**New coach, 5 lettermen to lead Braves basketball
New coach Bob Lee, a Cherokee Washington High graduate, brings his winning ways home to the Braves this season after several oustanding seasons coaching boys basketball at neighboring Gala-Holstein.
Lee greets a solid nucleus of skilled athletes, including three starters among five talented lettermen off last season's 11-11 campaign under one-year coach Bart Smith, who relocated.
Seniors Kyle Schuck, a 6-2 senior wing, and Nick Parker, a 5-11 guard; and junior post Brock Dagel, a 6-8 banger inside with a tremendous upside, are back to boost the Braves in the rugged Lakes Conference, year in and year out one of the toughest basketball conferences of any class in the state.
Two other lettermen who saw considerable action on varsity last season are senior guards Matt Pitts (5-10) and Cody Ege (6-0), who will again be counted heavily on in starting roles.
Coach Lee lists six promising varsity newcomers, some who saw limited varsity action last season. They are seniors Zac Woods (6-1 post), Cole Renken (5-11 guard), and Nolan Sampson (6-4 wing); and juniors Seth Mahnke (6-5 wing), and Jakob HUmmel (6-1 guard).
"Most of the newcomers were important parts of our JV last year that finished third in the conference," noted Lee, who has done his homework. "We are looking for them to step up and compete for minutes on the varsity level this season."
Among his team's strengths, Lee likes the experience factor his five returning lettermen provide, hopeful that those experiences help the Braves prepare for in-game situations.
"We are real excited to get started on this season and see what we can accomplish," continued the first-year coach. The guys have been working real hard in practice and we are setting our goals high. Hopefully we can put ourselves in a position to be a factor in the conference and district race."
Lee will be assisted this season by JV coach Mike Nixon and freshman coach Chad Osler.
Members of the 2009-2010 Cherokee Braves varsity basketball team are, front row, left to right, Cody Ege, Cole Renken, Cory Bryant, Curtis Ege, Jakob Hummel, Matt Pitts, Sam Hinkhouse. Back, Paxton O'Connor, Zach Woods, Kyle Schuck, Seth Mahnke, Brock Dagel, Nolan Sampson, Alex Struck, Kristian Freed, John Hunt, Nick Parker.
**Varsity experience should help young Cherokee girls
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Two talented seniors and a junior, along with four promising sophomores who cut their teeth last season as freshmen thrown into the varsity fray, return as letter winners to boost the Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team under the tutelage of second-year coach Abby James.
Senior letter winners are Julie Miller and Lauren Husman, who have been mainstays in the youth movement experienced by Cherokee the past few years, as is junior Liz Dawson.
The four sophomores who lettered as freshmen last year are Jackie Wilson, Taylor Woods, Tasha Larson, and Shanon Shaefer. That group, along with promising varsity newcomers, sophomore Katie Sambrano, and freshmen Megan Carlson and Megan Hummel, will be asked to carry the load for the WHS crew this season in the rugged Lakes Conference battles, with four Lakes teams already ranked in the State polls.
Among her team's strengths, coach James lists her seven returning varsity letter winners, and that solid nucleus of sophomores who have one season of varsity experience under their belts and are primed to support the Miller, Husman, and Dawson trio that must provide leadership and court savvy to the mix.
Winless last season, the Cherokee girls cannot afford any further injuries this season, and are already battling a few knee injuries that may impact the team as the season wears on.
James is assisted this year by Heath Hagberg and Jim Leonard, along with new freshman coach Jon Larson.
Members of the 2009-2010 Cherokee Washington High girls varsity basketball team are, front row, left to right, Amanda Kohn, Lauren Husman, Julie Miller, Elizabeth Dawson, Katie Sambrano. Back, Tasha Larsen, Taylor Woods, Jackie Wilson, Shanon Shaefer, Autumn Shaefer, Tonya Stowater.
** Lettermen to lead Cherokee wrestling fortunes -
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The Cherokee Braves return 11 lettermen this season to halp shore up their youthful wrestling team, but an accent on youth and the failure to fill all the weights will keep things interesting as the new season unfolds.
Veteran coach Jason Wood and capable assistants Ted Reis and Nate Evans will again provide solid leadership and work ethic to the squad, but the three senior lettermen must step to the fore to help push the young Braves to be all they can be.
