The Highland Huskies football team is gearing up for another season in a different class.
The Huskies have been moved down the class A from their original 1A last year, but head coach Tony Johnson isn’t thinking about that as much as his team doing well.
Johnson said his team is bonding well, and it is in partial thanks to his large Senior class helping to get the young kids ready.
“The key is, the older guys that I have coming back take it to a another level,” Johnson said. “As far as not just in their ability, but they can also help us in coaching key points, and it is powerful when you have a student athlete helping us in that aspect as well.”
The Huskies open up their season at home against Iowa Valley Marengo on Friday, and then will travel away for the next two weeks.
On September 14th and 21st Highland will take on some area teams in WMU and Lone Tree at home, before hitting the road again to face Van Buren, Keosauqua.
The Huskies have a few more games away and home, and finish up their season at home against WACO.
Highland does not have to travel to Alburnett this year like have in the past.