Coach: Tim O’Connor (seventh year)

Region: Class E

Last year’s record: Did not play varsity

Returning athletes: Seniors — Aaron Vermette (WB/DE), Shawn Mador (HB/CB), Brett Hastings (QB/S), Connor Landes (T/DT), Matt Morin (C/LB), Caleb Merrill (FB/LB), Bobby Sicotte (G/NT); Juniors — Joe Sicotte (QB/S), Dale Leighton (SE/CB).

Promising newcomers: Sophomores — Jack Mallory (G/DT), Jacob Gould (G/DT), Devin Cole-Mason (TE/DT), Maxwell Ochetra (TE/CB), Dakota Tuttle (G/DT); Freshmen — Davin Mason (QB/S), Jacob Lyman (HB/LB), Matt Rice (T/DT), Teddy Doyle (HB/CB), Shane Ojeda (FB/LB), Dylan Bouchard (T/DT), Nathaniel Pingree (HB/S), Jacob Putnam (HB/CB).

What to expect: Telstar opted to play a junior varsity schedule last year in hopes of building the foundation for a more sustainable future in varsity. Playing in the Class E developmental league is another step in that direction. Most of the upperclassmen have varsity experience from two years ago. With an improved sophomore class, an influx of talented freshmen and a more competitive schedule, the Rebels have the building blocks to grow..

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