Team Previews: VII

Coaches from Kingman, Glendale, Boulder Creek and Central talk about their programs

Glendale – head coach Ben McIvor

 

2008 Record

2-8

 

New Region                                                                 

4A1 Western Sky

 

Thoughts on New Region

I think it will be one of the toughest conferences top to bottom.

 

# of Returning Starters

5 Off, 5 Def

 

Focus on Spring Ball

Preparing a number of juniors to step into starting roles.

 

Surprise Player that Emerged out of Spring/ 7 on 7

Dylan Jahrling 6'1 205 TE/LB

 

JV player from last year expected to make an impact

Ray Brewster 5'11  215  OL/DL

 

Goals of 2009

Compete for the region title.

 

Top Players for 09

 

Donald McGruder   5'10  175    Sr. RB/DB

Darius Ross          5'10   170    Sr. WR/DB

Anthony Gomez    5'10    170    Sr.  QB

Donnie Connors    5'10   165    Sr. WR/DB

Ray Brewster       5'11    215   Jr. OL/DL

Edward Kuhnen    6'1     225   Jr.  OL/DL

Brian Sutton         6'0     190   Jr.  FB/LB

Dylan Jahrling      6'1      215   Sr. TE/LB

 

Central – head coach Todd Williamson

 

2008 Record

1-9

 

New Region

Metro 5AII

 

Thoughts on New Region

The region will be young this year, but interesting.

 

# of Returning Starters

9

 

Focus on Spring Ball

New offense, new defense

 

How you thought Spring ball/7 on 7 went

We had a great spring and 7 on 7

 

Surprise player coming out of Spring

Hassin Scott, will have huge impact on our team.

 

Goals for 2009 Win the Metro Region

Make the playoffs

 

Players that have stood out to you this summer

Larry McBeth (LB), Hassin Scott (WR/DB), Johnny Hodges (WR)

 

Boulder Creek – head coach Dan Friedman

 

2008 Record

9-3

 

New Region

Added SDO & Mt. Ridge

 

Thoughts on New Region

Should be very competitive

 

# of Returning Starters

10

 

Focus on Spring Ball

competition for all positions

 

Surprise Player that Emerged out of Spring/ 7 on 7

Joe Kupiszewski DB/REC & Jordan Coleman

 

JV player from last year expected to make an impact

Zach Taylor

 

Goals of 2009

Repeat as Region Champs & go further in playoffs

 

Top Players for 09

Phillip Bayus, Mike Contreras, Zack Brown, Tayor Reber, Brandon Deip, Mario Lugo, Sean Fugate

 

Kingman – head coach Rob York

 

2008 record

2-8

 

New Region

Northwest

 

Thoughts on new region

Large region

 

# of returning starters

7 on both sides of the ball

 

Focus on Spring Ball

Wasn't hired in enough time to have Spring Ball


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