BLHS Mustangs Football: Things to Know for the 2017 Season
Important dates for the 2017 season: (please tell your parents/guardians of these dates now)
Mini-Camp: July 24th- 25th— (This is not for sure, will update throughout summer) 4:00pm-6:00pm (will include time to lift), We will hand out equipment, go over formations/technique, and introduce terminology. There is no cost for this camp. (This is not mandatory, but highly recommended for all players in grades 9-12)
Youth Camp: July 17th-28th— 6:00-7:00pm all varsity players are encouraged to help teach the skills and do the drills with all of the participants. They are the future of Mustang Football and we need to support them as they support us.
Seniors Practice: August 7th-11th: Monday-Friday the week prior to start of season, this will be an important time to work on conditioning and team building. Our 2017 seniors will lead this portion of practice. (This is for all players in grades 9-12, it is not mandatory, but is a great opportunity to get in shape and start to come together as a team: time is TBD)
August 14th: Official team practice begins (Make sure you get your information into the office and get your money in and such to play on August 14th, if not, you will not be able to play). (All players that plan on playing football in all grades must attend)
Aug 14th: 7:00am-9:00am & 6:00pm-7:00pm
Aug 15th-18th: 7:00am-9:00am, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Aug 21st- 25th: 7:00am-9:00am, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Aug 23rd: 7:00am-9:00am, 5:50 Hog Roast see below
August 26th: Scrimmage @ Madelia
August 23rd: Hog Roast at Football Field parking lot. Serving from 5:50pm-7:00pm (This will be an opportunity to show case the players skills with an inter-squad scrimmage as well as an opportunity for parents and families to take pictures with their player and get a preview of the team) Moms of each player will also participate in a player lead practice following the scrimmage.
August 31st: First Carb Feed after Practice
September 1st: First Varsity game at Home against Randolph
Weight Room: The weight room will be (Monday-Thursday) from 6:15am-7:45am. If you need a ride, feel free to discuss with one of the seniors or other players or with one of the coaches and we will line something up. How hard we work in the weight room will determine our success in 2017, make it a priority to lift, lift, and lift.
Run: Continue to stay in shape and run during the summer, the better shape we are in coming into the season, the less time we have to spend on conditioning and can focus on technique and schemes in August.
2017 Season Schedule
Friday, September 1st against Randolph at HOME at 7:00pm
Friday, September 8th against Cleveland at Cleveland at 7:00pm (Bus 4:15 pm)
Friday, September 15th against Cedar Mountain/Comfrey at HOME at 7:00pm
Friday, September 22nd against GHEC/T at Truman High School at 7:00pm (Bus 4:00pm)
Friday, September 29th against Mankato Loyola at Loyola High School at 7:00pm (Bus 4:15pm)
Friday, October 6th against Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s at HOME at 7:00pm (Homecoming)
Friday, October 13th against West Lutheran at TBA at 7:00pm (Bus TBA)
Wednesday, October 18th against Nicollet at HOME at 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 24th First Playoff Game at High Seed at 7:00pm
The clothing order will be in JUNE ??????
Captains for the 2017 season:
If you need anything, let me know. (jerseys for senior pictures, a ball or tee for practicing)
Head Coach: Mr. Krause (assistant coaches: Mr. Dornseif, Mr. Powers, and Mr. Skolberg )