HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COUNTDOWN: DUNBAR

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 Three lineup changes: Northmont (8-3) has been replaced by Beavercreek (5-5) in Week 5; Indianapolis Arsenal Tech (6-4) is out and replaced by Toledo Whitmer (6-4) in Week 3; Cin.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.

Schedule:

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.

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