Athletic Season Dates - MS & HS


Interscholastic Athletics

Sports Season-Start Dates

2022-2023


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HIGH SCHOOL


Fall 2022-2023
Football
Starts - Monday, August 22, 2022
Wednesday - August 17 - Equipment Handout
Varsity - 9:00 AM - HS
Junior Varsity - 10:30 AM - HS

All Other Fall Sports 
Soccer, Boys & Girls Cross Country, Girls Tennis, Fall Cheerleading, Boys & Girls Volleyball, Girls Swimming & Diving

Starts - Monday, August 29, 2022


Winter 2022-2023
Boys & Girls Basketball, Wrestling, Boys & Girls Bowling, Winter Cheerleading, Gymnastics,
Boys & Girls Winter Track, Boys Swimming & Diving
Starts - Monday, November 14, 2022

  

Spring 2022-2023
Boys & Girls Lacrosse, Softball, Baseball, 
Boys & Girls Spring Track, Boys Tennis, 
Starts - Monday, March 13, 2023


Middle School Athletic Information - Lee Avenue Elementary School

MODIFIED (MS) PROGRAM

Fall Season Starts - Thursday, September 8, 2022
7&8th Football, 7&8th Boys Cross Country, 7th Boys Soccer, 8th Boys Soccer,
7&8th  Girls Cross Country, 7&8th Girls Soccer  
7&8th Boys Tennis, 7&8th Girls Swimming

Winter I Season Monday, November 7, 2022 
7 & 8th Boys Basketball,  7th Girls Volleyball, 8th Girls Volleyball 
7 & 8th Boys & Girls Winter Track (Indoor)
7 & 8th Boys Swimming

Winter II Season - Tuesday - January 17, 2023
7th Boys Volleyball, 8th Boys Volleyball,
7&8th Wrestling, 7&8th Girls Bask
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Spring Season Monday, March 27, 2023 
7&8th Baseball, 7&8th Boys Lacrosse, 7&8th Boys Track,
7&8th Girls Lacrosse, 7th Softball, 8th Softball, 7&8th Girls Tennis, 7&8th Girls Track 


Middle School to High School Sport Transition

Section VIII offers four sport seasons of participation for middle school students in order to provide more opportunity and to assist in identifying their strengths and preferences in sport.

 Middle School to High School Sport Transition Facts:

1. 9th graders will now have to make a choice between sports Season.  For example: in the high school fall season, girls play volleyball unlike the MS season where Volleyball is played in the Winter.  

3. The high school fall sports season always begins in AUGUST prior to the start of school. All student-athletes must attend all tryouts and practices all week to be eligible to play. Exact dates will be available soon.

4. College coaches want athletes to be well rounded athletically. It is to your benefit to play three sports

Middle School Fall - Boys & Girls Cross Country, Football,  Boys & Girls Soccer, Boys Tennis, Girls Swimming

Middle School Winter I - Boys Basketball, Girls Volleyball,  Boys Winter Track, Girls Winter Track, Boys Swimming

Middle School Winter II - Boys Volleyball, Wrestling, Girls Basketball

Middle School Spring – Baseball, Boys & Girls Lacrosse,  Boys & Girls Track & Field, Softball, Girls Tennis

 At the HIGH SCHOOL level, Section VIII only offers THREE sports seasons as evidenced below.

High School Fall (August-November)
Boys & Girls Cross Country, Football,  Boys and Girls Soccer,  Girls Swimming/Diving Girls, Tennis Girls Volleyball Boys  & Girls

High School Winter (mid-November-February)
Girls & Boys Basketball, Boys & Girls Bowling, Boys Swimming/Diving , Boys & Girls Indoor Track, Wrestling, Gymnastics

High School Spring (March-June)
Baseball, Boys & Girls Lacrosse, Boys Tennis,  Softball, Boys & Girls Track & Field


Section VIII Teams, Coaches and Spectators
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