Pre-Season High School Schedule, Events Set
With the arrival of August comes the first of pre-season football and volleyball practice, and Rector High School will also be hosting a basketball clinic in the coming days.
A basketball clinic for boys and girls going into the first through sixth grade will be held next Monday and Tuesday at the Rector gymnasium.
Conducting the clinic will be Rector High School coaches Matt Mills and Matt Dean, along with former RHS player Mitchell Weber.
The clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to noon both days. An awards ceremony will be held at 12:30 Tuesday.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Monday.
Cost of the clinic is $40 for each participant. Families with two or more participants can register for $30 each.
Lady Mohawk Volleyball
The Piggott Lady Mohawk volleyball teams will be participating in a camp at Brookland in the coming week, with both the senior and junior teams in action. The games are being played in both the new and old gyms at BHS, and parents wanting to attend should know seating is limited and providing your own lawn chair is advised.
Monday's schedule for the junior high team has them taking on McArthur at 10 a.m. in the old gym, Nettleton at 12:40 and Trumann at 1:20 in the new gym. The senior high team will be playing all their games in the new gym, and Monday's slate includes Westside at 3:20, Paragould at 4:40 and Walnut Ridge at 6 p.m.
On Tuesday the junior team will play at 8:40 a.m. against Annie Camp, will take on Valley View at 10 and Wynne at 10:40 a.m. Meanwhile, the senior team will face Mountain Home at 2:40, Marion at 4 p.m. and Newport at 5:20.
The games on Wednesday will be determined by the team's record in play on Monday and Tuesday.
The Lady Mohawk volleyball regular season is slated to kick-off on Thursday, Aug. 20, with a home set against Pocahontas. Prior to the opener the teams will also be playing in a number of camps and jamborees.
Rector football teams will begin practicing for the regular season on Monday, Aug. 3.
Junior high will practice at 8:30 a.m. and senior high at 5:30 p.m. Any questions can be directed to RHS coach Dave Hendrix at (870) 215-2830.
Practice for the Piggott Mohawk football teams will get underway Monday, Aug. 3, with the senior high squad gathering from 7 to 11 a.m. and the junior high team practicing from 5 to 7 p.m. The schedule will continue Monday through Friday, for two weeks, ending on Friday, Aug. 15.