Coach: Paul Soracco (second year)

Conference/Class: KVAC/Class A

Returning athletes: Boys: Seniors – Osman Doorow, Abdi Shariff-Hassan; Juniors – Tom Jumper, Abshir Abukar; Sophomores – Isse Tawanee, Abass Muktar; Girls: Senior – Adela Kalilwa; Juniors – Jenny Martin, Isha Kasai; Sophomores – Taylor Chamberlain, Hafido Awil, Johorey Abdirahman.

Key losses: Boys – Speedy Mohamed, Julian Smedley, Sabin Lavorgna, Mike Wong, Ibraham Hussein, Mohamud Abukar, Lucas Rushton, Ahmed Musse; Heather Kendall, Bailey Jumper, Nicole Footer, Courtney Allen.

Promising newcomers: Boys: Stefan Porter, Isaac Escobar, Davion Jackson; Girls: Zaid Teklu, Mersadie Dulac.

Season outlook: The Blue Devils boys are a young but competitive team that could challenge for another KVAC title. The distance runners are coming off a successful cross country season. The team has big numbers and have been logging lots of time in the weight room in the offseason. The Lewiston girls are also young. Most of the athletes from last year’s KVAC Championship team are back, making a repeat title possible. The team has solid numbers with several promising newcomers.

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