Athletics

Sports

Saint Mary’s is part of the Lincoln Catholic Schools Conference. Saint Mary’s sports program is maintained in order to teach students sportsmanship and skills.  The sports program is organized by the Athletic Director.

The following sports are offered:

Grade

Volleyball

Basketball

Track

Girl’s Athletics

7,8

X

X

X

Boy’s Athletics

7,8

X

X

If there are not sufficient numbers for a team, then 6th grade students may participate in basketball and volleyball.

There is a sport fee per child per sport for participation and to defray the cost of uniforms, equipment, etc.  (This is payable in advance.)

SPORTS FEES

Sport

Fee
Girls Volleyball $15.00

Girls and Boys Basketball

$15.00
Girls and Boys Track

$15.00

SPORTSMANLIKE BEHAVIOR OF ALL SAINT MARY’S PARISHIONERS (ADULTS AND YOUTH ALIKE) IS EXPECTED AT ALL SPORTS EVENTS AT ALL TIME.

  • At the start of each sport’s session, a permission slip must be completed, signed and returned prior to participation in any practice or game for that season.
  • A yearly sports physical is required.Physical Form
  • All parents or guardians and students must know and abide by the League Rules. League Rules
  • All parents or guardians and students must know and abide by the Rules of the School under whose name an athlete participates.
  • To view the Lincoln Diocese 7th & 8th Grade sports Calendar, please click here: 2016-17 Sports Calendar

THE FOLLOWING SAINT MARY’S SCHOOL PARTICIPATION POLICIES WILL BE ENFORCED THROUGHOUT THE SEASON:

  • ACADEMIC POLICY Grades will be checked every Friday. Players must maintain a 70% cumulative grade average in order to participate in sports. Any student who has more than one missing assignment or an average below 70% will be ineligible to participate in practices or games for the following week (from Friday to Friday). Parents or guardians and students will be notified (via telephone) when a player is ineligible due to academic problems.
  • DISCIPLINARY POLICY Students must be in school a minimum of 3½ hours in order to participate in practice or games that evening. Students who leave school during the day due to illness or injury may not practice or play that evening. Any student who has more that one detention during a week’s period may not practice or play for one week from the date of the second detention. In-school suspension includes suspension from participation in sports. THE PRINCIPAL AND/OR PASTOR RETAIN AUTHORITY TO TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY SUSPEND AN INDIVIDUAL OR TEAM FROM PARTICIPATION.

*If a student has a half-day excused absence for a reason other than illness (e.g. funeral, doctor or dentist appointments) he/she may play in a game the same day.