Hickory Ridge has high expectations for 2013

Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -2012 was a season to remember for coach Marty Paxton's Hickory Ridge Ragin Bulls winning the schools first ever conference championship in football. With that success comes high expectations in 2013 and it will be up to a young bunch of Bulls to get it done.

The O-Line will be the key to success on the offensive side of the ball. They will have a dynamic playmaker in Nate Mullens to spark the O to possible great things.

The defense will have a good one on the line in Will Putnam and in the secondary, Kyle Tyson returns as a starter at safety.

It's a new conference in the South Piedmont with the addition of West Rowan. Central Cabarrus should be strong as well which has the Bulls in a familiar role as underdog.

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