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Prep football preview series kicks off Tuesday, continues for 18 days

Mountain View football building off back-to-back state championship berths

The Mountain View High football team has played for the state title each of the past two years. While the Mavericks are still searching for their first title, they have raised the bar and the expectations of their program.
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The Mountain View High football team has played for the state title each of the past two years. While the Mavericks are still searching for their first title, they have raised the bar and the expectations of their program.

The Idaho Statesman’s Varsity Extra team of Michael Lycklama and Rachel Roberts will be visiting with Treasure Valley football teams over the next three weeks collecting information for our 2016 preview series.

At least one local team will be featured each day leading up to the opening night of high school football on Friday, Aug. 26.

Team previews will include storylines, players to watch, video, season schedules and more.

Mountain View, the 2015 5A state runner-up, kicked off the series in Tuesday’s paper. Read about the 2016 Mavericks here.

Coming later this week are previews for Capital (Wednesday), Kuna (Thursday) and Borah (Friday).

Conference previews for the 5A SIC, 4A SIC, 3A SRV, 2A WIC and 1A divisions will begin running Aug. 21.

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