Elkers workout

The Elkers run through through warm-up drills during Tuesday's voluntary workouts at Memorial Park Field in Ridgway.

An enthusiastic group of 2021 Elkers and coaches participated in voluntary drills on Tuesday at Memorial Park Field. Players are currently competing in seven-on-seven non-pad games in Warren on Thursdays.

"This is awesome. Every time we have an [workout], our numbers keep getting bigger and bigger. The kids are getting excited, and obviously, as coaches, we're excited," said Ridgway head coach Mark Heindl. "Football is in the air."

Read more in Wednesday's print edition.

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