The Cathedral Crusaders finished the 2017 season with a 2-7 record, including a narrow defeat at the hands of New London-Spicer in the first round of the section playoffs. The 2018 iteration of the CHS football team will feature a lot of youth and a willingness to learn.
The Rocori Spartans are under new leadership this season while pursuing a fifth straight trip to the state tournament. Former defensive coordinator James Herberg has taken over the head coaching job for 2018.
Despite losing a bevy of players to graduation, including standouts Brevyn Spann-Ford, James Kaczor and Trent Meyer, the Tigers do return a handful of players at key positions. One of those players is quarterback Nate Trewick, who will be entering his junior season.