WICHITA, Kansas – The first day of high school football practice began Monday in Kansas.
Some teams started at midnight while some started early this morning.
One team that was on the field early was the Collegiate Spartans.
Coach Mike Gehrer likes to mix it up and create an activity where the players get to know each other a little better.
So, it was lunch and bowling after.
“It is just a way to relax and have fun with the kids. We always talk about you got to be family, and you got to support one another. This is one of those things they get to see each other in a different light and have fun with one another,” said Mike Gehrer, Collegiate Football Coach.
“I mean we are family now. That is what we call ourselves. That is like our theme, our family. This is one of team bonding things we do every year,” said Mitchell Copeland, Collegiate lineman.
Collegiate has six sets of brothers on their team.