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Information about South Middle School Athletics 2018-2019


Practices for Qt 1 sports will begin on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm (one week prior to the star of school). Practices will occur every day that week except Friday due to the holiday weekend.

Fall Sports – 1st Quarter: August 28th – October 22nd  
  • 7th & 8th Grade Football, 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball, Boys’ Soccer, Girls’ Tennis, Cross Country, Diving
Winter Sports – 2nd Quarter: October 30th – January 10th
  • 7th & 8th Grade Boys’ Basketball, Girls’ Swimming, Dance
Winter Sports – 3rd Quarter: January 14th – March 18th
  • 7th & 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball, Boys’ Swimming, Wrestling
Spring Sports – 4th Quarter: April 8th – June 4th  
  • Boys’ Tennis, Girls’ Soccer, Girls’ Softball, Track and Field

  • Practice begins for all sports on Tuesday, August 28th at 3 pm (one week prior to the start of school). Practices will occur every day that week except Friday due to the holiday weekend.
  • When school resumes after Labor Day, Practice Days will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
  • We do not play games or have practice on Wednesdays or weekends
  • Practice for all sports (except football) run from right after school (3 pm) to 4:30 pm.  Football will practice until 4:45
  • Practice for sports that have early/late practices (Basketball and Volleyball depending on numbers) are split between the 7th grade which practices from 3-4:30 pm and 8th grade which practices from 4:30-6 pm
  • Please coordinate rides so athletes are not waiting around for long periods of time after practice.
  • All students are required to purchase a South Athletics t-shirt.  This shirt will serve as their physical education shirt as well as their athletic uniform. 
  • The shirts will be distributed in their physical education class for $7. 
  • Athletes are encouraged to use their personal equipment if they have it including proper footwear, however, knee pads for volleyball, softball equipment, headgear for wrestling and all football gear will be supplied by the school. 
  • If an athlete needs equipment, please let the coach know and we will do what we can to find the necessary equipment to participate.
  • Busing
  • Athletes will be bused to all away games, however, for all games in Eau Claire (DeLong, Northstar, Regis) and Altoona, athletes will need a ride home.
  • For games in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie or any other away game outside of Eau Claire/Altoona, there will be a bus that returns the athletes to South and athletes will need to be picked up from South.
  • Important Dates
  • First Practice: Tuesday, August 28th from 3-4:30pm
    • Meeting Places:
      • Football – Wrestling Room
      • Diving – Pool
      • Volleyball – Gym
      • Soccer – Field outside door 8
      • Tennis – courts
      • Cross Country – Mrs. Bowe’s Room 126G (6th grade Hall)
      • Inclement Weather
  • On days when weather will be an issue, a communication will be sent through our Facebook and skyward messaging system by 2:30.
  • We use gym rotations so practice time is equitable.
  • Students who are not practicing on that day will need a ride home. 
Athletic Director Contact Information
  • Reed Pecha
    • Dean of Students and Athletic Director
  • (715) 852-5211 or e-mail rpecha@ecasd.us
Eau Claire Middle Schools Code
Athletic Physical Card
Athletic Permission Slip & Waiver and Release
Concussion Program and ImPACT Consent Form
Concussion Program Letter
Middle School Fee Collection Form
Event Alternate Transportation Form

All Middle School athletic and fee forms can be found in the Guidance office at South or at the above links.
For information regarding any athletic forms please contact:
Ann Meyer
Athletics Administrative Assistant

School Year Practice Schedule:
Practices during the school year run from 3:00- 4:30 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) 

Some sports (volleyball/basketball) require early/late practices due to numbers of athletes and our facilities.  These practices will run from: 3:00-4:30 pm (early 7th Grade) 4:30-6:00 pm (late 8th Grade)

Event Directions
Quarter 1 Sports
Quarter 2 Sports
Quarter 3 Sports
Quarter 4 Sports