Former greats to highlight camp

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 16, 2013

Former NFL pro Dwight Stone and Auburn receiver Willie Gosha will be instructing local youth in the first ever Spring Tri-City Youth Football Camp on Sat., March 30.

The two athletes will speak to area youth about what it takes to be successful on and off the field. Additionally, the youth will take the field for instruction on drills and techniques.

The one-day camp will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Kids ages 6 and up are welcome to attend the free camp, but should wear athletic attire including appropriate cleats. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Stone played in the NFL for 14 years. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers and New York Jets.. He played in 216 games and averaged 16.1 yards per reception.

He retired in 2000 with 3,927 yards in kick returns.

Gosha is listed as the 22nd player in Auburn history with 1,048 yards during his playing years of 1993-96.

Also at the camp for those interested is preregistration for the 2013 youth football cheerleading season at the camp. Cost is $25 for the cheerleading preregistration.

For more info, contact league president Newton Peters at 334-858-2623.