Bearcats continue football workouts

Published 8:33 pm Tuesday, June 21, 2011

BAINBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL Bearcats linemen hit the tackling dummies during a Tuesday morning workout on their practice field.

Coach Ed Pilcher’s 2011 Bainbridge High School Bearcats football team continues to work out daily in shorts on the school practice field,

”We have about 60 young men out here every day and they are working hard,” Pilcher said Monday. “It is not the same entire group every day because we have had some players out of town at position camp. Our offensive linemen and wide receivers went to position camps at Middle Georgia College in Cochran.”

The week of July 4 will be a dead week for all Georgia high school football teams. No one can have any kind of organized workouts during that week.

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The first day Georgia teams can go into full pads is Aug. 1.

“Right now we are doing a lot of conditioning, teaching and weight lifting. We will not lift as much when we come back from the July 4 dead week,” Pilcher said.

The Bearcats will open their season Friday, Aug. 26, when they host the Early County High School Bobcats at Centennial Field. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m.

A pair of running backs, rising senior Aaron Hall and rising junior Terry Lewis, played well in the spring. Lewis broke several long runs.

Also having good springs were A.J. Miller and Octavious Breedlove, a pair of rising junior wide receivers and defensive backs.

Tim Shaw, another rising junior who moved here from Delaware, also had a good spring and is expected to contribute on the offensive and defensive lines.