Southern football begins spring practice today

Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern football team will begin its 2014 spring practice today at Fred G. Hughes Stadium as the Lions hope to build on the 7-3 season the team had in 2013. 

Southern will practice today at 3:30 pm and all weekday practices will begin at that time. All weekend practices will begin at 9:30 am. 

The Lions will have practices on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week and will then take time off for Spring Break. The team will get back at it on Tuesday March 25th and will practice four times that week. The team will conclude spring practice with the annual Green and Gold Spring Game at 9:30 am on Saturday, April 12th. 

All practices are open to the public and the full schedule is listed below. 

Tuesday, March 11th - No pads

Wednesday, March 12th - No pads

Thursday, March 13th - No pads

Tuesday, March 25th - Shells

Wednesday, March 26th - Shells

Friday, March 28th - Shells

Saturday, March 29th - Full Pads, Tackling

Monday, March 31st - Shells

Wednesday, April 2nd - Shells

Friday, April 4th - Shells

Saturday, April 5th - Full Pads, Tackling

Monday, April 7th - Shells

Wednesday, April 9th - Shells

Friday, April 11th - Shells - Spring Game Prep

Saturday, April 12th - Full Pads, Spring Game