Summer workouts at Douglas ongoing

The Fall sports season is rapidly approaching at Douglas High School.

A number of the teams at the school have been going through voluntary summer workouts in preparation for the upcoming season.

The first official day of practice is Aug. 14 with football starting Aug. 10.

Prior to any involvement in offseason workouts, athletes must have all their paperwork filled out, including an emergency card, physical form, signed contract, medical information sheet and an ASB card.

The high school has scheduled two dates for the extra-curricular/co-curricular drug policy presentation. The presentations will be Aug. 1 and Aug. 8 in the Douglas High School commons at 6 p.m.

The presentation is mandatory for all new students in extra-curricular (athletes) and co-curricular (band, yearbook, skills, etc.) activities.

Attendance is mandatory with at least one parent or legal guardian and the student. Students not in attendance with at least one parent or guardian will not be allowed to try out or participate in the activity.

Any questions can be directed to 782-5136, ext. 1015.

Summer workouts are available for the following sports:

Cross country

Voluntary preseason conditioning sessions for the Douglas High School cross country team are scheduled for July 27, Aug. 1 and Aug 3 at 6 p.m. at the high school.

The team will begin nightly conditioning sessions starting Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. at the high school.

The team will meet by the tennis courts at the high school. For more information, call the high school athletic department at 782-5136, ext. 1015.

Girls soccer

The Douglas High School girls' soccer program will host a junior varsity and varsity girls competitive soccer camp July 31 through Aug. 2.

Hillary Arthur, who coaches the Western Nevada Community College women's soccer team, is scheduled to coach the clinic with her assistant coach Ashley Plummer.

The camp runs from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. each day at the Douglas High soccer field.

Cost is $85 per player with 100 percent of the funds raised going toward the soccer program.


The Douglas High School Iron Tiger summer weightlifting programs are open.

Players hoping to make the junior varsity team lift from 4 to 6 p.m. most Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through the beginning August.

Freshman players will lift Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Players should bring a jump rope, shorts, T-shirts and cleats to the workouts and they should wear orange, black, white or grey.


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