Revamped roster gives Tucson Sugar Skulls ‘chance to win it all’ this season | national

Expectations of championship or failure for the Tucson Sugar Skulls’ first official season under head coach and general manager Dixie Wooten have culminated in, well, failure.

Tucson’s IFL team started the 2021 season 1-6 and then finished with a 6-8 record. After gutting almost the entire roster last season, expectations in 2022 haven’t changed.

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Rachel J. Bradford