The Forest Hills Eastern went 11-2 in 2015, their best season in program history.

But then came the switch from the OK Bronze to the OK Gold and similar to Wayland Union -- the tougher schedule took a toll on the Hawks.

They also lost a few impact seniors, especially on the offensive line.

Head coach Ben Sherman is now in his second year with the team and now that the players have a full year of his system under their belt, they expect things to go a lot smoother this season as they try to get back to the playoffs for the seventh time in school history.

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