Carlisle will face a challenge replacing 24 seniors and 15 starters from a team which reached the postseason a year ago. Among the losses to graduation is quarterback Max Goodhue who ran for 1,055 yards and threw for 1,012 last season. Also lost are running backs Kacyn Pickering (990 total yards) and Conner Smith (820 rushing yards) along with top receiver Cole Henderson (25 receptions, 585 yards). Helping fill the void this fall is top returning running back junior Tegan Wyckoff who ran for 265 yards and eight touchdowns as a sophomore. Also back for his senior year on the defensive side of the ball is William Voboril who had 43.5 tackles including eight for a loss last season.
Head Coach: Mark Hoekstra, 14 years
Last season record: 8-2 overall, 6-1 district
Senior regulars and others lost from last season: Max Goodhue, 24 seniors and 15 starters
Returning letter winners: Teagan Wyckoff, Caleb Wenthe, Max Guard, Bryce Murray, Garrett Pienkowski, Nolan Brunsen, Ethan Reed, William Voboril, Tommy Jones, Bo Struve, Vaughn Gibson
(Preview as seen in Indinaola Record Herald by Michael Rolands)