The West Caldwell football team held a practice on Wednesday morning. According to head coach Mike Biggerstaff, who returns to the Warriors this season after winning a program-record 75 games from 1979-87, the squad still has a lot of work to do if it hopes to improve on a winless 2018 campaign. The quarterback competition is wide open, although junior Faizon Dickson is back. West Caldwell does have depth in the backfield with sophomore fullback Cameron Beaver returning, among others, while senior wide receivers Devonte Davenport and David Urbina are also back after starting a year ago. The Warriors’ primary focus has been on defense, as Biggerstaff hopes to have a solid unit on that side of the ball.

Look for a full 2019 West Caldwell football preview in the Friday, Aug. 23, edition of the Hickory Daily Record. Additionally, check out upcoming editions of the HDR for more photos from local high school football practices.

Josh McKinney is the sports editor for the Hickory Daily Record. 

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