Roughly Speaking podcast: Game of Drones

Gerald Williams

Depth charges Laurel with quiet confidence

Depth charges Laurel with quiet confidence

The Laurel High coaches are eager to turn things around in a positive way after the Spartans struggled to a 2-8 record last year.

It's a tall order and they have started by changing the mindset of their players and issuing challenges.

"The coaching staff does a really good job of reminding the players that, 'Hey, your effort and attitude last year gave you a 2-8 record," Laurel second-year coach Todd Sommerville said. "Let's make sure we improve it and do things the right way."

As refreshing as a new outlook would be, it will take more than just an attitude shift to put the Spartans on a path to a winning record.

Laurel faces a long list of...