playoff, a conference in Northern Indiana had been doing it for over 40 years. Take a look back at the history of the Northern Indiana Playoff, from the inaugural playoff in 1930, to the end in … Continue reading A History of the Northern Indiana Playoff, 1930-72

The Reitz Football Encyclopedia

When it comes to high school football in Indiana, no other team matches the tradition and history of the F.J. Reitz Mighty Panthers. Documenting the first 100 years of the gridiron sport at the school, the Reitz Football Encyclopedia is packed with historical information, from game results, all-state players, coaching records, state championships, statistics and lots more. Buy now! Continue reading The Reitz Football Encyclopedia

What a Cluster!

Engler Publishing is proud to announce our fourth book, called “What a Cluster!: The story of Indiana high school football’s infamous Cluster System.” For two years, in 1983 and 1984, the Indiana High School Athletic Association determined its football playoff participants using clusters. While it had its benefits and supporters, it definitely had its drawbacks and critics. This 74-page book looks back at how the … Continue reading What a Cluster!