Key dates: High school sports getting ready to kick off

Practices for the upcoming Fall high school season begin on Monday. Here is a breakdown of the highlights for each sport.

Football:

FIRST PRACTICE DATE – August 7
FIRST CONTEST DATE – August 24
MHSAA TOURNAMENT
DISTRICTS – October 27 or 28 and November 3 or 4
REGIONALS – November 10 or 11
SEMI-FINALS – November 18
FINALS – November 24 and 25

Cross country:

FIRST PRACTICE DATE – August 9
FIRST CONTEST DATE – August 18
MHSAA TOURNAMENT
REGIONALS – October 27 or 28
FINALS – November 4

Golf:

FIRST PRACTICE DATE – August 9
FIRST CONTEST DATE – August 16
MHSAA TOURNAMENT
REGIONALS – October 11, 12, 13 or 14
FINALS – October 20 and 21

Soccer:

FIRST PRACTICE DATE – August 9
FIRST CONTEST DATE – August 18
MHSAA TOURNAMENT
DISTRICTS – October 16-21
REGIONALS – October 24-28
SEMI-FINALS – November 1
FINALS – November 4

Swimming:

FIRST PRACTICE DATE – August 9
FIRST CONTEST DATE – August 18
MHSAA TOURNAMENT
REGIONALS – Diving: November 9
FINALS – November 17-18

Tennis:

FIRST PRACTICE DATE – August 9
FIRST CONTEST DATE – August 16
MHSAA TOURNAMENT
REGIONALS – October 12 or 13 or 14
FINALS – October 20 and 21

Volleyball

FIRST PRACTICE DATE – August 9
FIRST CONTEST DATE – August 18
MHSAA TOURNAMENT
DISTRICTS – October 30- November 1, November 2 or 3 or 4
REGIONALS – November 7 & 9
QUARTERFINALS – November 14
SEMI-FINALS – November 16-17
FINALS – November 18

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