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9/6/2013 6:01:00 AM
Kingman Academy coach to Tigers: 'Man up'
MATT HOLLINSHEAD/MinerKingman Academy coach Wally Mueller is expecting more from his team tonight.
MATT HOLLINSHEAD/Miner

Kingman Academy coach Wally Mueller is expecting more from his team tonight.

Matt Hollinshead
Miner Staff Reporter


KINGMAN - Wally Mueller wants to be all smiles heading into Friday night's game at Sequoia High School.

He isn't. His Kingman Academy football squad is still far from that point.

Even though the Tigers' season opener at Laughlin last Friday was quite successful, the head coach still has some major issues on his mind - and a lot of them still pertain to the offensive line.

"We weren't finishing our blocks. We weren't staying with them to the end of the whistle," Mueller said. "There was too much standing around and not doing what they've been coached to do. We've addressed that this week in practice. They're capable of a lot more than they're producing."

Following last Friday's road win, Mueller told his guys they played hard enough just to maintain the lead. In other words, that effort won't suffice moving forward.

"If they pick it up and do what they're capable of, I'm pretty confident we're going to have a very good season. It's up to these kids at this point in time," Mueller said. "It's time for them to man up."

Mueller wanted to slow the pace down because of the humidity last weekend.

"We had to intentionally slow it down to try and keep our kids revived," Mueller said. "I don't think they're out of shape, but I'd like to see them in better shape."

Mueller was pleased with his backfield, let alone the first win on the year. Now he just wants the offensive line to catch up with the rest of Kingman Academy's nucleus.

It'll be a defining factor heading into today's game in Mesa, which starts at 7 p.m.

"We're hoping to see a more aggressive, quicker response out of our linemen this coming weekend against Sequoia," Mueller said. "Sequoia's going to come at us with a spread offense.

"I know what they're capable of. We don't want our kids to let their guard down."

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