Dublin High School is not wasting one possible second in getting its 2007 Lions football squad onto the practice field this fall. The Lions will begin their pre-season workouts at 12:01 a.m. Monday. Yes, thatís 12:01 Sunday night for most of us.

Dublin will have a brief practice with fans in attendance, then Mondayís second workout will begin at 9 a.m. Practices at DHS will be held at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

In Hico, the Tigers will report for practice at 9 a.m. and workout until noon Monday through Wednesday, while plans are being made for a public practice next Thursday.

Check out the E-T sports page each day for more information concerning local fall sports practice schedules, including volleyball, as information becomes available.