Head coach: Roy Goodell, first season
2016-17 record: 8-18 (4-8 Southwest, fifth)
Returning letter winners (starters): Five (three)
Top players: Analiyah Matthews (Sr.), Laila Loring (Jr.), Dar’Juanah Harris (Sr.), Lindiana Bojku (Sr.)
Outlook: Goodell, who helped the Trailblazers’ softball team bounce back to a successful season last year, will try to do the same for the girls basketball program.
Three starters return for Durango, which hopes to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2015.
“We hope to see improvement from beginning to end at all levels,” Goodell said.