Those seniors include Patrick Loughlin, Nick Keith, and Cutter Carlson, who are accompanied by juniors Austin Volkert, Manny Bustos, Peter Cosgrove, and newcomer Cody Dolezal as upperclassmen on the team.
The rest of the lettermen are sophomores - Rick Weaver, Jack Letsche, Tyson English, Alex Peck, Zac Anderson, Gabe Conley, and Dustin Rosewall.
In addition to these promising grapplers, coach Wood greeted sophomores Tyler McLaughlin, Trevor Devitt, Miah Back, and Trevor Ankrum who also may impact the varsity squad.
In his ninth season at the Cherokee helm, Wood lists all that youth and inexperience as among team shortcomings, while tough senior leadership and those hard-working sophomores are among his team's strengths.
The youthful Braves rang up a 5-12 dual mark last season and look to improve on that this season if the team can avoid injury.
Members of the 2009-10 Cherokee Braves wrestling team are, in no particular order, Cutter Carlson, Neick Keith, Patrick Loughlin, Peter Cosgrove, Manny Bustos, Austin Volkert, Cody Dolezal, Trevor Ankrum, Miah Back, Trevor Devitt, Dustin Rosewall, Gabe Conley, Tyler McLaughlin, Zac Anderson, Alex Peck, Tyson English, Jack Letsche, Rick Weaver, Randy Olson. Managers, Maddy Woodall and Cenzie Wood. Cheerleaders, Emily Anderson, Bailey English, Jordan Miller, Samantha Myers, Devynne Reis, Mariah Clyde, Haley Mummert, Jenna Phipps, Makalea Sandahl.
**Young Aurelia 'Dogs ready to battle in final year -
AURELIA - Reportedly in their last year as the Aurelia Bulldogs, pending future sharing agreements with the neighboring Alta Cyclones, the Aurelia boys basketball squad will lean heavily on one returning starter and two senior lettermen to provide the leadership and nucleus for this season's success.
Nick Hirschman is the lone returning starter, while senior lettermen Jacob Howey and Steve Berg will immediately impact the varsity team after gaining valuable varsity minutes last season for the Bulldogs.
Four promising newcomers, including two sophomores and two freshmen, also will make an immediate impact on varsity, as coach Grant Peckenschneider and assistant Will Dible will work hard to mold a fundamentally sound varsity nucleus out of the seven aforementioned players.
Those promising underclassmen include sophomore guards Kaleb Howey and Evan Laursen, and freshmen Austin Glawe (post), and Colton Ballantyne (guard).
Coach Peckenschneider lists among his team's strengths as great attitudes and hard working, while team depth and a serious lack of varsity experience are among team shortcomings.
Members of the 2009-2010 Aurelia boys basketball team are, front row, left to right, Evan Laursen, Jerrik Tuggle, Bryan Hernandez, Kaleb Howey, Cory Ballantyne. Back, Bill Alt, Colton Ballantyne, Austin Glawe, Nick Hirschman, Jacob Howey, Steve Berg. Absent, Kyle Menke.
**3 letter winners will lead Aurelia girls last season -
AURELIA - Senior guard Erin Laursen and juniors Audrey Winterhof and Meghan Glawe are the decorated returning letter winners who will guide the Aurelia girls basketball fortunes this season, under the tutleage of first-year coach Aaron Ware and assistant Ann Dornack.
Laursen will lead the young Bulldogs in their final season, as the Aurelia and Alta school districts continue to explore a whole-grade academic and athletic sharing agreement that would create a possible "Alta-Aurelia Warriors" program that existed a few years ago and then disbanded for an alleged myriad of reasons.
Laursen, an All-Northwest Conference Honorable Mention, along with Winterhhof and Glawe, second team All-NWC, have proven their consistency and ability to lead the Bulldogs this season.
Coach Ware lists his team's speed and defense as major strengths, and will look upon his returning juniors and seniors to "step up and give this varsity squad a solid foundation to build upon."
Ware sees Newell-Fonda, and Alta to again be formidable conference opponents, along with Ridge View (Galva-Holstein and Schaller-Crestland), which may bolt the Northwest Conference to play in the Western Valley Conference.
Aurelia was 1-19 last season and 1-9 in the NWC.
