Milbank Area will begin practice Thursday, August 11, for all runners in grades 7-12.
ImPact testing for athletes in grades 7, 9 and 11 will take place at 9 a.m. with practice scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. A second practice Thursday is slated for 9 p.m. “All runners will meet for practice either inside the HS lobby or outside the student entrance. This schedule may be subject to change due to weather, heat or other conflicts.” stated Milbank Area head coach Eric Townsend.
Following is the remainder of the practice schedule for the days leading up to the first day of school for the 2016-2017 school year:
Friday, August 12: practice at 8 a.m.
Monday, August 15: practice at 8 a.m. AND 7 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16: practice at 8 a.m. AND 7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17: practice at 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 18: practice at 3 p.m.; Parent/Athlete meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 19: leave for Camp Fun at NeSoDak at 9 a.m.
Saturday, August 20: return from Camp Fun at NeSoDak at 11 a.m.
Monday, August 22: team pictures and practice to follow at 8 a.m. AND practice at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, August 23: practice at 8 a.m.
Wednesday, August 24: 1st day of school with practice at 3:30 p.m.
Townsend also reminds the runners, “All athletes are expected to be ALL practice times. Please make sure all physicals or physical updates have been taken care before practice. Athletes will NOT be able to practice until all physicals/updates and ImPact testing obligations have been taken care of ahead of practice time.”
Please direct any questions to Coach Eric Townsend at 432-5254.