Multiple Teams · Intermediate School Fall Sports- Looking For Athletes


As we approach the beginning of the school year, Intermediate School Athletics is already up and rolling.  If you have not yet started working out with a team, don’t worry- there is still time to join.  Here is what you need to know to get involved in the Red Devil programs:

Cross Country 

Grade Levels- 5-8

Practice- Test Middle School and Glenn Miller Park      See transportation notes below.

Home Events- Glenn Miller Park  Note: The Richmond Invitational and the Wayne County meet are run at IU East.

Coaches-

Sarah Hornak           shornak03@gmail.com

Dylan Cope                dylan.cope40@gmail.com

Notes- The cross country team has many dedicated runners!  However, if you are interested in eventually running at the high school level, you should join the team.

Open runs are held Monday at 6:30 PM (Family Fitness Works), Wednesday at 7:00 PM (Earlham G street parking lot), and Thursday at 7:00 PM (RHS parking lot across from the football field).  August 7 will be the first official practice, and the team will meet at Test.

 

Football 

Grade Levels- 7/8

Practice- RHS 4:00-6:30 PM     See transportation notes below.

Home Events- RHS

Coaches-

7th grade- Kevin Handley  kevin.handley@icloud.com

8th grade- Chris Dykes      christopher.dykes@bhgrehomes.com

Notes- Head Varsity Coach Tony Sonsini is looking for both 7th and 8th graders to join football.  It is not too late to join.  If you are interested in playing, contact one of the coaches via email, or just show up to practice- they would love to have you join their team!

They are having summer practices every Tuesday and Thursday in July from 5:30pm – 7:00pm, and the first day of season will be August 5th 4:00pm – 6:30pm.

 

Swimming 

Grade Levels- 5-8

Practice- After school at Tiano Pool from 4:00-5:30      See transportation notes below.

Home Events- Tiano Pool (RHS)

Coach- Ashley Duncan aduncan@rcs.k12.in.us

Notes- Suit and cap are $60.  If your previous one from RIST is still in good shape, it can be reused.   All swimmers must have a physical.  Information and physical packets will be passed out at Back to School nights at the intermediate schools.

We are looking for more swimmers- if you like to swim, come join us!

 

Volleyball

Grade Levels- 7/8 Both Test and Dennis have a 7th and an 8th grade team.

Practice- Test or Dennis

Home Events- Test or Dennis unless they play each other. Test v Dennis is held at the Tiernan Center.

Coaches-

Dennis

7th grade- Maddie Farris   madisonfarris12@hotmail.com

8th grade- Ally Staton        ally.staton@yahoo.com

Test

7th grade- Darrell Morken dmorken@rcs.k12.in.us

8th grade- Darrell Morken dmorken@rcs.k12.in.us

Notes- Going on now: IS Open Gyms Monday and Wednesday, 4:30-6:00 PM, at Tiernan.  Details here:  https://richmondreddevils.com/2019/07/10/test-dennis-7th-8th-grade-volleyball-open-gyms/

Once school starts, the IS coaches will hold an open gym in their gym facilities on Aug 8th & 9th, 4:00-5:30 PM.

Tryouts will begin on Aug 12 from 4:00-5:30 PM , at both Dennis and Test.

 

Other Notes- 

Medical packets must be completed before student athletes participate in their sport.  These can be obtained from the coach.

Transportation for after school practice is provided from Dennis to Test (cross country) and from Dennis and Test to RHS (swimming and football).

Athletic Website- Follow all the Red Devil athletic programs on the web at www.richmondreddevils.com

Note:  VNN (the website host) is experiencing issues with contest Locations.  Check with your coach for contest Location information.

Keep up with all of the Richmond Athletics action on the web page, Twitter (@RHSRedDevils), and Facebook (Richmond High School Athletics).

 

Thanks, and Go Red Devils!