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THURSDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Portage starts practices Monday

2013-08-01T21:00:00Z 2013-09-16T18:39:20Z THURSDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Portage starts practices MondayTimes Staff nwitimes.com
August 01, 2013 9:00 pm  • 

Portage High School has announced times for Monday's initial fall sports practices.

Boys cross country will start at 8 a.m. at Willowcreek Middle School; football will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; boys soccer will begin at 4 p.m., and players should meet in the varsity locker room; girls soccer will run from 8 a.m. to noon at the practice soccer field and from 5 to 7 p.m. on the turf, and boys tennis will run from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on the courts.

Equipment hand out for freshman football is at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the fieldhouse, and the first practice will go from 7 to 10 a.m. Aug. 12.

Lake Station sets start times for fall sports: Lake Station has released its start times for all fall sports which begin Monday. Volleyball will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Football will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Boys and girls cross country will start at 8 a.m. Boys tennis will go from 10 a.m. to noon.

All athletes must have a physical on file before they may participate in any practices.

Westville begins practices Monday: Practices for all high school sports at Westville begin Monday.

Girls volleyball will meet from 8 to 10 a.m. in Blackhawk Gym; boys volleyball will run from 10 a.m. to noon in Blackhawk Gym; boys and girls soccer will practice from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on the field; high school and middle school cross country will meet at 9 a.m.

Middle school baseball will have a meeting for players and parents at 5 p.m. at the high school field.

Andrean to hold parents meeting: Andrean High School will host meetings for parents/guardians of fall sports athletes at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 in the student cafeteria.

After a principal's presentation and remarks by athletic director Bill Mueller and athletic association president George Walton, individual team meetings will be held as follows: football -- cafeteria; volleyball -- library; boys soccer -- main gym; girls soccer -- St. Basil theater; boys and girls cross country -- teacher cafeteria; boys tennis -- room 47; girls golf -- room 48, and cheerleaders -- guidance conference room.

To participate in any practice, students must be registered at Andrean for 2013-14, have met their financial obligations and have turned in a completed IHSAA physical form.

All practices begin Monday, except for girls golf, which begins at 8 a.m. today. Girls soccer will run from 7:30 to 10 a.m., with boys soccer scheduled for 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Register for both in the athletics office, then go to the practice field. Volleyball is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., boys tennis, 3 to 5:30 p.m., and football, 2 to 8 p.m. Freshman football will begin at 3 p.m. Aug. 12.

Wheeler starts practices Monday: Wheeler High School has announced the times for Monday's first fall sports practices.

Volleyball will go from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; football, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; boys and girls soccer, 8 to 11 a.m.; boys tennis, 9 to 11 a.m.; boys and girls cross country, 7 to 9 a.m.

Middle school football will hold its first practice from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 12.

BGMS baseball callout Monday: Boone Grove will hold a middle school baseball meeting Monday. Seventh-graders will meet at 4 p.m. and eighth-graders at 6. Students should have completed physicals.

For details, email coach Rollie Thill at Rollie.thill@ptsc.k12.in.us.

Ben Franklin fall practice schedule begins Aug. 12: Fall sports practices at Ben Franklin Middle School will begin Aug. 12. Football will meet from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., while volleyball will go from 9 to 11 a.m.

Cross country will start with practice from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 14.

Spartans need junior high coach: North Newton is looking for a junior high football assistant coach. Anyone interested should email Aaron Sauter at asauter@nn.k12.in.us.

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