Schartz to host youth camp

By The Mercury

Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz will host the fifth-annual Future Indian Football Camp, July 21-25.

Students entering grades 2-4 will have camp July 21 from 6-8:30 p.m., with camp wrapping up July 22 from 9-12 p.m.

Grades 5-6 will go on July 24 from 6-8:30 p.m. before finishing July 25 from 9-12 p.m.

The camp is at Bishop Stadium and campers should wear a t-shirt, shorts and cleats.

Camp registration is $25 for one, $40 per family and includes a camp t-shirt.

The MHS Future Indian Football Camp is staffed by Manhattan High School football coaches and players and stresses fundamentals of Manhattan football. Emphasis is on overall knowledge and skills of the game. The campers will be tested on various physical skills including: 40- and 10-yard dash, vertical jump and pro-agility shuttle run. Everyone will participate in a punt, pass and kick competition. Awards will be given to the top placers in each age group. All campers will have the opportunity to participate in drills and gain knowledge of every position on the field.

The campers will also be introduced to the rich tradition of Manhattan High School football, which has accumulated 591 total victories, which ranks in the top 10 in the history of Kansas high school football.

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2017