Coaches: Rick Kramer (third season)

Conference: WMC; Class: B

Last year’s results: Boys — 17th at state championship, 4×200 relay Class A state champion; Girls — 28th at state championship.

Returning athletes: Seniors — Ben Bernier, Quinn Ferguson, Justin Gannon, Adam Kaczynski, Vincent Russo, Trystan Sanborn, Ben Simpson, Mercedes Archer, Hope Dubois, Elesha Pratt; Juniors — Sydney Gosselin, Sam Halmos, Desiree Menard, Gaeb Bouchard, Gabe Crosby, Keatin Herrick, Sean Shanahan, Sam Stone, Sam Walker; Sophomores — Jacob Gannon, Issac Ouellete, Gavin Russo.

Key losses: Tom Flint, Evan Gallagher, Eathan Letourneau, Erin Brewer, Leah Desjardins, Angie Dubois, Hanna Knaut, Brooke Yorkey.

Promising newcomers: Seniors — Austin Bouchard, Andrew Demers, Cheyenne Bisson; Juniors — Kyle Greene, Garrett Griffin, Aaron Paradis, Matt Theberge; Sophomores — Gawain Tibbetts, Olivia Vachion; Freshmen — Cole Cushman, Cooper Keene, Jaxson Learned, Sam Leonard, DJ Mackenzie, Ben Pittman, Josh Power, Matt Walker, Darien Averill, Brittian Averill, Neveah Longchamps, Karley O’Leary, Olivia Ouellette, Mia Turkington.

Season outlook: The Knights roster has grown from 40 last winter to more than 60 in 2016-17, with a mix of upperclassmen and promising newcomers.

“Our success will depend on the leadership our captains provide and the depth and competition that will exist if all athletes strive for personal records daily,” Kramer said.

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