We are happy to welcome all participants and parents to the Roanoke Rapids Hornets Midget and Pee Wee Football program. We are confident our new Hornets football year will be an exciting and rewarding football season for each participant. The Roanoke Rapids Hornets football team goal is to develop well-rounded young men who learn not only the fundamentals of football but also the importance of education and teamwork, in an atmosphere conducive to developing sound mind, body, and character - while having a good time playing football along the way. We practice the ideals of sportsmanship, scholarship and physical fitness. Our Hornets football program stresses learning lessons of value far beyond their playing days, such as self-discipline, teamwork, concentration, friendship, leadership, and good sportsmanship.
Roanoke Rapids Hornets - What We Do
We will do our very best to ensure that each player is utilized to their utmost potential and their talents are used for the Hornets football team's best advantage. The team always comes before individuals and safety is our top concern. Many of the exercises, drills, and Hornets football team rules are in place to ensure your child is physically and mentally fit for football. Each child is unique and will develop at his own pace. They will exercise their bodies and minds in an effort to develop the skills necessary to compete in football.
About Roanoke Rapids Hornets Football
The Roanoke Rapids Hornets will field two tackle football teams in the Halifax-Northampton Midget Football League this season. The football teams consist of approximately 60 players - Pee Wee, ages 7-9 years, and Midget, ages 10-12 years. The football games will begin in September and run through the end of October. Playoff and championship games extend into early November.
Let's Go HORNETS!