Monday was the first day of practice under Kansas State High School Activities Association rules for Newton High School fall sports teams.

Newton has seven falls sports teams that opened practice.

The football team opens play Sept. 1 at home against Maize.

The volleyball team opens play Aug. 26 in Hutchinson at the AV-CTL I-II pre-season classic.

The boys’ soccer team opens the season Aug. 29 at home against McPherson.

The cross country team opens the season Sept. 2 at the Manhattan Invitational.

The girls’ tennis team opens the season Aug. 31 at the McPherson Invitational.

The girls’ golf team opens the season Aug. 28 at the Derby Invitational.

The gymnastics team opens the season Sept. 7 at home in a dual meet against Emporia.