Announcements and Important Events
The following information is provided for planning purposes only and might change. Please check this page regularly for updates.
Fall sports will begin as early as August 1 with the majority beginning on August 5. Families should plan accordingly to ensure students are present for the entire month of August for team sports. All students will need a physical dated after May 1, 2019 in order to participate in any fall sport. Yorktown will offer physicals on-site in May - more information will be posted on this website.
Football (Freshmen) - There will be an optional new player information meeting on Thursday, May 23 at 7 pm in Patriot Hall. Will begin on Wednesday, August 7 with practices in the morning (walk throughs) and afternoon (with gear) during the month of August. Team will meet six days a week (M-Sat) during August. Tryouts will run from August 7-14. For safety reasons, no players will be allowed to tryout after August 12 and any player missing more than a week of practices/tryouts during August will be removed from the team.
Football (JV and Varsity) - Will start on Monday, August 5 with practices in the afternoon hours. Depending on numbers of players trying out, new players will not be accepted after Monday, August 12 and any player missing more than a week will be removed from the team.
Volleyball - Tryouts will be held from August 5-7 for Varsity (6-8 pm daily) and August 5-9 (4-6 pm daily) for FR and JV. There will be an all-parents meeting on Friday, August 9 at 6 pm for those who make the team. All players who make the team are expected to attend daily practices throughout the month of August and into the school year. As a team sport where players must learn to work together and perform as a group, players should not plan to miss any time after August 5 - doing so can result in removal from the team.
Field Hockey - Will likely begin on Monday, August 5 with afternoon/evening tryouts. All players who make the team are expected to attend daily practices throughout the month of August and into the school year. As a team sport where players must learn to work together and perform as a group, players should not plan to miss any time after August 5 - doing so without prior disclosure before tryouts will result in removal from the team.
Golf - Will begin on Monday, August 5 with three days of tryout rounds. Almost the entirety of the golf season is completed during August so students interested in golf must make themselves available throughout the month to participate in tournaments and dual matches. Please contact Coach Chris Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about golf.
Cheerleading - Spirit Information Night will be held April 22 at 7 pm in Patriot Hall - come learn about the differences with cheerleading and dance team and meet the coaches. Tryouts will begin on Monday, August 5 with tryouts for Varsity, JV and FR. If space is available, there might be subsequent, additional tryouts for JV and/or FR. The teams will attend camp and have all-day choreography during the early part of August.
Cross Country - Will start on Monday, August 5 with practices in the evening hours. After the first day, there will be 2 split practices to increase the ability for athletes to learn and re-learn team drills. Practices will be split based on fitness level determined by a time trial on the first day of practice. It is STRONGLY recommended that you train over the summer and there will be more information to follow regarding summer running plans and local training opportunities. Please bring a water bottle and a running watch to all practices. There will an informational team meeting in early May, please stay tuned for more information on that meeting. If you have any further questions please reach out to Coach Tom Brumlik (email@example.com).
Dance - Spirit Information Night will be held April 22 at 7 pm in Patriot Hall - come learn about the differences with cheerleading and dance team and meet the coaches. A specific dance team tryout information night will be held on May 13 at 7 pm in the cafeteria. Students new to dance or cheer should plan to attend both meetings. Tryouts will be held May 20-23 from 5:30-7:30 pm. The team will practice most of the summer, however, the following weeks will have no team events: June 30-July 6, July 29-August 3 and August 5-10.. These dates are provided to help prospective team members families plan accordingly so they are able to attend summer practices which is an expectation. Tryout guidelines will be posted prior to the May 13 meeting.