Hoyt joins CC coaches for preview

Coach Hoyt on the field for Day One of spring football practice.
Coach Hoyt on the field for Day One of spring football practice.

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel is one month from officially opening its 118th football campaign. The buildup to a Friday night opener at Catholic starts with the Centennial Conference (CC) Kickoff Event on Wednesday.

Green Terror first-year head coach Mike Hoyt will join the other nine CC coaches in an interactive multimedia event to take place on Franklin & Marshall's campus, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The day, which kicks off the conference's 30th season on the gridiron, will open with a brief state of the conference address by Executive Director Steve Ulrich before the coaches pair off to move through five stations.

Hoyt will be paired with Jim Margraff, head coach of defending conference champion Johns Hopkins, for the day.

Three of the sessions will be streamed live on the internet. The first of those sessions for Hoyt and Margraff is scheduled to be a 20-minute interactive chat session beginning at 10:45 a.m.

Hoyt and Margraff will then join WGAL-TV's Mike Straub for a 1-on-1 conversation, beginning at approximately 11:30 a.m.

The final session with Hoyt and Margraff that will be streamed is their tradition podium talk, which will begin at approximately 12:10 p.m.

All of the links will be available at www.centennial.org on Wednesday morning. Fans can submit questions on Twitter using the hashtag #CCKickoff12.

McDaniel opens its 2012 practice on Aug. 11 and opens the season at Catholic on Friday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m.