Tackling pre-season football camp


Staff Report



Campers begin to stretch before getting into camp.


Courtesy photos

Youths learned the basics of weightlifting during the camp.


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There were plenty of drills to get the youths into the swing of football.


Courtesy photos

Parents watch as their children practice.


Courtesy photos

The children start learning the basic tackling technique.


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The camp goers high five their Newberry College coaches.


Courtesy photos

The youths received a T-shirt for attending the camp.


Courtesy photos

Coach Todd Knight speaks to the camp students.


Courtesy photos

NEWBERRY — A pre-season football camp was held recently for youth tackle players ages 8-12 who were registered early for the City of Newberry’s fall football program. The pre-season football camp was instructed by Coach Todd Knight and his staff at Newberry College.

The City of Newberry’s Fall Football and Cheerleading programs are for children ages 6 to 12.

The City of Newberry Parks, Recreation, and Tourism offices is still taking registration for football. Children must be registered by Aug. 12 to be placed on their previous year’s football team. Children registered after Aug. 12 will be placed on teams according to the team’s needs. Children registered after Aug. 17 will be charged an additional late fee of $10. For details call 803-321-1015.

Campers begin to stretch before getting into camp.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_IMG_4140.jpgCampers begin to stretch before getting into camp. Courtesy photos

Youths learned the basics of weightlifting during the camp.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_IMG_4141.jpgYouths learned the basics of weightlifting during the camp. Courtesy photos

There were plenty of drills to get the youths into the swing of football.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_IMG_4150.jpgThere were plenty of drills to get the youths into the swing of football. Courtesy photos

Parents watch as their children practice.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_IMG_4152.jpgParents watch as their children practice. Courtesy photos

The children start learning the basic tackling technique.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_IMG_4165.jpgThe children start learning the basic tackling technique. Courtesy photos

The camp goers high five their Newberry College coaches.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_IMG_4176.jpgThe camp goers high five their Newberry College coaches. Courtesy photos

The youths received a T-shirt for attending the camp.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_IMG_4179.jpgThe youths received a T-shirt for attending the camp. Courtesy photos

Coach Todd Knight speaks to the camp students.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_IMG_4182.jpgCoach Todd Knight speaks to the camp students. Courtesy photos

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