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The Skinny
NEXT OPPONENT: vs. Lakeland

Coach: Mike Eshbach, 0-0 in first season at Eastside (49-56 in 11th season overall)

Twitter: @WawaseeFootball

Last year: 4-6

2016 per-game averages: 27.4 points scored, 27.6 points allowed.


Aug. 18 vs. Lakeland, 7 p.m.

Aug. 25 at West Noble, 7 p.m.

Sept. 1 at Northridge, 7 p.m.

Sept. 8 vs. Concord, 7 p.m.

Sept. 15 at NorthWood, 7 p.m.

Sept. 22 vs. Plymouth, 7 p.m.

Sept. 29 at Warsaw, 7 p.m.

Oct. 6 vs. Elkhart Memorial, 7 p.m.

Oct. 13 at Goshen, 7 p.m.


Eshbach believes in the commitment that the Wawasee administration is making to being competitive in football in the NLC or he wouldn't have taken the job. But that climb to the upper echelon of the league won't happen in the next three months - or maybe even 15 months.

Mike Eshbach is headed to Wawasee after building up the program at Eastside. (News-Sentinel file photo)