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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

March 7, 2007

Spring Practice Schedule for 2007 Announced; Scrimmage Set For April 15

MARYVILLE, Mo. -- Northwest Missouri State head football coach Mel Tjeerdsma announced the 2007 spring practice schedule today. Weather permitting, practice is scheduled to begin Monday, March 12, which is the first of 15 organized sessions. The weekday practices begin approximately at 4:00 p.m. and last for two hours. Weekend practices will begin around 11:00 a.m.

A Spring Scrimmage is tentatively scheduled for Sunday, April 15 at Bearcat Stadium. The time will be announced in the future.

The No. 2 Bearcats ended the 2006 season at 14-1 overall and its second straight National Championship appearance. Northwest loses 13 seniors from 2006 but expects eight offensive starters and five defensive starters back in 2007.

Please check with the Athletic Media Relations office at 660.562.1118 to double-check times.

2007 Spring Schedule (Times listed are tentative):
March 12 - no pads
March 13 - no pads
March 14 - shoulder pads
March 15 - full
March 16-25: Spring Break
March 26 - no pads
March 27 - shoulder pads
March 29 - full
March 30 - shoulder pads
April 2 - shoulder pads
April 3 - possible scrimmage
April 5 - shoulder pads
April 9 - shoulder pads
April 10 - full
April 12 - shoulder pads
April 15 - Spring Scrimmage @ Bearcat Stadium

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics
sid@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468