School is out for the summer, but for student athletes and coaching staffs, the break will be a short one as they prepare for the fall 2012-13 sports season.
The Georgia High School Association has released the dates for practice schedules for football, softball, volleyball and cross country.
Football players may start conditioning beginning July 25. Football squads may begin practicing in pads on Aug. 1, provided they’ve already had five days of conditioning.
The first regular-season football games begin Aug. 31; however, Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School have scrimmages scheduled for Aug. 17.
Softball, cross-country and volleyball teams may begin official practice on Aug. 1 and may begin their regular seasons Aug. 10.