The Cherokee Braves got started on football practice, with a week of non-contact drills prior to full-contact drills with pads.
Eyes on ball - Cherokee head football coach Tony Napierala, left, works ball handling drills with a player during the Braves' first practice session Wednesday morning. Area teams begin their seasons on Friday, August 31. Photo by Dan Whitney. [Click to enlarge]
Cherokee assistant football coach Neil Phipps, middle right, monitors lineman drills during the Cherokee Braves first day of practice Wednesday. The Braves open their 2007 season Friday, August 31, when they host non-district foe Spencer. Photo by Dan Whitney.