GOWER

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Spring Sports

Soccer – Boys and Girls

Soccer teaches basic skills such as dribbling, passing, trapping, and heading.

  • Coaches – Mr. Hey (Boys), TBD (Girls)
  • One girls’ team (6th-8th grade); One boys’ team (6th-8th Grade)
  • Tryouts: Late March for both teams
  • Season:  Late March – mid May
  • Practices: 2 hrs. daily from 3:15 – 5:00 pm
  • Games begin at 4:15 pm

Softball – Girls

The softball program is fast pitch softball.

  • Coach – Mrs. Bailey
  • One team (6th grade through 8th grade)
  • Tryouts: Late March
  • Season:  Late March – mid May
  • Practices: 2 hrs. daily from 3:15 – 5:00 pm
  • Games begin at 4:15 pm
  • Other:  A Saturday conference tournament is held at the end of the regular season.

Swim Team

Swim Team is for students that have had previous experience swimming.

  • Coach – Mrs. Holland
  • One team (5th grade through 8th grade). This is a “no –cut” sport
  • Season:  Mid March – late April
  • Practices:  2 to 4 practices before the 1 day meet
  • Meet:  4:15 p.m. at Downers Grove South High School

Volleyball – Boys

The volleyball team will work continually on the basic skills of the game and concentrate on drills utilizing the skills of passing, setting, serving as well as team strategies.

  • Miss Spidale
  • One team (7th and 8th grade)
  • Tryouts: Late March
  • Season Start:  Late March – mid May
  • Practices: 2 hrs. daily from 3:15 – 5:00 pm
  • Matches begin at 4:15 pm
  • Other:  A Saturday conference tournament is held at the end of the regular season.