Blitzing the Preseason: Creswell Bulldogs

'Blitzing the Preseason' presented by Bi-Mart continues with Creswell high school, a team who has struggled recently but continues to work hard and hope for better results in 2A.

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 10:29 PM

Creswell, Ore. -- "I just...I think our guys are ahead of schedule then where they were last year," says Creswell head coach Scott Worsham. "I think they know...it was my first year as head coach last year...I think they know a little bit more of what's expected and risen to the occasion."

Creswell football, after a winless 2017, are a program that's rebuilding, but moving in a good direction.

"There's a lot more heart this year," says senior center Logan Johnson. "People are more in it. Last year they were just playing football to play football but this year people actually want to play football."

"We had a lot of guys that really committed to the weight room, conditioning drills, we did some extra summer offseason workouts and we had a good crew of guys out there every day working hard, getting better," Worsham follows up.

And in the head coach's second year, some changes in scheme may help change the culture.

"We put in a new offense this year," says Worsham. "I think it's a little more exciting. And we've got guys working hard, a lot harder I think than last year. They know it's gonna be tough again but I think the work and the commitment we've seen on these guys has been great overall."

"I just wanna put in the effort and show the underclassmen that through hard work and dedication you can improve the program," explains Dean Howard, a senior running back. "Just by doing your own goals and being a better player."

But shifting the offense isn't the only change. Reconfiguration from OSAA moved the Bulldogs around as well.

"We had the opportunity to move down to 2A and I think that'll be a better fit for us as well," Worsham describes. "We're low on numbers, we're a little low on size and I think that's gonna help us be a little bit more competitive this year too."

So it's a fresh start in Creswell and the Bulldogs hope a win or two might spark something down south.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 157079

Reported Deaths: 2296
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah32006550
Washington21377217
Marion18625287
Clackamas13456191
Lane10373131
Jackson8569118
Umatilla770982
Deschutes602765
Yamhill380069
Linn361357
Malheur336358
Polk308845
Klamath281655
Douglas259255
Josephine240056
Benton236618
Jefferson197630
Coos159121
Union130519
Columbia127721
Wasco122226
Lincoln113920
Hood River107129
Morrow105014
Crook78118
Clatsop7796
Baker6769
Curry4387
Tillamook4302
Lake3836
Harney2786
Grant2301
Wallowa1445
Gilliam541
Sherman530
Wheeler221
Unassigned00
Eugene
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 35°
Corvallis
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 32°
Roseburg
Clear
41° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 41°
North Bend
Partly Cloudy
39° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 39°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events