James Leusby is going to have a good squad again for the 2019 Almont Raiders Football Team. Lots of returning players off the team a year ago that went 10-1. Defending BWAC Conference Champions. Jack Paupert said that the 3 best teams are in the BWAC Conference is Almont, Cros-Lex, & North Branch. Jack has played on Varsity for 3 years now. One of the RB’s to watch in 2019. They run a good Wing-T Offense. Despite losing 4 starters off the team to graduation a year ago on Offense. Jack Rinke a good all-around athlete for them played 3 years on Varsity. Playing College Football at Concordia University of Ann Arbor. Christian Buckmiller playing College Football at Olivet. Nick Wilson & Colton Kruse gone to graduation off the 10-1 squad. Michael Lulgjuari is back as well too. Played Varsity Football as a Sophomore a year ago. Another Speedster too. Going to be a Junior in 2019-20 School Season. He impressed me as a Sophomore. Brilliant in the brutal windy conditions on the road against the Cros-Lex Pioneers a year ago. Scored 60 points on Cros-Lex’s Defense. He is out with a foot injury. He is going to be back for the High School Football Opener against the New Haven Rockets on August 29th. Josh Hellebuyck back at QB as well too. He is Senior this coming fall for the Almont Raiders Football Team. Threw a couple of TD passes in the Division 5 District Championship Game at home against the Frankenmuth Eagles. Also threw 2 Interceptions in the lost to Frankenmuth. In a 28-22 lost to Frankenmuth. Back 2 Back Instant Classic Games To Watch In The Division 5 Playoff Games. Got a good Defensive Coordinator Ritchie Feys. One of the best ones around the Whole Thumb Area. He is making a difference for the Almont Raiders Football Team. Knows his Defense very well. They will be good again in 2019. Almont Is A Football Town Period.