Winter Athletics

Winter athletic teams begin practice during the summer months before school starts in most cases. This athletic seasons runs from early December through the end of February.

Sunset Middle offers 6th grade, junior varsity, and varsity boys basketball teams. Basketball season begins in early December and ends with the county tournament in mid-February.

Expectations

Players will attend all practices and games. Games are usually on Tuesday and Thursday, but days may change due to scheduling conflicts.

Tryouts

6th grade boy tryouts for the 2019 – 2020 school year are closed and the team is selected. Please contact Coach Turner with any questions.

7th grade boys basketball tryouts for the 2019 – 2020 school year are closed and the team is selected. Please contact Coach Lancaster if you have any questions.

8th grade boys basketball tryouts for the 2019 – 2020 school year are closed and the team is selected. Any questions, please contact Coach Shearer.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding SMS Boys Basketball, please contact Coach Lancaster, or call the school’s front office.

SMS cheerleaders are dedicated to maintain enthusiasm, promote and uphold school spirit, develop good sportsmanship at all athletic events, as well as provide support and encouragement for all school related activities.

Expectations

Cheerleaders will attend all team practices and cheer at all games during the basketball season.

Tryouts

Cheerleader tryouts are held each spring for the following school year. A cheer clinic is held for two days, followed by tryouts in front of judges on the third day. There will be an informational Zoom meeting July 14, 2020 at 6:00 PM for any rising 6th, 7th, or 8th grader wanting to tryout out for cheerleading for the 20-21 season . Please email either Rachel Petric or Lacey Ruth to receive the Zoom link.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding SMS Cheerleading, please contact Coach Rachel Petric, or call the school’s front office.

Sunset Middle offers 6th grade, junior varsity, and varsity girls basketball teams. Basketball season begins in early December and ends with the county tournament in mid-February.

Expectations

Players will attend all practices and games. Games are usually on Tuesday and Thursday, but days may change due to scheduling conflicts.

Tryouts

Tryouts for the 2019 – 2020 school year are closed and the team is selected.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding SMS Girls Basketball, please contact Coach Paige Cardel, or call the school’s front office.

Sunset Middle offers one wrestling team for all grades.

Expectations

Players will attend all practices and matches. Practices begin in mid-October.

Tryouts

There are no tryouts and no cuts; everyone is welcome to join.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding SMS Wrestling, please contact Coach Johnnie Melzoni, or call the school’s front office.