Athletics

Athletics

Welcome to the North Middle School Athletics, home of the Jr. Huskies! North is a member of the Kalamazoo-Portage-Mattawan-Vicksburg-Gull Lake League. This league offers competition in Cross Country, Football, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Wrestling, Girls Volleyball, and Track and Field. Through interscholastic competition, students are expected to learn and demonstrate appropriate behavior and sportsmanship while maintaining a good academic standing. 

Matt McCarthy, Athletic Director
mmccarthy@portageps.org
269-323-5746

Sport Physicals

All students must have a completed Physical Form (2016-2017) on file in the NMS office to be eligible to participate in extra-curricular sports. A new form is needed every school year and may be completed after April 15 for the following school year.

Please consider using this flyer to get your physical - Hometown Urgent Care will make a donation to NMS Athletics for every sports physical!  Please support North Middle.

Pay to Participate Information

Please click here for information regarding the Pay to Participate program.

Code of Conduct

All student athletes must have a signed Code of Conduct on file in the Athletic office prior to their first competition. 

FALL:  Volleyball (August, September, October)

Sign up here for Volleyball.

Volleyball calendar

7th grade, meet in Igloo
8th grade, meet in NMS Gym

7th Grade Coach: Katie DeNooyer 
8th Grade Coach: Jim Moiles

FALL:  Football (August, September, October)

Football Calendar
Practice begins August 24, 2015
Coach: Chris Furlong
Assistant Coach: Gary Vander Weele and Kyle Paffhausen
Click here for football camp info and registration form.

FALL:  Cross Country (August, September, October)

Cross Country Calendar
Incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th graders sign up for Cross Country here.
Coaches: Ahren KaylorBen Hutchins, and Tony Moon

WINTER:  Boys Basketball (November, December)

Boys Basketball Calendar
7th Grade Coaches: Rondal Franklin  and Ahren Kaylor
8th Grade Coaches: Kyle Paffhausen and Jamie Collier

WINTER:  Wrestling  (January, February)

Wrestling Calendar
Coaches: Romeo Riley, Jacob Taylor
PNHS Varsity Coach:  Chris Furlong

WINTER:  Girls Basketball  (January, February)

Girls Basketball Calendar
7th Grade Coaches: Ahren KaylorTony Moon
8th Grade Coaches: Rondal FranklinXavier Guyton

SPRING:  Co-ed Swimming & Diving (April, May)

Swimming and Diving Calendar
Open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders.
Swimming coaches: 
Jim Long and Megan Neterer
Diving coach: TBA

SPRING:  Co-ed Track (April, May)

Track Calendar
Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.
Coaches: James CollierStephanie WagnerRondal FranklinZac Prowse
Click here for the Track website. 

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