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2019-2020 Sports Schedules and Team Information

All Sports Physicals must be in before athlete can participate in practice for a sport.  Eligibility and Insurance Waiver forms as well as Participation Fees must be in by the end of the 3rd week of the sport.

NEW STUDENT? – During the summer there may be camps, open gyms, strength and conditioning, etc.  If you are new to our district this summer and would like to become involved in these, please contact the lead coach for the sport.

-Summer Strength and Conditioning/Basketball Open Gym/Family Fun Run-

Coach Bergquist is hosting the S&C and BBall Open Gym at the CMS Gym and Cardio Room.  This is open to all students in 6th through 8th Grade.  The scheduled days are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 – 8:00 PM June 13th to August 22nd.  There are some days that there will NOT be S&C or Open Gym so please call Coach Bergquist at 517-376-0525 ahead of time to confirm.

Coach Ward is hosting informal middle and high school informal conditioning runs every weekday at 8:30 AM.  These are open to any sport and also family members of Elks.  Meet at the high school.  Coach Ward’s number is 231-883-5106

-Fall Volleyball-

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls.  5th/6th Grade Volleyball Club starts in February; contact Coach Macaluso for more details.

Lead Coach for all teams – Joe Macaluso   231-883-4831   jmacaluso@erschools.com

Volleyball Summer Camp     Volleyball Summer Scramble     Fall 2019 7th & 8th Grade VB Tryouts       Feb 2019 5th & 6th Grade VB

7th & 8th Grade Volleyball Schedule

1st practice will be after school on 9/3/19.  Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.

-Football-

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls and boys.  Please contact the Elk Rapids Youth Football League for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade summer football information. (231-944-4145 or mkwolgamott@charter.net)

Head Coach – Kwin Morris   231-342-9673   kmorris@erschools.com

2019 Summer/Fall Football Letter from Coach Morris     Summer FB Conditioning   2019 Summer/Fall CMS FB Schedule

Elk Rapids Youth Football Information     TCAPS Summer Camps

2019 7th & 8th Grade Football Schedule

1st practice will be on 8/26/19.  Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.

-Cheer Team for Football and Basketball-

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls and boys.  There are two separate seasons; see schedule information below.

Head Coach – Kristie Wolgamott  231-944-4145   mkwolgamott@charter.net

7th and 8th Grade Cheer Information     Youth Cheer Information

2019 Cheer Team Schedule

The cheer team cheers at all football and boys’ basketball games.  See the respective schedules on this page.

You may cheer for only football, only boys’ basketball, or both.  There is no cheer team for girls’ basketball.

-Fall Cross Country-

Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade girls and boys.

Lead Coach – Cameron Ward   231-883-5106   wardroofingllc@gmail.com

2019 Summer/Fall CMS Cross Country Team Information

2019 Cross Country Schedule

Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in official practice is allowed.

Summer Community Informal Workouts are Monday – Friday at 8:30 AM; meet at the high school.  Optional middle school practices start on 8/14/19 from 7:30 -8:30 AM and will be Monday – Friday.  Once school starts, practices will be 2:45 – 4:00 PM.

-Winter Boys’ Basketball-

Open to 7th and 8th Grade boys.  Please contact the Elk Rapids Basketball Association for 6th grade boys.

7th Grade Head Coach – Tylor Somers   231-350-0334   haventylor06@gmail.com

8th Grade Head Coach – Tim Hildreth   231-264-6384   hildreth@columbusacademy.org

2019 Summer Boys’ Basketball Camp

Summer Ballin’ at the Bay     TCAPS Summer Camps

2019 Boys’ Basketball Schedule

Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.

1st game of the day starts at 4:30 pm.

-Winter Girls’ Basketball-

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls.  Please contact the Elk Rapids Basketball Association for 6th grade girls.

Head Coach – Darren Bergquist   517-376-0525   d4dawali@hotmail.com

Head Coach – Amy Jenema   231-632-3529   assessoramy@gmail.com

Summer Ballin’ at the Bay     TCAPS Summer Camps     UofM Girls’ Basketball Camp     Macker Tournaments

2020 Girls’ Basketball Schedule

Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.

1st game of the day starts at 4:30 pm.

-Powerlifting Club-

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls and boys.

Head Coach – Garrett Skurnit   231-492-6969   skurnitfitness@gmail.com

Practice begins after Christmas Break.  Check back in December 2019 for more information and the 2020 schedule.

2020 Powerlifting Schedule

Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.

-Spring Track and Field-

Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade girls and boys.

Coach – Cameron Ward   231-883-5106   wardroofingllc@gmail.com

Coach – Brian Lark   910-489-3432   ssglark@yahoo.com

2020 Track and Field Schedule

Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in official practice is allowed.

***Dates are tentative; check back in January 2020 for updated information.***

-Spring Junior Equestrian-

Open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade boys and girls.  Rider and groom positions available; horse ownership is not required, but please contact the coach anytime before the beginning of May to learn more so you can be prepared for the season.  Please contact Coach Jansen for summer activities.

Coach – Sandy Jansen   231-384-0202   sandsjansen@gmail.com

2020 Equestrian Schedule

Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in official practice is allowed.

6/8/19 – @ Otsego Fairgrounds in Gaylord at 8:00 AM

-Spring Softball Club-

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls.  6th grade girls and 6th-8th grade boys, see the information for Softball and Baseball below.

8th Grade Coach – Jason Merchant   231-360-1405   razortec120@gmail.com

7th Grade Coach – Rob Bachi  231-944-5867   rbachi@erschools.com

Spring/Summer Area Softball League Information    TCAPS Summer Camps

2020 Softball Club Schedule

Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in official practice is allowed.

1st game of doubleheader starts at 4:30.

***Check back after February 1st for an update to our 2020 Club Schedule***

-Spring Tennis Club-

Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade girls and boys.

Coach – Kelly Croftchik   231-649-9898   kjcroftchik@gmail.com

2019 Summer Tennis Camp     2019 Spring Tennis Club Information

2020 Tennis Club Schedule

Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in official practice is allowed.

Please see Mrs Croftchik (kcroftchik@erschools.com) for current information on practices and meets.

-Local Spring/Summer Softball and Baseball-

6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls should contact the Elk Rapids Chain O’Lakes at 231-360-1405 or email razortec120@gmail.com.

6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys should contact Elk Rapids Youth Baseball Association at 231-342-2601 or email tarynmiracle@ymail.com.

Spring/Summer Area Softball League Information

Spring/Summer Area Baseball League Information

-Local Youth Soccer-

For information on the local youth soccer league, please contact Andrea Krakow at 231-392-4900 or andreagkrakow@gmail.com

Area Youth Soccer Information

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETES

All Sports Physicals must be in before athlete can participate in practice for a sport.  Eligibility and Insurance Waiver forms as well as Participation Fees must be in by the end of the 3rd week of the sport.

All physicals must be dated after April 15, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Josh Haggerty @264-8991 or email at jhaggerty@erschools.com or Stephanie Gildersleeve @ 264-8991 ext. 2126 or email at sgildersleeve@erschools.com

Elk Rapids High School Athletics Site