John Roderique

Webb City Cardinals

Webb City football Coach John Roderique enters his 22nd season with his alma mater. Roderique has guided the Cardinals to a 260-24 record since taking the helm in 1997. Roderiques' 91% career winning percentage makes him the winningest coach in Missouri high school football history by percentage. Roderique has been named Coach of the Year multiple times, most recently by his peers in the Missouri Football Coaches Association in 1997, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012,  2013, 2014, & 2017

 

Roderique has guided the Cardinals to the Missouri state playoffs 19 of his 21 season as Head Coach, including the last 18 seasons in a row (2000-2017). Roderique's Cardinals have reached the Show-Me-Bowl (MSHSAA championship game) 14 times(1997, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017), winning 11 Missouri Class 4 State Championships (97, 00, 01, 06, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17).

 

Coach Roderique was enshrined into the Missouri Football Coached Association Hall of Fame in 2017 and the Joplin Area Sports Authority Hall Fame in 2016. 

 

Doug Buckmaster

Carl Junction Bulldogs

Credit: Ozarks Sports Zone
Credit: Ozarks Sports Zone

Doug Buckmaster enters his 6th season at Carl Junction. Buckmaster has led the Bulldogs to an over all record of 49-10 since taking the helm in 2013. 

 

Buckmaster's Bulldogs were Big 8 conference champions in both 2013 and 2014. Since joining the Central Ozarks Conference in 2016 Carl Junction has earned a 13-3 in league play. 

 

The Bulldogs have reached the district finals five consecutive years in post season play. 

 

Buckmaster holds a 1 - 7 record against the Cardinals. 

 

Buckmaster has had previous coaching experience in the area with stints at Carthage and Joplin. Buckmaster also coached at NEO A&M, a junior college in Miami Oklahoma.

 


 

The Last Meeting: 

 

Scoring by Quarters

 

Team 1 2 3 4 Final
Webb City 14 14 14 0 42
Carl Junction 0 7 7 7 21

 

 

Box Score:

 

WC Stat CJHS
42 Points Scored 21
23 First Downs 19
53 Rush Attempts 27
455 Rushing Yards 113
8.6 Avg Per Rush 4.2
12 Passing Att 31
4 Pass Comp 20
33% Completion % 65%
34 Passing Yards 246
8.5 Yards per Rec. 12.3
489 Total Offense 359
1 Had Intercepted 2
1 Fumbles Lost 2
2 Total Turnovers 4
2 # of Punts 3
49.5 Punt Average 35
8 # of Penalties 5
75 Penalty Yardage 50
12 3rd Down Atts 9
5 3rd Dn Conv. 3
41.7% 3rd Dn Conv.% 33.3%

 

 

Highlights:

 

The Series:

Webb City leads the all time series over the Bulldogs

45-5-5. The series between these two neighboring cities dates back to 1927. Webb City won the first meeting 27-0 under Coach Gardner. 

 

The Cardinals enjoyed a 20 game winning streak against Carl Junction from 1978 to 2015. Coaches Gosch, Hutchinson, Cox, Kill, Thompson, and Roderique led teams all had wins over Carl Junction during that streak.

 

Under Coach Roderique Webb City has a remarkable 14-1 record against the Bulldogs. Roderique's Cardinals squads have out scored Carl Junction 576-172 in the fifteen meetings. 


 

Win Loss Record for:

 

5 Seasons   67 – 6   92%
10 Seasons   140 – 7   95%
15 Seasons   195 – 14   93%
20 Seasons   246 – 24   91%
25 Seasons   299 – 30   91%
30 Seasons   358 – 37   91%

 

 

600 Win Club:

Webb City's October 25, 2012 victory over West Plains was the programs 600 win in history. The Cardinals joins an elite group of just a handful of program to reach 600 wins. That list includes Rockhurst, Jefferson City, Webster Groves, Sikeston, Chillicothe, MICDS, Columbia Hickman, SLUH, and Harrisonville. The Cardinals record from 1920 to present is 655-343-39 which ranks as the fourth most wins in state history.

 

Record by Decades:

 

Decade   Record   %
1920 – 1929   40 – 48   45%
1930 – 1939   46 – 31   60%
1940 – 1949   33 – 46   42%
1950 – 1959   35 – 51   41%
1960 – 1969   44 – 42   51%
1970 – 1979   48 – 44   52%
1980 – 1989   75 – 33   69%
1990 – 1999   100 – 19   84%
2000 – 2009   121 – 11   92%
2010 – 2017   112 – 6   95%

 

 

District Championships:

18 Consecutive from 2000 to 2017


 

Playoff Appearances:

28 Playoff Appearances: 3rd All Time, All Classes

     1 - Rockhurst (35)

     2 - Jefferson City (29)

     3 - Webb City (28)

81 Playoff Wins: 1st All Time, All Classes

     1 - Webb City (81)

     2 - Jefferson City (64)

     3 - Rockhurst (60)

.852 Playoff Winning Percentage: 3rd All Time, All Classes

     1 - Columbia Battle (1.00, 4-0)

     2 - Valle Catholic (.894, 63-7)

     3 - Webb City (.852, 81-14)

 

Show Me Bowl Appearances:

 

Year   Results Opponent   Coach
1989   16-0   Sumner   J. Kill
1990   21-36   Sumner   Thompson
1992   24-21   Rock Bridge   Thompson
1993   20-7   Rock Bridge   Thompson
1997   44-14   North County   Roderique
2000   41-0   McCluerNorth   Roderique
2001   45-0   Washington   Roderique
2004   26-27   Clayton   Roderique
2006   26-0   Hannibal   Roderique
2008   41-34   Helias   Roderique
2010   56-7   Warrenton   Roderique
2011   56-42   MICDS   Roderique
2012   49-14   Helias   Roderique
2013   48-21   Helias   Roderique
2014   28-14   Cape Central   Roderique
2015   14-17   Kearney   Roderique
2017   14-0   Ladue   Roderique

 


 

Central Ozark Conference Race

 

Team   COC   Overall
Branson   0 -0   0 – 0
Carl Junction   0 -0   0 – 0
Carthage   0 -0   0 – 0
Neosho   0 -0   0 – 0
Nixa   0 -0   0 – 0
Ozark   0 -0   0 – 0
Republic   0 -0   0 – 0
Webb City   0 -0   0 – 0
Willard   0 -0   0 – 0

 

 

Class 4 District 5

 

Team   Record   Points
Bolivar   0 – 0   0
Carl Junction   0 – 0   0
Hillcrest   0 – 0   0
Marshfield   0 – 0   0
McDonald County   0 – 0   0
Monett   0 – 0   0
Neosho   0 – 0   0
Webb City   0 – 0   0

 


 

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