WINTERS FEATURE: Small, quick Blizzards ready to prove that heart matters more than size

With limited size on its lines and a diminutive skill player nucleus, the Winters football team will be smaller than most of the teams it plays this year. But coach Matt McCarty is banking on his squad’s speed and quickness to make for its lack size.

Averaging around 200 pounds on the lines and featuring a fair number of playmakers in the 5-foot-4 to 5-7 range, the Blizzards know they won’t be able to line up and run through or over people. But they like their chances of running by and around them.

Coming off a disappointing 2-7 campaign in which it missed the playoffs for the first time since 2016, WHS has every intention of making a postseason return this fall. And it plans to do so by ignoring what it doesn’t have and embracing what it does.

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