Jahn Named New Leon Coach

Posted February/08/2017
February 7, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : PREP SPORTS
Garrett Jahn agrees to become the next Head football Coach at Leon High
Leon Principal Billy Epting and Athletic Director Mark Feely announce the hiring of Garrett Jahn as their new head football coach. Two weeks after the resignation of Tim Cokely, the Lions have a new coach who will transfer from Chiles to Leon as the Lions new coach. His transfer from Chiles to Leon, is effective immediately.
 
Coach Jahn is an alumni of Leon High School, where his senior season he was named to the USA Today honorable mention All-American football team in 1999. A quarterback, Jahn played his college football for Coach Howard Schnellenberger at Florida Atlantic University. Jahn, 34 is in the Leon Football Hall of Fame as well as the FAU Hall of Fame.
 
Quote from Mark Feely, Leon Athletic Director - "I was lucky enough to be on the staff in 1999 with Garrett so I know him to be an excellent leader. He will be a wonderful addition to our staff. He has a reputation as a builder of young men and has demonstrated his ability to turn programs around."

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Winter 2017 News

Posted December/18/2015
 

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2014-2015 Award Winners

Posted January/27/2015
Congratulations to our annual award winners!  Please see the News/Award tab above to see award descriptions & past recipients.  Pictures are now on facebook. Bobby Benson MVP - Davontae Chapman; Gene Cox Memorial - Mac Carey; Alford Sessions DL - Gabe Beyer; 100 Hit Club - Damien Crumitie (139); Spodie Kinderman 101% - Bradley Coogan; Chad Whetsel Sportsmanship - Kory Baker; Outstanding Offensive Back - Davontae Chapman; Ricky Nixon DB - Damien Crumitie; Bernard Miller OL - Kory Baker; Lion Heart - Javon Williams; Junior Scholastic - Donovan Doud; Senior Scholastic - Bradley Coogan; JV Offensive - Michael Zhu; JV Defensive - Kyler Estes & Shane Shively; JV Spirit - Emerson Viker & Edgar Mora.  Slide show link  http://secure.smilebox.com/ecom/openTheBox?sendevent=4e4449774d7a63774e6a673d0d0a&blogview=true&campaign=blog_playback_link&partner=googlee

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Touchdown Club Elections Postponed to Feb. 10

Posted January/12/2015
UPDATE JAN 14:  Current President Tony McGuire has called for elections to be postponed until Feb. 10.  Additional nominations are sought.  If you are not already a member of the Club and would like voting benefits, please join using the form at the Booster/Forms tab above. The Leon Football Touchdown Club will hold elections on Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the regularly scheduled monthly meeting - 6 p.m. in the Field House.  If you would like to nominate a parent, guardian or supporter for the position of President, VP, Secretary or Treasurer - or SELF nominate - please email current Secretary Malica Segura at MalicaSegura@yahoo.com ASAP

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Award Ceremony Jan. 22

Posted January/06/2015
All players, families and supporters are invited to our Annual Leon Lions Football Award Ceremony & Reception, to be held Jan. 22, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Leon High School Auditorium and Cafeteria.  This event is free of charge.  Reception sponsored by SAT - Success Athletic Training.  Thank you SAT!   http://wegohard.club/

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Winter in the Lion's Den

Posted December/03/2014

JAN 1 - Select Seniors at U.S. Army All American Combine:  Gabe Beyer, Damien Crumitie, Travis Dickey, J'Air Kwan Jones, James Peterson, Jalon Sheffield & Will Waddell

JAN 2 - Under Armour All-America Game  - watch Leon's D'Anfernee McGriff (sidelined due to injury) 4 p.m. ESPN2

JAN 13 - Touchdown Club Meeting & ELECTIONS, 6 p.m. Field House @ Leon. All parents invited.

JAN 22 - Football Award Ceremony & Reception, 6 p.m., Leon High School.  All JV & Varsity players & families invited. Volunteers needed to help organize - email Shannon Lingo a sc_lingo@yahoo.com

FEB 4 - National Signing Day

FEB 7 - Fundraiser- Leon Football to host Twirling Competition

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Coach Gowan Family

Posted November/05/2014

We are deeply saddened to share that Coach Marcus Gowan's parents have lost their home & all contents in a house fire.  The fire occurred Friday night, Nov.14, during the play-off game in Niceville.  Thankfully, his parents were not injured.  For additional information and the opportunity to make a donation, please visit http://www.youcaring.com/help-a-neighbor/gowan-family-lose-everything-in-house-fire-/263886  Any amount is greatly appreciated!  Thank you.

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Concession & Merchandise Volunteers Needed

Posted September/24/2014
We need concession & merchandise volunteers for our upcoming home games.  Working the games is a fun & easy way to support the program.  Please sign up through our SignUpGenius.  Concessions is also asking for donations of soda.  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f49aba82ca46-lions

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Big Red September 2014

Posted September/01/2014

Sept. 4   Varsity plays Rickards @ Cox 7 p.m.

