The Game      Platte County @ Webb City   -  MSHSAA Class 4 Semifinals


 

Hillsboro           Webb City
  Ladue       Webb City  
Ladue           Harrisonville
    Ladue   Webb City    
Parkway Central           Moberly
  Parkway Central       Platte County  
Rolla           Platte County

 

Show Me Bowl History


Webb City has competed in 16 Show Me Bowls winning 13. Counting this season the Cardinals have competed in 8 of the last 10 Show Me Bowls winning 6 so far. Webb City has won more class 4 titles than any other program in Missouri football history. Only class 1 Valle Catholic has more state title than the Cardinals with 14. Webb City holds the state record for total playoff wins with 77. The Cardinals have won over 85% of their playoff games. 

The Coaches


Webb City football Coach John Roderique enters his 20th season with his alma mater. Roderique has guided the Cardinals to a 259-24 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.

 

Roderique has guided the Cardinals to the Missouri state playoffs 18 of his 20 season as Head Coach, including the last 17 seasons in a row (2000-2016). Roderique's Cardinals have reached the Show-Me-Bowl (MSHSAA championship game) 13 times(1997, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017), winning 10 Missouri Class 4 State Championships (97, 00, 01, 06, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14).

Mike Tarpey is in his eleventh season as head coach at Ladue. Tarpey had guided the Rams to a 95-37 since 2007. 

The Rams are in the second ever Show Me Bowl appearance, the first for Tarpey. Ladue lost 43-0 to Kearney in the 2003 championship game. Tarpey has guided the Rams to the semifinals three of the last four seasons with apperences in 2014 (class 5) 2016 and this season. 


Webb City vs Platte County - The History


The Last Meeting: 


The Series:


Friday's championship game marks the first ever meeting between Webb City and the Ladue Rams .

 


The Consistency


Win Loss Record for:


Last 5 Seasons   67 - 6   92%
Last 10 Seasons   135 - 8   94%
Last 15 Seasons   190 - 12   92%
Last 20 Seasons   245 - 24   91%
Last 25 Seasons   296 - 32  

90%

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 652-343-39 which ranks as the fourth most wins in state history.

Record by Decades:


 

Decade   Record   Winning %
1920 – 1929   40 – 48   45.00%
1930 – 1939   46 – 31   60.00%
1940 – 1949   33 – 46   42.00%
1950 – 1959   35 – 51   41.00%
1960 – 1969   44 – 42   51.00%
1970 – 1979   48 – 44   52.00%
1980 – 1989   75 – 33   69.00%
1990 – 1999   100 – 19   84.00%
2000 – 2009   121 – 11   92.00%
2010 – 2016   97 - 6   91.50%

 

District Championships:


18 Consecutive from 2000 to 2017


The Rings


Post Season Winning Records


 

Webb City has earned a 77-12 (85%) all time MSHSAA playoff record. The 75 wins is the most of any program in Missouri high school playoff history. 

Championships:


 

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   McCluer North   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

 


The Chase


Central Ozark Conference Race


 

Team   COC   Overall
Webb City   8 – 0   9 – 0
Carl Junction   7 – 1   8 – 1
Carthage   5 – 3   6 – 3
Ozark   4 – 4   5 – 4
Nixa   4 – 4   5 – 4
Willard   4 – 4   5 – 4
Republic   2 – 6   3 – 6
Branson   2 – 6   3 – 6
Neosho   0 – 8   1 – 8

 

Class 4 District 5


 

Team   Record   Points
Webb City   9 – 0   56.63
Carl Junction   8 – 1   52.63
West Plains   7 – 2   49.74
Camdenton   7 – 2   48.63
Hillcrest   5 – 4   40.47
Bolivar   3 – 6   30.47
McDonald County   5 – 4   30.38
Marshfield   2 – 7   19.54

 


The Opinion


 

Missouri Sportswriters & Sportscasters Association
  Class 4 Rankings – Final Regular Season Poll  
  Rank   Team   Record   Points   Previous  
  1   Webb City (15)   9 – 0   150   1  
  2   Carl Junction   8 – 1   135   2  
  3   Parkway Central   8 – 1   107   4  
  T4   Ladue   7 – 2   98   5  
  T4   Kearney   7 – 2   98   6  
  6   Platte County   7 – 2   76   3  
  7   St Francis Borgia   9 – 0   60   7  
  8   Smithville   8 – 1   45   8  
  9   MICDS   7 – 2   34   9  
  10   Camdenton   7 – 2   8   NR