Winter Athletic Programs

Winter athletic teams begin practice during during the late fall. The winter athletic seasons runs from approximately December through February.

Basketball

Grade Levels:

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

Expectations:

All athletes are evaluated based on their ball handling, shooting, defensive skills and basic fundamentals. Coaches look for players who have a grasp of the team concept, have good standing in grades and behavior, and have a good work ethic and positive attitude.

Tryouts:

Tryouts typically begin the week students return from Thanksgiving break. Everyone will have the ability to tryout for two days before cuts are made. Those chosen will be asked back for a third day of tryouts. The final team will be selected from this group.

2019 – 2020 Open Gym Information

There will be an Open Gym on Saturday, October 19 for 6th grade boys from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM to practice basketball skills before tryouts begin.

Schedule:

2019 – 2020 schedule will be posted as soon as it is available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding basketball, please see the information below:

6th Grade Boys:  Coley Newman (no WCS email available)
6th Grade Girls: Katie Houselog
7th Grade Girls:
7th Grade Boys:
8th Grade Girls: Greg Lorenzi (no WCS email available)
8th Grade Boys: Ben Hahs

Basketball Cheer

Grade Levels:

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

Expectations:

During the season, Varsity cheerleaders will cheer for Varsity football and Junior Varsity 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 Junior Varsity teams are announced following tryouts.

Schedule:

2019 – 2020 schedule will be posted as soon as it is available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding basketball cheerleading, please contact  Beth Johnson, Allie Bradshaw or Abby Fletcher.

Dance

Grade Levels:

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

Expectations:

Coaches look for students with dance experience that are prepared to work hard and have fun while doing what they love. The JV and Varsity dance teams will attend a summer camp to learn choreography and refine technique. Practices will be held after school twice a week, starting in the fall and continuing through basketball season.  The dance team will perform at the boys’ and girls’ home JV and Varsity basketball games as well as the pep rally.  Additionally, the Varsity dance team will compete in a local competition.

Tryouts:

Tryouts are held each spring for both the Junior Varsity and Varsity squads.  During tryouts, dancers need to demonstrate technical skills such as splits, leaps, turns and extensions, as well as the ability to pick up and perform choreography quickly with great showmanship.

Schedule:

2019 – 2020 schedule will be posted as soon as it is available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding the dance team,  please contact either Angela Dealy or Caitlin Bradley.