Brentwood Middle Fall Athletics

Fall athletic teams begin practice during the summer months before school starts in most cases. The fall athletic seasons runs from the start of school until late October or early November.

Cross Country

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is only one team.

Expectations:

Cross country season officially begins the first week of school. Optional conditioning days will be available in July. Students will run approximately 1.5 miles on a variety of courses.

Tryouts:

All students will be allowed to participate as long as they are academically eligible and meet the time requirements throughout the season including running one mile without stopping when the season begins.

2019-2020 Tryout Information:

  • Conditioning Practice:  July 15 – July 26 (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) from 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
  • Mandatory Practice begins on July 29 and will be held every day from 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
  • Mandatory Practice times change to 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM beginning on August 5.

Schedule:

2019 – 2020 Cross Country

(The schedule may be subject to change.)

Contact:

If you have questions regarding cross country, please contact one of the following coaches: Nathan Cummings, Holly Jones or Alexis Temple.

Football

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. JV and Varsity teams are offered.

Expectations:

Students interested in playing football should know the fundamentals of football.  They should also be able to block and tackle.

Tryouts:

Tryouts are typically held during the last two weeks of July.  Before students can tryout, they must be registered at Brentwood Middle School and have an updated copy of their physical on file with FinalForms. Students will also need to bring cleats, shorts, t-shirts (workout clothes) to tryouts. Water will be provided, but students can bring their own drink if they prefer.

2019 – 2020 Football Tryouts:

  • Football tryouts will be held July 24 – 26 with no pads.  Varsity will tryout 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM; junior varsity will tryout from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.
  • Tryouts will continue  July 29 – 31 with pads.  Varsity will tryout 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM; junior varsity will tryout from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.
  • You must have a current physical and complete Final Forms to tryout and check in at the BMS cafeteria on the day of tryouts.
  • Participants will dress in t-shirts, shorts, football cleats.
  • We understand that families may have scheduled vacations or activities during the tryout times. If participants are unable to attend ever session, their evaluation will be based on performance during days attended.
  • Please direct any questions to Coach Dennis Harrison 

Schedule:

2019-2020 JV Football Schedule

2019-2020 Varsity Football Schedule

(The schedules may be subject to change.)

Contact:

If you have questions regarding football, please contact Dennis Harrison for the Varsity team or Joseph Hamrick for the JV team.

Football Cheer

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is one squad.

Expectations:

During the season, Varsity cheerleaders will cheer for Varsity football and JV cheerleaders will cheer for JV football.  After football season, the two cheer squads will be divided into three squads for basketball season.  Each squad will cheer for 1/3 of the Varsity basketball games.  Practices will begin mid-July and continue through early December.  Practices are one to two times per week.

Tryouts:

Tryouts for both the football and basketball cheerleading squads are held each spring. Students learn cheers, dances and jumps for three days and on the fourth day they tryout in front of judges. These tryouts are closed to the public. Varsity and JV teams are announced following tryouts.

Schedule:

2019-2020 JV Football Schedule

2019-2020 Varsity Football Schedule

(The schedules may be subject to change.)

Contact:

If you have questions regarding football cheerleading, please contact Barbara Patrick.

Golf

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is a boys team and a girls team.

Expectations:

Boys interested in trying out must be able to shoot 44 or better consistently on a regulation course. Girls interested in trying out must be able to shoot a 50 or better consistently on a regulation course. The Little Course is not considered a regulation course.

Tryouts:

Tryouts will be held prior to or within the first week of school based on the availability of the golf course schedule.

Tryout information for 2019:

Tryouts will be held on August 13 and 14 at Cheekwood Golf Club (formerly known as Spencer Creek).  They should arrive by 3:15 PM ready to tee off.  Parents will need to return to the course at 5:30 PM for pick up.  Spectators will not be able to walk or ride along with students during tryouts.  Students interested in trying out must be able to meet the expectations listed above.  For tryouts, students must have their own clubs, golf balls,  tees, water bottle, and a copy of a current physical. Students may also want to bring a pull cart or rent one at the course since they will be walking 9 holes. Students must wear khaki shorts/pants (any color), collared shirt; no jeans, cut off shorts or draw string shorts are allowed.  If you meet the expectations for trying out, please email Coach Adams.

