Boys Sports Breakdown

  • Parents,

    I hope this serves to clear up confusion you may have with 7th grade athletics at Dawson Middle School. Many of you have had questions regarding signing up for sports, etc.... So, in an effort to answer all those questions collectively, here goes:

    7th Grade athletics:

    Football – After School Commitment FALL SPORT
    Games are on Monday Nights
    Tuesday is a period only practice
    Wednesday we will practice after school until 5
    Thursday we will practice after school until 5
    Friday will be a period only practice (2:55-3:40) due to Varsity responsibilities
    **Not a cut sport

    Basketball – Before School Commitment BEGINS IMMEDIATELY AFTER FOOTBALL SEASON
    Games are once a week (not on a set evening)
    Practice will be from 7:00am – 8:20am every morning
    **Cut sport

    Cross Country – Practice during Period Only NOV-DEC SPORT
    One meet per week
    No after school practice commitment
    **Not a cut sport

    Track – After School Commitment BEGINS IMMEDIATELY AFTER BASKETBALL
    Practice after school until their events are finished. No later than 5.
    **Not a cut sport, but we only take those who qualify top 3 plus an alternate for each event each week.


    Soccer – After School Commitment BEGINS WHEN VARSITY SEASON ENDS
    **Soccer is not run by DMS coaches and is a cut sport**


    **Whatever sport you are signing up for on your online form, do not worry about what you signed up
    for or making changes. If you did or didn’t sign up for a sport, you may still play/not play that sport
    WITHOUT needing to notify me of changes. If you are in the class, you can play them all. We do require
    in athletics that each boy participates in one sport as a requirement to stay in the class.