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Welcome to Albany Middle School Athletics 
 
Welcome to Albany Middle School Athletics! We are excited about the opportunity to provide your son/daughter with an opportunity to develop physically, mentally and emotionally while participating on one of our interscholastic athletic teams.  We trust it will be a positive experience that he/she will never forget.
 
If you have any questions about Athletics at Albany Middle School Athletics, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions sheet (see link below). We hope this information is helpful in getting your questions answered. 
 
Zeke Lopez- Athletic Director
 
Below is the list of sports we offer by season.
 
Fall Season: August-November
Girls Volleyball            Cross Country (Boys/Girls)              Flag Football (Boys/Girls)
8A/8B                                      Grades 6-8                                                             Grades 7/8  
7A/7B                                                                                                                            6th Grade
6A
 
Winter Season: 
Girls Basketball* (Nov.-Feb.)     Boys Basketball* (Dec.-Mar.)  Boys/Girls Soccer (Nov.- Dec.)
8A                                                                         8A                                                                        Grades 7-8 (2 Co-ed teams)
7A                                                                         7A
6A/6B                                                                 6A/6B

 
Boys/Girls Wrestling (Feb. - April)
Grades 6-8
 
Spring Season: (March-May)
Boys/Girls Track & Field 
Grades 6-8
 
Athletic Program Philosophy

Athletics play an important part in the Albany Unified School District. Young people learn a great deal from their participation in interscholastic athletics. Lessons in sportsmanship, teamwork, competition and how to win and lose gracefully are an integral part of each team in our athletic program. Athletics play an important part, too, in helping the individual student develop a healthy self-concept as well as a healthy body. Athletic competition adds to our school spirit and helps all students – spectators as well as participants – develop pride in their school. The athletic program helps also to promote the physical, social, and emotional well-being and character development of participating students.

Objectives/ Goals of the Athletic Program:

1. To develop self-motivation, to build self-esteem and confidence

2. Learn to try your best, develop skills and continually improve

3. To have fun and expand interest in lifetime and leisure activities

4. To be part of a team
 
Albany Middle School Sports Hotline 510-558-3750 x6914
 
The Sports Hotline is recorded daily by 12:00pm to inform students, parents and the entire school community of all athletic events for that day, including game locations/times and last-minute changes/cancellations. Other pertinent information related to the Athletic Department will also be included. Parents and student-athletes should get in the habit of checking the Albany Middle School Sports Hotline daily.
 
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