For a second year, the Sulphur Springs Athletic Department is offering The Edge for middle school athletes. It is a four week program taking place Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. each day until July 6. It began on June 12.
The Edge for middle school athletes does not have endurance work like gassers, hill climbing and 100 yard dashes featuring in The Edge for high school athletes. It’s focus is more on stretching, weight lifting and agility drills. A great deal is spent on proper techniques. Wildcats Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens says the middle school athlete is still learning to use their body. Usually there is a lot of growth going during during the middle school years.
Coach Owens says The Edge for middle school athletes has draw good numbers.