What's Going On...

Click the link for more information about practice dates and scheduled events for our 2024 Summer Season

**The weight room will be open 5/21-5/23 and 5/28-5/30 from 8-9:30am. ALL players are welcome to come to school to lift during those times.  

Parent Meeting for INCOMING FRESHMAN and their PARENTS

Our incoming Freshman Parent and player orientation was on May 22nd.  If you were unable to attend and you are a parent or guardian of an incoming Freshman, please scan the QR code or click on the link below.  Then fill out the contact form so we can have you on our email list for important information about our upcoming season!  Also, check out the Frosh Tab for current practice times and schedules.





AUGUST 5TH 2024 

  • 7/28 Football conditioning and skills development M-F 6-8 am.  Entire team practices.
  • 8/5 First official day of football practice 

          Helmets and cleats only. Mon-Sat 6-8 am at IRHS. This is the acclimatization period during which players gradually become accustomed to playing in full pads during              the heat of the summer. M, T, W are helmets only. Thursday shoulder pads are added. Attendance is mandatory.

  • 8/12 First practice in full pads 6-8 am at IRHS. Only players that have completed the required acclimatization period (6 practices) may be in full pads.
  • 8/21 Scrimmage in Full Pads (site and opponent TBA)

Game Night Themes - dress to support

08.30 - TBA

09.13 - TBA

09.27 - TBA

10.25 - Pink Out 

11.01 - Senior Night - School Spirit


Visit the Frosh/Soph and Varsity tabs for more information including schedules and ticket information.


Tailgate Fun

2024 Varsity Home Game Tailgating, you won't want to miss it.  The fun starts at 4:30 pm  and includes: music, games, food & drink, friends, family, fun & more.   Thank you to everyone who came out to the tailgate parties this season!


Support the Nighthawks

Next Booster Meeting:  TBD

(subject to change)


Get Involved: Please check out the Volunteer & Donation tab and find out ways you can support your Nighthawks football team. 

The Nighthawks weight room was updated in 2023.  Thank you for all the generous contributions that made this possible for the all the athletes at Ironwood Ridge High School. 




Austin Leg Drive  - The best way to build football leg strength!

Austin Leg Drives are the most effective tool to build football leg strength to help your football team dominate the line of scrimmage!

Austin Leg Drives simulate a player driving “forcefully” off the ball. The sled like machine can be utilized by all sports during all seasons. It is truly the best machine on the market for “Total Body Fitness”, as well as “Mental Toughness”.