After capping off a month-long series of road games with a loss to San Joaquin Memorial-Fresno last week, the Madera Coyotes football team faces a County/ Metro Athletic Conference homecoming showdown tonight with the Sanger Apaches, last year’s Div. II Valley runner up.
Coyote head coach Bonner Cunnings did not shy away from the fact that Sanger (4-2, 0-1 CMAC), under the tutelage of prolific Valley coach Chuck Shidan for more than a decade, would bring a talented squad to Memorial Stadium.
“I think [Shidan] is a legend,” Cunnings said. “He’s a great coach with a really good staff and Sanger is a strong football team … We know we have to play disciplined football, something we haven’t been doing lately.”
Cunnings made note that his team’s pattern of 23 turnovers in six games would be unacceptable if Madera (2-4, 0-1 CMAC) wanted to upset the Apaches at home...