The grade 8 schedule kicks off this week, as 120+ middle school students play contact rugby for the first time. XVs games begin this Thursday, with KLO visiting Springvalley and Constable Neil Bruce (CNB) travelling to Rutland Middle. Salmon Arm will also play in the SD23 XVs league this season. Two schools will also play sevens this Thursday, with Aberdeen visiting Dr. Knox. All games start at 4 PM.