As we enter the month of July, the fall sports season is quickly approaching.

The first sport beginning each school year is slow-pitch softball. Practice begins July 22 with the first games being the classic games Aug. 5-6. Volleyball practice begins July 29, with games beginning Aug. 9-10. Cross-country and swimming practice also begins July 29 with competition starting Aug. 10.

Football practice for all schools begins Monday Aug. 5. Scrimmages or jamborees with other schools can be played Aug. 16, with classic games starting Aug. 22-23.

The classic game schedule for our area on Aug. 22-23 includes Pontotoc at Houston, Okolona at Aberdeen, and Myrtle at Vardaman.

As you can see, the fall sports season is almost upon us. I am very excited and looking forward to high school sports starting back up for us fans to watch. I hope you are too!

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