Summer is almost over for Sulphur Springs football players.
Practices begin bright and early at 7 a.m. Monday. The Wildcats become early birds, trying to win another title.
Anybody who has been around Sulphur Springs football in the last fews years knows that when head football coach Greg Owens says to be dressed and on the field at 7 a.m., that’s what he means.
According UIL rules these are the official guidelines for football:
Aug. 3 - first day of conditioning (no contact activities permitted).
Aug. 7 - first day of contact (with pads)
Sulphur Springs varsity schedule
Two-a-days: Aug. 3-7, 10-15, and 17-21.
(Their will be a few evening workouts the week of Aug. 17 due to teacher in-service).
Daily schedule 7-9:30 a.m. on the field, 9:30-10:30 a.m. break (can eat snack such as sandwich or banana); 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. practice, weights and conditioning.
Aug. 14 - picture day (tentative 5 p.m. - all players, coaches and senior moms)
Aug. 15- first scrimmage hosting Henderson, varsity at 8 a.m., junior varsity/9th grades at 10:30 a.m.
Aug. 21 - second scrimmage hosting – Terrell, 9/JV at 5 p.m. and varsity at 7 p.m.