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Jerrod Geiger completes his push ups as the young Tigers put in the work during the off-season. While it’s essential for high school athletes to commit to preparing their bodies during the summer, having around 10 young kids show up routinely has been an added bonus for the Canton program.

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Joseph Pullen steps on the gas to finish out sprints during Summer Pride Workouts. The workouts have been open to athletes from all sports, with a focus on improving strength and overall athleticism.

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Trevor Ross works on his lower body strength, as the Tigers focus on front squats during Summer Pride. The Tigers have had 15-18 high school athletes show up during the off-season. (Photos by Austin Smith)

Tigers put in summer sweat, hope success follows

As the calendar flips to August, a return to school is on the horizon and for Canton’s athletes, that means football season is nearing as well. However, the Tigers have been hard at work all summer preparing for the 2019 season.

The weight room has been busy four mornings a week as the coaches lead Summer Pride workouts, and Canton’s athletes have been taking advantage of the strength and conditioning program as football season approaches.

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