The Cougars have to replace most of their offense that was lost to graduation.
The Cougars have to replace some key contributors from last season.
The Cougars went undefeated in Class 4A Sunrise League play last year, but return just two starters.
The Cougars are hoping to claim their fifth straight Sunrise Region title.
The Cougars lost some talented athletes to graduation, but return a small group with state meet experience.
The Cougars are a year older and wiser and hope to be competitive in every event.
The Cougars bring back five lettermen after finishing third in last year’s Class 4A state tournament.
Caitlin Shannon ran for four touchdowns to help Coronado to a 33-18 victory over Shadow Ridge in the Class 4A state flag football championship game at Cimarron-Memorial on Thursday night. E’leseana Patterson ran for three touchdowns to help Cheyenne beat Virgin Valley in the Class 3A title game.
Coronado junior quarterback Caitlin Shannon threw four touchdown passes and helped the Cougars engineer a come-from-behind victory over host Green Valley on Tuesday evening in the Class 4A Sunrise Region championship game.
Canyon Springs squandered a 16-point lead against Coronado, but held off the Cougars and their comeback to clinch a 101-89 home victory on Saturday night, the Class 4A Sunrise Region championship and a berth in Reno to play for the Class 4A state title.