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Millington Cardinals – 2016 Preview

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Expectations are high in Millington, that’s something that hasn’t changed from the reign of Legendary Head Coach Tim Furno and under the past 7 seasons with Roger Bearss.  The Cardinals will be going for a 10th straight season with at least 8 wins and haven’t had a losing season season since 1988.  Millington finished a game behind Frankenmuth in the TVCE standings last year and you can be sure that’s been on their minds since.  The two rivals have either won the TVC East title outright or shared the title the past 6 seasons.  This year both are projected to be right at the top again, with some company.

Last Playoff Appearance
2015

Head Coach
Roger Bearss – 7th Season at Millington

Assistant Coaching Staff
Jason Germain, Lenny Danntine, Kirk Sherman, Jim Henderson

Returning Starters On Offense/Defense
7/9

Key Returning Players (Position)
Brady Payne RB/LB
Nick Eickoff OL/DL
Jared Roehl RB/LB
Shane Horton DB/WR
Kolton Sherman DB/WR
Eddie Meeks DE/WR
Briar Bearss DE/RB
Mario Gabriel OL/DL
Lukas Selich OL/DL
Josh Borros LB

Fresh Faces Expected To Contribute This Year (Position)
Bryce Bearss QB
Jose Ramirez DE/OL
Brody Norman DE/WR
Jessie Peterson LB/RB
Drew Germain WR/DB
Jakob Selich WR/DB

Position Unit(s) Of Strength This Year
Senior Leadership, Offensive Line, Linebackers

Key Contributors Lost To Graduation
Caleb Washer QB, Jerrit Baker OL

The Coaching Staff at Millington expressed how tough the Conference will be this year – The TVC EAST is going to be very tough again this year.  Millington will have to compete week in and week out in order to have any opportunity at a conference championship!

Millington Cardinals – 2016 Schedule

DateHomeTime/ResultsAway
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Frankenmuth EaglesMillington Cardinals
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Millington CardinalsLumen Christi Titans
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