Central Lakes College football players on Thursday, Aug. 2 will report to campus in Brainerd for pre-season workouts, reports Head Coach Greg Medeck (shown). The team has a game-simulation scrimmage set for Saturday, Aug. 11 at Findorff Field. The following Saturday, Aug. 18 is set aside for a service project. The first game is at 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 23 at Thief River Falls vs. Northland. Home games are on Saturdays, Sept. 1 vs. Mesabi Range, Sept. 15 vs. Rochester, Sept. 22 vs. Mn State, and Oct. 6 vs. Vermilion. Other away games are at Itasca Sept. 8, Mn West Sept. 29, and Ridgewater Oct. 13. The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has added a quarter-final round to the playoffs (Oct. 20), with the semi-finals on Oct. 27 and the State Championship on Sunday, Nov. 3 at St. Cloud.