Tag: Athletics

For sports that do not have girls’ teams such as wrestling and football are girls allowed to join the boys’ team?

Written by on November 21, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  Yes, under New York State Education Department guidelines for mixed competition. 

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Do D3 Athletes get to have a signing day in the Spring?

Written by on November 21, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  We will be working with Stan Hudy from the Community News to do something for Division III Athletes in the spring.  The NCAA does not have Division III Athletes participate in the National Letter of Intent signing because technically at the Division III level there are no athletic scholarships offered by colleges or universities.

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could i get recruited for by a college for doing a varsity sport senior year, or is it strictly for junior year? please respond to this, i currently can’t find anyone to contact for this info, esp. my coach or athletic department.

Written by on November 21, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  Colleges recruit student athletes during their season and in the off-season.  Playing a sport does not necessarily mean you will be recruited. 

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If I have basketball practice at 5:00 every day at hs west can I play basketball on the outside courts at the middle school from 4:00 till when I have practice

Written by on November 17, 2017 in Grapevine

A. Talk to your coach.

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If I am participating in a after school sporting event what period do I need to be in school by to still be eligible to play?

Written by on November 3, 2017 in Grapevine

A. You should be in school if you plan to play or practice unless you have a legal excuse.

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Just wondering? I thought that Shen sports teams were supposed to put the best players on the field? Not the players the coaches know and treat as favorites because they coach them in another sport?

Written by on November 3, 2017 in Grapevine

A. There are many different reasons that go into who plays and who doesn’t. For example…attitude, sportsmanship, etc..

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Is colorgaurd a sport?

Written by on November 3, 2017 in Grapevine

A. No. Sports are based on NYS Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) classification – http://www.nysphsaa.org/

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Is cheer a sport

Written by on October 24, 2017 in Grapevine

A. Yes. Cheerleading is now classified as a sport by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.

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Is there a reason the below items on the football scoreboard do not work? >. down: >. yds to go: >. ball on:

Written by on October 24, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  The football officials association will run the scoreboard/ game clock but not the down, yards to go and ball on features.    

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can the athletic trainer do x rays

Written by on October 24, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  No, if there is a suspicion of a fracture he will send them to an orthopedic doctor or Urgent Care, if an emergency, for any diagnostic x-rays.

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