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posted Jul 17, 2017, 10:11 AM by Theresa Bell
Benjamin Franklin Middle School will offer the following sports in the fall
​ of 2017​
. The start dates are listed below. Anyone who would like to participate must have a VHSL physical on file that is dated after May 1, 2017. Both the parent and athlete must attend a mandatory fall sports meeting BEFORE the sport begins. Those meetings will be held at the high school auditorium on July 18 at 6:00 PM or July 20 at 3:30 PM. If you have any questions please contact the coach listed below or call Jessica Slough at 540-493-6542 or

FOOTBALL - Practice begins Thursday, July 27 from 12:30-5:30. Please be at the middle school by 11:30. Activity buses will be available. Equipment handout nights will be Monday, July 24 and Wednesday, July 26 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM next to the east hall locker rooms. Please enter the back door next to the cafeteria. There will be a $30.00 practice pack fee due at that time. Cut off date for football is Friday, August 11. Contact person: Coach Renick at or 540-798-9221.

VOLLEYBALL - Tryouts will begin Friday, August 11 from 3:30-6:00 PM in the west hall gym. They will continue Saturday, August 12 from 9:00-11:30 AM and then again from 1:00-3:30 PM. Players will need to leave the gym area in between sessions. Contact person: Coach Flora at

CROSS COUNTRY - Practice will begin Monday, August 14 from 3:30-5:45 PM. Contact person: Coach Anderson at

GOLF - Practice will begin Wednesday, August 16 at Willow Creek Golf Club from 3:30-5:45 PM. Contact person: Coach Forbes at

TENNIS - First practice date will be determined after school begins. Contact person: Coach Lovelace at

CHEERLEADING - The cheer team has already been selected. Tryouts for next year will be sometime in May of 2018.