With sunny weather and warm, but pleasant temperatures, Newton High School joined more than 300 schools in Kansas with its first day of practice for fall sports teams.
The Newton football team opens the season Sept. 6 in Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League Division I play at Maize.
The Railer volleyball team opens the season Aug. 31 at the AV-CTL I and II pre-season classic at Hutchinson.
The Newton cross country team opened the season Sept. 7 at the Manhattan Invitational at Warner Park.
The NHS boys' soccer team opens the season Sept. 2 at Valley Center.
The Railer girls' tennis team opens the season Sept. 5 at the McPherson Invitational.
The Newton girls' golf team opens the season Sept. 5 at home with the Newton Invitational at Sand Creek Station.
The Railer gymnastics team opens the season Sept. 12 at home against Emporia.