Prep football preview: Monroe Bearcats

Coach: Brett Jay (1st season)

2013 record: 4-6

Key returners: Andrew Zimmerman, Sr., QB/S; Alex Vidican, Sr., OL/DL; McKinley Braa, Sr., WR/DB; Cory Brown, Sr., RB/LB; Shanden Mixayphone, Sr., WR/DB; Dillon Fargo, Jr., RB/LB.

Word from the coach: ?We’re real excited for our season. We’ve had a strong offseason and we have strong leadership from our seniors. We’re transitioning from a run-oriented to pass-oriented offense, so we’re working through the learning curves of our install. Overall, I think we have a lot of character on our team and I think we’re very hungry and excited to put it to the test and we’re setting our expectations high.?

2014 SCHEDULE

Sept. 5 at Oak Harbor, 7 p.m.

Sept. 12 at Stanwood, 7 p.m.

Sept. 19 Snohomish, 7 p.m.

Sept. 26 Jackson, 7 p.m.

Oct. 3 at Kamiak, 7 p.m.

Oct. 10 at Lake Stevens, 7 p.m.

Oct. 17 Cascade, 7 p.m.

Oct. 24 Mariner, 7 p.m.

Oct. 31 at Mount Vernon, 7 p.m.

Oct. 31 Snohomish, 7 p.m.

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