Members of the 2009-2010 Aurelia girls basketball team are, front row, left to right, Gracie Winterhof, Shaina Thevenin, Amber Loucks, Linsey Linn, Hannah Engelke. Middle, Amber Gehrts, Erin Laursen, Mackenzie Steward, Kate Carlson, Kristun Tabler. Back, Meghan Glawe, Jennifer Jensen, Audrey Winterhof, Marissa Glawe.
** AGHSC wrestlers to rely on youth, senior leadership --
HOLSTEIN - With 10 returning lettermen and another nine promising hopefuls, the future is indeed bright for the Aurelia/Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland (AGHSC) varsity wrestling program this season.
Three seniors, five juniors, and two sophomores are among thos returning lettermen looking to improve on last year's 8-25 dual record and 3-7 Western Valley Conference mark.
Those lettermen include seniors Taylor Witzel, Josh Schwanz, and Chad Borchers; juniors Vance Kreutz, Greg Davis, Spencer Snyder, Tyler Kenny, and Adam Spahr; and sophomores Kevin Hernandez and Logan Schafer.
Other wrestlers who will contribute to the varisty level are senior Juan Pineda, sophomore Shayne Thoreson, and freshmen Cody Fell, Kaleb Young, Tylar Hansen, Dru Kenny, Michael Davidson, Nate Myrice, and Dillion Kunneke.
"We expect to be a young but competitive squad on the mat," said AGHSC co-coach Scott Phelps, who will co-coach along with Mike Fry and Doug Davidson, and assistant coach Bradley Gustafson.
"We have a lot of young kids expected to fill weight classes who don't have a lot of experience. These kids will need to gel with our upperclassmen to form a solid team. Time will determine how we develop as the season goes along."
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Front Row, left to right, Taylor Witzel, Josh Schwanz, Cody Kell, Vance Kreutz, Chad Borchers.
Second Row - Tylar Hanson, Kaleb Young, Adam Spahr, Jon Henderson, Kevin Hernandez, Dru Kenny, Shayne Thoreson.
Third Row - Nate Myrice, spencer Snyder, Michael Davidson, Juan Pineda, Logan Schafer.
Not pictured - Geg Davis, Tyler Kenny.
** Miller, Bondinello to lead Ridge View boys basketball
HOLSTEIN - In their first year of merging the two basketball programs, the Galva-Holstein and Schaller-Crestland boys basketball team, like the girls, will be called the Ridge View Raptors, complete with new coaching staffs.
Shannon Tesch takes the reins for the Ridge View boys, and will be assisted by Alex Bollmeyer.
"Each team lost a lot from graduation from last year," said Tesch. "We will need some inexperienced players to step up into some major varsity roles. At this early stage in the season, it is unclear who those players will be."
Two players with vast varsity experience as starters last year are junior Isaiah Miller (G-H) and senior Christian Bondinello (S-C).
"Isaiah and Christian will be asked to step into leadership roles this year, both in practices and in games," explained Tesch. "Coach Bollmeyer and I are very excited about the ability of these two players."
The first-year coach said the biggest team strength will be depth, with 30 high school players out for the sport. With that depth will come a lot of competition for roster spots, with players working as hard as they can in practice and games, hoping to earn a spot.
Tesch pegs Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove, and Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto as among the teams to beat this season in the Western Valley Conference.
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Members of the 2009-10 Ridge View boys varsity basketball team are, front row, left to right, Trevor Irwin, Kyle Dahm, Josh Mohr, Blake Woodke, Isaiah Miller, Daren Miller, Riley Cosgrove, Christian Bondinello. Row 2, Seth Johnson, Michael Perrett, Austin Graff, Marc Meyer, Chris Brosamle, Taylor Radke. Row 3, Nick Gross, Derek Kai, Heath Clark, Joe Tokheim, Austin Struchen, Travis Hoeppner, Kris Alesch. Back, Kyle Wessling, Austin Drey, Tyler Albers, Christian Egger, Dustin Schmidt, Blake Suhr. Absent, Michael Dutcher, Michael Currie, Jamie Hueneke, manager Drew Ramirez.
** New Ridge View girls basketball team must unify --
HOLSTEIN - Seven letter winners return to bolster the new Ridge View girls basketball team this season, the first year of the merger of the Galva-Holstein and Schaller-Crestland programs.
