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Football 2015: A look at the El Dorado Wildcats

Jason Nichols, El Dorado football coach
Jason Nichols, El Dorado football coach The Wichita Eagle

Coach: Jason Nichols, first season

League: AV-CTL III

Last season: 2-7

Last five seasons: 5-40

Projected 2015 playoff team? No

Top skill players

Player Ht. Wt. Pos. Yr.
Cade Morrow 6-2 170 QB Jr.
Brandon Triboletti 5-9 155 WR Sr.
Kody Melugin 5-8 165 WR Sr.
Coley McCarthy 6-1 150 WR Sr.

Top linemen

Player Ht. Wt. Pos. Yr.
Seth Knowles 5-10 170 OL Sr.
Spencer Dodson 5-10 190 ILB Sr.
Cameron Hunt 5-11 188 OL So.
Blake Davis 6-0 260 OL So.

2014 results

Opponent Score

Mulvane W,17-15

Augusta L,39-0

Rose Hill L,46-14

Winfield L,23-13

McPherson L,46-7

Buhler L,60-7

Circle W,47-8

Topeka Hayden L,49-20

Andover Central L,52-14

2015 schedule

Date, Opponent

Sept. 4 at Mulvane

Sept. 11 Augusta

Sept. 18 at Rose Hill

Sept. 25 Winfield

Oct. 2 McPherson

Oct. 9 at Buhler

Oct. 16 Circle

Oct. 23 at Topeka Hayden

Oct. 30 at Andover Central

Kody Melugin on his team

What El Dorado does well: “The way we support each other and our teamwork; the brotherhood aspect of it.”

What has to improve: “This year, we really need to trust in our coaches, trust in each other. When the going gets rough, we can’t hang our heads.”