Delphos St. John's Blue Jay Football
1998 Season

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Div. VI State Champs! MAC Champs!
State Record 57 straight wins "The Streak" continues

Overall Record 14-0 MAC Record 7-0 Team Pic
    Opponent Result Notes
Sat
9/5
H Fortville Mt. Vernon, IN
W
61-0
Fri
9/11
A Defiance Tinora OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 2 Losses: 8 Division V Region: 18 Finish: 26
League: Green Meadows Conference

W
60-0
Fri
9/18
H Lima Perry OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 0 Losses: 10 Division VI Region: 24 Finish: 28
League: Northwest Conference

W
68-7 (Homecoming) Chad Schulte 5 TDs, 254 yards rushing
Sat
9/26
H New Bremen* OIOpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Howie Overman

W
60-7 Jace Metzner 5 receiving TDs - School Record, DSJ state ranked #1
Fri
10/2
A Ft. Recovery* OIOpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Rick Reynolds

W
62-0
Fri
10/9
A Parkway* OIOpponent Info:
Division V
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Vic Wallace

W
45-0 Chad Schulte 241 yards rushing
Fri
10/16
H St. Henry* POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Tim Boeckman
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (1-1)

W
34-6 St. Henry state ranked #2
Fri
10/23
H Marion Local* OIOpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Mike Cramer

W
67-9 DSJ 710 total yards offense (646 rushing, 64 passing) Chad Schulte 403 yards rushing.
Fri
10/30
A Minster* OIOpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Jim Hay

W
62-14 DSJ trails first time all year, 6-0
Fri
11/6
A Coldwater* POpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 3 Division IV Region: 14 Finish: 4
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: John Reed
Playoffs: Division IV State Runner-Up (3-1)

W
40-13
Fri
11/13
N Hardin Northern+ POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (0-1)

W
61-15 (Regional Semi-Final)
Fri
11/20
N St. Henry+ POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Tim Boeckman
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (1-1)

W
17-13 (Regional Final) Zach Weber game winning TD at 1:38 remaining in the game
Fri
11/27
N Tiffin Calvert+ POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midland Athletic League
Coach: Toby Hammond
Playoffs: Division VI State Semi-Finalist (2-1)

W
41-0 (State Semi-Final) DSJ 506 yards total offense. Attendence 5,909
Fri
12/4
N Lancaster Fisher Catholic+ POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Mid-State League
Playoffs: Division VI State Runner-Up (3-1)

W
26-16 (State Championship) DSJ State Champs! Chad Schulte 305 yards rushing (state championship game record, all divisions) 2 TD, Div. VI team record 395 yards rushing, attendence 6,462

+ indicates a Playoff Game
* indicates a MAC contest | 1998 MAC Standings

Head Coach: Vic Whiting | Conference: Midwest Athletic Conference | Division: VI Region: 24 Region Finish: 1
Total Points: Delphos St. John's 704 (Avg. 50.3) Opponents 100 (Avg. 7.1)

Individual Honors - All-League List

MAC Player of the Year
Chad Schulte - Offensive Player of the Year (Senior)

MAC 1st Team
Nick Etzkorn - Linebacker
Rocky Klaus - Defensive End
Scott McCormick - Quarterback
Jace Metzner - Wide Receiver
Eric Morris - Guard
Josh Ricker - Defensive Tackle
Chad Schulte - Running Back (Senior)
Tony Stemen - Offensive Tackle
Charlie Webb - Kicker

MAC 2nd Team
Jeff Fischer - Defensive Back
Phil Gunder - Center
Dave Martz - Running Back
Ryan Morris - Tight End
Josh Will - Defensive Back