In a flash, October is nearly here.
That means the Division 3 men's soccer season around New England is almost a month old, providing enough data points to assess how things are shaping up.
Before the calendar flips, we've highlighted 10 big takeaways around the region that are shaping various conferences. We'll also have more D3 coverage in the coming days, so keep an eye out for that.
Until then, let's take stock of some of the biggest storylines early on, starting with a Little East race that looks to be as tight as ever.