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Football - 6th-8th grade
All boys may participate in football as no cuts are made. Middle School football camp is generally held the first week in August with Summer workouts beginning in June. All Middle School football games are on Tuesday nights. Home field is located at the BCHS Sportsplex. The Briarcrest Middle School has its own practice field at the Middle School campus.
Girls Volleyball - 6th-8th grade
Tryouts for our girls volleyball teams are held each August. Our 6th grade team is truly a developmental squad; no experience is required. Sixth grade matches are held on Saturdays in the BCMS gym. Our 7th and 8th grade squads require progressive experience with seasons extending from August through mid-October.
Tryouts for one combined Middle School team made up of approximately 15 players from all three Middle School grades occur during the first week of the school year. The season concludes in mid-October.
Golf - 6th-8th grade Boys and Girls Teams
Tryouts for golf occur during the first week of school. Little experience is required for our girls team, but, our boys team typically must be able to shoot competitive scores.
Cross Country - 6th-8th grade Boys and Girls Teams
No cuts are made for these two teams. Cross Country meets are held on Wednesday afternoons at Shelby Farms. The season concludes in mid-October.
Basketball 6th-8th grade Boys and Girls Teams
Tryouts are held in late October for each of our six basketball teams. Each grade will have a boys team and a girls team. All basketball teams consist of 10-12 members. Progressive experience is required. Seasons extend from November through mid-February.
No cuts are made for our boys and girls combined swim team. The season extends from early November through early February.
Wrestling has become a very popular sport at Briarcrest. No cuts are made for this squad. The season extends from early November through mid-January.
Cheerleading - Fall and Winter
6th-8th grade Sideline Squad
BCMS hosts two cheerleading squads. The first is our 6th, 7th and 8th grade combined sideline squad. This squad has the responsibility of cheering for their grade level football and basketball teams.
Having made the sideline squad, girls may also choose to try out for our Middle School Competitive squad. This competitive squad enters local and regional cheer competitions. The competitive season generally concludes at the end of the first semester.
Although lacrosse is a club sport, BCMS helps organize this endeavor for boys and girls each Spring.
Track and Field
No cuts are made on this combined squad for boys and girls. All athletes are encouraged to run, jump and throw for the Saints. Pre-season training begins in February. The season extends from April through early May.
Tryouts are held in March for one combined Middle School soccer team. The team is made up of approximately 15 players from all three grades. Club experience is not required, but encouraged.
Girls Softball-6th-8th grade
Tryouts for the Middle School softball team is held in February. This team is comprised of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls and competes against other middle school teams in the Shelby County area.
Boys Baseball- 6th-8th grade
Teams for boys consist of approximately 12-14 players each. Tryouts for these teams are in February.
Tennis Boys and Girls Teams
Experience is not required for the tennis team, but it is strongly encouraged. The tennis season extends from late March through early May with tryouts held in mid-March.
For more information regarding Middle School athletics, call Coach Jim Heinz at (901) 765-4612.