Athletics


INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS

Hicksville Comets

HIGH SCHOOL 2020-2021 ATHLETIC SEASONS

Fall Sports Season
Monday, March 1, 2021 - Wednesday, April 21, 2021 (45 day season)
Football, B/G Soccer, G Tennis, B/G Cross Country, B/G Volleyball, Cheerleading, G Swim,

*Spring Sports Season
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Monday, June 14, 2021 (46 day season)
B/G Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball, B Tennis, B/G Track and Field,

                                                 *Potentially extended season if no Regent Exams


Athletics - Salina South Middle School
MODIFIED (MIDDLE SCHOOL) PROGRAM - 7th & 8th GRADE

Fall Season Monday, March 22, 2021 - Friday, April 30, 2021 6 weeks
(includes Spring Break)
Football, Boys Cross Country, Boys Soccer,  Girls Cross country, Girls Soccer 

Spring Season Monday, May 3, 2021 - Friday, June 11, 2021 6 weeks
Baseball, B. Lacrosse, B. Track, G. Lacrosse, Softball, G. Tennis, G. Track 


 IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FOR ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION for 2020-2021

NYSED waived the physical exam requirement for students for the 2020-21 school year. if they have previously had a health examination for school attendance in the 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 school years and provide a current health history completed and signed by their parent/guardian within 30 days of the start of the season, unless a current health examination is deemed necessary by the school district’s director of school health services (medical director).


***Athletes that have tested positive for Covid 19 infection require a letter from doctor stating they have recovered from Covid 19 infection and can "participate in sports without restriction"




MIDDLE SCHOOL FALL SPORTS
**STARTS MARCH 22nd**
FOOTBALL / B&G SOCCER / B&G CROSS COUNTRY
Please read the information provided below

Students must provide the 'Interval Health/Parental Consent' Document to the nurse prior to tryouts.  (Can be found on Athletics Website - "Forms for Participation"

All Students will be masked everywhere we go.  When the game/competition starts we encourage all student athletes to wear a mask. If they cannot 'tolerate' playing with a mask then they may take it off during game play/competition only (as per NYS DOH/NC DOH) .


TRYOUTS

 All Students from all Cohorts  / both remote and hybrid will tryout on the same days- 
Tryouts start on March 22nd at 3:00pm

**Football will be held on the grass field (next to the MS Turf)
**Boys & Girls Soccer will meet on the MS Turf
**Boys & Girls Cross Country will meet in the MS Main Gymnasium on the bleachers


REMOTE STUDENT ENTRY: If you are entering the building (Remote Students) please enter through the 4th Street Entrance near gymnasium. 

SCREENING: Temperature Screening will take place prior to participation.
**Practices schedules (dates) will vary each week due to home games.

LOCKER ROOM USEThere will be limited access to locker rooms for changing only.  Football Players will store their equipment in the locker rooms and be able to enter 8 at time to dress. Students must wear a mask at all times.  Students may remove the mask during game play IF it becomes "intolerable" (as per NYS and NC DOH)

WATER: Please supply your child with a water bottle- none will be provided on site.

SPECTATORS: We will permit '2' parents for each child at Athletics Events held on the Hicksville Middle School Campus- Outdoor Fields.  Parents willreceive a badge with theirchild's name on it and the sports played which must be presented at all home events at the entry gate(which will be designated prior to the start of the season). No Badge - No Entry- Attendance will be taken at the gate- Contact Tracing reasons and maintaining security)
At this time there will be no spectators at Cross Country Events. (This is a County wide Decision - May change)

TRANSPORTATION:  There will be a 4:40 late bus available only.  If parents are picking students up they must be picked up promptly at 4:40 promptly.  



HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS
**STARTED MARCH 1ST**


Students must provide the 'Interval Health/Parental Consent' Document to the nurse prior to tryouts.  (Can be found on Athletics Website - "Forms for Participation"

PLEASE GET THIS FORM THE THE NURSES OFFICE PRIOR TO MARCH 1ST.

All Students
 will be masked everywhere we go.  When the game/competition starts we encourage all student athletes to wear a mask. If they cannot 'tolerate' playing with a mask then they may take it off during game play/competition only (as per NYS DOH/NC DOH) .


SCREENING: Temperature Screening will take place prior to participation.
**Practices schedules (dates) will vary each week due to home games.
LOCKER ROOM USEThere will be limited access to locker rooms for changing only.  Football Players will store their equipment in the locker rooms and be able to enter 8 at time to dress. Students must wear a mask at all times.  Students may remove the mask during game play IF it becomes "intolerable" (as per NYS and NC DOH)
WATER: Please supply your child with a water bottle- none will be provided on site.
SPECTATORS: We will permit '2' parents for each child at Athletics Events held on our outdoor fields.  Parents will receive a badge with their child's name on it and the sports played which must be presented at all home events at the entry gate(which will be designated prior to the start of the season). No Badge - No Entry- Attendance will be taken at the gate- Contact Tracing reasons and maintaining security)
At this time there will be no spectators at Cross Country Events. (This is a County wide Decision - May change). 
PLEASE NOTE: There will be no spectators for any Indoor Events- Volleyball.

TRANSPORTATION: No late Bus at HS



Please note that spectators will not be permitted to attend any indoor Athletic Competitions-Thank you.

All Students will be masked everywhere we go. When the game/competition starts we encourage all student athletes to wear a mask. If they cannot 'tolerate' playing with a mask then they may take it off during gameplay/competition only (as per NYS DOH/NC DOH) 


**You CANNOT attend tryouts/practice without completing an
"Interval Health /Parental Consent" document 
which can be found on the Athletics website under "Required forms for Participation." 
Please download / complete and return to the coach immediately prior to practice. NO FORM - NO PRACTICE




 




2020 SENIOR STUDENT ATHLETE- COACHES FAREWELL VIDEO

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Welcome to Interscholastic Athletics!

Welcome to our Athletic home page. On the left side of this page are links to various pages that will give you additional information on the programs, schedules, directions, NCAA information and regulations, and additional information for student athletes. Please take the time to browse the website. 
 Please see the New Information below.

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We are pleased to inform you that Hicksville High School is making CoreCourseGPA.com, a web-based software program, available to all Hicksville High School student-athletes and their parents/guardians free of charge. 

If your child has aspirations of competing athletically as a freshman at an NCAA Division I or Division II school, they must meet NCAA Initial-Eligibility minimum standards, including minimum core course GPA and SAT/ACT test score requirements.  CoreCourseGPA.com is an innovative tool that allows you to easily track your son or daughter’s progress towards meeting these requirements, beginning as soon as the first semester of their freshman year. 

You can find all this information on the "INFO FOR THE COLLEGE BOUND STUDENT ATHLETE-CCGPA" page Just scroll down and its on the left.


CoreCourseGPA.com now provides an on-demand 26-minute presentation for your student-athletes. This is a perfect resource for parent and student-athlete.

The presentation below will educate you on NCAA academic initial-eligibility rules and recruiting resources while also providing a CoreCourseGPA.com demo with instructions for student-athletes to activate their school provided CoreCourseGPA.com membership.

MEMBERSHIP CARDS CAN BE FOUND IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE

The video may be viewed at the link below:

http://bit.ly/ccgpamw



Thank you!
Matthew Calarco

Director of HPEA & Recreation, Driver Ed