Who won the most games among the five Bureau County football teams in the past decade?
That would be St. Bede, which stands at 51-48 from 2010-2019. The Bruins were the only Bureau County program to finish the decade with a winning record.
St. Bede went 9-3 in 2011, reaching the state quarterfinals. The Bruins went 7-3 in 2012 and won seven games again in 2016, going 7-4.
Hall finished the decade 50-52, topped by a 9-3 campaign in 2015 to cap a 24-10 three-year run. The Red Devils, started the decade 6-21, went 20-12 the past three years to close out the decade.
Like Hall, Princeton had a rough start to the decade, winning just six games (6-36) in the first five years. However, the Tigers went 37-17 the last five years to finish at 43-53.
Princeton had the best playoff record among Bureau County schools over the decade, going 6-3 in three appearances. Hall (6-6) matched the Tigers in wins and having the most appearances with six.
Here’s a look at the past decade for Bureau County and TRAC football by the numbers:
BCR teams (overall record)
St. Bede 51-48
Bureau Valley 37-55
BCR teams (playoffs appearances)
St. Bede 5
Bureau Valley 2
BCR teams (playoffs record)
St. Bede 3-5
Bureau Valley 0-2