Hello Byron Center Bulldog Families!

I am excited to inform you of the upcoming fall practice schedule for Byron Center West Middle School.  Included below are the first practice/tryout days and times for fall sports.  Your student-athlete will be given a full schedule from their coach and games/meets are always available on schedulestar.com.  Also included is basic helpful information for families at West Middle School.  Together, we are going to make this another great school year!  Thank you always for your continued support of West Middle School and Byron Center Public Schools as a whole!

Physicals

Physical forms may be dropped off in the office any Wednesday in August between 9am and 3pm.  Physicals may also be given to your child's coach on the first day of practice.  Please remember that physicals must be dated after April 15th, 2016 to meet MHSAA guidelines.

Pay-to-participate

Pay-to-participate for the middle school is $50 per season and may be paid at the middle school office any Wednesday in August between 9am and 3pm.  Pay-to-participate may also be given to your child's coach on the first day of practice.

DURING SOME PRACTICES THERE WILL BE CONFLICTS WITH SCHOOL ORIENTATIONS.  STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO GO TO ORIENTATION AND THEN ATTEND PRACTICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  STUDENTS WILL NOT BE IMPACTED BY SHOWING UP LATE DUE TO ORIENTATION.

Practice/Tryout Schedule

Football - Practice will be held behind West Middle School

  • August 22nd - Practice from 3:30pm - 6:30pm, practices will run during this time for the entire week.

Volleyball - Tryouts/practice will be held in the West Middle School Gym

  • 7th Grade: Tryouts; August 22nd, 23rd, 24th from 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • 8th Grade: Tryouts; August 22nd 9:00am - 11:30am, August 23rd OFF, August 24th 9:00am - 11:30am
  • 7th and 8th Grade: August 25th 9:00am - 11:00am; combined practice

Soccer - Practice will be held behind West Middle School

  • August 22nd - Tryouts from 9:00am - 11:00am, practices will run during this time for the entire week.

Cross Country - Runners will meet at the front entrance of West Middle School

  • August 22nd - Practice from 3:00pm - 4:30pm, practices will run during this time for the entire week.

GO BULLDOGS!!

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 Schedules for each season can be viewed at schedulestar

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Welcome to Byron Center West Middle School Athletics ~ ~ Home of the Bulldogs!!

Our school district is proud of the achievements and sportsmanship of our athletic teams.  All middle and high school students are encouraged to participate in our sports programs, root for our teams, and show bulldog spirit!  From football and basketball to competitive cheer, pom and dance, to wrestling, volleyball and equestrian, we offer a great variety of athletics for our students to participate in and our community to attend.

On this link of our webpage we are offering you many resources from our athletic handbook to our athletic calendar.  Within our athletic calendar you are able to not only find where the contest is being played but directions to all of our away games.

Athletics offered by season:

Fall: Boys Soccer, Cross Country, Football, Girls Volleyball, Sideline Cheer

Winter I: Boys Basketball, Competitive Cheer

Winter II: Girls Basketball, Wrestling

Spring: Girls Soccer, Track and Field 

If you should have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact our office at 616-878-6500.

Go Bulldogs!

Jeff Wierzbicki

Jeff Wierzbicki
Assistant Principal/Athletic Director