The volleyball, tennis, cross country and freshman football teams were also introduced to the Newton fans Friday night as a way to get their fans excited as well.
The lights were on for the end of the scrimmage, but the lights will shine for real for the first time Sept. 13, when Newton has its home opener against Flora.
The Eagles open the season Friday at Bethalto in the first game of a hopefully playoff-bound season for Fulton's boys.
"Don't turn the ball over, play consistent," he said. "We've never been there, but we've got to play our game and do our job. That in itself will hopefully take of things, but they're a very good team."