BLOG: Day 1 of high school football practice: Hear from new coaches

Garces High football players hit the sled under new head coach AJ Gass.

First day of fall camp for Kern County football teams began Monday morning with teams like Liberty and Centennial getting a sunrise start to the month of August.

I went out to five practices today, all with teams learning a new coaching staff and vice versa.

Starting with Centennial, I headed down to Bakersfield Christian and over to Independence in the morning sessions. I then went up to Garces and North in the afternoon under the 100-plus degree sun.

Here are five things I took away from Day 1 and what the coaches and players had to say about it.

(There will

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