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Gladiator Football Camp 2017

The Clarke Central Football Team will travel to Big Y Camp (Tullulah Falls, GA) on Saturday, July 29 for Football Camp.  The team will return to Athens on August 3.  Gladiator Football Players in grades 9-12 will attend camp this year.

Camp fees:

  • Freshmen - $100
  • Sophomores - $200.00
  • Juniors - $200.00
  • Seniors - $100.00

Make checks payable to "Clarke Central Touchdown Club" or pay online below (forward PayPal email receipt to Coach Perno,

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Important Dates and Information

Gladiator Football Important Dates and Information

  • June 5:  Summer Workouts begin for 9th grade football players.  Workouts will be Mon-Thu 9:30-12:00.
  • July 24:  First Day of Football Practice.
  • July 29 - August 3:  Football Camp at Big Y Camp.
  • August 10 - Preseason Game vs. Jefferson (H)

Click here to download Clarke Central Football April, May, June Calendar.

Gladiator Football Camp Sponsorship

Coach Perno is calling upon Gladiator Football alums to give back to the program by providing a Football Camp sponsorship for a Gladiator football player(s). The Gladiators will travel to Big Y Camp (Tallulah Falls) on July 29 to prepare for the 2017 Football Season.  Coach Perno's goal is to secure 50 football camp sponsorships by June 30.  

The amount of each Football Camp sponsorship is $300.  Alums are welcome to provide multiple sponsorships.

To sponsor by check:

  • Make check payable to Gladiator Football Alumni Foundation
  • Write Player's Name on for line is you are sponsoring a specific player or write Gladiator Football if you want Coach Perno to apply your sponsorship as needed
  • Mail Check to Clarke Central High School, Attention:  David Perno, 350 S. Milledge Avenue, Athens 30605

To sponsor by card:


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Congratulations 2016 Gladiator Football Players

All State AAAAA

  • Zay Brown - First Team Defensive Back

All-Region 8AAAAA

  • Zay Brown - 8AAAAA Defensive Player of the Year
  • Jack Mangel - Quarterback
  • Nich Sligh - Center
  • Jonathan Sewell - Running Back
  • Rico Arnold - Wide Receiver

College Scholarship

  • Zay Brown - University of South Carolina
  • Bryson Kearney - Kentucky Wesleyan College
  • Rico Arnold - University of North Carolina - Charlotte

National Football Foundation Play It Smart Scholar-Athlete

  • Zay Brown

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