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Gabby Zagal, Staff Writer

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Football, cross country, volleyball, golf, field hockey and color guard will all begin heavy conditioning in either the spring or summer in preparation for the fall season.
Student athletes must complete the prerequisites before participating in conditioning. According to the Hylton Athletics page, all fall athletes must have a valid VHSL physical form, dated after May 1, 2018. They must also attend a concussion class prior to the official try-out date for their sport.
Each sport varies on conditioning dates and times. Field hockey and volleyball started conditioning in April, while football will have conditioning throughout all of July. It’s important to check the sports webpage for extra information.
Students who have participated in conditioning before, say that its
 “beneficial and it teaches you the basic skills that you’ll need to know before tryouts.” said senior Sylvia Chan. Statistically, students that begin conditioning for a sport before the tryout date have a higher chance of making the team than those who didn’t fully commit to training.
Participating in a sport provides many personal and academic benefits to students. Many Hylton athletes receive sports scholarships each year.
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