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2019 Team Previews: Titusville Rockets @BaldyGM29 @THS_Athletics1

Written by: on Thursday, August 8th, 2019

 

2018 Season Record
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2019 Schedule: https://pafootballnews.com/titusville-rockets/

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

TIME/SCORE

08-17 Mercer  Mercer (SCR) John J. Carter Stadium 10:00 am
08-23 Saegertown  Saegertown (0-0) John J. Carter Stadium 7:00 pm
08-30 North East  North East (0-0) * Ted Miller Stadium 7:00 pm
09-06 Cochranton  Cochranton (0-0) Cochranton Stadium 7:00 pm
09-13 Mercyhurst Prep  Mercyhurst Prep (0-0) * John J. Carter Stadium 7:00 pm
09-20 Corry  Corry (0-0) * John J. Carter Stadium 7:00 pm
09-27 Slippery Rock  Slippery Rock (0-0) Slippery Rock Stadium 7:00 pm
10-04 Harbor Creek  Harbor Creek (0-0) * John J. Carter Stadium 7:00 pm
10-11 Fairview  Fairview (0-0) * Keck Field at Jack Bestwick Stadium 7:00 pm
10-18 Girard  Girard (0-0) * Battles Memorial Field 7:00 pm
10-25 Karns City  Karns City (0-0) Diehl Stadium 7:00 pm
Head Coach
Bryan Baldwin
Assistant Coaches
Jeremy O’Toole
Ryan Wolfkiel
Mike Canter
Josh Griffin
Mark Nicholson
Scott Tenney
Matt Kalkbrenner
Josiah Jacobson
Key Starters Lost
Parker Harvey- RB/DB
Kaleb Dunlap- OL/DL
Steven Partridge- OL/DL
Jade Bush- OL/DL
Joe Baldwin- OL/DL
Offensive Starters Returning
Garrett Knapp- QB, So., 5’10”, 165
Landon Palma- WR, Sr., 5’6″, 130
Laird Stover- WR, Sr., 5’11”, 150
Boaz LaRocque- WR, Sr., 6’0″, 185
Hunter Titus- TE, Jr., 6’0″, 180
Jack Elon- TE, Jr., 6’2″, 220
Gage Sutton- OL, Sr., 5’10”, 275
Levi Nosko- OL, Sr., 6’2″, 195
Joe Jacobson- OL, Jr., 6’3″, 230
Defensive Starters Returning
Gage Sutton- DL, Sr., 5’10”, 275
Joe Jacobson- DL, Jr., 6’3″, 230
Levi Nosko- DL, Sr., 6’2″, 195
Charlie Nicholson- MLB, Sr., 5’10”, 185
Boaz LaRocque- OLB, Sr., 6’0″, 185
Landon Palma- DB, Sr., 5’6″, 130
Laird Stover- DB, Sr., 5’11”, 150
Isaac Jackson- DB, Sr., 5’11”, 140
Special Team Starters Returning
Nick Wright- K, Sr., 6’1″, 160
Landon Palma- Ret., Sr., 5’6″, 130
Key Newcomers
Ryan Bish- RB/DB, Sr., 5’9″, 165
Sebastian Peterson- RB/DB, Sr., 5’8″, 160
Michael Canter- OL/DL, Jr., 6’0″, 190
Sebastian Titus- OL/LB, Jr., 5’10”, 200
James Wilsey- OL/DL, Jr., 6’3″, 260
Kolin Baker- RB/DB, So., 5’10”, 175
Danny Jones- RB/DB, Sr., 5’9″, 145
What does your offense need to improve on from last year?
Offensively we need to focus on the “minor” details in the run game. We will be young again at the QB position so we need to focus on connecting with the short passes to get a rhythm going, and not looking for the “homerun” ball every time. If we can establish the run, control the line of scrimmage and control the clock I feel our offense will be successful.
What does your defense need to improve on from last year
We are returning a lot of starters and guys who got playing time on the defensive side of the ball. Coach O’Toole has a great scheme and we were much improved from years passed. We need to improve on our ability to tackle, and being able to stop the run. We are putting a lot of emphasis on getting turnovers.
What are your overall thoughts on this years team?
With special teams we are looking to build off the good things we did last year and try get the ball to our speedy playmakers. The kicking game was much improved from the year before. With the kickers we have, I would like to hit on all of our PATs this year. We will work to make that an automatic part of the special teams.
This year’s team is coming together nicely. We have a great core of athletes, and the senior leadership is higher than it’s been in a couple of years. If we are able to bring along the younger talent and become a complete team, good things will happen. The whole coaching staff is very excited about this team, and we have a very positive, excited outlook for the season.

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