Athletics

Due to government pandemic orders, at this time spectators are NOT permitted at athletic events.

Click here to view Sports Schedules.

Welcome to the North Middle School Athletics, home of the Huskies! North is a member of the Kalamazoo-Portage-Mattawan-Vicksburg-Gull Lake-Battle Creek League. Through interscholastic competition, students are expected to learn and demonstrate appropriate behavior and sportsmanship while maintaining a good academic standing.

Gary VanderWeele, Athletic Director
[email protected]
269-323-5729

All athletes must wear a mask. Players who are unable to wear a mask are unable to participate in athletics. All athletes must bring their own water bottle (labeled with name).

 

Sport Physicals (For Students NEW to NMS Athletics)

All students who are NEW to NMS or have not previously participated in NMS Athletics must have a completed Physical Form on file in the NMS office to be eligible to participate in extra-curricular sports. During the pandemic, students who obtained a physical last year do NOT need to obtain a new physical this year. These students will need to submit a Sports Health Questionnaire.

Sports Health Questionnaire (For students RETURNING to NMS Athletics)

During the pandemic, students who obtained a physical last year do NOT need to obtain a new physical this year. Instead, they need to submit a Sports Health Questionnaire to the NMS office to be eligible to participate in extra-curricular sports.

Pay to Participate Information

If your student is participating on a Sports Team or Club, please pay online through Skyward.  Once your student is placed on a roster, a fee will be generated in Skyward.  Please wait to pay until that Fee is generated so that you know the exact amount you need to pay.   Please click here for information regarding the Pay to Participate program.

Code of Conduct

All student athletes must have a signed Code of Conduct on file in the Athletic office prior to their first competition.

 

FALL:  Volleyball (August, September, October)

7th Grade Coach: Terra Brow
8th Grade Coach: Lainey Kahl

Volleyball Try-outs – Monday, September 14th – Thursday, September 17th. Try-outs will be 4:00-6:00 PM. Players will need to be dropped off at the south entrance near the locker rooms. Players will use the stairwell inside those doors and immediately go the gym. Players should come dressed for practices. We will have bathrooms but we will not be using the locker rooms. Players will need to be picked up immediately after practice.

FALL:  Football (August, September, October)

Coach: Gary Vander Weele Assistant Coach: Kyle PaffhausenRob Pincus

Click here to view the 2020 Football Information Packet.

Football Practice will start Monday, September 14th. Practices will be 3:45-6:00 PM everyday weather permitting. Players should be dropped off at the field between Milham and North Middle School . Our football team will not have access to the building. Please come dressed for practice with cleats. Players will need to be picked up immediately after practice. 

FALL:  Cross Country (August, September, October)

Coaches:Patricia ParcellsCris Smith and Christina Walter

WINTER:  Boys Basketball (November, December)

7th Grade Coaches: Rondal Franklin  and Ahren Kaylor
8th Grade Coach: Kyle Paffhausen and Jake Wortinger

2020 Boys Basketball store

WINTER:  Wrestling  (January, February)

Coaches: Nolan Thomas and Patrick Greeley
PNHS Varsity Coach:  Chris Furlong

Click here for the Wrestling 2020-21 Signup Form.

WINTER:  Girls Basketball  (January, February)

7th Grade Coaches: William Wolgamood and Lainey Kahl
8th Grade Coaches: Gabby Penn and Rondal Franklin

Click here for the 2020-21 Girls Basketball Signup Form.

SPRING:  Co-ed Swimming & Diving (April, May)

Open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders.
Swimming coaches: David Mandrick
PNHS Varsity swim coach Jim Long

SPRING:  Co-ed Track (April, May)

Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.  (6th graders start after spring break).
Coaches: Renee SmithPatricia Parcells, Rondal Franklin, Kayla Bonnewell, Carter Taverna