Few expected the Visitation Academy field hockey team to set things on fire this season.
But call coach Faith Mackin a pyromaniac; she has poured gas on the Vivettes' burning desire.
"We've had the highest expectations of ourselves since day one," Mackin said. "The goal has been a state title since then, and we haven't gone off of that."
Hours of practice and conditioning "are a big commitment, but ... are really starting...