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DHNS Scores Big as Blue Zones Participating Organization

Diamond Hill North Side Youth Association was recently recognized as a Blue Zones Project Fort Worth Participating Organization. We were presented with a Blue Zones Project banner and certificate by BZPFW’s Ricky Cotto and Fort Worth City Councilmember Carlos Flores. Read more about the organization’s efforts on the BZPFW blog.

Diamond Hill North Side Youth Association has proved that a small organization can make a big impact on healthy behaviors, thanks to overwhelming support from the community and more than 150 children and their parents. Read the full article

2017 Football Weigh-Ins

All DHNS takcle football players must attend weigh-ins.

DATE: Saturday, August 26, 2017
TIME: 1:30PM
LOCATION: FieldHouse USA Mansfield
ADDRESS: 650 U.S. 287 Frontage Rd, Mansfield, TX 76063.
Bring your child’s helmet. Dress them in regular light clothing. No cleats. Wear tennis shoes or flip flops.
All birth certificates must be turned into your Head Coach, Team Mom or Roxanne by THURSDAY, AUGUST 24TH. There will be no outside food or drinks allowed in gym. Concession stand will be available onsite.

If you cannot make weigh-ins on this date and time, you have the option to do early weigh-ins on Wednesday, August 23rd for a fee of $10. If your child does not attend weigh-ins, they will be considered a sticker player and will be ineligible to play any position other than on the line. No exceptions!

2017 Team App

DHNS Football will be using Team App to communicate with parents this season. Simply download “Team App” on your phone and then search for “DHNS” to find your team. Be sure to enable push notifications to get important updates all season long.

Not sure which football team your child is on?
Seniors (age 10-12) – DHNS Bulldogs
Juniors (age 8-9) – DHNS Steers
Bantam (age 6-7) – DHNS Eagles
Flag (age 4-5) – DHNS Falcons

Each cheer squad will also have their own app.

DHNS Cheer Bulldogs
DHNS Cheer Steers
DHNS Cheer Eagles

League reps, coaches and team moms will use the app to communicate league news and team reminders. The app will also feature the season’s schedule, as soon as it is available, as well as the addresses to game fields and more.

If you have any issues downloading or using the app, please see Roxanne during practice for a quick tutorial.

Hydration 101

It’s extremely important to keep your young athlete properly hydrated throughout the season, but especially during the hot temperatures.

Even mild dehydration can affect your child’s athletic performance. Dehydration increases the risk of other heat-related illnesses, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

USA Football offers these tips and guidelines to help you keep your young athlete hydrated.

Also read: Dehydration and Youth Sports