Coach: Nate Nicols (first year)

Conference: MVC; Class: C

Last year’s results: Girls, MVC champions, second in Class C state meet; Boys, second in conference, third in state.

Returning letter-winners: Boys: Senior — Lance Richard; Juniors — Chris Bourret, Jared Arsenault, Corbin Arsenault, Conner Woods, Tucker Phelps; Sophomores — J.T. Greene, Isaac Brennick. Girls: Seniors — Katie Collette, Ellie Hall, Elizabeth Adley; Junior — Sarah Klein.

Key losses: None.

Promising newcomers: Boys: Freshmen — Andrew Arsenault, Jon Adley, Nate Legere, Cam Shaw, Nick Newman, Jacob Beauchesne. Girls: Freshman — Alecia Bolduc.

Season outlook: The Falcons are loaded on both sides. Collette and Klein went one-two in both girls’ MVC events and were top-five finishers at the 2013 state meet. Richard led the boys’ squad, which didn’t suffer any graduation losses and added a deep, talented group of freshmen. Nicols, 19, takes over the program after starring for Mountain Valley only two years ago.

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