New head coach Lindsay DeHaan, the former S-C coach the past three years who will be assisted by Leah Maunus and Tyler Phelan, greeted her new squad, with G-H posting a 6-16 record last season and a 2-7 mark in the Western Valley Conference, and S-C tallying a 9-10 record and 6-6 Northwest Conference mark. Ridge View will play in the WVC .
Among those returning letter winners are Victoria Andresen, Brea Slaybaugh, Brooke Wiese, Emily Schiernbeck, Chelsea Clayton, Sydney Shell, and Egypt Clayton.
"We will be quick this year," noted DeHaan. "Both our posts and guards have good quickness which will help us run the ball on offense and get some fast break points, as well as keep our up-tempo defesive approach.
Among team shortcomings, DeHaan list team unity, with two schools merging programs requiring the players to work extra hard to become a team. "We got a late start as a full squad as the Schaller-Crestland girls qualified sot State volleyball," explained DeHaan.
"We will need to be consistent," added DeHaan. "With a new team and coaches, there are a lot of new things to be learned. If we can do the little things consistently, we will have great success."
Ridge View girls basketball
Members of the 2009-10 Ridge View girls varsity basketball team are, front row, left to right, Victoria Andresen, Sydney Shell, Chelsea Clayton, Brea Slaybaugh. Middle, Natalie Waller, Brooke Wiese, Egypt Clayton, Roxanne Grundmeier, Emily Schiernbeck, Jessica Mathes, Nicole Snyder. Back, Anna Smith, Melissa Brandt, Kate Mathes, Rachel Hunt, Kara Slaybaugh, Krista Vollmar, Kaitlyn Wulf, Taylor Henry, Dana Hustedt.
** Hanson, Bunt to lead MMC boys basketball team - -
MARCUS - Two varsity starters are included among six varsity lettermen returning to lead the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys basketball team this 2009-2010 season.
Again under the direction of coach Pat Bird, the Eagles will work hard to improve on last season's 3-19 record rang up in the rugged War Eagle Conference and against sevgeral tough non-conference foes.
Returning starters Will Hanson and Neal Bunt will provide a formidable duo to lead the MMC boys this season, along with returning lettermen Nate Wendt, Jesse KUnzweiler, Tyrel Godbersen, and John Hoefling.
Coach Bird also will look to promising varsity newcomers Jay Welp and Zach Specht to see a lot of varsity playing time and to help team leaders Hanson and Bunt push the Eagles over the top.
Among his team's strengths, Bird lists overall speed, and more varsity depth than last season. Among team shortcomings is the lack of a post player and a lack of height and bulk in the middle, which may slow the team's progress this season.
Hanson was an Honorable Mention All-War Eagle Conference selection last year and is the lone returning, decorated letterman.
Bird will be assisted this season by Brad Cave and Don Cave.
Members of the boys' varsity basketball team are, in front, Zach Specht, Chris Mayrose, Jesse Kunzweiler, Tyrel Godbersen, Neal Bunt, and Cody Remington. In back is Greg Hueser, Nate Wendt, Jay Welp, Tyler Prunty, John Hoefling, Will Hansen, and Cole Remington.
** Future is bright for talented MMC girls basketball team
MARCUS - Things could get interesting this season for the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls basketball team, as nine quality letter winners return to lead the Eagles of coach Shane Williams.
Included in that promising group is a nice mixture of seasoned veterans and underclassmen that will be a force in the War Eagle Conference this year.
Senior letter winners with extensive varsity experience include Rachel McDermott, Ashley Schneider, and Jenna Mittlestadt. Likewise two juniors letter winners - Kelsey Sears and Amanda Hoefling. Four sophomores also will impact the line-up after seeing varsity action last year. They are Kayla Foresman, Jalyn Doeden, Erica Dreckman, and Reagan McDaniel.
Other talented sophomores who will see action are Carly Lehnhoff, Bailee Nelson, Jill Addison, and Anna Wilcox.
Among newcomers who are ready to contribute are junior Stephanie Specht, junior foreign exchange student Anita Chandrakumar, and freshmen Alex Dreckman, Sarah Bird, and Alissa McDermott.
Foresman was a WEC honorable mention last season as a freshman.
Coach Williams list athleticism, speed and quickness as among his team's strengths, while shooting, taking care of the ball and learning the nuances of the game are shortcomings that weill be worked on.
