Varsity Football Struggles Against Competition


Senior Xiyan Green runs the ball down the field during the Homecoming game against their opponent Mountain Vista High School.

Andy Avila, Staff Writer

The varsity football team is having a difficult season with it’s win/loss ratio currently at 1-5. The team has important games coming up, not the least of which Friday’s Crush Colonial game. According to Coach Mark Barrett, the team is continuing to “strive to improve”.

The coaches are working on improving the players and their mindset through their practices and by offering Cougar Paw decals that highlight success off the field. “We are working hard to improve our fundamentals. Our coaches are great teachers and are doing a phenomenal job developing our players. Our players have bought into what we’re doing and are getting better each day,” said Barrett.

The players and coach are able to see improvement every time they put a skill to use. “We definitely have a growth mindset. We want to get a little better everyday, whether it’s a fundamental skill that needs improving or a new concept that needs to be taught, we want see consistent growth. Our coaches and players are the basis of our optimism and allow us to feel good about our future,” said Barrett.