School athletics

Medomak Panthers, Riverhawks announce fall sports tryouts

By Staff | Aug 01, 2019

Waldoboro — As the calendar turns to August, the start of fall sports seasons for middle and high school student-athletes clearly can be seen on the horizon.

Medomak Middle School and Medomak Valley High School have announced tryouts for the fall, as high school athletes begin on Monday, Aug. 19.

Below are times and coaches contact information for each sport:

Medomak Valley High School

Cross country: George Gould — 215-9729 or gmgould7@gmail.com. Runners will meet by the track from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Monday through Friday until school begins.

Golf: Kevin Richardson — 860-803-6094 or kevin_richardson@msad40.org. Golfers should meet at Rockland Golf Course from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Appropriate attire is required on the course.

Fall cheering: Heather Simmons — 691-5151 or khisimmons@hotmail.com. Cheerleaders will meet Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 4 to 6 p.m in front of the gymnasium.

Girls soccer: Bri Morrill —  240-2164 or bshmorrill@gmail.com. Athletes interested in trying out should meet on the MMS soccer field at 5:30 p.m. Preseason practices will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Girls should bring cleats, sneakers, mouth and shin guards to each preseason practice.

Boys soccer: Brian Campbell — 215-3111 or brian_campbell@msad40.org. Athletes  interested in trying out should meet on the MVHS baseball field at 5:30 p.m. Practices will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cleats, sneakers, mouth and shin guards are required.

Football: Ryan Snell — 735-4769 or rsnell3232@hotmail.com. Athletes will meet at 4:00 on the front field at MVHS. Pre-season practices will run 4-6 until school begins.

Medomak Middle School

Girls soccer: Andrea Williamson — andrea_williamson@msad40.org or 832-5028.

Boys soccer: Jackson Fortin — jackson_fortin@msad40.org or 462-4045.

Practices for girls and boys soccer begin on Monday, Aug. 26. Athletes interested in trying out should meet on the MMS soccer field at 4 p.m. Week one practices will run Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Actual tryouts will be Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 28-29.

Cross country: Lorraine Knight — lorraine_knight@msad40.org or 236-0398. Running begins on Tuesday, Aug. 27. Athletes will meet in front of the school. Week one practices are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3 to 4:30 p.m.

MVHS and MMS student-athletes must return a completed Sports Participation Approval Form, along with proof of sports physical examination and health insurance before or on the first day. The form can be downloaded at msad40.org under “Athletics”, then “Forms." Parents can turn in paperwork at the main offices, fax to the attention of the athletic director at 832-2280, or by handing in on the first date.

Each athlete should come to practice in the appropriate clothing and footwear. Be prepared for hot conditions. Bring plenty of water or sports drinks. Soccer players are required to wear shin and mouth guards.

For more information, contact Matt Lash at 832-5389, ext. 129, cell 542-1475, or via email at matthew_lash@msad40.org.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

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