COLORADO SPRINGS - Colorado Springs Christian is certainly a team to watch in the area this season.
The Lions are coming off a tremendous 2018 campaign in which they fell to Limon in the 1A semifinals.
"Grit is what is going to get us to the next level, next stage, the next game until we get to the championship, " junior quarterback Caleb Stockston said. "As long as we have our grit and passion to do everything, we'll be good."
CSC returns key players on both sides of the football and the division's coach of the year in Jay Kersey.
A year older and with their confidence beaming, the team believes they'll contend for their first state championship when it is all said and done.
"We knew we couldn't settle for what we had last year," senior running back Peyton Brondes said. "We have to live every day hungry. We're just trying to get to that state championship this year."
The Lions open their season at Holyoke on Sept. 6th. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.