The Spartans are two years removed from a spot in the state title game, and the last key cog in that run of recent postseason success at De Smet, Mitchell Plassmeyer, graduated last spring.
Head Coach Kevin Poelker will head into another rugged year of play in the Metro Catholic Conference with a squad looking to get more experience under its belt. As of this writing, the starting lineup has Grifin Palmer, Rick Hill, Matt Winter penciled in, but room for more.
Here’s Poelker’s preview:
2013-14 Record: 8-18
What’s the biggest question mark entering the season? Lack of game experience, our youth
Is there a key stretch of your season’s schedule & why? District tournament
Our season will be a success if….We fullfill our potential. Play as hard as we can. Learn as much as we can.
Our toughest opponent is _______ because…Schedule’s full of difficult opponents, tough conference