A pair of Celina lineman battle for position during a blocking drill during Monday evening's practice. The Bulldogs host the Versailles Tigers in the season opener. The first official practices of the 2018 high school football season were held around the area. Teams either started early in the morning or chose to practice in the evening. Area teams open their seasons on Aug. 24. Volleyball, golf, soccer, tennis and cross country officially begin practice on Wednesday.