Pigskin Preview: SHG Cyclones


School: SHG

Mascot: Cyclones

Head Coach: Ken Leonard

Years at School: 35

Overall Record: 379-75

Assistant Coaches: John Allison, Doug Martin, Neal Taylor, Chad Anderson, Jim McMann, Chris Flaggs, Dan Shafer, Todd Chance, Pete Edwards, Mike Hortsman, Tom Bowman, Mark Stover, Kenny Rowe, Tom Fiausch

Last Year’s Conference Record: 7-2

Last Year’s Overall Record: 8-3

Postseason: 1-1

2018 Team Scoring Average: 42.1

2018 Team Yards per Game Average: 397 average

2018 Team Yards per Game Passing: 194

2018 Team Yards per Game Rushing: 203

2018 Team Points Allowed Per Game:

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School State Championships: 5

School Conference Championships:

Biggest Rival Game Every Year: Rochester

Number of Players out this season: 106

Number of returning letterman:

Number of returning starters: 7

Offense: 3

Defense: 4

Top Returnees from 2018


Alex Sweetland           JR        RB    

(8.2 average rush; 872 yards rushing; 11 touchdowns; 12 catches 154 yards; 12.8 average per catch)

Sam Faivre                  SR       WR     (8 catches)

Brayden Smith            SR       WR     (5 catches)

Devin Hale                  JR        OG      6’2”     290

Brannan Kraft             JR        OL       6’3”     290


Jack Thoma                 SR       F/S      (2nd leading tackler on team. 80 tackles)

Reese Edwards           JR        S/S      (3rd leading tackler. 69 tackles; 5 fumble recoveries)

Trace Jennings            SR       LB       (4th leading tackler. 67 tackles)

Who are the newcomers we should know about and why?

Isaiah Thompson        JR        Duel threat QB

Kadinn Morris            JR        DE/TE

Jermane Brown           JR        DL

Rayveon Barger-Hughes        JR        DL

Marteiz Fowler           JR        DL

What are the questions marks for this team heading into the 2019 season?

Untested players at a lot of positions…potential good.

What’s something unique about this team that’s worth noting?  


Head Coach Ken Leonard says:

“Let’s Go!!! We will see what happens.”