EAST PALESTINE (DIV. V )
Head coach: Darren Miller, fifth year (28-24).
Assistants: Jim Young (defensive coordinator), Bill Bailey (offensive coordinator), Dave Rankin (OLB/DE), Troy Dulor (QB), Jim Hall (OL), Brian Stauffer (DL), Jason Bradden (DE), Lance Peterson (REC), Trent Wisser (special teams).
2004 record: 4-6.
Offensive/defensive formations: Wing team/4-4.
Key losses: F/S Brett Young (TCL All-Star; Penn-Ohio game), DE/FB Jon Hall, RB Chad Setliff, OL Matt Bica, DE Ricky Arther, WR Steve McKay.
Returning lettermen: 14.
Returning starters: 17.
Returning offensive backs: Zac Dunn, QB, 6-1, 180, Sr.; Pat Figley, RB, 5-11, 205, Sr., 2 letters); Scott Frank, RB, 5-10, 165, Sr.; Travis Newman, RB, 5-7, 136, Sr., (2 letters); Jack Figley, RB, 5-11, 165, Jr.
Incoming offensive backs: Tommy Powers, RB, 5-7,135, So.; Gary Sensenbaugher, RB, 5-9, 167, So.; Aaron Householder, RB, 5-8, 150, So.; George Smith, QB, 6-2, 175, So.
Returning offensive ends: Joe Thompson, TE, 5-11, 179, Sr.; Matt McCullough, SE, 5-6, 135, Sr.; Ryan McCullough, SE, 5-6. 135, Sr.; Brian Felger, SE, 5-10, 149, Jr.
Incoming offensive ends: Trent Mahoney, TE/OL, 6-1, 215, Sr.; Drew Moore, TE, 6-0, 150, So.; Mark Aurther, SE, 5-6, 135, So.; Matt Krebs, TE, 6-0, 210, Jr.; Jim Hill, SE, 5-8, 145, Jr.
Returning offensive linemen: Dan Saylor, G, 6-5, 200, Sr.; Mike Greene, OT, 6-0, 205, Sr.; Nate Sugar, G, 6-2, 230, Sr.; Brad Crist, C, 6-1,200, Sr.; Mike Loy, OT, 6-3, 225, Sr.; Marty Kerr, C/G, 5-11, 195, Jr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Bob Padget, C/G, 5-10, 170, So.; John Dunham, G, 6-0, 187, So.; Luke Glaven, OT, 6-1, 200, Jr.; Rikki Blake, OT, 5-11, 250, Jr.; Chris Linert, C, 5-8, 200, Sr.
Returning defensive linemen: Jon Cunningham, DT, 5-9, 287, So.; Saylor, DE; Joe Thompson, DE, 5-11, 179, Sr; Sugar, DT; Jeremiah Blower, DT/DE, 6-0, 165, Sr.
Incoming defensive linemen: Householder, DE; Dunham, DE; Moore, DE; Glaven, DT; Matt Krebs, DE; Kerr, DT; Blake; Mahoney; Linert.
Returning linebackers: Frank, ILB; Sensenbaugher, ILB; J. Figley, OLB; P. Figley, ILB; Newman, OLB.
Incoming linebackers: TomPowers, OLB, 5-7, 135, So.; Jim Hill, OLB, 5-8,145, Jr.
Returning defensive backs: Dunn, F/S; R. McCullough, C; M. McCullough, C; Felger, C.
Incoming defensive backs: Aurther, C; Smith, F/S; Neko Figley, C, 5-6, 140, Jr.
Outlook: Miller says the Bulldogs have great team speed and strong senior leadership. The weaknesses are numbers (only 40) and a lack of depth.