Stay Connected on Social Media:Facebook - @Sossaman SportsInstagram - @SMS_HUSD_SportsTwitter - @Sossaman_HUSDQuarter 2 (2023-2024) Tryout Information:Cross Country - Cross Country is a non-cut sport. We want to encourage as many athletes to come out as possible. Cross Country is a great way to prepare for other upcoming sports seasons, a great way to make friends, and a great way to get exercise. Practices will start on Tuesday, October 17th, from 4-5:15 p.m. All athletes are encouraged to meet by the concession stand at the end of the school day. If a student is not selected for participation in the basketball or softball teams, we strongly encourage them to come out for Cross Country.Girls Softball - Tryouts will begin on Monday, October 16th. Tryouts will be held on the softball field from 4-5:30 p.m.Boys Basketball - Tryouts will be held at different times depending on grade level. 8th Grade tryouts will start Tuesday, October 17th at 7 a.m. in the gym. 7th Grade tryouts will begin Monday, October 16th from 4-5:30 p.m. in the gym. Both tryouts are slated to last three days however, they may be extended depending on how many students come out for tryouts._____________________________________________________________________________________________________________Sports Tryouts for the 23-24 School YearQuarter One: Baseball, Girls Volleyball, Wrestling, & Cheer.Quarter Two: Boys Basketball, Softball, & Cross Country.Quarter Three: Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, & Flag Football.Quarter Four: Girls Soccer, Boys Volleyball, & Track and Field.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________SPARTAN ATHLETIC INFORMATIONEligibility and ClearanceIn an attempt to streamline the athletic clearance process, Sossaman Middle School has gone paperless. Using the enclosed instructions, you will now complete the athletic clearance packet electronically at Register My Athlete. All forms can be viewed and signed electronically, and additional required forms (i.e.-physical forms and concussion test results) can be uploaded to your account. Please follow the enclosed instructions to register your students for athletic clearance for the upcoming/current school year. It is strongly recommended that all documents be submitted electronically prior to the break that precedes your child's sport season (or prior to the school year beginning if participating in a first-quarter sport).Only physicals completed on AIA athletic clearance page will be accepted. If you have any questions, contact Sossaman Middle School.2023-2024 AIA Physical Paperwork - To be completed and signed by the parent or guardian and student-athlete. This form must also be signed by the examining medical provider. Physical Form B to be completed and signed by the examining medical provider.* ALL STUDENT-ATHLETES ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A COMPLETED ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY PACKET SUBMITTED TO REGISTER MY ATHLETE PRIOR TO PARTICIPATING IN A SPORT/TRYOUT. **MAKE SURE TO VISIT THE SAFETY AND CONCUSSION TAB IN ORDER TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE CONCUSSION PORTION OF THE RMA UPLOAD.**ONCE SCHOOL RESUMES (from summer or break) ONLY FORMS SUBMITTED PRIOR TO THE END OF LUNCH (1:45 PM) WILL BE CLEARED FOR THAT DAY. ANY FORMS SUBMITTED SUBMITTED LATER IN THE DAY WILL MOST LIKELY NOT BE CLEARED UNTIL THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS DAY.
IMPORTANT PARENT INFORMATION
Prior to the beginning of the athletic season, it is important to know what you and your athlete should expect as the season begins. Please take time to review the SMS Athletics Power Point for Parents (bottom-left tab on SMS athletics homepage) with your athlete. Once you have reviewed the presentation, please email Brandon.Keeling@husd.org with any questions or clarifications. Additionally, once your son or daughter has been extended a position on their respective team, the cost for participation is $100 per sport payable to HUSD #60. This fee is non-refundable. Please note, uniforms will not be issued until payment has been received in full.
QUARTER 2 ATHLETIC PICTURESOur Quarter 2 athletic pictures will take place on Wednesday, November 1st. Please help your student-athlete to remember to bring their uniform on this day.
Remember that uniforms will not be distributed until the athletic fee has been paid. Please see the instructions here.
EVC SPORTS SEASON SCHEDULE:Quarter 1/Season 1: Baseball, Girls Volleyball, Wrestling, & CheerQuarter 2/Season 2: Boys Basketball, Softball, Cross Country, Cheer, Tennis (Club)Quarter 3/Season 3: Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Flag Football, CheerQuarter 4/Season 4: Girls Soccer, Boys Volleyball, Track and Field, Golf (Club)Game Schedule for the 23-24 can be found here
Our school is a member of the East Valley Conference. The EVC website provides information including scores, directions to the schools, and the most up-to-date competition schedules.