Maxwell Football Squad looks to Build with Young Talent
Following a tough season in 2021 in which Maxwell finished 1-7, the Wildcats will look improve with a number of key players returning. Eamonn Feeney, head coach of the Wildcats is looking forward to watching this team develop. "We are returning a lot of underclassmen that played significant roles last season."
One of those key players for Maxwell is Levi Huffman. Huffman, in his sophomore campaign had 85 rushing attempts for 325 yards and two scores. One of the leading receivers for the Wildcats also returns, senior Taylor Cheek. Cheek had 17 catches for 269 yards a couple of scores.
Feeney is in his second year as the head coach of the Wildcats and thinks that with the team had a great chance to learn the system, and this could be the year it clicks. "It is our hope that with the returned talent and a second year in the system we will be much more successful on the field."
The Wildcats will have their work cut out for them in a tough district too. The D1-10 District features North Platte St. Pats, Perkins County, Sandhills Valley, and Sutherland.
Maxwell will begin the season on Friday, August 26th, at Morrill.
Maxwell Cross Country Optimistic for 2022 Season
For the 2022 Cross Country season, Maxwell is looking forward to the competition that lies ahead. Head Coach of the Wildcats Jarod Meinheit says that he and the team are very optimistic heading into the season. "I'm always optimistic but I'm also realistic about where we are at coming into the season. We are very young overall on both sides, but I feel like we have a lot of room for growth. The physical aspect of running will take care of itself, I think our biggest challenge will be mastering being mentally tough."
A couple of runners to watch for Maxwell included Elio Nila who placed 9th at conference last year and also Dallas Beegle who took 10th at conference a year ago.
Meinheit also mentioned on the boys side that Bertrand-Loomis and Paxton will be teams to watch for and for the girls, Wallace and Cambridge.
Maxwell will begin the season on Thursday, August 25th at the Medicine Valley Invite.
Maxwell Volleyball Shows Potential with Young Team
Following a 6-23 season in 2021, the Maxwell Volleyball team will be looking to improve. For the Wildcats though, it will be a challenge as they will be a young team once again this year. Head Coach of the Maxwell Wildcats, Lori Mau is excited about what 2022 could bring.
"We are a young team, not much experience but I am excited in their potential and look forward to seeing how much we grow this season," said Mau.
Mau mentioned junior Jocelyn Cheek and Mataya Stubbs a senior as key players going into the season. Stubbs was an RPAC All-Conference Honorable selection last year.
Maxwell will begin the season on Thursday, August 25th at home versus Medicine Valley.