Sept. 9   Touchdown Club Meetng @ Field House 6:00.  All parents/guardians welcome

Sept. 11   JV plays Godby @ Godby 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 12   Varsity plays Strawberry Crest (away) 7 p.m. (Kick off 7:30). 4691 Gallagher Rd, Dover, FL 33527. Stadium is at Strawberry Crest HS.  THERE ARE STILL SEATS ON THE SPIRIT BUS AVAILABLE. $35 per person includes snacks, drinks.  Email laterricak@aol.com Bus leaves at 1 p.m. on Sept. 12.  All fans, parents, guardians welcome - but you must have a reservation.

Sept. 17  JV plays Rickards @ Leon 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 19   Varsity plays Godby @ Cox 7 p.m.

Sept. 23   Touchdown Club Meeting @Field House 6 p.m.

Sept. 24   SCHEDULE CHANGE JV plays Chiles @ Leon 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 25  Leon Football Hall of Fame Banquet 5:45 p.m. @ Civic Center. Varsity has comp tickets. See Alums tab to order more tickets

Sept. 26   Varsity plays FL High @ Leon 7 p.m.  (Hall of Fame Game)

***IT IS NOT TOO LATE TO ORDER PICTURES -CLICK THE "PICTURE" TAB ABOVE

 

 

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Touchdown Club Meeting Sept 23

Posted March/06/2014
The Leon Touchdown Club will meet Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Field House/ Old Gym. This meeting is open to all Leon Football friends & parents/guardians.  Please join us - we need your involvement!  These meetings are a great way to meet other parents, coaches, & learn about our program's needs & player opportunities.  The TD Club will now meet twice per month during the active season, on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month.

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Leon Football Players voted to FACA All-Area Football Team

Posted October/24/2013
Congratulations to the following Leon Football players for being voted to FACA All-Area football team. Selected by area coaches, here are the members of the 2013 All-District, All-Area team;
 
Brandon Byrd
Ryan Feely
Kris Lingo
D’Anfernee McGriff
 
Great job guys and Go Big Red!

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Spirit Bus

Posted September/22/2013

Leon Touchdown Club will be sponsoring Spirit Buses each of the out of town games for the remainder of the season. If you are interested please sign up and reserve you seat today. The cost per a seat is $25.00 per game. This is a slight increase over the first trip due to the increase in distance we will need to travel. All seats must be paid for in advance. Payments can be made at the merchandise table at the JV or Varsity football games. If you are a student signing up please e-mail treasurer@leonlionsfootball.com to obtain a permission slip for your parents to sign. For additional information call Angela Mills at 850-443-9259

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/805044FAAAF2FAB9-spirit1

 

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LEON ATHLETIC JACKET FORM

Posted September/10/2013

Attention all student athletes!  The NEFF representative will be on campus next Thursday, September 19th, during lunch, to take Letterman Jacket orders.  Place your official Letter Jacket Order at this time.  Forms are available through your team coaches or you can get one from Mr. Feely.

LEON ATHLETIC JACKET FORM

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JV GAME MOVED TO WEDNESDAY!

Posted September/09/2013

At Godby’s request, our JV football game with them has been moved to Wednesday to accommodate their varsity game Thursday.

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Tallahassee Quarterback Club Player of the Week

Posted September/06/2013

D'Anfernee McGriff offensive player of the week

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Ryan Feely special teams player of the week

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Leon Football Share Night at Beef "O" Bradys

Posted August/21/2013

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Leon Football share night at Beef "O" Brady's (1800 Thomasville Rd). Leon Football will receive 20% of the proceeds. The share night is this Friday after Rickards game.

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Football Reminders August 2013

Posted August/09/2013
Football Photos Day
JV Team & Individuals: Monday, August 12th at 2:30
Varsity: Tuesday, August 13th at 2:30

Players must be dressed in uniforms ready to begin at 2:30.

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2013 Varsity and JV Football Practice Times

Posted August/06/2013
For practice times

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Players Equipment

Posted July/25/2013
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Leon Touchdown Club Meeting

Posted June/07/2013

Tuesday, August 13th
6:30 P.M.
Red & White Room in the Old Gym

This will be an organizational meeting in preparation for the fall all parents and interested parties are ask to attend.

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The Pride Football Camp

Posted May/28/2013

"The Pride"  youth football camps we will be hosting June 3rd and June 10th.  They are for ages 7-14 and will be conducted by the football staff at Leon.  All campers will receive position specific instruction as well as  a fun time of games and competition.  

Pride Camp Registration

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Red and White Game

Posted May/16/2013

 Friday, May 17th – 6:00 pm
 General Admission is $5.00 Admission is free with student ID

Come out and Bring friends and family to show our support for the team. We want to make a big deal of the game and give the Leon community a preview of the 2013 season.

Any parent that is willing to help with set up, concessions, chain gang or make donations of items (canned sodas, hotdogs, etc.) please contact Angela Mills at (850) 443-9259 or email Angela.Mills@cacaainc.org

All merchandise will be 50-75% off!

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Leon 2013 Summer Football Camp

Posted April/04/2013

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For more information about the Pride Camp

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Lions Football is on social media!

Posted April/04/2013
Stay up to date with the Lions Football Program by clicking on our social media links below!

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