Coach: Gene Keene (first year)

Class: C South

Last year’s results: 4-4, lost in Class C South quarterfinals

Returning athletes: Seniors — Caleb Hodgkin (OL/DL), Quinn Callahan (TE/DL), Andrew Demers (FB/LB); Junior — Aaron Paradis (WR/DB); Sophomore — Gawain Tibbetts (QB/DB).

Key losses: 14 seniors graduated

Promising newcomers: Seniors — Austin Bouchard (TB/LB), Cody Comeau (TE/DL), Quinn Ferguson (RB/LB), Andrew Harriman (OL/DL); Juniors — Tyler Drepeau (OL/DL), Garrett Griffin (OL/DL); Sophomores — Tyler Tucci (FB/LB), Zach Cote (WR/DB), Sam Benedict (OL/DL); Freshman — Brady Downing (QB/DB).

Season outlook: Keene brings 30 years of coaching experience into his first year leading the Knights. He said his coaching staff’s goal is to stress the importance of hard work, discipline and commitment to a young roster. Poland will look to pound the ball on offense this year, and the Knights hope they can physically and mentally outlast opponents.

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