Wood River Middle School fall athletic practices continue to begin this week:
Middle school football begins Sunday, Aug. 17 with equipment checkout at 6 p.m. at the north entrance of the Hailey middle school. Regular-season practices begin Monday, Aug. 18 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the school's Chuck Turner football field.
Interested players should arrive promptly Sunday night for equipment and plan to attend all practices next Monday through Friday, coach Rob Swanson (309-3215) said.
Middle school cross country has its first practice Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 8:30 a.m. at the middle school track. The program is open to boys and girls in the seventh and eighth grades. Daily workouts feature games, track work, hill climbs and backcountry runs. Contact Steve Poklemba 788-3051 or Miss Cassalia at 788-3612.