While most kids are dreading the end of the summer, many sports fans in Jennings County are looking forward to next month when high school athletics return. Sports will begin on the third day of Aug.ust, with the girl’s golf team, coached by interim head coach Paige Meeker, traveling to Madison. Boy’s tennis will begin on Aug.ust 16 with a trip to Milan and volleyball will travel to Hauser on Aug.ust 17. The girl’s volleyball team will be coached this year by Toby Harrell. The JCHS soccer season is next to start, with the boys team traveling to Austin on Aug.ust 18, and the girls team, under the direction of first year head coach Angie Kieth, will host Charlestown on Aug.ust 19. The boys and girls cross country teams will also begin their season on Aug.ust 19, traveling to Seymour for the Seymour Invite. Last but not least, Friday Aug.ust 20 will be game one for the Jennings County Panther football team, as they travel to Norwell High School in Ossian, Indiana.

Full team schedules for JCHS will be available on A6. Bold indicates home games.