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  • Fall Sports

    Football  - Briarcrest elementary football teams (grades 1 - 4) play in the Crosscheck league sponsored by Grace Evangelical Church.  The 1st and 2nd grade boys play flag football, while the 3rd& 4th grade boys play tackle football. (A flag option is available for 3rd & 4th grade boys if there is enough interest.)  The 5th grade boys play on a 5th/6th combo team with the Middle School.   The 5th grade boys will also have some 5th grade only games.

    Cross Country - The Cross Country team (boys & girls -grades 3 - 5) run in the Memphis Youth Athletics league.   The team practices twice a week with meets on Monday.  Practice starts in Mid-August and the season ends in Mid-October.       

    Girls Soccer - Girls in grades 3-5 participate in soccer.  Practice starts in August and games begin in September.  Teams will practice one to two times per week.  The teams play in the PAA League.  

    Cheerleading - Sideline Cheer is available for girls in grades 1 – 5.  Sideline squads cheer at the football games for their respective teams and is a non-competitive squad.  In addition, the 5th grade girls can try out for the Middle School Competitive Squad.  The cheer program is designed to be a feeder to BCMS and BCHS cheerleading program.  For more information on the elementary cheerleading program, please contact Melissa J. Lane @ MJLane@briarcrest.com.  


  • Winter Sports

    Basketball - Boys and Girls grades 1 – 5 are invited to become a part of the Briarcrest basketball program.  Signups begin in late September to determine the number of teams in each grade. Teams participate in the Crosscheck, ESCRA, or PAA leagues.  Starting in the 3rd grade, players will be placed on a team based on his/her developmental level after evaluations from P.E. class and scheduled “Play Day.”

    Boys Wrestling - Boys in grades 2-5 participate in wrestling.  Practice starts in November and matches begin later in November and end in January.  Teams will practice twice per week.  The teams will compete in USA Wrestling sanctioned tournaments in the Memphis area.  
  • Spring Sports

    Track - Boys and Girls from Kindergarten to Grade 5 are encouraged to be a part of our track program.  The track program is sponsored through the Shelby Youth Sports (SYS).  Meets are scheduled on Saturdays.  Generally, the runners have two practices per week. 
     
    Baseball - Briarcrest offers baseball for boys in grades 1-5.  Practices start in March and games are in April and May.  1st and 2nd grades will play coach pitch, and 3rd grade and above play kid pitch with the 3rd and 4th graders playing together.  These teams participate in the PAA league.
     
    Tee Ball - JrK and SrK boys and girls can participate in our t-ball program.  Briarcrest t-ball is an in house league where we play other Briarcrest teams.  We usually have 4 or 5 teams with about 6 games each season.   Registration starts in February with games played at Briarcrest on Saturday mornings. The season runs from late March to early May. 
     
    Lacrosse - Lacrosse is offered to Briarcrest elementary students in grades 4- 5 (girls) and 1-5 (boys).  The girls play on a combined 4th/5th grade team and the boys play on a combined 3rd/4th or 5th/6th grade team.  The 1st and 2nd graders will have more of a skills and drills setup with some smaller side games one day a week.  Signups will begin in January with games beginning in March and ending in late April. 
     
    Boys SoccerBoys in grades 4-5 can participate in soccer.  Practice starts in March and the games begin in late-March through early-May.  Generally, they practice two days a week.  The teams play against other local schools.  The 3rd graders are allowed to practice with the team, and with enough players they will have some small sided scrimmage games.

    Swim - Students in grades SrK – 5 may participate on our swim team through the YMCA.  It is an 8-week session beginning in mid-February and ending in mid-April.  The team practices twice a week @ the YMCA/Schilling Farms and has two meets per season @ the YMCA/Quince. 

Required Athletic Forms

Athletic forms are required once a school year for students who plan to participate in a sport during the 2019-20 school year (including pre-season activities).   The on-line document management system is called PrivIT.  The required athletic forms are signed on-line.  In addition, we need a current sports physical dated after 4/15/19 for your student.  You can take a picture of the signed physical, with your smart phone, and upload it to your PrivIT account.  The first step in this process is to create an account. The instructions and link are listed under "Athletic Forms" to the right.  The 2019-20 athletic forms process is complete for your student after you have set up your account, signed the forms on-line, and uploaded a current sports physical.  This process must be completed before the first practice.   

Please contact Stella Barry @ 765-4601 if you have any questions about the required athletic forms/process.   

 

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    Robert Donaldson 

    Elementary and Middle School Athletic Director
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    Stella Barry 

    901-765-4601

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