By Chad Koenen


New York Mills athletes are taking to the field this week as most teams are getting their regular season underway.

The cross country team opened their season on Monday morning at Staples-Motley, before hosting a home meet at Sonnenberg Trails north of NY Mills on Thursday. The home meet on Thursday will get underway at 10 a.m.

The NY Mills volleyball team will open its season against Frazee on Tuesday night. The varsity match will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. Next week the Eagles will travel to Park Christian on Tuesday, Sept. 6, before hosting Bertha-Hewitt on Thursday, Sept. 8 in their Park Region Conference opener. 

The NY Mills football team will open its regular season on Thursday night when they travel to Red Lake. The Eagles will host Walker-Hackensack-Akeley in their home opener on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. 

The Perham/NY Mills tennis team has a pair of home games this week as they will host Thief River Falls on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and they will host a quadrangular against East Grand Forks, Pequot Lakes and Roseau on Thursday beginning at 10 a.m. On Tuesday, Sept. 6 the tennis team will travel to Moorhead for a match that will begin at 4:30 p.m. 

The swim team competed in a meet at Bemidji on Monday afternoon, before traveling to Fosston for a meet on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m.