DOWNEY - The Downey High School football program will be hosting a skills camp for local youngsters, ages 6-14, at Downey High School's Allen Layne Stadium on Sunday, July 29.Downey High School is located at 11040 Brookshire Ave. Camp registration will start at 11:30 a.m. and the skills camp itself will last from noon until 4 p.m. Athletes are encouraged to bring cleats, water bottles, sunscreen and athletic clothing. The cost is $30. The camp will focus on speed training, introduction to tackling techniques, and offensive and defensive drills. The current Downey High School coaching staff, as well as guest speakers and current players from the University of Southern California (USC), will be in attendance. Any questions should be directed to Downey High School head football coach Jack Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Downey Vikings are reigning S.G.V.L. Tri-Champs and standout tackling machine Jabari Ruffin earned a football scholarship to USC this past season. Several USC football players are tentatively scheduled to be in attendance. Coach Williams and his staff challenge interested youngsters to take their game to the next level and participate in the Downey Viking Skills Camp this Sunday.
********** Published: July 26, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 15