Coach: Bob Wollan, seventh year
2011 record: 10-3, 3rd in league; lost in 2A semifinals.
Offense: Coordinator - Bob Wollan (spread). Returning starters - 3. Top players - WR Michael Forgione, 6-0, 165, sr.; QB Tanner Gueller, 6-2, 210, jr.; RB Keylen Steen, 5-9, 185, sr. OL Billy Tufts, 5-11, 185, sr.
Defense: Coordinator - Tim Cabe (multiple). Returning starters - 1. Top players - DL Bowe McKay, 6-2, 190, jr.; LB Keylen Steen, 5-9, 185, sr.
Outlook: While other higher-seeded EvCo teams bowed out of last year’s postseason, it was the third-place Bearcats who made it to the Tacoma Dome, losing to Lynden in the 2A semifinals. Gone is do-everything Mitch Gueller, now in professional baseball. Tanner Gueller, his younger brother, moves from receiver to quarterback after seeing limited snaps at QB in firstname.lastname@example.org