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The PHS boys soccer team will play Thursday at Stayton to open the season. (Getty Images)

The Warrior Soccer Academy for kids in grades 2-8 begins this Friday and will run through Oct. 29, Philomath High School coach Dave Ellis announced.

The soccer sessions run from 3:30-5 p.m. on those Fridays at the Philomath Middle School fields. Ellis, assistant coach Bill Callender and selected high school players will lead the academy with a focus on individual attacking skills, dribbling, passing and receiving, finishing and combination play.

The cost is $60 per player, $90 for two players and $110 for three or more players and includes a T-shirt. Fee waivers are available.

For information on filling out a registration form or for those with questions, send an email to