High School Sports

Inside Look: Rock Hill Northwestern football


Head Coach: Kyle Richardson (5th year at Northwestern head coach)

2014 Record: 9-5

Key Returning Starters: Ali Shockley, Sr., FS (6-0, 170); Trayvon Hinton, Sr., DE (6-2, 240); Logan Rudolph, Sr., DE/TE (6-3, 220); Jerry Howard, Jr., RB (6-0, 210); Julian Shockley, Sr., WR (6-0, 170) Sr.

Key Newcomers: Deshawn Witherspoon, Sr., LB (6-1, 230).

Returning Starters: 12

Returning Lettermen: N/A

Outlook: The Trojans’ “Air-Raid,” offense, a stingy defense, will make Coach Richardson and Co. a S.C. 4A state contender (2013, 4A state champions) again with 12 starters back.