News Second Season

Idaho Press Tribune 7 May 2001 - Community Corner

Optimist Football

NAMPA -- Nampa Optimist Youth Football is set for its second season, and there will be informational meetings for anyone interested in playing or being involved with the league on the third Tuesday of the month at Pioneer Title of Nampa (100 10th Ave. South) at 7 p.m.

Sign-ups will be May 10 from 6-8 p.m., May 12 from 10 a.m. to noon, and May 15 from 6-8 p.m. at West Junior High on Midland Blvd., in Nampa. A valid birth certificate is required for proof of age. Cost is $45 per player, and insurance is available.

Teams consist of 7- and 8-year-olds playing flag football, and 9-, 10-, 11- and 12-year-olds playing tackle, with separate age and weight division for each. Team size is limited to ensure all players play. All elementary schools will be represented.

There will be a season kick-off Jamboree at BSU’s Bronco Stadium on the blue turf. Each team will play five home games and two away games, as there are teams from Hailey, McCall, Kuna, Boise, Meridian, Horseshoe Bend and Mountain Home. For more information contact Dusty Scudder at 850-2098 or Ken Wilson at 880-1099.

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