Article by Blake Franklin-
The Scotts Hill Lions football team has been hard at it the past few weeks. This team is braving the hot summer sun, just like many teams across west Tennessee are doing at this time of the year. With the humidity setting in and the hot summer months amongst us, conditions can be difficult for players. Not to mention, the unpredictable weather that we experience this way. Safety is the first and foremost concern of the coaching staff and they do everything in their power to keep the players safe as they begin to condition them into football shape for the upcoming season ahead.
Last year, the Lions football team finished the season with a record of 4-7, with a loss coming in the first round of the Class 2A state football playoffs. Scotts Hill was defeated by Lewis County, who was then defeated by Riverside High School in the next round.
The Lions are looking to make it back to the state football playoffs this upcoming season and are out in the summer months putting in the work to get back there and move even deeper in postseason play. The work that is happening now will pay huge dividends in making that goal become a reality when the season starts.
Scotts Hill’s Head coach, Rennard Woodmore, gave us a glimpse into what the summer workout program consists of and how it will help the Lions become a better football team this upcoming season, as he knows just how important it is to get as much offseason work and conditioning in to help the team become even more successful. Woodmore spoke with us about his team and their approach to the program. He started by saying, “Hard work pays off.”
He would go on to tell that the summer workouts are going great for the team and that his players are absolutely working hard each and every day they are on the field. Players even put in work outside of being with the coaching staff as well.
His coaching staff has the Lions football team working in the summer program four days a week. They are getting time in and grinding hard to do what’s asked of them and become better athletes and teammates in the process.
In the coaching staff’s summer workout program, the Scotts Hill Lions break their time allowed down into…