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Football 2015: A look at the Valley Center Hornets

Chase Crawford, Valley Center football
Chase Crawford, Valley Center football The Wichita Eagle

Coach: Caleb Smith, third season, 3-14

League: AV-CTL II

Last season: 3-6

Last five seasons: 6-38

Projected 2015 playoff team? No

TOP SKILL PLAYERS

Player Ht. Wt. Pos. Yr.
DeMarco King 6-0 160 WR-CB Sr.
Don Boone 5-6 160 OLB Jr.
Andrew Skaff 6-1 185 TE Sr.
Chase Crawford 6-0 165 SS Sr.

TOP LINEMEN

Player Ht. Wt. Pos. Yr.
Dillon Cotner 5-6 200 C Jr.
Tom Adams 6-1 280 T Sr.
Chase Holle 6-1 220 DT Jr.
Zach Williams 5-11 190 DE Jr.

2014 RESULTS

Opponent, Score

Andover Central L,34-31

Arkansas City W,13-12

Newton L,26-21

Andover L,36-14

Goddard L,10-7

Eisenhower W,34-14

Maize South L,28-14

Maize W,28-14

Carroll L,48-0

2015 SCHEDULE

Date, Opponent

Sept. 4 at Andover Central

Sept. 11 Arkansas City

Sept. 18 Newton

Sept. 25 at Andover

Oct. 2 at Goddard

Oct. 9 Eisenhower

Oct. 16 at Maize South

Oct. 23 Maize

Oct. 30 Carroll

Andrew Skaff on his team

What Valley Center does well: “I feel like we’re definitely the underdog this year. Teams think they can just look past us, but I think we have a lot of playmakers this year. We have a lot of leaders and I think we’re going to surprise some of the bigger teams.”

What has to improve: “I think it’s going to come down to our lines. On our O-line, a lot of those guys played behind the seniors last year their whole high school (career). We’re going to need them to step up and once they get that experience, I think we should be good.”

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