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Athletics

Information about South Middle School Athletics 2021-2022

Fall Sports – 1st Quarter: August 30– October 28 
  • 7th & 8th Grade Football, Volleyball, Boys’ Soccer, Girls’ Tennis, Cross Country
Winter Sports – 2nd Quarter: November 1 – January 13
  • 7th & 8th Grade Boys’ Basketball, Girls’ Swimming, Dance
Winter Sports – 3rd Quarter: January 20 – March 17
  • 7th & 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball, Boys’ Swimming, Wrestling
Spring Sports – 4th Quarter: March 28 – May 26 
  • Boys’ Tennis, Girls’ Soccer, Girls’ Softball, Track and Field

Practice
  • Practice begins for all sports on (TBD). Practices will occur every day that week except Friday due to the holiday weekend.
  • We do not play games or have practice on Wednesdays or weekends.
  • Practice for all sports (except football) run from right after school (3 pm) to 4:30 pm.  
  • Practice for sports that have early/late practices (Basketball and Volleyball depending on numbers) are split between the 7th grade which practices from 3-4:30 pm and 8th grade which practices from 4:30-6 pm
  • Please coordinate rides so athletes are not waiting around for long periods of time after practice.
Uniforms
  • As a 6th grader you will receive one free South Athletics t-shirt.  Additional shirts will cost $7.00. This shirt will serve as their physical education shirt as well as their athletic uniform. The shirts will be distributed in their physical education class.
  • Athletes are encouraged to use their personal equipment if they have it including proper footwear, however, knee pads for volleyball, softball equipment, headgear for wrestling and all football gear will be supplied by the school. 
  • If an athlete needs equipment, please let the coach know and we will do what we can to find the necessary equipment to participate.
  • Busing
  • Athletes will be bused to all away games, however, for all games in Eau Claire (DeLong, Northstar, Regis) and Altoona, athletes will need a ride home.
  • For games in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie or any other away game outside of Eau Claire/Altoona, there will be a bus that returns the athletes to South and athletes will need to be picked up from South.
 
  • Important Dates
  • First Practice: TBD
    • Meeting Places:
      • Football –  
      • Volleyball –  
      • Soccer – 
      • Tennis –  
      • Cross Country –  
      • Inclement Weather
  • On days when weather will be an issue, a communication will be sent through our Facebook and Skyward messaging system by 2:30.
  • We use gym rotations so practice time is equitable.
  • Students who are not practicing on that day will need a ride home. 
Athletic Director Contact Information
  • Justin Jablonske
    • Athletic Director
  • Email - jjablonske
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ATHLETIC FORMS
Eau Claire Middle Schools Code
Athletic Physical Card
Athletic Permission Slip & Waiver and Release
Athletic Permission Slip & Waiver and Release - Spanish
Concussion Program and ImPACT Consent Form
Concussion Program Letter
Event Alternate Transportation Form

All Middle School athletic and fee forms can be found in the Guidance office at South or at the above links.
For information regarding any athletic forms please contact:
Mary Taggatz
Athletics Administrative Assistant
715-852-5203


School Year Practice Schedule:
Practices during the school year run from 3:00- 4:30 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) 

Some sports (volleyball/basketball) require early/late practices due to numbers of athletes and our facilities.  These practices will run from: 3:00-4:30 pm (early 7th Grade),  4:30-6:00 pm (late 8th Grade)

Event Directions
Quarter 1 Sports
Quarter 2 Sports
Quarter 3 Sports
Quarter 4 Sports