The Boonville Lady Pirates volleyball team opened the 2018 season with its first practice on Monday in the Windsor gymnasium.
Boonville Lady Pirates volleyball coach Morgan Sprigg reported 18 girls participating in grades 9-12.
The Boonville boys soccer team, meanwhile, got a late jump on the season with its first practice two days later on Wednesday, August 8th at the Boonville Sports Complex.
Boonville second year coach Kaz James said 22 boys took part in the first practice on Wednesday.
The Boonville volleyball team and boys soccer team will both open the 2018 season on Tuesday, August 28th. The Lady Pirates will host Southern Boone of Ashland at the high school gymnasium starting at 5:30 p.m. while the Pirates soccer team will travel to Father Tolton in Columbia for a 5 p.m. start.