Athletics

FALL SPORTS at EAGLE RIDGE

Football:  Football is for 8th grade ONLY!!!  There are no tryouts.  The football team will travel out of district to play teams like Belen, Valencia, and Santa Fe Capshaw.  We will also play Lincoln, Mountain View and Rio Rancho Middle School within the RRPS district. All participants MUST be cleared by a physicanand have proof of insurance.  The season will culminate with the first ever city championship scheduled for Saturday, October 21st at the Rio Rancho High School football stadium.  Details forthcoming.
There is a parent meeting scheduled on Wednesday, Augsut 23rd at 5:45 in the school cafeteria

6th Grade Metro Volleyball:  The 6th grade Metro Volleyball League will have their first parent meeting on August 28th at 6 pm at Rio Rancho High School or Cleveland High School depending on your attendance zone.  Girls interested in playing in this developmental program must have their physical examination (including proof of medical insurance) by the 28th.  The forms can be turned in at the meeting to Coach Angelique Shires.  Angelique teaches Social Studies in roon 408 at ERMS.
This is a "no-cut" program and all girls who are interested in playing volleyball will be allowed to compete.  There is a fee of $55.  All girls will receive a tee-shirt.  The high school coaches will conduct practices every Monday from 7-8:15 pm and the girls will also practice on Wednesday at ERMS.  Registration will continue thru Monday, August 28th at rioranchometroleague.com by clicking onto ERMS
7th & 8th Grade Volleyball:  Tryouts were conducted on Friday, August 18, Monday and Tuesday, August 21 and 22.  First match for the girls is scheduled at home on Tuesday, September 5th agaisnt the Mountain View Lions.  There is a parent meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 29th in the school cafeteria at 5:30 pm.
Starting in 2017, all 7th and 8th grade volleyball matches will be played on the same night, with the 7th graders playing first, followed by the 8th graders.  All scheduled events between the four (4) district schools will commence at 5:00 (7th) and 6:15 (8th) playing 2 out of three sets. 
MIDDLE SCHOOLTICKET PRICES:
Adults $3
Students $1
Pre-school  No charge





   

THE ATHLETIC PROGRAM

Eagle Ridge Middle School offers the following sports:
6th Grade--Volleyball, softball and baseball
8th Grade only--Football
7th & 8th Grade--Volleyball, Basketball, Wrestling, Baseball, Softball and Track & Field

2017 FALL SPORTS

Football practice will begin on Thursday, August 17th -on the football field.
Volleyball tryouts will commence on Friday, August 18th Monday, August 21st t and Tuesday August 22nd in the gym.  

ALL athletes MUST have a physical examination.  Physical exams for the 2017-18 school year valid are only if dated after April 1, 2017.

ALL athletes MUST have a minimum GPA of 2.0 with no more than 1 failing grade from the previous grading period.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 18-23
Tuesday, September 19:  7th Grade volleyball at 5:15 versus the RRMS Phoenix
Tuesday, September 12:  8th grade volleyball at 6:30 versus the RRMS Phoenix
Friday, September 22:  8th grade volleyball tourney at Moriarty.  Pool play starts at 9:30 am
Saturday, Septemebr 23rd:  Volleyball tournament continues at Moriarty
Saturday, September 23rd:  Football at Lincloln Leopards at 10:00 am
Bus will depart for Moriarty on Friday, September 22nd at 7:00 am


NOTE:  Fall sports team pictures will be taken on Thursday, September 21st right after school.  This date is a change from September 20th when the pictures were originally scheduled.

GO EAGLES









Phil Schroer, Director of Athletics