Barbs News · WINTER SPORTS REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!


2020-21 WINTER SPORTS REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the following sports:

**boys bowling; girls bowling; competitive cheer; competitive dance; girls gymnastics; boys swimming**

***boys basketball/girls basketball TBA*** (you may still register for basketball at this time)

****wrestling moved to SUMMER season****

  • If you already have an 8to18 account, do NOT create a new account
  • Physicals – Current sports physicals (less than 13 months old) must be on file in the athletic office prior to tryouts and remain current throughout the season in order to participate. For incoming freshman, the freshman physical counts as a sports physical (if less than 13 months old)
  • Academic Eligibility –  To remain eligible during the season, all athletes must be passing 5 or more classes weekly.
  • Athletic fees  for the 2020-21 school year have been waived for everyone.

Please call the Athletic Office with any questions at 815-754-2148.

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**WINTER SPORTS HAVE BEEN “PAUSED” CURRENTLY – WILL UPDATE WHEN NEW INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE**

Here are the dates for the first practice/tryout per sport :

  • Competitive CheerleadingTryouts Nov. 17, Nov. 19, Nov. 20; 3:15-5:30 pm; wrestling/mat room; Head coach Olivia Scheppert; olivia.scheppert@d428.org
  • Competitive Dance –  Open Gyms: 3-5:00 pm on Mon., 11/2, Fri., 11/6, Mon., 11/9, Tues., 11/10. New member clinic (for anyone interested in trying out who was not on a team for summer/fall): Friday, 11/13 from 3-5:30. Tryouts: Monday, 11/16 3-6:00 pm (specific times will be assigned to each dancer); Head coach Allie Valkner; alexandria.valkner@d428.org
  • Boys Bowling – Mon., 11/16 @ Mardi Gras Lanes; 3:15-5:00 pm; Head coach Al Collins; al.collins@d428.org
  • Girls Gymnastics Tryouts Wed., 11/18 @ Energym; 3-5:00 pm; 1st day practice Mon., 11/23;  Head coach Andy Morreale; andy.morreale@d428.org
  • Girls Bowling – Mon., 11/16 @ Mardi Gras Lanes; 3:15-4:30 pm (open bowl 11/9, 11/10; 3:15-4:30 pm); Head coach Mike Davis; mike.davis@d428.org
  • Boys Swimming – Mon., 11/16 @ HMS pool; 4:00-5:30 pm; parent mtg 5:30 pm **only 1 parent to attend and mask required**; Head coach Melanie Chambers; melanie.chambers@d428.org
  • Boys Basketball – TBA; Head coach Mike Reynolds; michael.reynolds@d428.org
  • Girls Basketball – TBA; Head coach Mark Sykes; mark.sykes@d428.org
  • Sat., 11/28 – Winter Sports Pictures- DHS main gym (a.m.)