Schedule:

The schedule for 2019 – 2020 will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding golf, please contact Jeff Adams or Liz Cleveland.

Soccer

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is a boys team and a girls team. There are also Varsity and JV teams.

Expectations:

Students trying out for soccer are evaluated on their dribbling, passing, communication, conditioning and teamwork.

Tryouts:

Tryouts will be held in October following football and volleyball season.

Schedule:

2019 – 2020 Boys Soccer Schedule

2019 – 2020 Girls Soccer Schedule

(The schedules may be subject to change.)

Contact:

If you have questions regarding boys soccer, please contact Ben Hahs.  For questions regarding girls soccer, please contact Suzanne Stanley.

Tennis

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is a boys team and a girls team.

Expectations:

The tennis teams generally consist of 8 – 12 players. In each match, there are 7 positions that play scored matches. Three single positions and two doubles positions. Players are ranked and play according to their ranked position. Players are selected for the teams based on the coaches’ evaluations of their skill level and their match play.

Tryouts:

Tryouts are typically held in July.  All tryouts will be held at Granny White Park. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to sign in. You must submit a current physical into Final Forms, as well as, bring a copy of that physical to the tryouts. You will not be allowed to participate if we do not have a current physical. All players need to bring a tennis racket and plenty of water.

2019-2020 Tryout Information:

  • August 5th from 3:15 PM to 6:00 PM (Girls)
  • August 6th from 3:15 PM to 6:00 PM (Boys)
  • August 7th from 3:15 PM to 6:00 PM (Boys and Girls call-back tryouts)

Schedule:

2019 – 2020 Tennis Schedule

(The schedule may be subject to change.)

Contact:

If you have questions regarding tennis, please contact our athletic director, Ben Hahs.

Volleyball

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is a varsity and JV team.

Expectations:

The teams are selected on the basis of skill and potential. Many of the sixth grade students have never played volleyball, so the sixth and seventh grade years are used as teaching years for these players. The varsity team focuses on refining skills and specific positions. The varsity team is eligible to participate in tournaments including the WMAA County Championship.

Tryouts:

Tryouts for the JV and sixth grade teams are usually held during the first two weeks of school. Tryouts for the varsity team are held in the spring of the previous school year as well as during the first week of school.

2019 – 2020 Tryout Information:

6th Grade and JV Volleyball Tryouts for the 2019 – 2020 school year will be held in the BMS gym on August 5th, 6th, and 7th from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Any girls that are planning on trying out need to submit a current physical and complete Final Forms prior to try-outs. All girls need to plan on being at tryouts on all three days, a first cut will be made after tryouts on the 6th and the final roster will be decided after tryouts on the 7th. If you have any questions please email Julie Johnson.

Schedule:

2019 – 2020 Volleyball Schedule

(The schedule may be subject to change.)

Contact:

If you have questions regarding the varsity volleyball team, contact Diane Marks. For questions regarding the JV volleyball team, contact DeeDee Harrison. Contact Julie Johnson for questions regarding the 6th grade volleyball team.

Wrestling

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is one team.

Expectations:

Student selection for the team is based on their ability, strength, stamina, attitude, work ethic, and coach-ability.

Tryouts:

Tryouts for team are typically held the week following the early fall sports season. All students should have  shorts, t-shirt, socks and tennis shoes for every day of tryouts.  You do not have to purchase wrestling shoes to tryout.

Schedule:

2019 – 2020 Wrestling Schedule

(The schedule may be subject to change.)

Contact:

If you have questions regarding wrestling, contact Dennis Harrison.

Wrestling Cheer

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is one team.

Expectations:

Student selection for the squad is based on poise, personality, voice quality, spirit and cheer ability. Wrestling cheer is an entry level squad. No tumbling is required.

Tryouts:

Tryouts for team are typically held each fall.

Schedule:

2019 – 2020 Wrestling Schedule

(The schedule may be subject to change.)

Contact:

If you have questions regarding wrestling cheerleading, contact Becky Jones.