By Tim Kowols
Classes may not begin for another month, but it was back to school for the area’s seven high school football teams on Wednesday. August 1 marked the earliest football teams in the state could head back to the practice field before their first games the weekend of August 17. Girls golf is set to begin practices on August 6 while tennis and swimming athletes have until August 7 before they report. All other fall sports begin their practices officially on August 13.