Athletics

Athletics

GMS Athletics 2013-2014           

 

Fall Season              Late Aug  - Mid Oct

 Softball  

VA: Tue – Fri till 5

VB: Tue- Thu till 5

JVA: Mon – Thur till 5                       

GMS Home Softball field is at 1900 Geng Road, Palo Alto

Swimming  Thur from 5:30 to 6:30 at Greenmeadow

                                             

Cross Country: Mon & Thur till 4:30

  

Soccer Season        Mid Oct  – Mid Dec

 Soccer  

VA: Mon, Tue, Fri till 5

VB: Mon, Wed, Fri till 5

JVA: Mon – Thur till 5  

JVB: Tue- Thur till 5 

 

Basketball Season   Early Jan – Mid March

Basketball  

VA: Mon- Wed @ Cubberley till 5

VB8 (aka VBN): Mon, Wed, Thu 4:30 to 6 @ GMS

VB7 (aka VBS): Mon, Tue, Thu 4:30 to 6 @ GMS

JVA: Mon, Wed, Thu till 4:30 @ GMS

JV6: Tue Thur, Fri till 5 @ GMS

 

Spring Season        Early March  - Mid May

Volleyball

VA: Mon- Wed @ Cubberley till 5

VB8 (aka VBN): Mon, Wed, Thu 4:30 to 6 @ GMS

VB7 1 & 2 (aka VBS): Mon, Tue, Thu 4:30 to 6 @ GMS

JVA: Mon, Wed, Thu till 4:30 @ GMS

JV6: Tue Thur, Fri till 5 @ GMS

 

 Tennis                          Mondays & Wednesdays till 5:30 at Rinconada

 

 Golf                              Spring and Fall Tournaments, Practice dates TBD

 

League Track Meet May 2nd and 3rd at Sacred Heart

Skateboard Contest on May 30th

 

W.B.A.L. West Bay Athletic League      http://ms.wbalsports.org/

We are in the WBAL, with Menlo, Casti, Harker, Priory and more. This league is outstanding and it gives us many opportunities for numerous sports and levels.

 

VA: 7th & 8th graders that have had a year or more experience in the sport--the most competitive team.

VB: 7th & 8th graders that are new to the sport or have had minimal experience playing.

JVA: 6th graders that are familiar with the sport, or have had previous experience playing.

 

JV6: Basketball only, 6th graders who have had minimal experience playing.

JVB: 6th graders that are brand new to the sport.

 

Most teams will practice and or play games 3 or 4 days per week

Most Softball and Soccer games start at 4PM.

GMS home games will take place at Baylands Sports Complex on Wednedays from 3 to 4:30.

Softball games are 1 1/2 hours.

Soccer, Basketkall and Volleyball games last one hour.

Games usually start at 4 but may go as late as 7

There are 4 sports seasons each year, 3 of the 4 is considered full time

 

Because The Girls' Middle School is committed to inclusion and participation, all competitive sports are open to any girl who commits to playing. We have no tryouts or cuts for JVB and the VB teams. Girls must try out to play on either the JVA or VA teams. To accommodate the range of skill levels and abilities, we field multiple teams for all sports, including Varsity and Junior Varsity levels. GMS is a member of the West Bay Athletic League, which also includes Castilleja, Crystal Springs Uplands, Eastside College Prep, Harker, Keys, King’s Academy, Menlo, Pinewood, Priory, Sacred Heart, St. Matthews, Nueva, and Woodland. Each season includes several sports opportunities:

GMS Athletics and Physical Education

 

Matt Cole                    Athletic Director                    mcole@girlsms.org x124

Kady Taylor                

  Ast. Athletic Director, Varsity Coach and 6th PE     ktaylor@girlsms.org