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Preble Shawnee football preview

Outlook: The hard-luck Arrows lug a 14-game losing streak into this season. The good news is most of the starters are back with a year’s experience.

High School: Preble Shawnee Arrows

Division this season: V

Division last season: IV

Region: 18

League/conference and division: Southwestern Buckeye League; Buckeye Division.

Head coach: Matt Hopkins; second year; (0-10).

Assistant coaches: Ken Christello; Adam Albright, Zach Beare, Kyle Hamilton, Cole French.

2012 record: 0-10 overall; 0-6 SWBL.

2012 highlight(s)/notable achievement(s): A very young team last year in which the majority of starters where freshmen or sophomores. Team got valuable experience and learned to fight through adversity.

5 key returners:

Ben Amburgey, sr., 6-0, 180; LB/RB

Mitch Monnin, sr., 6-2, 190; LB/OL

Austin Riley, sr., 5-10, 165; WR/DB

Jeffrey Davis, sr., 5-10, 220: OL/DL

Key newcomers:

Wyatt Austin, jr., 6-3, 195; WR/LB

Brandon Frost, jr., 5-9, 165; RB/DB

Joby Williams, so., 6-0, 160; QB/DB

Trey Smith, so., 6-3, 170; WR/DB

Corey Hooker, jr., 5-10, 170; WR/DB

Coach’s comments: The players have been working hard this offseason to prepare for a successful 2013 season.


8/30 @ ARCANUM, 7:30 PM


9/13 BROOKVILLE, 7:30 PM

9/20 @ DIXIE, 7:30 PM


10/4 NORTHRIDGE, 7:30 PM

10/11 @ MILTON-UNION, 7:30 PM

10/18 @ MADISON, 7:30 PM

10/25 CARLISLE, 7:30 PM

11/1 EATON, 7:30 PM

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