Western sets final scrimmage, kids camp

Western sets final scrimmage, kids camp

DILLON — The University of Montana Western Football team is gearing up for the start of the regular season and has two activities slated for later this week.

Head coach Ryan Nourse and the Bulldog team welcome children grades kindergarten through eight to participate in their Little Dawgs Football Camp on Thursday and Friday.

Campers will meet players and coaches at the football practice fields outside of the Bulldog Athletic and Recreation Center (BARC). The camp will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on both Thursday and Friday.

The registration fee is $40 per camper and includes a shirt, individual instruction from UMW coaches and players, as well as games and activities. Online sign-ups are closed, but walkups are welcome. For more information about the camp, please call 683-7346.

On Saturday, the Bulldogs will hold their second and final scrimmage of the 2016 preseason. Kickoff will occur at 1 p.m. at Vigilante Field.

“We are excited to see where we are at going into game week versus Dickinson State on Aug. 27. There are still several starting spots up in the air and the competition is high,” Nourse said.

Montana Western’s first home game will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10 against Eastern Oregon University at 1 p.m.

— Montana Western

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