Stephen-Arglye Building Off Last SeasonAfter going 10-0 in the regular season last fall, the Stephen-Argyle football team has high expectations heading into the 2013 season.
By: Dan Corey, WDAZ
After going 10 and 0 in last year’s regular season, expectations have grown for Stephen-Argyle.
Ethan Marquis, Stephen-Argyle head coach, "It is high expectations. We expect to go out and compete, we expect to win. We have enough talent that if they work hard, it won't be easy, but they will win."
Logan Riopelle, Stephen-Argyle senior wide receiver, "We expect to return back to the section championship and go deep into the playoffs."
Last season’s post season rumble was halted for the Storm with a three point loss to Goodridge-Grygla in the section championship, bringing with it a new approach.
In what looks to be one of the most even sections in all of Minnesota, Stephen-Argyle has adopted the motto of "all out, all game, all season."
Marquis, "I think the focus is on the all out segment. We agree that that means an all out effort and also an all out commitment."
Stephen-Argyle replaces last year’s size with this year’s speed.
"X's and O's, I think speed might be our advantage right now. And we need to find some guys who can play up front."
Donley Gryskiewicz, Stephen-Argyle senior quarterback, "We're small but we have a lot of heart. We're not overly big but we play like it."
Playing all out, all game, all season.
Marquis, "It follows the theme, that all out effort, that never quit, that keep on moving and just do a little bit more."