Skyline Conference

Head coach

Todd Willaman (sixth year, 33-21)

North Valley failed to make the state playoffs for the first time under Todd Willaman in 2006, but with 17 returning starters the Knights should be in the hunt for a postseason berth.

General information

ASSISTANTS: Neil DeForrest (defensive coordinator/defensive backs/linebackers) Jeff Conard (offensive line/defensive line), Craig Cuhnert (running backs/defensive line), Perry Sheehan (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks/outside linebackers), Mike Duffy (running backs/defensive backs), Duane Ogden (wide receivers/outside linebackers).

2006 LEAGUE RECORD: 1-4 (fifth, Skyline).

2006 OVERALL RECORD: 4-5.

PREDICTED FINISH THIS YEAR: Fifth.

2006 results
North Valley 6, Klamath Union 28
North Valley 32, South Umpqua 8
North Valley 14, Sutherlin 8
North Valley 21, Douglas 7
North Valley 54, Rogue River 0
North Valley 0, Henley 24
North Valley 12, Phoenix 20
North Valley 0, Hidden Valley 24
North Valley 13, Illinois Valley 30

Returning starters
OFFENSE (10): Guard Tommy Bonilla (5-7, 200, sr.), running back Brady Brummett (5-9, 155, sr.), guard Paul Gutzman (6-2, 250, jr.), center Eric Ogden (5-10, 200, sr.), wide receiver Brendon Reyes-Johnson (5-8, 155, sr.), tackle Ben Scott (6-2, 215, jr.), quarterback Jake Sleight (6-1, 195, sr.), running back Keith Suits (5-10, 170, sr.), tackle Andrew Wert (6-1, 255, jr.), placekicker Trevor Woodruff (5-11, 160, jr.).

DEFENSE (7): Tackle Tommy Bonilla, linebacker Paul Gutzman, end Devon Ogden (5-11, 190, jr.) linebacker Eric Ogden, cornerback Brendon Reyes-Johnson, outside linebacker Jake Sleight, tackle Andrew Wert.

Other notables
Quarterback/linebacker Cody Austin (5-10, 185, jr.), line Travis George (5-11, 200, so.), wide receiver/defensive back Matt Cornish (5-10, 145, sr.), tight end/defensive end Eric Hiler (6-5, 185, sr.), wide receiver/linebacker James Hogg (6-2, 160, jr.), tight end/defensive end Ricoh Johnson (6-0, 195, jr.), running back/linebacker Vince Kay (5-9, 160, sr.), running back/linebacker Cody Nicholas (5-10, 165, sr.), line Aaron Palmer (6-1, 225, sr.), line Phillip Reineke (5-10, 245, jr.), wide receiver/defensive back Garrett Schwietert (5-6, 135, jr.), wide receiver/defensive back Charles Tappan (5-10, 166, jr.), line Levi Toller (6-3, 345, so.), wide receiver/defensive back Robert Young (5-10, 160, sr.), running back/linebacker Tony Norman (5-7, 165, jr.).

2007 schedule

Sept. 7 GOLD BEACH, 7 p.m.
Sept. 14 at South Umpqua, 7 p.m.
Sept. 21 SUTHERLIN, 7 p.m.
Sept. 28 at Douglas, 7 p.m.
Oct. 5 ROGUE RIVER, 7 p.m.
Oct. 12 at Henley, 7 p.m.
Oct. 19 at Phoenix, 7 p.m.
Oct. 26 HIDDEN VALLEY, 7 p.m.
Nov. 2 at Illinois Valley, 7 p.m.