Camp for Iola youth tackle football is set; fall season sign-up is under way


July 24, 2012 - 12:00 AM

A three-day evening camp for Iola Youth Tackle Football players will be Aug. 6,7, 8. The camp will be conducted by Iola High head football coach Doug Kerr.

“We want any boy or girl wanting to play or wanting to try youth tackle football to come out to the camp,” said Josh Oberley, member of the Allen County Youth Tackle Football League board. 

“This is for the youngsters in Iola who will be participating this fall in our program.”

The camp is fee to any youngster in Iola in the third, fourth, fifth or sixth grade. It will be from 7 to 9 p.m. each day at IHS practice football field, north of the Riverside Park football stadium.

Participants can register the first day of camp. They should come dressed in shorts and shirt with tennis shoes or football cleats on.

Sign-up is under way for the Iola youth tackle football teams. 

Forms are available at Oberley’s office at the Iola Chamber of Commerce building.

The fees to play are $40 per player or $60 per family.

The Allen County Youth Tackle Football League jamboree is Sept. 8 at Iola’s Riverside Park. Games begin Sept. 11.

For more information on the camp or Iola youth tackle football sign-up contact Oberley at 365-9742.