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High school notebook: Yukon to host underclassmen combine

By Scott Wright and Robert Przybylo, Staff Writers Published: May 25, 2011

The Schuman National Underclassmen Combine will pass through the area this weekend with a stop at Yukon High School.

The NUC includes typical combine workouts, like the 40-yard dash, bench press, etc., as well as positional skill work and a showcase event for the top performers.

Combine training begins at 4 p.m. on Friday, followed by position skill training at 5:30 and a recruiting seminar at 7.

Combines begin at 8 a.m. Saturday morning, with the exception of next year's seniors. Their combine will start at 1 p.m.

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