When a large group of freshmen appeared for the first formal practice of the year for Foran High, fourth-year head coach Bob Asmussen began to realize that this could be the year of the turnaround.
"We now have numbers well into the twenties," Asmussen said. "That's very encouraging. We've taken some baby steps. I've seen improvement along the way. Now, it's time to take a significant step. I believe that we're on the verge of turning the corner."