Sports Briefs

Published 10:58 am Thursday, August 6, 2009

Girls basketball team holding Port-a-Pit
The Niles Girls basketball program will be holding a Port-a-Pit fundraiser on Aug. 28 at the Niles varsity home opening football game against Coldwater from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

Chicken dinners will be available for $6 and rib dinners for $9.

Niles fall sports practice times announced
Fall sports practice will begin next week throughout Michigan.

Football practice will begin on Monday, while all other sports will begin official practices on Wednesday.

Here is a listing of the practice times for Niles:

5-9 p.m. – everyone, grades 10-12; 6-9 p.m.- incoming freshmen

Tryouts for seniors, juniors and select underclassmen will be from 9 a.m. until noon on Wednesday and Thursday.

Boys’ soccer
8-9:30 a.m. – conditioning on track (running shoes needed); 3:30-5:30 p.m. – field time (shin guards and cleats needed)

Practice will be held from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m.

Cross country
Meet at 9 a.m. at high school.