The Red Raiders season is officially underway. Because they participated in spring drills, their season began a week late. According to 12-5A coaches, the Red Raiders are the preseason district favorite. Only 8 starters return from last years team that reached the state's semi-finals, but they are expected to be as good as ever. And, head coach Mike Owens says he doesnt't mind starting practice a week later.
"Well, it's good," said Owens. "We're taking a slow approach. We've got a lot done during spring training, so we've got a good idea what everybody can do. We're just trying to work everybody into shape right now."