Six weeks ago, head coach Jim Russell and the Central Lakes Raiders were in a strange place with an 0-3 record to start season.
A year ago, Kevin Kuefler was on the bench with a torn anterior cruciate ligament cheering on his teammates.
Change can be a good thing, and the Central Lakes College Raiders will face a lot of it as they prepare to open the 2012-2013 season.
The Raiders open on the Brainerd campus in the CLC Fall Classic on Friday night.
ST. CLOUD - The No. 1 seeded Central Lakes Raiders hopes for a state championship could have come down to one play in the MCAC state championship game on Sunday afternoon at St. Cloud State University's Husky Stadium.
The Raiders were driving to the No.