The Mount Shasta Bears football team is still accepting players to join the program.

Interested Mount Shasta High School students who want to join the junior varsity and varsity football teams can call the school for more information and to find out what steps they need to take to join the team, such as having a recent physical and filling out paperwork. The school’s phone number is (530) 926-2614.

Interested students are encouraged to check out practice, which start at 5 p.m. n this week, and from 4 to 6 p.m. once school starts on Wednesday Aug. 21at the football field at the high school.

The Bears open the season on Aug. 30 at Colusa and are at home on Sept. 6 versus Modoc. Mount Shasta will travel to play in scrimmages versus Etna, Yreka and Trinity starting at 5 p.m. on A Friday, Aug. 23.