Coaches encourage athletes to stay hydrated for peak performance



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Whiteland junior Bryce Staker drinks water during a break in practice Wednesday. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal


Whiteland junior Brandon Patterson drinks water during a break in practice Wednesday. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal


At the end of each practice, coach Eric Moore issues a stern warning about drinking to the Center Grove High School football team.

His message is always the same:

Drink up.

Water or sports drinks or both, it doesn’t matter. He wants players to drink early, drink often and drink intentionally to avoid the performance pitfalls of running on empty.

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