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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 . . .

August in the Lion's Den

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)

Current Fundraisers

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 or order from the Touchdown Club (email )  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

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.

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