March 2005: News and Notes

Posted by Atif Lodhi on Mar 17 2005 at 04:00PM PST
Well, it's March and spring sports are underway, but De La Salle football is not far behind as pre-season practices begin August 8th and the first game is on August 25th (tentative) against Detroit Pershing, the opening game opponent for both the 2003 and 2004 seasons. * The 2005 coaches roster will be posted as soon as it is finalized by Coach Paul Verska. * Home games will again be at the Warren Community Center, home for the De La Salle football team since 2003. * Weight lifting times for over Spring Break are 9 AM to 10:30 AM. Weight lifting will take place on March 25th (Friday), March 28th (Monday), March 30th (Wednesday), and April 1st (Friday). * Spring weight lifting begins right after Spring Break on April 4th continuing until June 13th. Again, this begins at 6 am, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. On raffle holidays, alternative times will be announced by the coaches. * Summer weight lifting beings June 20th and goes until August 5th. Times for the summer weight lifting is to be determined. * Team conditioning will take place on July 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th, as well as on August 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. The conditioning will take place at De La Salle and will occur from 7 PM to 8:30 PM. The team conditioning is MANDATORY for Varsity Football players. * Some other dates to keep in mind: - Once again, Coach Verska will be taking football players from all levels to the Michigan Football Camp, which takes place from June 19th to June 23rd. As it has been in the past, a bus will leave De La Salle at around 6:30 AM taking the players to Ann Arbor and returning them to De La Salle at approximately 5:00 PM. More information will be given out at the Spring Football Meeting. - The 25th Annual Eastside Football Camp is taking place at De La Salle from June 26th to June 30th. - Again, there will be 7 on 7 competitions during the months of June and July. More information will be posted as it is available. - The first day of practice for all levels of the De La Salle football team is August 8th, with the pre-season scrimmage for all team at South Lyon on August 18th. More information will be posted when it is available. So until next time, Go Pilots!


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