Tim Bisci, right, Notre Dame senior football head coach, makes sure Grade 12 student Zac Soos has properly fitting shoulder pads before taking the field for practice. BERND FRANKE/Welland Tribune

Football tryouts kick off

High school football players were out in helmets and pads Monday, getting a head start on their schoolmates at Lakeshore Catholic and Notre Dame.

Brad Rouse, No. 18, shown qualifying at Merrittville Speedway in this file photo, raced to his sixth sportsman feature of the seasonat New Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne. BERND FRANKE/Welland Tribune

Big blocks battle on track

One remarkable run continued and another one ended when New Humberstone Speedway closed out the month of August with an expanded program.