Leon High School was established in 1871 and has fielded a football team since 1916. The continuously successful football program at Leon is one of the oldest and most highly revered aspects of Leon's historic tradition. This 2015-2016 season we celebrate 100 Years of Lion Football! Let the pride and tradition continue . . .
AUG. 1 - Player Fundraising Blitz Day & Car Wash- all players should plan to participate.
AUG 3-7 - Practice MON - FRI 3:30 - 7 p.m. Out of locker room by 7:30. Players should come well hydrated & fed. Trainers will have plenty of water & Gatorade, but consider bringing a snack for extended practice.
AUG 6 - Photo Day - Varsity Players arrive at Leon at 12:30 p.m. JV arrive at Leon at 1:30. Practice after pictures. There will be a break to pick up academic schedules.
AUG 8 - Saturday Practice 8-11 a.m.
AUG 10-14 - Practice MON - FRIDAY 3:30 - 7 p.m. (or as instructed by your position coach = times may vary) Out of locker room by 7:30.
AUG 11 - Mandatory Parent/Guardian & Player Meeting and Family Pasta Dinner 6 p.m. @ Leon. Freshmen bring pasta, Sophomores bring salad, Jrs bring drinks, Seniors bring dessert. Bring enough for 6 please. Parents - please bring your check book to purchase merchandise, pay any fees, order photos. You will be asked to sign up for volunteer shifts.
AUG 15 - SATURDAY Practice & Full Scrimmage 8 -11 a.m.
AUG. 17 - Classes start at Leon
AUG. 20 - First Varsity Game!
AUG. 27 - JV plays Rickards @ Rickards 6:30
AUG. 28 - Varsity plays Suwannee @ Cox 7 p.m. (home)
1) FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE. This annual publication will feature Leon High School's 100th Anniversay of Football on the cover & in editorial content. This makes for a great commemorative item & is perfect for any business with a waiting room. Magazines are $15. Purchase online at http://customcoverproject.com/leon-lions/ or order from the Touchdown Club (email Lisa@CareyCottage.com ) Magazines will be delivered by the end of July.
2) DISCOUNT CARDS. Discount Cards are $20 each & sold by players. Every card sold helps a player meet his Transportation Fee. There will be a Card Sale Blitz Day on August 1 - all players are asked to participate. After Aug. 1, we'll do a final accounting of cards & then issue invoices for Transportation Fees. Please sell your cards - this is the easiest way to meet your Transporation Fee obligation and help your team! Want to buy a card? Email Lisa@CareyCottage.com
3) GAME DAY PROGRAM AD SALES. Place your business in our 2015-2016 Game Day Program. Parents can order an ad for their player at a special rate! Ad Sales Form at the Parent/Forms tab above.
4) BLITZ DAY AUG 1. Players will collect donations & sell magazines in front of Sports Authority AND host a pancake breakfast & car wash at Beef O'Brady's in Midtown.