A behind the scenes look at a day of high school football practice at Monticello on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010.
Field Day: Monticello football
Photographer: Darrell Hoemann
The sun cast long shadows before 7 am as Charlie Hill waits to run a play.
Will Lieb with his breakfast, a banana, at his home at 5:30 am as he prepares to leave for practice.
Will Lieb at his home talking to his mother, Anita, at 5:30 am as he prepares to leave for practice.
Will Lieb at his home talking to his father at 5:30 am as he prepares to leave for practice.
Will Lieb leaves his home at 5:30 am for practice.
Andrew Bailey, Shortly after 6 am players walk in with their gear for the morning.
The first order of business is a run around the field at 6:30 am.
A sign in the weight room.
Clay Wright at work in the weight room.
Luke Zimmerman lifts while Matt Strack spots at work in the weight room.
Seth Chitwood spots for Hayden Rooke at work in the weight room.
Jake Leib at work in the weight room.
One of the first snaps by Avery Stoddard of the day as practice gets underway shortly after 6:30 am.
Coach Cully Welter talks to the team before a break in practice.
Josh Warren and Ben Foley (right) during a morning workout.Photos taken while following practice at Monticello High School in Monticello on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010.
Players gather in the shade for some lunch and drinks between practice sessions.
Left to right Paul Buchanan, Matt Palla, Ryan Mitsdorfer and Drew Benson at practice.
Photos taken while following practice at Monticello High School in Monticello on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010.
Brian Phipps, Jacob Williams, and (74)run through a play as the sun rises over the playing field.
Player's unpack shortly after 6 am as they get ready for the start of practice at 6:30 am.
Chris Jones works with Walt Lieb.
Matt Strack takes a drink during a break late in practice.
Gear, lunch and drinks wait in a pile by the fence for team members.
Coach Andy Moore talks to a unit about the drill.
Assistant coach Andy Moore and other players watch a play being run.
Lucas Matthews, a team manager, shoots video during practice from scaffolding.
Jason Buchanan wait for practice to start.
Will Lieb looks to throw early in practice.
Parker Trice throws the ball early in the day.
Coach Cully Welter and assistant coach Lenny Sementi watch films after practice.
Coach Cully Welter watches films after practice.
Team captains Ben Foley, Matt Palla, Jacob Williams work on their talk to the junior football players at the Palla home.
Ben Foley watches while Junior football players listen to the Monticello team captains.
Junior football players listen to the Monticello team captains.
The team captains talk to junior football players.
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