Coach: Kelley Cullenberg (20th year)
Last year's results: Boys — Seventh in Eastern A; Girls —Fifth in Class A.
Returning athletes: Boys: Seniors — Justin Tracy, Sully Jackson; Juniors — Joshua Horne, Noah LePage, Tim Meservier, Allen Taylor; Sophomores — Ricky Chen, Brendan Hickey, Dan Lesko, Sam McIntosh, Caleb Allen; Girls: Seniors — Abby Lochala, Maryam Norton, Deanna Richards; Juniors — Sarah Wade, Macee Qi, Casey Rogers; Sophomores — Katherine Gunther, Chenoa Jackson.
Key losses: Addie Cullenberg, Emily Roberts, Juliette Luchini, Louisa Stancioff.
Promising newcomers: Boys: Seniors — Brandon Thompson, Troy Maheux; Sophomore —Felix Bonnevie; Freshmen —Steven Minns, Ben Luchini; Girls: Juniors — Hailey Mealey, Carrie Close; Sophomore — Becky Close; Freshman — Emily McCarthy.
Outlook: The Cougars have high hopes of getting back into state qualifying contention. Tracy finished ninth at states last year and figures to challenge for the title this year. Jackson was 21st. The girls graduated 10 seniors, including three of their top five, but have state qualifiers Norton, Wade and Gunther back to keep the team in contention.
Coach's comment: "The boys have looked good during our preseason practices and we look forward to keeping them healthy and watching them improve throughout the season." — Coach Kelley Cullenberg