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Athletics

The West Valley Athletic Conference Parent, Player, Coach and Administration Code of conduct:

Ware AIA (VAC) student-athletes, coaches, administrators and spectators involved in AIA (VAC) athletics and activities.

The AIA (VAC) "Pursuing Victory with Honor" initiative will create and environment in Arizona where the student-athlete, coach official and spectator is committed to "Pursuing Victory with Honor" and teamwork through TRUSTWORTHINESS, RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, FIARNESS, CARING AND CITIZENSHIP.

AIA (VAC)member schools, student-athletes, coaches, administrators and spectators are here to implement a program of assessment and accountability of the AIA (VAC) "Pursuing Victory With Honor."

IF at anytime you are not examples of this you will be asked to leave.

ALL Tryouts are Closed to Parents!

Permission Slip & Grade Check required for athletes to tryout.

 

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Date & Time of Tryouts:

JV Girls Basketball 6/7 Grade - Coach Reibel

Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 4:00-6:00 pm (All 6th & 7th grades)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 @ 4:00-6:00 pm (Athletes making 1st cut)

Var. Girls Basketball 8 Grade - Coach Smith
Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 4:00-6:00 pm  (All 8th graders)
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 @ 4:00-6:00 pm  (Athletes making 1st cut)
JV Boys Basketball 6/7 Grade - Coach Jones
Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 4:00-5:30 pm (All grades)
Friday, November 16, 2018 @ 4:00-5:30 pm (Athletes making 1st cut)
Var. Boys Basketball 8 Grade - Coach Lytle
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 @ 4:00-5:30 pm (All grades)
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 @ 4:00-5:30 pm (Athletes making 1st cut)
Dance Line / Cheer 6/7/8 Grade - Coach Lair
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 @ 4:00-5:30 pm  (All Grades)
Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 4:00-5:30 pm  (Athletes making 1st cut)
Cheer Tryout Requirements:
*Jumps
*Splits
*Tumbling
*Dance Improvization 
*Individual Cheer to the following words:
Thomas Heck is the BEST,
We will stand above the rest.
On the court & in the class,
We’ll be sure to surpass.
Maroon & Gold will be bold,
Everyone will be told.
T-H-M-S,
is the best!

 

Basketball & Dance Line / Cheer
JV Girls Basketball - Coach Reibel

Varsity Girls Basketball - Coach Smith

JV Boys Basketball - Coach Jones

Varsity Boys Basketball - Coach Lytle

Dance Line / Cheer - Coach Lair

Fall Sports Game Schedules & Records
**Due to later end times at schools, home games will start at approximately 4:45 except for Verrado & Verrado Herritage games will be at approximately 5:00. 
Due to the varied start and end times of each campus the following will be approximate pick-up times for athletic buses:

Wigwam Creek:  4:15-4:20pm
L Thomas Heck:  4:20-4:25pm
Western Sky:  4:20-4:25pm
Verrado:  4:25-4:30pm
Verrado Heritage: 4:25-4:30

Athletes will need to be picked up at the various schools after every away game. Please plan accordingly.

(WSMS) Western Sky Middle School 4095 N. 144th Ave. Goodyear, AZ 85338

(Wigwam) Wigwam Creek Middle School 4510 N. 127th Ave. Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

(VMS) Verrado Middle School 20880 W. Main Street Buckeye, AZ 85396

(VH) Verrado Heritage Elementary School 20895 West Hamilton StreetBuckeye, Arizona 85396 

Volunteers Needed:  We are seeking volunteers to help with operating the score clock during games and/or running a concession stand.  If you are interested, please e-mail (lairc@lesd.k12.az.us) or call 623-547-1700.

Medical Insurance:  ALL student-athletes must also have medical insurance before they will be eligible to play.  If your student-athlete does not have medical coverage, it can be obtained for a low price through United Health Care.  For more information, please refer to www.k12studentinsurance.com.  There is also a link that can be found on our district webpage (www.lesd.k12.az.us) under the "parent forms" link.  Each student-athlete must submit proof of coverage before they will be eligible to play.

**For the upcoming season, sports physicals are not required.**

Any questions, please e-mail Crista Lair at: lairc@lesd.k12.az.us
 
 
 
 
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