Williams will be assisted this season by Ric Collins and Tim Dreckman.
Members of the varsity girls' basketball team are, in front, Carly Lehnhoff, Jena Mittelstadt, Amanda Hoefling, Reagan McDaniel, Erica Dreckman, and Rachel McDermott. In back is head coach Shane Williams, Kayla Foresman, Jalyn Doeden, Ashley Schneider, Kelsey Sears, Stephanie Specht, and assistant coach Ric Collins.
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MARCUS - Seven talented lettermen are back to lead the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn wrestlers into the new 2009-2010 season.
Again under the direction of coach Steve Phillips, the Eagle grapplers must mix in five promising newcomers to complement their seven wrestlers with varsity experience to be the traditional force the MMC program has become in recent years.
Among the returning varsity starters/lettermen are State qualifier Russ Godbersen, Dalton Brady, Tyler Pearson, Taylor Coombs, Mitch Brady, Jacob Pearson, and Dillon Mugge.
Among the promising newcomers coach Phillips will rely heavily upon are Jake Meehan, Ben PHillips, Nathan Zubrod, Levi Letsche, Tyler Nielson, and a host of promising freshmen just waiting to earn their stripes.
Godbersen is a three-time State qualifier and two-time State place winner for the Eagles and will set the pace and the bar for this year's MMC club.
"We have some very talented wrestlers with great leadership skills in the room that are doing a nice job pushing each other, as well as leading our team in a positive direction," said coach Phillips.
"We also have a nice group of freshmen and sophomores that are working very hard for a position on the team."
Phillips will be assisted this season by former Eagle standout Nick Dreckman.
Members of the MMC wrestling team are, in front, managers Jill Letsche, Taylor Holmes, and Kayla Theisen. Middle row is Tyler Pearson, Derek Hayes, Ethan Radtke, Dylan Rolfes, Ben Phillips, Tyler Nielsen, and Michael Bush. In back is Levi Letsche, Dillon Mugge, Tanner Cronin, Nathan Zubrod, Russ Godbersen, Jacob Meehan, Jacob Pearson, and Mitch Means. Missing is Tayler Coombs.
** Hansen, Lundt, Volkert key River Valley boys --
CORRECTIONVILLE - Three veteran starters, led by last year's First Team All-Western Valley Conference pick Austin Hansen, are back to bolster the River Valley boys basetball team this season.
Along with Hansen, a three-year starter, Sam Lundt, also a talented three-year starter, returns, as does senior letterman Andrew Volkert, who missed much of last season with an injury. Lundt was all-WVC Honorable mention last season, and Volkert would have gleaned All-Conference honors had he not been injured.
Coach Dean Norris also greets six promising newcomers to varsity, including senior Ryan Kettleson, juniors Mark Petersen and Brennan Hoaglund, and talented sophomores Vlaine Cullen, Zak Gander, and Brody Riedemann.
Norris, in his sixth season at the Wolverine helm, anticipates a solid, experienced backcourt with Hansen and Lundt manning the one and two guard positions, and labels the decorated Hansen one of the best players in Northwest Iowa.
Norris lists the fact River Valley lost six talented seniors and their extensive experience to graduation, along with a lot of inexperience with the returning players, and a lack of height as among team shortcomings.
The return of Hansen and Lundt forming a potent backcourt duo is a major team strength, according to Norris.
River Valley was 12-8 last season and finished third in the tough WVC. Norris will be assisted by Rob Hullinger this season.
Members of the 2009-10 River Valley boys varsity basketball team are, front row, left to right, Ryan Ketelsen, Drew Payne, Andrew Volkert, Samuel Lundt, Zak Gander, Austin Hanson, Blaine Cullen. Back, Ethan Brown, Jeremy Gebers, Luke Wilen, Mark Petersen, Brody Riedemann, Dylan Dalton, Austin Moeller. Absent, Cody Spitzer.
** River Valley girls will up the tempo this season
CORRECTIONVILLE - Two returning starters are among seven returning letter winners who must form the nucleus to carry the load for the River Valley girls basketball team this season.
Those starters are sophomores Kari Ludvigson and Lexie Chester who gained ample varsity experience for coach Matt Jenness's squad last year.
Five more letter winners are back to boost the Wolverines varsity team, including seniors Sarah Byers and Kasi McDermott, and sophomores Mackenzie Firtch, Brittny Shropshire, and Brittany Hunwardson.
