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    Athletics at Sutton

     

    The following sports will be offered this year at SMS (Schedules are linked where available)

    Fall Sports (Seasons are already in progress for 21-22. Teams are not adding players at this time.)

    • Boys Football (APS)
      • Click here for the 2021 Schedule and Results. 
    • Girls Softball (APS/PTA)
      • Click here for the 2021 Schedule and Results. 
    • Boys Soccer (PTA)
    • Cheerleading (APS)
      • Click here to pay 21-22 Cheer Fees
    • Girls and Boys Cross Country (PTA)
    • Girls Volleyball (PTA)
    • Ultimate Frisbee (PTA)

    Winter Sports

    All basketball and cheer teams have been selected for the 21-22 season. Teams are not adding new players at this time. 

     

    • Girls and Boys Basketball (APS). Click here for the 21-22 Schedule.
    • 6th Grade & 7th Grade Basketball (PTA). Click here for the 21-22 Schedule.
    • Wrestling (all grades) began in November, 2021. Contact Ms. Jones, tomeka.jones@apsk12.org with questions. 

     

    Spring Sports  2022

    • Boys AND Girls Soccer – January 11th-14th, 2022 4:30-6:00pm
      Boys’ and girls’ soccer tryouts will be held jointly led by Coach Kra (bkra@apsk12.org) and Coach Sedita (alexander.Sedita@apsk12.org). Students should bring appropriate shoes, shin guards, clothing and a water bottle. Two teams (one APS-sponsored and one PTA-sponsored) will be selected for both boys and girls. Teams are open to 7th and 8th grade students only.
       
    • Boys Baseball - – January 24th and 25th, 4:30-7:00pm
      There will be two teams and tryouts are open to 7th and 8th grade students only. Tryouts will be after school on the Sutton baseball field. Players MUST participate in tryouts to make one of the teams. Contact Eric Overby at emoverby@yahoo.com questions. If the weather is bad, tryouts may shift to later in the week. If any boys are also interested in lacrosse, they may head over to lacrosse tryouts for the last hour on the 24th. 
       
    • Boys and Girls Track (APS)
    • Boys and Girls Tennis (PTA): Sutton will continue to host tennis drills in the spring and also have competitive teams. Drills are open to all; teams are open to 7th and 8th grade students, however, there may be room for 6th graders if space allows. If you have not filled out the interest form or are not on the tennis email list from the fall, please email suttoncougartennis@gmail.com to be added to the list.  More information will be coming out in the next week.
    • Boys and Girls Golf: The boys and girls golf teams practice and play at the Chastain Park Golf Course. Teams may be open to 6th graders depending upon level of interest. Contact Coach Matt Adams at (678) 362-9646 or by email at atparinv@bellsouth.net
       
    • Boys Lacrosse - January 24th and 26th, 2022, 6:30-8:00pm
      Please arrive at 6:00pm to check-in in the gym. Tryouts are open to 6th, 7th and 8th-grade boys. The team will be comprised of 7th and 8th graders. 6th graders will be asked to play if we don’t have the numbers to form a team with 7th and 8th graders. We strongly encourage 6th graders to attend tryouts. 

      Players need to have all equipment for tryouts including water bottle, helmet, mouth guard, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, a cup and cleats. If you don’t have this equipment please contact Alex Haskins at Alex@thunderlb3lacrosse.com for assistance. 
    • Girls Lacrosse - TBD: We are still looking for a coach! Did you know our new Ultimate Frisbee team was coached by a recent college graduate? Maybe you know someone who is interested? If so, please contact our Athletic Director Tomeka Jones at suttonptasports@gmail.com. The team will be comprised of 7th and 8th graders. 6th graders will be asked to play if we don’t have the numbers to form a team with 7th and 8th graders. We strongly encourage 6th graders to attend tryouts. 

       

    For sports inquiries, please contact:

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    For the goals, roles, and responsibilities of the Sutton Athletics Program, please click here.

    For the Sutton Athletics Handbook, click here.

    Follow SMS Athletic action on Twitter: @SuttonCougars

    The Sutton PTA financially supplements Sutton Athletics in order to offer students the opportunity to compete and participate in sports not typically offered by APS.

    Rules Regarding 6th Grade Participation in Athletics:

    1. 6th graders are eligible for all intramurals.
    2. 6th graders are not eligible to play on 7th and 8th grade teams.