High School Sports

INSIDE LOOK: Vance Cougars

Head Coach: Aaron Brand (2nd year as Vance coach)

2014 Record: 11-4

Key Returning Starters: Myles Dorn, Sr., WR/DB (6-3, 195); Donnavan Spencer, Sr., RB (5-10, 185); Anthony Butler, Sr., LB (6-2, 195); Darien Reynolds, Jr., LB (6-1, 200); Marlin Edwards, Sr., OL (6-1, 285).

Key Newcomers: Kingsley Ifedi, Jr., QB (6-3, 210); Jalen Weddington, Soph., DB (6-0, 185); Damir Faison, Soph., LB (6-2, 230).

Returning Starters: 13

Returning Lettermen: 15

Outlook: Brand led his team to the 4A state semifinals in his first year as coach. With a lot of talent back, including Dorn, Spencer and Butler, Vance could make a similar run in 2015.