Two Harbors football practice begins soonThe 2011 Two Harbors High School football season begins in early August and coaches want to remind players and parents of important dates as practices begin.
The 2011 Two Harbors High School football season begins in early August and coaches want to remind players and parents of important dates as practices begin.
There will be a 45-minute parent and player informational meeting for all grade levels at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at the high school auditorium.
Parents will have the opportunity to ask questions and will receive information on schedules, fees, eligibility paperwork, and other details.
Varsity and junior varsity (grades 9-12) begin practice Aug. 8 at 8 a.m. at the high school. There will be two practices a day Monday through Friday for the first two weeks, with the second beginning at 5 p.m. Starting the third week, practice will be from 5 to 8 p.m. When school begins, practice will be right after the school day ends and runs until 6:30 (6 p.m. on Wednesday).
Junior high (grades 7-8) practice begins Aug. 22 and runs 4-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until school begins and then will be directly after school until 6:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Pony League (grades 5-6) practice also begins Aug. 22 at 4:15 p.m. at the Odegard Park warming shack. Practices will run until 5:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday with all games played Saturdays. Game schedules will be available in early August teams play in the East Duluth Pony League. Third- and fourth-graders will play games among themselves on Saturdays before the Pony games.
Head football coach Tom Nelson said it’s not too late for students to sign up for a team and urges those with questions to call him at 834-4745 (home) or 830-8083 (cell).