Aplington-Parkersburg doesn't rebuild each season, the Falcons reload. Expect Coach Alex Pollock's squad to contend for another post-season berth in 2016, even with the field reduced to 16 teams per class. Playoff appearances have become a tradition at Aplington-Parkersburg. The Falcons have qualified 19 of the past 21 seasons.

2016 SEASON PROSPECTUS: APLINGTON-PARKERSBURG FALCONS

2015 RECORD: 8-3 Overall / 6-1 District
2015 PLAYOFFS: Class-2A 2nd-Round

HEAD COACH: Alex Pollock
School Record (Years): 47-18 (7)
Career Record (Years): 47-18 (7)

2015 STARTERS RETURNING (7):
Nevada Rosteck, OL
Miles Grandon, OL/DL
Jaydan Terrill, TE/DE
Grady Brungard, OL
Alex Busma, DL
Riley Barrett, DB
Chase Kling, DB

OTHER 2015 LETTERWINNERS RETURNING (3):
Sam Thorn, RB

KEY LOSSES FROM 2015 SEASON:
Nick Ellis, OL
Davonius Reed, OL
Tyler Duster, RB/LB
Shane Poppens, RB/LB

HOW COACH POLLOCK VIEWS UPCOMING SEASON

Team Strength Entering 2016:
Offensive and Defensive Lines

Concerns Heading Into 2016:
Inexperience

Opponents Expected To Compete For District Title In 2016:
Dike-New Hartford and Collins-Maxwell-Baxter

What Will It Take Contend For A District Title In 2016?
"Grow up very fast. Develop depth in the offensive and defensive backfield."