Boys Varsity Soccer
Fall sports for Columbus North High School are nearing their beginning.
The first sport to start is girls golf, which opens official practice on Friday (July 28). Coach Scott Seavers' Bull Dogs return six players from last season, including three of the top five from a squad that placed third in the 2016 IHSAA state meet.
The remaining seven fall sports – boys cross country, girls cross country, football, boys soccer, girls soccer, boys tennis and girls volleyball – begin official practice on Monday (July 31).
Danny Fisher and Bethany Scruton are respective new head coaches in boys cross country and girls cross country. All other fall sports have returning head coaches. They include Seavers in girls golf, Tim Bless in football, Andy Glover in boys soccer, Derek Stewart in girls soccer, Kendal Hammel in boys tennis and Caitlin Greiner in girls volleyball.
Here’s a look at some important dates for each of the CNHS fall sports.
Cross country (boys and girls): July 31, first practice; Aug. 22, season-opening meet vs. Martinsville at CeraLand; Oct. 7, Brown County Sectional at Eagle Park.
Football: July 31, first practice (non-contact); Aug. 3, first practice (contact); Aug. 11, scrimmage at Greenwood; Aug. 18, season-opening game at Franklin; Oct. 27, first-round sectional.
Girls golf: July 28, first practice; July 31, Bloomington South Invitational at Bloomington Country Club; Sept. 16, Greensburg Sectional at Greensburg Country Club.
Boys soccer: July 31, first practice; Aug. 17, season-opening game vs. Bloomington North at Richard Wigh Soccer Complex; Oct. 2-7, Seymour Sectional.
Girls soccer: July 31, first practice; Aug. 14, season-opening game vs. Center Grove at Richard Wigh Soccer Complex; Oct. 3-7, Greenwood Sectional.
Boys tennis: July 31, first practice; Aug. 18-19, Jeffersonville Invitational (season-opening event); Sept. 27-29, Columbus North Sectional.
Girls volleyball: July 31, first practice; Aug. 10, scrimmage vs. Bloomington South in Memorial Gym; Aug. 15, season-opening match at Seymour; Oct. 12-14, Shelbyville Sectional.