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8 months ago @ 1:42PM

Fall 2018 Sports Tryouts and Practices To Begin As Early As July 30

To assist in summer planning, please keep in mind fall sports tryouts and practices will begin as early as July 30.  This date is set by the Virginia High School League.

More information will be posted at this link as it becomes available.  Based on prior year schedules, early information is listed below however it is subject to change.

Please keep in mind students must be available for both tryouts and then daily practices during the month of August.  Most teams have scrimmages and games in August before school starts.  Please plan vacations accordingly as availability is a major factor in team composition.

Updated 6/22 - freshmen football and golf

Updated 6/26 - cheer, volleyball, field hockey

Updated 7/1 - cheer

Updated 7/24 - football, ultimate

Updated 7/31 - cross country

Updated 8/9 - v/jv football

Updated 8/12 - fr football

Golf - tryouts will begin July 31 - the first two days will be held at Pinecrest however players need to meet at Yorktown to ride the bus.  July 31 - meet at 10 am in the front of the school and bring $16 for the nine holes (financial aid is available).

Football - JV and V - started on August 6 and no new players will be accepted after August 13 for safety and number reasons.  Practices the first two and a half weeks of August will be held in the early afternoon hours daily (sometime between 2-6 pm) and Saturday morning.

Football - Freshmen - started on August 8 and no new players will be accepted after August 13 for safety and number reasons.  Turnout was beyond expectations and filled capacity on day one.  Allowing students until August 13 to allow for families who were out of town the week of August 8.  Freshmen will hold two practices daily from August 8-22 with one morning session walk through (10-12ish) and one afternoon workout (sometime between 2-6 pm) and Saturday mornings.

Volleyball - Varsity will hold tryouts Aug. 1-3 each night from 6-8 pm. JV and FR tryouts will be Aug. 6-10 each night from 4-6 pm. Students who make any level volleyball team are expected to be present for all practices and games once placed on a team.  Practices begin immediately after tryouts and are 5-6 days a week throughout August and into the school year.

Field Hockey - optional skills sessions August 1-3 (likely 4-6 pm) with tryouts for all three levels beginning on August 6.  Students who make any level field hockey team are expected to be present for all practices and games once placed on a team.  Practices begin immediately after tryouts and are 5-6 days a week throughout August and into the school year.

Cheer - Optional information meeting for parents and students on Tuesday, July 31 at 6 pm in Patriot Hall.  Tryouts will be held August 1-3 beginning at 3:30 pm each day - all grade levels are welcome.  There will be an additional set of tryouts August 6-8 in the afternoon for those only considering JV and FR, however, it is in the student's best interest to come to the August 1-3 tryouts if they are in town and available as students will be placed on JV and FR based on the Aug. 1-3 tryouts.  The Aug. 6-8 tryouts are for those who are not available the week earlier.

Cross Country - Interested students (8th-12th grade) can join by showing up at the designated practice time with a valid VHSL physical.  Practices will be held daily M-F with girls starting at 5 pm and boys beginning at 6:30 pm.  Practices will be held daily M-F (evenings) with optional Saturday practices throughout the month of August.  Once school begins, practices will be held at 3:30 pm.

Ultimate - Open to all students.  Will begin the week of September 10.

 

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