Middle school football practice to start Thursday
SALYERSVILLE - The Herald Whitaker Middle School team will start preseason practice on Thursday.
The Hornets' opening practice will held from 6-7:30 p.m. Players will be given helmets during the initial practice.
Several members of the Herald Whitaker Middle School football team took the field for workouts prior to the start on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Dead Period on June 25.
The Magoffin County High School football team started preseason practice on Wednesday. Former middle school head coach Chris Gamble is guiding the Magoffin County High School football team. As he moved up to the high school level, Gamble replaced former Magoffin County head coach Justin Combs. Earlier in the year, Combs resigned from his Magoffin County post to accept a position on the Breathitt County football team's coaching staff. Combs is a Breathitt County High School graduate.
The Herald Whitaker Middle School football team will open its 2019 season in August. The middle school football program's 2019 schedule will be published in an upcoming edition prior to the start of the campaign.