The Smith-Cotton Tigers began their first football camp under the direction of Coach Ryan Boyer. This season was to the first in the new activities complex, but the football season will begin at Jennie Jaynes Stadium.

About 100 players ranging from eighth grade to seniors participated in an array of drills and technique exercises as coaches shared concepts for the new defensive and offensive formations. The Smith-Cotton Tigers Football Camp runs all this week.

The season will start with a jamboree on Friday, August 15. The season will kick off on Friday, August 22 on the road in Republic and the first home game will be versus the Marshall Owls on Friday, August 29.

This year, 92.3 Bob-FM will have Al McCurdy back behind the mic, keeping up with the Smith-Cotton Tigers.