Maumee Panthers have a new football coach this year. Marc Gibson comes to
Maumee after eight outstanding years at Clyde.
was six and four in the tough NLL a year ago. This year, they have to find new
playmakers, as well as find the football players. Like Brian Awtrey, a junior
watch him run around, he's just very smooth," Gibson said of Awtrey. "You can
see the athleticism. [He's] very confident in himself. We're looking forward to
using him in a lot of different situations."
for quarterback, they have two solid guys ready to go: Brian Utter and Jordan
it takes hard work, top to bottom, to make a winning team.
wake up early," said senior Fred Scott. "A lot of practice. You know, practice makes
perfect, so it's just pushing forward every day, trying to have a good season."
definitely improving," said Zach Graven, also a senior. "We're just getting so
far, it's a new routine for the Panthers, but they're giving it a good effort.
all you can ask," Gibson said. "We're not talking about wins and losses down
the road. We're just talking about kids giving great effort and being
competitive, and making sure the Maumee people around here are very proud of
their performance, because they play the game the right way."