Fall

Soccer 7th & 8th

Field Hockey 6th-8th

Cross Country 6th-8th

Winter

Basketball 7th & 8th

Wrestling 6th-8th

Volleyball 7th & 8th


Spring

Track and Field 6th-8th

Lacrosse 7th & 8th

Baseball/ Softball 7th & 8th



Winter 1 and Winter 2 Athletics Descriptions

The Winter 1 athletics season begins Nov 1st and runs through January 31st. The Winter 2 season begins Feb1st and runs through March 31st. Basketball takes place during winter 1. Wrestling and Volleyball happen during winter 2.


Basketball- Winter Season 1

Basketball is open to boys and girls in the 7th and 8th grade. Typically we hold tryouts for 3 days during the first week in November. If numbers permit, we will have a 7th girls, 7th boys, 8th girls and 8th boys team. Not all students who try out will make the team. In the case of low participation, we will combine the 7th and 8th grade teams. Athletes playing basketball will need to have basketball sneakers and a water bottle. This year, students will be required to wear masks during practices and games. Practice will be held daily, after school or in the evening at the York Middle School Gym. Once the season begins, teams will have 2 games per week.

Volleyball- Winter Season 2

Volleyball is open to girls in 7th and 8th grade. This is a introductory program, designed to teach the fundamentals of the game. All students who sign up can participate. There are no cuts for this program. Practices are daily after school with 5 or 6 matches scheduled throughout the season. Students will need to purchase knee pads for this program and have the options of purchasing a York Volleyball T-shirt for game play.

Wrestling- Winter Season 2

Wrestling is open to boys and girls in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. This is a introductory program, designed to teach the fundamentals of the sport. The status of the 2022 wrestling season is unclear due to COVID. Please check back for updates.


Fall Athletics Descriptions

The fall athletics season starts at the beginning of the school year and run through the end of October.

Cross Country

Cross Country is open to all students in grades 6, 7 and 8. Students have practice 3 or 4 days a week and a meet once a week. The races are a mile and a half in distance. Students that choose to participate in cross country will need to have a pair of running sneakers and a water bottle.

Field Hockey

Is open to girls in 6th (if we have low numbers in 7th grade), 7th and 8th grade. Practices are held daily at the middle school with games two days a week once the season starts. Girls choosing to participate in field hockey will need the following supplies: goggles, shin pads, cleats, mouthpiece, a field hockey stick, dark blue socks and a water bottle.

Soccer

We currently have 4 soccer teams at YMS. We have a 7th grade boys team, 7th grade girls team, 8th grade boys team and an 8th grade girls team. Practices and games are held behind Village Elementary School. The student athletes that make the team will have practices 4 or 5 days a week and games two days a week once the season starts. Boys and girls who make the team will need the following: cleats, mouth piece, shin guards, dark blue socks and a water bottle.