High school: Dunbar Wolverines

Division / region: D-IV, Region 14

League / conference: Dayton City League

Head coach: Darren Powell, second season as Dunbar’s head coach; 5-5 career record.

Assistant coaches: Alfred Powell, Albert Powell, James Lacking, Derrick Moss, Alfred Tomlinson.

2013 record: 3-1 City League; 5-5 overall.

2013 highlights / notable achievements: Lost only to playoff-bound Thurgood Marshall in league play; scored 42 or more points in four games. Three lineup changes: Northmont (8-3) has been replaced by Beavercreek (5-5) in Week 5; Indianapolis Arsenal Tech (6-4) is out and replaced by Toledo Whitmer (6-4) in Week 3; Cin. Taft (4-6) has been scrubbed for Cin. Northwest in Week 8.

5 key returners:

Keyshawn Jones, 5-10, 165, so., DB/WR/RB/specialist; first team All-City.

Isaiah Davis, 5-10, 210, sr., LB; first team All-City.

James Thomas, 5-9, 275, sr., DT; first team All-City.

Jo’Quan Thomas, 5-10, 160, jr., WR/DB; second team All-City.

Terrence Landers, 6-4, 170, jr., WR; second team All-City.

Key newcomers:

Sherod Clark, sr., RB/LB

Jacquel Freeman Parks, RB/DB

Evan Claybourne, TE/DE

Jeffery Wagner, RB

DeArmon Lewis, WR/DB

Coach’s comments: We are very confident about this year’s team. Although we are still very young in the skill positions, we had a lot of freshmen and sophomores play and gain quality experience for us. We are hopeful that experience can get us over the hump and push us into the playoffs.


Sat., Aug. 30 Beechcroft at Welcome Stadium, 1 p.m.

Fri., Sept. 5 Toledo Rogers at Welcome Stadium, 7 p.m.

Fri., Sept. 12 at Toledo Whitmer, 7:30 p.m.

Fri., Sept. 19 vs. Belmont at Welcome Stadium, 7 p.m.

Fri., Sept. 26 at Beavercreek, 7 p.m.

Fri., Oct. 3 at Jefferson, 7 p.m.

Fri., Oct. 10 Ponitz Tech at Welcome Stadium, 7 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 18 Cin. Northwest at Welcome Stadium, 7 p.m.

Fri., Oct. 24 vs. Thurgood Marshall at Welcome Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

Fri., Oct. 31 vs. Meadowdale at Welcome Stadium, 7:30 p.m.