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Practice dates, meetings set for fall sports season

Dates have been set for first practices and parent meetings regarding the fall 2013 Braves sports season. The dates, times and locations are listed by the respective sport:

Cross country

High school parent meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, Eagles Park. Boys and girls first practice, 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, Faris Field. Middle school first practice, 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, Faris Field. Middle school parent meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, Eagles Park.

Football

Grades 9-12 – Gear handout, 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, Faris Field. First practice, 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, Faris Field. Parent meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, MHS Auditorium.

Grades 7-8 – Eighth grade gear handout, 6-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, Mandan Middle School Multipurpose Room. Seventh grade gear handout, 7:30-9 p.m. Aug. 18, Mandan Middle School Multipurpose Room. Grades 7 and 8 first practice, 4-6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, middle school football field. Middle school parent meeting, 7-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, middle school cafetorium.

Football cheerleading

Grades 9-12 – First practice, Monday, Aug. 5. The fall team has already been selected. For more info, contact Coach Wanner at shereew@prideinc.org. Middle school first practice, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28. Middle school parent meeting to be announced.

Girls golf

Parent meeting, 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 29, Prairie West Golf Course. First practice for grades 7-12, 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, Prairie West.

Boys soccer

High school and middle school parent meeting, 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 29, Dacotah Centennial Park. Grades 9-12 first practice, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, Dacotah Centennial Park. Grades 7-8 first practice, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, Dacotah Centennial Park.

Girls swimming and diving

Grades 7-12 first practice, 3:50-6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, Mandan Aquatic Center. Parent meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, high school cafeteria.

Boys tennis

Grades 7-12 first practice, 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, Mandan Middle School tennis courts. Parent meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, high school cafeteria.

Volleyball

Grades 9-12 first practice, 6:30-8 a.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, Mandan Middle School Gym. High school parent meeting, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, middle school gym. Eighth grade parent meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, middle school cafetorium. Eighth grade first practice, 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, middle school gym. Seventh grade parent meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, middle school cafetorium. Seventh grade first practice, 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, middle school gym.

All athletes must have a yearly sports physical on file prior to their first practice. Physicals must be administered on or after April 15 in order to be effective for the 2013-14 school year. No athlete will be allowed to practice without a current physical.

For more information, contact the Mandan Activities Office at 751-6577.