Philosophy

Balance between continued development of the fundamentals and increased emphasis on competition.

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Team Descriptions

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  • Fall Sports

    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 on July 16. Most Middle School football games are on Thursday nights. The Home field is located at the BCHS Sportsplex. The Middle School has its own practice field at the Middle School campus.

    Girls Volleyball - 6th-8th grade

    Tryouts for our girls' volleyball teams will be held July 29 and 30.  Times will be announced as soon as possible. Our 6th grade team is truly a developmental squad; no experience is required. Sixth grade matches are held on Saturdays. Our 7th and 8th grade squads require progressive experience with seasons extending from August through mid-October.

    Girls Soccer

    Conditioning will begin August 4th. Conditioning will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays until August 27. Times of conditioning will be sent thru email. Tryouts will be determined based on the number of girls attending conditioning. The season will begin after Labor Day.

    Golf - 6th-8th grade Boys and Girls Teams

    MS Boys Golf Tryouts will be held Tuesday, August 11 at 4:00 pm at Windyke Country Club.
    Please contact Stephanie Russell, sbrussell21@gmail.com, for placement in tryouts BEFORE August 3rd. 

    MS Girls Golf will begin meeting after school begins. Please contact Steve Pickens, spickens4662@gmail.com, for more information.

    Cross Country - 6th-8th grade Boys and Girls Teams
    Pre-season runs at BCS begin Thursday, July 23rd. Runs will be Tuesday’s and Thursday’s each week leading up to the first day of school.

    These runs will be on the West fields and that gate will be open for parking during practice times. Runs will be 6:30pm-7:30pm. This will allow us to run in more shaded areas in lower heat. The dates are 7-23, 7-28, 7-30, 8-4, 8-6.
     
    Official practices begin the first day of classes, August 12 at 3:15-4:30. We will meet each day for practice at the entrance to the track and use our campus for various workouts. We will finish each practice at the same place and pick up is at 4:30 at the entrance (breezeway) to Clayton Field.

    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.
  • Winter Sports

    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.

    Swimming

    No cuts are made for our boys and girls combined swim team. The season extends from early November through early February.

    Wrestling

    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


    5th-8th grade Sideline Squad

    BCMS hosts two cheerleading squads. The first is our 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade combined sideline squad. This squad has the responsibility of cheering for their grade level football teams.

    Competitive Squad

    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.
  • Spring Sports

    Lacrosse
    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.

    Boys Soccer

    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.

Contact

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  • Photo of Robert Donaldson

    Robby Donaldson 

    Elementary and Middle School Athletic Director
    901-765-4625
  • Photo of Teri Ford

    Teri Ford 

    Administrative Asst. - MS Office & MS Athletics
    901-765-4628

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