Get ready for an exciting season of high school football as the Coffeyville-Field Kindley team takes the field in the Southeast Kansas League’s 4A West class. Led by their skilled Head Coach Deonta Wade, who has been at the helm for 4 years, this team is determined to make their mark on the field. Let’s dive into the key details and players to watch for in the upcoming season.

Last Season’s Recap

In the 2022 season, the Golden Tornado showed their prowess with an impressive overall record of 6 wins and 4 losses. Their league performance stood at 2 wins out of 4 matches, proving their competitive spirit. The season kicked off with a thrilling overtime victory against Mulvane, setting the tone for their 4-game winning streak. However, the second half of the season saw some tough challenges, including a loss to Wamego, which initiated a 1-3 stretch. Despite the hurdles, the team remained resilient and secured victories, showcasing their dedication.

Key Players to Watch

While the team bids farewell to some key players from last season, like De’Andre Shobe and Devon Vincent, who made impactful contributions, there’s a strong lineup of returning athletes. On the defensive front, Kainen White, Brayson Voss, and Amanie Luten have proven their mettle. Kainen White’s 74 tackles, 25 tackles for loss, and 6 sacks highlight his defensive prowess. Brayson Voss’ 86 tackles and 13 tackles for loss, along with Amanie Luten’s 51 tackles and 6 tackles for loss, make for a solid defense.

Promising Newcomer

Keep an eye out for newcomer Keiton Jones, who is set to bring a fresh energy to the team this season.

2023 Expectations

As the team heads into the 2023 season, there’s a sense of determination and excitement in the air. With 8 returning starters on both the offensive and defensive sides, the team is well-prepared to take on their rivals. Their 24 returning letterman also bring valuable experience to the field.

Alumni Success

Several former Coffeyville-Field Kindley players have gone on to shine in college sports. De’Andre Shobe, Angelo Johnson, and Noah Grider are making their mark at CCC, while Ethan Viets is excelling in basketball at Baker University. Darell Jones is representing Kansas State, and Tariq Logan is showcasing his talents at Hutch CC and the University of Central Oklahoma.

With an impressive lineup of returning athletes, promising newcomers, and a determined spirit, the Coffeyville-Field Kindley football team is all set to deliver an action-packed season on the field. Stay tuned for thrilling matches, heart-stopping moments, and the triumph of teamwork.