Northridge Middle School

Fall Sports Information 2017-2018

Northridge Middle School

Athletic Event Driving Directions

Athletic Policy & Physical Form

Students wishing to participate in fall sports at Northridge Middle School need to make sure that they meet all the requirements necessary to begin practice.  A physical examination, code of conduct, insurance, sudden cardiac arrest, and concussion form must be on file in the Northridge office before anyone may participate in any practice.  The physical must have taken place and be dated after April 1, 2017 to be valid.  All the required forms are in one packet, which is available at the NMS office or online at, by clicking on Schools, then Northridge Middle School, and then Athletics.  Only the IHSAA physical form will be accepted.  Physicals must be turned into the main office before the first day of practice.  If we do not have a physical on file, athletes will only be able to watch.  We strongly encourage you to turn in all paperwork during the following office hours:

July 17 - July 20   8:00 am - 1:00 pm
July 24 - July 29   8:00 am - 11:00 am

Transportation Fee
All student-athletes participating in a traveling sport must pay a $35 transportation fee per athletic season.  Transportation fees should be given to coaches of the sport in season before the first contest (coaches will set the deadline for turning in the money).  Do not send transportation money to the middle school office.  A cap of $70 per student and $140 per family exists per school year per building.  The accrual toward the cap total is for athletics only (does not include band, choir, or academic teams fees).

Cheerleading - for 7th and 8th grade girls (Try outs in May, 2017, squads may already be determined)
Practice for cheerleaders will begin on a date to be announced.

Cross Country - for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls.
Practice for both boys and girls begins on Wednesday, August 9th and athletes should meet in the cafeteria right after school.  Practice will be done at 5:30.

Volleyball - for 7th and 8th grade girls.
Tryouts for the team will start on Tuesday, August 1st.  Practices will be from 3:30 pm to 5:30pm.  Girls interested in participating should meet at the Northridge Middle School field house in time for practice.

Soccer - for 7th and 8th grade boys and girls.

Girls: Tryouts for the girls' teams will start on Thursday, August 3rd.  Girls will practice from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm until Monday, Aug. 7th when it will be from 3:45 to 5:30.

Boys: Tryouts for the boys' teams will start on Tuesday, August 8th.  There will be a varsity and JV team if numbers allow.  Boys' practices will be from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Football - for 7th and 8th grade boys
7th and 8th-grade football players, the first practice is scheduled for Tuesday, August 1st from 3:30 - 5:30 pm and will meet at NMS football locker room doors.  Students should have a physical on file before the first day of practice. In addition, a free 3-day skills camp ran by NHS Football Coaches will start on Monday, July 17 at 4:30 pmIt is highly suggested that all athletes attend this camp with cleats, athletic shoes, and athletic clothes.  Players will be fitted with equipment during this time.  The FREE skills camp will be Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m.  For skills camp and the first day of practice, students should meet by the football locker room doors on the North side of NMS and be picked-up on time.

6th Grade Students
6th graders will have the opportunity to participate competitively in cross country(fall), wrestling(winter), swimming(Feb), and golf(spring/ March).

All-Sport Tickets/Athletic Admission
Northridge Middle School will be offering All-sport passes for the 2017-2018 school year.  Passes will cost $75 and will be valid for parents and children of a given family.  Each parent will receive a pass.  The pass will be good for all Northridge Middle School home sporting events, with the exception of tournaments.  The passes may be purchased during the August registration dates or any time after.  It really is a fantastic deal if you have a child in at least two sports.  Gate prices for normal admission are $3 for adults and $2 for students and senior citizens.  These tickets are NOT good at High School Sporting Events.  Also, High School All-Sports Tickets are not redeemable at Northridge Middle School Athletic Events.

NEW THIS YEAR: Sign up and work either Ticket/Gate or Concessions at 5 NMS athletic events gives you a FREE All-Sport Ticket for your entire family!  Sign up for events will be available at Registration days in August.

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