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Sports Offered
  • Fall - Cross Country, Football, Volleyball
  • Winter - Basketball (October = Boys, January = Girls), Cheerleading (During Boys Season)
  • Spring - Baseball, Softball, Track & Field 
Athletics Timeline & Registration Deadlines (Click Here for Schedule Information) 
  • Football, Cross Country, Volleyball - First Practice Monday August 21 
  • Boys' Basketball & Cheerleading - First Practice Monday October 23 
  • Girls' Basketball - First Practice Wednesday January 3
  • Baseball, Softball, Track & Field - First Practice Monday April 2
How to Register for Junior High Sports
  1. Have an athletic physical completed by a physician after April 15 of the following school year.  Click here for a copy of the MHSAA athletic physical form.  The Youth Health & Wellness Center offers physicals by appointment at a discounted rate.  
  2. Complete the athletic pledge and turn in to the Athletic Office before the first competition.  Athletes are still eligible to participate in practice without having the pledge completed.  Click here for a copy of the athletic pledge. 
  3. Turn in the $75 athletic fee to the Athletic, Elementary, or  Secondary office before the first competition.  Athletes are still eligible to participate in practice without submitting the fee. 
  4. Read through the athletic handbook and understand the procedures and policies that will be followed throughout the athletic season.  Click here for a copy of the handbook.