A hit by Newton’s Zakk Weatherly (right) knocks the ball out of an opponent’s grasp in the rugby team’s season opener at home, April 4. Newton’s rugby team went 1-1 Friday at Southeast Warren in Lacona. Newton suffered its first loss of the young season, 21-7 to Adel-DeSoto-Minburn, then bounced back to defeat host Southeast Warren, 42-21. The Cardinal ruggers are 3-1 on the season. Newton returns to Southeast Warren this Friday to play Clarke and Winterset. No details on the games were available.