Bears will hold practice at Vernon Hills High School on August 22nd

LAKE FOREST – For a third-straight year, the Bears are taking a practice under the lights that are typically reserved for Friday.

On Wednesday, the team announced that they will hold a night practice at Vernon Hills High School on Wednesday, August 22nd. It’s part of the team’s “Varsity Bears” initiative that brings one of the preseason workouts to an area school.

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Matt Nagy will bring his team to the practice at 5:45 PM that day with the team scheduled to start workouts at 6 PM. It will be prior to the Bears’ third preseason game against the Chiefs at Soldier Field on August 25th, a game in which the Bears’ starters typically play a half.

The Varsity Bears program started in 2016 as the Bears worked out at Warren High School that year and then Prospect High School in 2017.

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