Athletic Season Dates - MS & HS

Interscholastic Athletics Sports Season

Start Dates 2024-2025


Fall 2024-2025
Starts - Saturday, August 19, 2024
Wednesday - August 14 - 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 26, 2024

Winter 2024-2025
Boys & Girls Basketball, Wrestling, Boys & Girls Bowling, Winter Cheerleading, Gymnastics,
Boys & Girls Winter Track, Boys Swimming & Diving
Starts - Monday, November 18, 2025


Spring 2024-2025
Boys & Girls Lacrosse, Softball, Baseball, Boys & Girls Spring Track, Boys Tennis, 
Starts - Monday, March 17, 2025

Middle School Athletic Information - Lee Avenue Elementary School


Fall Season Starts - Thursday, September 5, 2024
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 Girls Tennis, 7&8th Girls Swimming
Kickline (Grades 6-8)

Winter I Season Monday, November 4, 2024 
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 21, 2025
7th Boys Volleyball, 8th Boys Volleyball,
7&8th Wrestling, 7&8th Girls Basketball  

Spring Season Monday, March 31, 2025 
7&8th Baseball, 7&8th Boys Lacrosse, 7&8th Boys Track,
7&8th Girls Lacrosse, 7th Softball, 8th Softball, 7&8th Boys 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