Roughriders Football Begins 7-on-7 Practices on Saturday

Minter's Jacob Dues catches a sideline pass against Roughriders' then-sophomore cornerback Drew Jacobs in last year's 7-on-7 practice.
By: 
JAKE DOWLING
Sports Editor

The following are starting dates for football camps by grades.

Freshman football begins Thursday.
Eighth grade football conditioning starts Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Turf.
Seventh grade football conditioning starts July 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Turf.
Flag Football is played on every Sunday, from July 10 to Aug. 7 at the Turf from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
There is also flag football on Aug. 13 and 14 from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Skip Baughman Stadium.

The following are 7-on-7 practices and scrimmages scheduled for the Roughriders varsity, junior varsity and freshmen football programs.
July 16 at Liberty-Benton, 10 a.m.
July 19 vs Minster, 6:30 p.m.
July 21 vs Bellefontaine, 11 a.m
July 23 vs Coldwater, 10 a.m.
Aug. 11 Scrimmage at Findlay, 5 p.m.
Aug. 19 Chicken Bowl vs Bellefontaine, 7 p.m.

Unlike year’s past, the Roughriders will be playing Bellefonatine instead of Urbana at this year’s Chicken Bowl at Skip Baughman.

Leading up to the season opener at home against Sidney on Aug. 26, The Evening Leader will have photo albums available for purchase on our website of 7-on-7 practices and the two scheduled scrimmages.