Nickname: Tigers (4-4)
Coach: John Kisiel, seventh season
Outlook: The Tigers return QB Josh Cranford. Anchoring the defense will be junior LB Javon Fogan and LB Mack Calhoun. On offense look for LB/FB William Vanoy and WR McKenzie Brown to have big years. OL/DL Kahlil Sommerville started on the line last year as a freshman while Keith Patton should make an impact on the line as well. "The kids have been showing up and there's a lot of dedication on the whole team," Kisiel said.
Sept. 4 West Seneca West* 2 p.m.
Sept. 11 East* 2 p.m.
Sept. 17 at Jamestown 7 p.m.
Sept. 25 Clarence* 1 p.m.
Oct. 1 at Lancaster 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 9 at Orchard Park noon
Oct. 16 Frontier* 2 p.m.
* at All High Stadium
Nickname: Red Devils (3-6)
Coach: Tom Goddard, 18th season
Outlook: The Red Devils will play home games under lights for the first time in their history. Look for WR Billy Fitzhenry to help move the chains. RB/LB Mike Geiz should have an impact on both sides. Sean Wolf returns to play DE and some LB. Domenic Principale and Jacob Matteson will anchor the OL. Zach Lauricella returns at QB.
Sept. 3 Iroquois, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 11 Orchard Park, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 17 at Lancaster, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 25 at Bennett, 1 p.m.
Oct. 2 Frontier, 2 p.m.
Oct. 8 Jamestown, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 at West Seneca West, 7 p.m.
Nickname: Falcons (4-5)
Coach: Tim Myslinski, 1st season
Outlook: DT/OG Jeff King will be the leader on both lines. The backfield is solid with Tony Mecozzi, Justin Liberta, Brett Via and Sam Reimondo. Mecozzi is very good in open space. Liberta was also the team's defensive MVP last year at LB. Junior Connor Donahue returns to the OL. QB Jim May is up from the JV. Myslinski takes over as coach from Rich Gray, who took the AD job at Frontier.
Sept. 3 Jamestown, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 10 at West Seneca West, 7 p.m.
Sept. 17 at Hamburg, 7 p.m.
Sept. 24 Orchard Park, 7:30
Oct. 2 at Clarence, 2 p.m.
Oct. 8 Lancaster, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 16 vs. Bennett, 2 p.m. at All High
Nickname: Red Raiders (3-6)
Coach: Tom Langworthy, 3rd season
Outlook: Three-year starter TB/LB Dylan Monroe looks to surpass 1,000 yards. Sophomore Dennis Drew won the QB spot because the team believes in him. The co-captains are senior LBs Eric Tyra and Joey Campion. The Red Raiders return David Lanphere and John Czech to the O-Line. JV team went 8-1. There is plenty of team speed on both sides.
Sept. 3 at Frontier, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 10 at Lancaster, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 17 Bennett, 7 p.m.
Sept. 25 at Niagara Falls, 2 p.m.
Oct. 1 West Seneca West, 7 p.m.
Oct. 8 at Clarence, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 Orchard Park, 7 p.m.
Nickname: Redskins (9-1)
Coach: Len Jankiewicz, 25th season
Outlook: The defending Class AA South champs have quality returnees up front with G Jeremiah Luderman and T Austin Bauer and with CB Andy Speyer in the secondary. LB Travis Pitzonka is coming off an 81-tackle season. Third team All-WNY kicker Alex Debbins made 16 of 20 extra points last year. The Redskins host Depew on Oct. 15 in a highlighted 2010 Greatest American Rivalry contest. Lancaster hasn't lost at home in two seasons (10-0).
Sept. 3 at Orchard Park, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 10 Jamestown, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 16 Clarence, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 24 at West Seneca West, 7 p.m.
Oct. 1 Bennett, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 8 at Frontier, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 Depew, 7:30 p.m.
Nickname: Quakers (7-2)
Coach: Gene Tundo, 17th season
Outlook: Third team All-WNY RB Okoya Anderson had 1,179 yards last year as a sophomore. S Paul Leavell is a captain. OL Pat Moran leads a line that needs to replace four starters. K Austin Reese made six of six FG last season including a 41-yarder. The JVs were 7-1 last year. OP was 5-0 at home last year. OP's lineup suffered a big loss when the Kugler brothers, Rob and Pat, moved to Pittsburgh.
Sept. 3 Lancaster, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 11 at Clarence, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 17 West Seneca West, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 24 at Frontier, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 1 at Riverside, 2 p.m.
Oct. 9 Bennett, noon
Oct. 15 at Jamestown, 7 p.m.
>West Seneca West
Nickname: Indians (0-9)
Coach: Joe Cantafio, 6th season
Outlook: After last season, the Indians look to stay healthy. QB TJ McCormick has looked sharp in practice. He'll be handing the ball to Mike Harm and Zack Boyce. WR Mike Jones has grown into his 6-foot-10 size. The LB corps is strong with Lamar Stevens, Nick Cavalier and Riverside transfer Jon Scherrer. Rivalry game at East is on Week Six.
Sept. 4 vs. Bennett, 2 p.m.
at All-High Stadium
Sept. 10 Frontier, 7 p.m.
Sept. 17 at Orchard Park, 7:30
Sept. 24 Lancaster, 7 p.m.
Oct. 1 at Jamestown, 7 p.m.
Oct. 8 at West Seneca East, 7 p.m.
Oct. 15 Clarence, 7 p.m.