How Do Middle School Sports Work?
Things to know:
- Only 7th grade and 8th grade students are eligible for PIAA sanctioned sports
- All student-athletes must have ImPact data on file to participate. ImPact testing will be done in 7th, 9th, & 11th grade. Please visit our ImPacting Testing website for more detailed information.
- All student-athletes must have an PIAA Sports Physical on file to participate. Please visit our Sports Physical website to download the form and for more detailed information.
- Fall sports that we offer: Cheerleading, Field Hockey, Football, Soccer (B), Soccer (G), Tennis (G)
- Fall sports will begin shortly after the first week of school.
- Winter sports we offer: Basketball (B), Basketball (G), Wrestling
- Winter sports traditionally start around the begining of November.
- Spring sports we offer: Basebal, Softball, Track, Tennis (B), Lacrosse (B), Lacrosse (G)
- Spring sports traditinoally start around the end of March.
- Student athletes are required to get a new sports physical every year.
- Game schedules are fluid. We often move games around to accomodate our own school events, or the events of our opposing schools. The weather and field conditions often dictate several changes to most schedules. To view the most up-to-date information regarding game schedules, please check our Game Schedules website as it will reflect the most recent changes to our schedules.
Things to do:
- Get a PIAA Sports Physical form from our website, see a doctor, complete the form and turn it in to the main office at least 10 days prior to the opening of the sports season.
- Contact the athletic trainer, Jae_Clark@sdst.org, to find out if you have an ImPact test on file.
- Contact the coach of your child's sport if you have sport-specific questions.