For football players at Southern Door, Sturgeon Bay, Kewaunee, and Luxemburg-Casco, summer is officially over.
August 1st marks the first day of practice for 11-man football teams in the state ahead of their first games on August 1st. All four local teams made the playoffs with Kewaunee eliminating Sturgeon Bay (71-6 Level 1) and Southern Door (15-12 Level 3) before the Storm fell one game short of heading to Madison. The Eagles were a perfect 11-0 heading into the matchup with the Storm, capturing the Packerland Conference title by one game over their Kewaunee County rivals. The Clippers went 5-5 in their return to 11-man after a three-year journey in 8-man. The Spartans went 5-5, falling to conference foe Fox Valley Lutheran in a Level 1 playoff game.
Their first games of the season are as follows (all take place at 7 p.m. on August 18th):
L-C vs. Xavier
Kewaunee at Kiel
Sturgeon Bay vs. Waupun
Southern Door vs. Oostburg
Girls golf is the next in line with their first practice scheduled for August 7th. Girls swimming and 8-man football start on August 8th.