December 5, 2019

FOOTBALL: Merrillville Pirates 2019 Team Spotlight

Head Coach: Brad Seiss (20-24 in four years at Merrillville; 33-41 in seven years overall)

2018 Season: 7-4; Lost to Crown Point in Sectional Championship

New Opponents in 2019: Hobart

Gone From the Schedule: Penn

LAST THREE SEASONS

2018
7-4
2017
1-9
2016
5-6
8/23
W, 48-20
8/30
W, 21-0
9/6
W, 27-24
OT
9/13
W, 46-7
9/20
7:00
9/27
7:00
10/4
7:00
10/11
7:00
10/18
7:00

Head Coach: Brad Seiss (20-24 in four years at Merrillville; 33-41 in seven years overall)

2018 Season: 7-4; Lost to Crown Point in Sectional Championship

New Opponents in 2019: Hobart

Gone From the Schedule: Penn

LAST THREE SEASONS

2018
7-4
2017
1-9
2016
5-6

8/23 – Andrean – W, 48-20

8/30 – Hobart – W, 21-0

9/6 – at Crown Point – W, 27-24 OT

9/13 – Portage – W, 46-7

9/20 – at Michigan City – 7:00

9/27 – LaPorte – 7:00

10/4 – at Valparaiso – 7:00

10/11 – at Lake Central – 7:00

10/18 – Chesterton – 7:00

Sectional Championships: 11 (’76, ’85, ’92, ’04, ’05, ’07, ’08, ’09, ’12, ’14, ’15)

Regional Championships: 6 (’76, ’92, ’05, ’07, ’09, ’12)

Semi-State Championships: 0

State Championships: 1 (1976)

Home Field: Demaree Stadium

Conference: Duneland Athletic Conference

Sectional: Class 6A Sectional #1

Enrollment: 2,187

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