By: Josh Petrie
Published: June 29, 2011
School’s out, but Tomlinson Stadium was busy in June.
Throughout the latter portion of the month, roughly 2,000 football players and coaches from 44 high schools participated in Central Washington University’s annual series of four-day camps at Tomlinson and the surrounding practice fields. The camps, the third and final of which ended Tuesday morning, taught the players plenty about football, and a little about college life as well.
“You have to battle through some mental toughness issues, some soreness, so it helps the kids learn how to hang in there and battle through some of that stuff that football teaches you,” Lakes High School head coach Dave Miller said. “It also gives kids a unique opportunity to walk on a college campus and experience what college life is going to be a little bit. … Just being on a college campus is beneficial, I think.” (READ MORE…)