"We are going to be young, short, and inexperienced," said coach Jenness in summation of this season's club. "We graduated seniors who accounted for about 80-percent of our scoring, and about 75-percent of our rebounding. It will be very interesting to see who steps up and becomes leaders."
Coach Jenness said this year's team will see a shift in philosophy. "We've been a slow down, grind it out kind of team, and we're going to try to use our athleticism to run and gun a little more," explained Jenness.
"We are going to have our ups and downs, but I think we will improve a lot this year and hopefully be a team no one wants to play come February."
Jenness will be assisted this season by Rob Hullinger.
Members of the 2009-10 River Valley girls varsity basketball team are, front row, left to right, Echo Bailey, Kasi McDermott, Sarah Byers, Kristen O'Connell, Allie Byers, Brianna Colshan, Jacie Jepsen. Back, Bailey Fitch, Alys Georgeopoulos, Lexie Chester, Brittany Hunwardson, Kari Ludvigson, Mackenzie Fitch, Brittny Shropshire.
** Syndergaard, Brasser to lead South O'Brien boys
PAULLINA - Four starters are among eight returning lettermen who will lead the South O'Brien boys in the tough War Eagle Conference basketball wars this season.
Coach Kiley Yates' Wolverines rang up an impressive 14-9 record last season, including a 7-2 WEC mark, and are determined to improve on those numbers this season with the help of the four talented starters back.
They are Jarod Syndergaard, a 6-2 senior guard; Ryan Brasser, a 6-6 senior wing; Adam Paulsen, a 6-0 sophomore guard; and Kyle Petrich, a 6-0 senior guard.
Yates also greets four skilled lettermen who saw their share of varsity action last season, including Zach Boltjes, a 5-9 senior guard; Beau Lange, a 6-3 junior post; Cody Rehder, a 5-11 senior wing; and Chas Biery, a 6-2 junior guard.
Among promising newcomers is Ben Wagner, a 6-2 junior post.
Syndergaard and Brasser are among the most decorated Wolverines, with Syndergaard a first-team All-WEC pick last year, and a second team choice as a sophomore. He also is reigning SOS MVP and a team captain. Brasser is a second team All-WEC selection last year, a WEC Honorable Mention as a sophomore, and also is a team captain. That talented duo will have four varsity letters each after this season.
Yates lists experience, scoring, and great leadership as his major team strengths, and terms post scoring potential as a possible team shortcoming this season.
South O'Brien boy's basketball
Members of the 2009-10 South O'Brien varsity boy's basketball team are, front row, left to right, assistant coach Brant Goodchild, Chas Biery, Jarod Syndergaard, Adam Paulsen, Kyle Petrich, Zach Bolties and assistant coach Drew Triplett. Back, assistant coach Steve Raymond, Ryan Brasser, Ben Wagner, Cody Rehder, Beau Lange, assistant coach Jim Wagner, head coach Kiley Yates.
** 4 letter winners, new coach lead South O'Brien girls
PAULLINA - First-year coach Allen DeVos will rely heavily on four returning letter winners to carry the load and lead by example for the 2009-2010 South O'Brien girls basketball team.
Factoring in senior graduation losses and the resultant varsity inexperience, coach DeVos will look to returning letter winners Miranda Kelleher, Casie Rehder, Allison Schimmer, and Tracey Tewes to provide a solid nucleus for the Wolverines in the rugged War Eagle Conference battles.
Among promising newcomers DeVos will welcome into the fold to help impact the varsity squad are Taylor Jalas, and Rachel Julian.
Among the team's major strengths this season is team defense, according to DeVos, while scoring punch will be a team shortcoming and an area that will be addressed religiously in early-season practice sessions.
The Wolverines racked up a 6-16 record last season and will work hard to improve on that mark this season.
DeVos will be assisted this year by veteran South O'Brien coach Dana Vige.
South O'Brien girl's basketball
Members fo the 2009-10 South O'Brien girl's varsity basketball team are, left to right, Erin Brasser, Rachel Julian, Taylor Jalas, Casie Rehder, Maddi Lange, coach Allen DeVos, Tracey Tewes, Tiana Tesch, Allison Schimmer, Morgan Ebel, Miranda Kelleher.