WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Every year high school football coaches across the country deal with the departure of talent due to graduation.
Terry Peebles is dealing with the departure of a lot of talent and that's an understatement.
Harrison loses a senior class which produced three all-state selections and nine all-conference honorees.
The 2018 class also helped the Raiders post back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since 1996.
Peebles is now forced to reload with a new cast.
Andrew Jensen steps in at quarterback replacing Jonathan LaGuire. Isaiah Armstrong is set to lead the team's backfield with Dawson Dahnke gone.
Armstrong's twin brother, Isaac, is the lone returning starter in Harrison's secondary.
Harrison opens the new season at home against Westfield. The Shamrocks have beaten the Raiders in seven straight meetings dating back to 2010..
But like the Raiders graduating class, the Shamrocks' winning streak is a thing of the past.
Peebles' squad is concerned with refining their game-plan ahead of Friday night.
- Fall Camp Frenzy: new-look Harrison Raiders hope to build on recent success
- Fall Camp Frenzy: Carroll looks to build on 2017 season
- Fall Camp Frenzy: Attica looks to continue its success under Ryan Good
- Fall Camp Frenzy: Hopes are high in Wolcott for Tri-County
- Fall Camp Frenzy: Raymond Jones era begins at Clinton Prairie
- Fall Camp Frenzy: Pioneer begins pursuit of second straight title
- Fall Camp Frenzy: Brian Nay takes over at Central Catholic
- Fall Camp Frenzy: Seeger Patriots optimistic about next step
- Camp Wack had a successful first day
- Smarter, faster Harrison looks to build on sectional championship season