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Cambridge Christian: Spring football capsule

The Lancers hope to rely on the athleticism of junior QB Etienne Turner.

The Lancers hope to rely on the athleticism of junior QB Etienne Turner.

Around the county in 30 days

A daily spring preview

of every football program

in the county.

Cambridge Christian

Coach: Rick Shears (fourth season, 16-15)

Last season: 6-4 (3-2

in district)

District: Class B, District 6 (Bradenton Christian, Bradenton Prep, Calvary Christian, Keswick Christian, Out-of-Door Academy)

Key losses: RB Taylor Cabral, FB Eric Shears,

OL/DL Jake Hunter

Who's back: RB Micah Lewis, Sr.; QB Etienne Turner, Jr.; CB/WR Ryan Campbell, Sr.

What's new: With the losses of Cabral, the county's leading rusher, and Shears, Cabral's lead blocker, the Lancers this spring are moving from primarily a power-I formation to a split-back veer option offense.

Audible: "We have a quarterback (Turner) who can run as well as throw, so we want to use his athleticism." — Shears

Did you know?: Etienne Turner's father, John, is the team's unofficial "waterboy," and he climbed Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain, two years ago.

Spring game

7 p.m. May 24 at Indian Rocks Christian

2008 schedule

Sept. 5 vs. Jacksonville

University Christian

Sept. 12 vs. Bradenton

Christian

Sept. 19 at Santa Fe Catholic

Sept. 26 at Bradenton Prep

Oct. 3 vs. Keswick Christian

Oct. 11 at Out-of-Door

Academy

Oct. 17 vs. Warner Christian

Oct. 24 at First Academy

Nov. 1 vs. Calvary Christian

Nov. 7 at Vanguard

Eduardo A. Encina,

Times staff writer

Cambridge Christian: Spring football capsule 05/09/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:40pm]
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