Waverly-Shell Rock has the talent to make another playoff run in 2016. With 10 starters and 19 letterwinners returning, the Go-Hawks should be strong in several areas. Beginning his 10th season, Coach Mark Hubbard's primary concern is developing an inexperienced backfield.

2016 SEASON PROSPECTUS: WAVERLY-SHELL ROCK GO-HAWKS

2015 RECORD: 6-4 Overall / 3-3 District
2015 PLAYOFFS: Class-3A 1st-Round

HEAD COACH: Mark Hubbard
School Record (Years): 55-37 (10)
Career Record (Years): 74-63 (15)

2015 STARTERS RETURNING (10):
Joey McNally, SE/OLB
Jacob Kaisand, QG
Jacob Eggleston, OT/DT
Nick Schwemm, TE/OLB
Riley Lubben, C
Matt Bibler, OL
Trevor Byrum, NG
Jackson Little, DB
Jacob Norton, K/P
Brandon Hinders, K/P

OTHER 2015 LETTERWINNERS RETURNING (19):
Joey McNally
Jordan Chandler
Jackson Little
Brady Thompson
Jacob Norton
Brandon Hinders
Jordan Downing
Riley Lubben
Jacob Kaisand
Nick Shephard
Jacob Eggleston
Trevor Byrum
Michael Huygens
Dakota Hulbert
Nick Schwemm
John Stensland
Brody Kramer
Hunter Poppe
Jack Shover

KEY LOSSES FROM 2015 SEASON:
Tanner Krueger, QB
Ryan Sprain, HB
Riley Steckelberg, FB
Andrew Epley, MLB

HOW COACH HUBBARD VIEWS UPCOMING SEASON

Team Strength Entering 2016:
Offensive and Defensive Lines, Receiving Corps, Depth at Quarterback

Concerns Heading Into 2016:
Lack of experience in the backfield

Opponents Expected To Compete For District Title In 2016:
Cedar Rapids Xavier and Decorah

Expectations For 2016 Season:
"Serve one another and stay humble."