The Trailblazers return four starters and are hoping to improve this season.
The Wolves return 12 letter winners and hope to continue to show improvement this year.
After advancing to the Division I-A state title game last year, the Eagles are hoping to return to the state tourney.
The Eagles are young but expect to contend for a playoff spot in the Class 2A Southern League.
The Lions are hoping to show improvement this season.
The Mustangs are young and have only three returning starters.
The Saints hope to show improvement this season.
The Thunderbirds bring back seven starters as they hope to qualify for their seventh straight state tournament.
Damonte Ranch (12-1) unseated powerhouse Reed last week to capture its first Class 4A Northern Region title and takes on Liberty in the state semifinals at 1:15 p.m. Saturday at McQueen High in Reno.
Christian Marshall returned to running back after being injured in a season-opening loss and will carry a streak of five consecutive games with at least 100 rushing yards into Friday’s Class 4A Sunset Region semifinal against top-ranked Bishop Gorman.
Four high school football teams in Washington state have made news in recent weeks for forfeiting games rather than taking the field against a private Catholic school that features college and NFL-sized players.
A list of every player that was selected to one of the Review-Journal’s 2016 spring all-state teams and is expected to return this upcoming season.
Here is a recap of every team that won a state title during the 2016 spring sports season and will be looking to defend this upcoming season.
Bishop Gorman’s football team was approved by the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association on Wednesday to play an 11-game regular-season schedule.