The community of Chadron and Cardinal fans from around the area will get opportunities this week to see some of their favorite teams in action before the season officially gets underway.
It all starts tonight with the Chadron High softball team hosting their sports drink scrimmage and BBQ at Hampton Field.
The BBQ will begin at 6:00 pm with a scrimmage to follow at 6:30. Admission will be a sports drink that the team can use throughout the season.
At 7:15pm coaches and players that participated over the summer will be honored leading up to a home run derby at 7:30. There are different age divisions with those wanting to take a crack at it paying $5 for 10 balls.
On Tuesday night Chadron will host a volleyball jamboree at Chadron State College with games being played in both the Chicoine Center and Armstrong Gymnasium.
Chadron will be in a pod with Leyton and Hemingford in Armstrong. Gering, Morrill, and Alliance will also be in Armstrong.
Gordon-Rushville, Hay Springs, and Sidney are grouped together in the Chicoine Center along with Scottsbluff, Crawford, and Bridgeport.
All four pods will start their first games at 6:00 pm. Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for students.
On Friday the Chadron High football team has their sports drink scrimmage at Cardinal Field. Admission is a sports drink.
The scrimmage will get underway around 5:30 pm.