Coach: Paul Soracco (third season)

Conference: KVAC; Class: A

Last year’s results: Boys — second in KVAC, third at state championship; Girls — KVAC champions, 10th at state championship.

Returning athletes: Seniors — Johorey Abdirahman, McKayla Ball, Jennifer Martin, Abdirashid Abukar, Abshir Abukar, Roman Dennis, Keyshawn Green, Tom Jumper; Juniors — Davion Jackson, Ryan Marley, Abbas Muktar, Rage Moge, Isse Tawanee, Hafido Awil, Taylor Chamberlain; Sophomores — Michail Harris, Hunter Landry, Lucas Nichols, Maria Bellegarde, Zaid Teklu.

Key losses: Osman Doorow, Stefan Porter, Abdi Shariff-Hassan, Adela Kalilwa, Mersadie Dulac.

Promising newcomers: Seniors — Joseph Kalilwa, Ben Musese; Junior — Lydia Seliano; Sophomores — Barwako Hussein, Trevor Trudel; Freshman — Suab Nur, Katrina Bolduc, Zeneit Teklu.

Season outlook: The boys’ team has large numbers and many veterans. It will be strong in the horizontal jumps, distance and mid-distance, and there should be improvement from the throwers. The girls’ team is young, but has worked hard and has solid numbers in most events.

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