Northridge Middle School

Fall Sports Information 2018-2019

Northridge Middle School

Students wishing to participate in fall sports at Northridge Middle School need to make sure that they meet all the requirements necessary to begin practice.  A physical examination, code of conduct, insurance, sudden cardiac arrest, and concussion form must be on file in the Northridge office before anyone may participate in any practice.  The physical must have taken place and be dated after April 1, 2018 to be valid.  All the required forms are in one packet, which is available at the NMS office or online at www.mcsin-k12.org, by clicking on Schools, then Northridge Middle School, and then Athletics.  Only the IHSAA physical form will be accepted.  Physicals must be turned into the main office before the first day of practice.  If we do not have a physical on file, athletes will only be able to watch.  We strongly encourage you to turn in all paperwork during the following office hours:

July 16 - July 19   8:00 am - 1:00 pm
July 23 - July 26   8:00 am - 11:00 am

Transportation Fee
All student-athletes participating in a traveling sport must pay a $35 transportation fee per athletic season.  Transportation fees should be given to coaches of the sport in season before the first contest (coaches will set the deadline for turning in the money).  Do not send transportation money to the middle school office.  A cap of $70 per student and $140 per family exists per school year per building.  The accrual toward the cap total is for athletics only (does not include band, choir, or academic teams fees).

Cheerleading (18-19) - for 7th and 8th grade girls
Practice for tryouts will be on May 1st & 2nd with tryouts on May 3rd (2018).  Times for all three days are from 4:00-5:30.

Cross Country - for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls.
Practice for both boys and girls begins on Wednesday, August 15th and athletes should meet in the cafeteria right after school.  Bring practice clothes and running shoes for the first practice.  Practice on August 15th will be done at 5:00.  Normal ending time for practice will be 5:30.

Volleyball - for 7th and 8th grade girls.
Tryouts for the team will start on Wednesday, August 8th.  Practices will be from 3:30 pm to 5:30pm.  Girls interested in participating should report to Field House ready to work out and practice.  Proper shoes and knee pads are required.  Please no spaghetti strap t-shirts.  If you need assistance in getting this gear, please let a coach know.

Soccer - for 7th and 8th grade boys and girls.

Girls: Tryouts for the girls' teams will start on Monday, August 6th. Girls will practice from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm until Monday, Aug. 13th when it will be from 3:45 to 5:30.

Boys: Tryouts for the girls' teams will start on Monday, August 6th.  Girls will practice in the evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday and Tuesday, and in the morning from 8:00 am to 10:00 am Wednesday - Friday.  Team practices will begin Monday, Aug. 13th and will be from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Football - for 7th and 8th grade boys
7th and 8th-grade football players, the first practice is scheduled for Tuesday, August 6th from 3:15 - 5:30 pm and will meet at NMS football locker room doors.  If you do not already have your football equipment (helmet, pads, practice jersey/pants), plan on showing up approximately 1 hour early to get your gear.  Students should have a physical on file before the first day of practice.  In addition, a free 3-day skills camp ran by NHS Football Coaches will start on Monday, July 16 at 4:30 pm.  It is highly suggested that all athletes attend this camp with cleats, athletic shoes, and athletic clothes.  Players will be fitted with equipment during this time.  The FREE skills camp will be Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m.  For skills camp and the first day of practice, students should meet by the football locker room doors on the North side of NMS and be picked-up on time.

6th Grade Students
6th graders will have the opportunity to participate competitively in cross country (fall), wrestling (winter), swimming (Feb), and golf (spring / March).

All-Sport Tickets/Athletic Admission
Northridge Middle School will be offering All-sport passes for the 2018-2019 school year.  Passes will cost $75 and will be valid for parents and children of a given family.  Each parent will receive a pass.  The pass will be good for all Northridge Middle School home sporting events, with the exception of tournaments.  The passes may be purchased during the August registration dates or any time after.  It really is a fantastic deal if you have a child in at least two sports.  Gate prices for normal admission are $3 for adults and $2 for students and senior citizens.  These tickets are NOT good at High School Sporting Events.  Also, High School All-Sports Tickets are not redeemable at Northridge Middle School Athletic Events.

Support NMS Athletics and get a free All-Sports Pass: Sign up and work either Ticket/Gate or Concessions at five (5) NMS athletic events gives you a FREE All-Sport Ticket for your entire family! Sign up for events will be available at Registration days in August.

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