Football Practice Schedule

Junior and Senior football practice will begin on Monday, August 4th 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm behind Temperance Road Elementary. Practices will be Monday through Friday. The first week of practice will be conditioning only (No pads). Please wear football cleats and bring your own water. Practice with full pads will begin on Monday, August 11th.

Flag Football will have practice Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm beginning on Tuesday, August 5th.

There will be a parent meeting on Tuesday, August 5th and Thursday, August 7th at the beginning of practice. Please plan on attending one of these meetings.


Cheerleading Parent Meeting

There will be a cheerleading parent meeting on Tuesday, July 1st at 6:00 pm at Coach Tina Baumgartner’s house.

8480 Whiteford Center
Ottawa Lake, MI 49267
(Just south of Consear)

Please have at least one parent and your cheerleader attend. Have your cheerleader wear a bathing suit under her clothes as we will be trying on uniforms.

If you will not be able to attend, please email

2014 Football and Cheerleading Sign-ups

2014 Football and Cheerleading sign-ups will be on June 10th and June 11th 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Bedford High School front entrance.

Tackle Football Team Ages & Weights

Juniors (3rd and 4th Grade) : Must be age 8 or 9 on 11-30-14. Weigh no more than 90lbs to carry the ball. Unlimited weight to play.

Seniors (5th and 6th Grade) : Must be age 10 or 11 on 11-30-14. Weigh no more than 115lbs to carry the ball. Unlimited weight to play.

Flag Football Team Age & Weight

Flag: Age 7 by 11-30-14. Unlimited weight to play.

** You must bring a birth certificate to sign ups if you are a first year player**

Cheerleaders Ages

Flag: Age 7 by 11-30-14 or first year cheerleader

Juniors: Age 8 or 9 by 11-30-14 or second year cheerleader

Seniors: Age 10 or 11 by 11-30-14 or third year cheerleader

Practices are 3-5 days a week depending on age group with games on Sundays. All football equipment is provided other than shoes. The season begins in August and ends the first week of November.

If you have any questions please email


Congratulations Hornets!

Congratulations Bedford Hornets Juniors on your championship game win! They beat the Lions 33-13 making their record this season 8-0. Never before has a Hornets team made it to the championship game. We are very proud of all of our football players and cheerleaders this season. It’s great to be a HORNET!

Championship game pictures

**If you haven’t yet, please RSVP for the banquet. Email with the number attending from your family.