Co-coaches: Mike Bowen, second year, and Stu Krise, second year
Last year's records: BOYS -- Fourth in the county, sixth in the Central Maryland Conference, eighth in state Class 3A. GIRLS -- No completeteam in the county meet, sixth in the Central Maryland Conference
Top returnees: BOYS -- Seniors, Matt Davis, James Heffner, David Jeffrey, Bob Schech; sophomores, Mark Gouge, Jason Hale, Brian Letnauchyn. GIRLS -- Senior, Amy Bogue; sophomores, Melissa Layman, Teri Shroyer
Top newcomers: BOYS -- Seniors, Will Lerp, Brover Sauter, Ray Skaggs; junior, Troy Curry; sophomores, Lee Knight, Jay Ruby. GIRLS-- Senior, Malia Golden; sophomores, Lisa Jackson, Jenny Williams
Coaches' comments: BOYS -- "I think we have a team this year that can go and run a competitive race with anyone." GIRLS -- "We have a lotof talent, but it is very young."
The Carroll County Sun's outlook: BOYS -- Davis should be one of the best in the county this year. They may wind up battling Key for second in the county. GIRLS -- The Panthers may wind up battling for third in the county.