Downey football offering skills camp

DOWNEY - The Downey High School football program will be offering "Viking Skills Camp" later this spring for young athletes ranging from 6-14 years of age.The camps will be held on the following Sundays: May 5, May 12, May 19, June 2 and June 9 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on the football field at Downey High School. The final camp session will be held on Sunday, July 28 and will last from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and feature players from the USC football team. The cost for each camp is $20, with the exception of the final camp. The final camp session on July 28 is $40. The camps will feature agility training and plyometrics, defensive drills, speed training, offensive drills and some 1 on 1 and 7 on 7 drills. The final camp will feature an introduction to tackling techniques with the help of U.S.C. players. Athletes are encouraged to sign up before April 15 to save money. If athletes sign up before April 15, they will save $20 and be given a free Downey Viking t-shirt. Any questions should be directed to head coach Jack Williams at

********** Published: March 28, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 50