Football team starts conditioning

Photo by Greg Reedy
Greg Reedy
Sports Editor

Ridgway football held the first of five days of heat acclimation practice mandated by the PIAA on Monday. A total of 49 players suited up as the road to the 2016 season opener is underway. Ridgway opens with a 10 a.m. home scrimmage against Brookville and Otto-Eldred on Aug. 20 before beginning the 2016 regular season with a home game against Coudersport on Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. in Ridgway. The two scheduled home games in Johnsonburg are Sept. 2 against Port Allegany and Sept. 23 against Brockway.