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The following list details the various sports we offer at Canyon. In general, we have tryouts 2-3 weeks before the beginning of the competition season. The dates listed are approximate...bulletin and video broadcast announcements will give specific dates and times, as they are set for each sport.

Please check out our Canyon Athletics Website for tryout information and team schedules.

ALL DATES LISTED BELOW ARE TENTATIVE

Students: Listen to the Daily Announcements on the Video Broadcast, Read the Daily Bulletin, and Look for posters in the Locker Room.

Parents: The Daily Announcements are available on the Canyon MS website under News and Updates. You can also check the Athletics Page for up-to-date Information, as dates are set.
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FALL SPORTS:

7-8 CHEER (tryouts are usually the previous year during Spring Sports)         

  • Late August to Late March (Almost all year)

6-8 CROSS-COUNTRY (BOYS AND GIRLS)  Non-tryout sport                     

  • Mid-September to Late October

6-8 GIRLS' SOFTBALL                      

  • Mid-September to Late October

6-8 FALL TENNIS "A" and "B" (BOYS AND GIRLS)
  

  • Mid-September to Late October/Early November

8 FLAG FOOTBALL "A"  (All STUDENTS ARE WELCOME)                 

  • Mid-September to Mid-November

 

6-7 FLAG FOOTBALL "B" (ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME)               

  • Mid-September to Early November

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WINTER SPORTS: 

6-8 BOYS BASKETBALL "A" (8th, perhaps with some 7th graders)

  • Early November to Late January (+ Student/faculty game in February)

 

6-8 BOYS BASKETBALL "B" (7th, perhaps with some 6th graders) 

  • Early November to Late January

 

6 BOYS BASKETBALL

  • Mid-December/Early January to Late March

 

6-8 GIRLS BASKETBALL "A" (8th, perhaps with some 7th graders)

  • Mid-January to Late March

 

6-8 GIRLS BASKETBALL "B" (7th, perhaps with some 6th graders)

  • Mid-January to Late March

 

6 GIRLS BASKETBALL

  • Mid-December/Early January to Late March

 

(With the exception of 6th grade Basketball, students from any grade can try out for any Basketball team)

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WINTER/SPRING SPORTS:

6-8 WRESTLING (BOYS AND GIRLS) Non-tryout sport

  • Early January to Mid-March

 

6-8 COED SOCCER "A/B" (A is 7-8; B is 6-7)

  • Early Feb. to Late March/Mid-April

 

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SPRING SPORTS:

6-8 GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL "A/B" (A is 7-8; B is 6th, sometimes 7th) 

  • Early March to Mid-May

 

6-8 GOLF (BOYS AND GIRLS)

  • Late March to Late May

 

6-8 TRACK & FIELD (BOYS AND GIRLS) Non-tryout sport

  • Late March to Late May

 

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IF YOU WANT TO PLAY A SPORT AT CANYON:

In order to participate in an after-school sport at Canyon:
You must have a completed Athletic Packet on file with the Athletic Director (Mr. Nieves)--even if you filled one out last year, you will need a new one!

Canyon Middle School is now using online athletic clearance. All students MUST obtain athletic clearance prior to participation in tryouts or other season practices. Please read the instructions for registering your athlete, as the process has changed. Click HERE to access the instructions.


WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!

Supporting Canyon Athletics is easy!

  • If you are on a team, we ask for a $75 contribution/donation per sport played
  • You can become a Boosters Member for $25 (the application is the last page of the Athletic Packet)
  • You can become a Boosters Sponsor for $100, $200, or $300 (the application is the last page of the Athletic Packet)
  • We are still looking for more Boosters Board Members. Please contact the Boosters' President, Bryan Patton at  for more information.

ADULTS INTERESTED IN COACHING:

If you are interested in coaching or helping with Canyon Athletics this year, please send a letter of interest and a resume to Mr. Nieves, our Athletic Director ().

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