Holley’s 8 man football team opens practice

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 8 March 2021 at 8:42 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – The crazy changes to the high school sports seasons caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic continued today as Holley’s varsity 8 man football team began practicing for the rapidly approaching  season. Football and volleyball, which were deemed “high risk” sports and were thus postponed last fall, are now beginning practice for the so-called Fall 2 season. Here Coach Wil Prince watches as his backs work on a handoff drill. The Hawks are scheduled to open the five game season against Red Jacket on March 20 on Canandaigua High’s turf field.

Holley linemen here work on their technique in a blocking drill. The Hawks home opener is scheduled for March 27 against the new Roy-Hart/Barker/Lyndonville team. The fledgling RBL Silverbacks squad is slated to begin practice next Monday.