Month: October 2016

Basketball Tryouts

Boys and Girls Basketball Tryouts will be held on Wed. Nov. 9 through Fri. Nov 11.

  1. Tryouts will be held after school
  2. Girls Tryouts will be 3:30 to 5:30
  3. Boys Tryouts will be 5:30 to 7:30
  4. A Study Hall will be provided (cafeteria) after school for the boys until tryouts begin
  5. Boys may go home and return at 5:15 to prepare for a 5:30 start time.  Do not be late
  6. Girls may be picked up at 5:30
  7. Boys may be picked up at 7:30
  8. NO ONE will be allowed to tryout without a valid Physical on file



Swim Team Tryouts

Swim Team Tryouts will be held on Monday Nov. 7 and Wednesday Nov. 9 from 3:30 to 5:30.

  1. Tryouts will be held at the Goochland YMCA
  2. We will bus the students over to the YMCA
  3. Parents must pick their child(ren) up at 5:30 from the YMCA
  4. Swim Team is a Competitive Sport, this is NOT swim lessons
  5. Students MUST go by the office to pick up a Swim Tryout Flyer and sign up
  6. Students cannot tryout without a physical on file



Cheerleading tryouts

Sideline Cheer for Basketball season will hold tryouts during the week of Oct. 31-Nov 3 from 3:30 to 5:00.  Those wishing to try out must pick up a tryout packet from Mr. Summitt’s Classroom.

Goochland Middle School

For 6th, 7th, & 8th Graders

 Tryout Practices will be held in the GMS Gym, 3:30–5:00pm:

Monday, October 31st

Tuesday, November 1st

Wednesday, November 2nd

Official Tryout: Thursday, November 3rd starting at 3:30

Please be sure all forms within the Tryout Packet are completed and submitted on the first day of tryouts.


A current VHSL Sports Physical form must be submitted to the Goochland Middle Main Office in order to participate in any part of the tryout process. Your child’s pediatrician can help you with this; as well as any Patient First, Family Physician, etc. A copy of the VHSL Sports Physical form can be downloaded from the GMS Athletics page.

Athletic Events for Oct. 10 -Oct. 14

Tuesday Oct. 11

Volleyball AWAY at Buckingham 5:00

Boys Soccer AWAY at Caroline 5:00


Thursday Oct. 13

Volleyball AWAY at Collegiate 5:00

Boys Soccer HOME vs St. Bridget’s 5:00


Athletic Events for Oct. 3 – Oct. 8

Tuesday October 4

Cross Country AWAY at Fluvanna 4:30

Volleyball AWAY at William Monroe 5:00

Boys Soccer HOME vs Fork Union 5:00


Thursday October 6

Boys Soccer AWAY at Steward 4:30


Saturday October 8

Volleyball Tournament HOME 9am (HS Gym)