Girls' Basketball: There will not be open gym this Wednesday (9/21). We will resume on Monday (9/26). Tryouts will be Oct. 17th . You must have a physical on file with the school to participate in open gyms and try outs.
Volleyball: The Volleyball team will practice 12:30-3 on Wednesday, an early release day. For Thursday's away game at Clifton: We are leaving at 3:00. Players should be dismissed from class at 2:45.
Boys basketball: Boys basketball will hold an open gym this Friday the 16th from 3:40 until 5:00, in the aux gym. You must have a valid physical, on file, before attending open gyms.
Boys’ basketball open gyms: after school, in the Aux gym from 3:40-5:00 (Update: Boys bball open gyms will end at 5:00 to allow time for kids to eat/shower/etc prior to football games.)
Sept 2, 16, 23, 30
Oct 15 10:00
Girls’ basketball open gyms (update): Mondays and Wednesdays after school until 5. We will meet by the basketball office which is in the High School through the doors by the cafeteria.
Football Update: Please note we have moved the Oct. 13 game to Oct. 12.
Volleyball Update: Oct. 5 has moved to Oct. 6.
Volleyball Update: Please note that we will now host Radford on 8/15, not 8/22.
Cheer: Cheer will practice after school 3:30 - 5:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We will also practice on any home game days that don't fall on Tuesday or Thursday, after school and up until game time. We will start practices on August 11th. Prior to this date, our choreography camp is August 8th at FAME and we have a stunt clinic with GHS Cheerleaders at GHS on August 9th.
Basketball Sideline Cheer: Basketball sideline tryouts for 6th graders will be held on October 18th and 20th after school and until 5:30. 6th graders, who are trying out, will learn the material on Tuesday and tryout Thursday. Just a reminder, only 6th graders, who have a valid physical, on file with Ms. Wakeland, are able to tryout for basketball sideline cheer.
GMS Football: GMS football will not begin until August 1st. Any student wishing to participate should have a valid physical, on file, with Ms. Wakeland, prior to participating.
Football: Summer weightlifting/conditioning will be on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30. There will be no conditioning during the last week of June or the week of July 4th. First practice will be on August 1st at 3 pm, and all athletes are to meet at the middle school field house. Parent meeting on July 27th at 7 pm in the middle school auditorium. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Swanson at firstname.lastname@example.org
6th graders will be allowed to try-out for your middle school teams and will need a physical prior to try-outs. The physical must be valid, after May 1, 2022 and must be on file with Ms. Wakeland, athletic director prior to tryouts or open gyms/workouts. Please contact GMS if you have questions.
GMS Athletic Passes: We have GMS athletic passes for sale in the front office, beginning July 5, 2022. Each pass is good for any 2022-2023 GMS sporting event, for the pass holder only. Parents and students will need to purchase passes from GHS for high school sporting events. GMS adult passes are forty dollars, and GMS student passes are twenty dollars.
Individual game prices are as follows:
For any Roanoke Valley Middle School League game: Admission will be $5.00/Adults, $2.00/Students, and free for all children under school age. Faculty badges for staff of participating school districts will be honored as passes, but these will admit only the person in possession of the badge. VHSL passes will admit cardholder only.
For any Three Rivers’ District League game: Admission will be 5.00 for adults and students. Free for children under school age.
Schools, coaches, student-athletes, officials, and all others involved in our fall season must follow the guidelines set forth within the RCPS Fall In-Season Return to Play Plan (updated March 25, 2021) and provided here.
This flow chart is provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics for the benefit of families and medical providers in managing a return to athletics after a COVID-19 infection.