Q. How would you characterize this year’s team?
A. Our players are experienced and have a strong work ethic.
Q. What will be the keys to your success?
A. We’ve finished 6-6 the past two seasons. We’ll rely on our experience and leadership to get us over that hump
Q. Who will be your key leaders on the team?
A. Dawson Holloway (Sr., QB/DB), Trace Condra (Sr., RB/DB), Garret Shrum (Sr., TE/DE), Kyle Antal (Sr., OL/DL), and T.D. Argo (Sr., OL/DL).
Q. What are your biggest reasons for optimism?
A. Returning starters and experience is what we’re most confident in.
Q. What will keep you up at night?
A. Building depth and staying healthy.
Q. What can you build on from last year?
A. Learning how to manage momentum shifts and finishing every play.
Q. Any lessons learned from last year?
A. Our kids learned the hard way that one play can change a game, and they can never become complacent at any point in the game.
Q. Will we see anything different this year?
A. Offense is a little different, but defense and special teams will remain the same.
Q. How would you characterize your team’s speed?
A. We have adequate speed at all of our skill positions.
We’ve challenged our kids with a difficult schedule this year. We’ll rely on our leaders to keep us focused through the season and not allow us to get complacent. We’ll also find out how much we’ve learned from our experience as we open with two difficult road games.
Photos by Melissa Holder Photography