Cherryland Middle School 707 E. Third Street Elk Rapids, MI 49629 P: 231-264-8991 F: 231-264-9370

Principal: Josh Haggerty
Secretaries: Cheryll Wynkoop, Renee Bradberry

Welcome toCherryland Middle School Sports

Basketball Live Stream Due to the small capacity of our CMS gym, we cannot allow guests or home fans to view the games in person. Please use the link to view a live stream of each basketball game and halftime cheer performances. 

Football Team photo

Elk Rapids School Fight Song

New Students

During the summer there may be camps, open gyms, strength and conditioning, etc. If you are new to our district in the summer and would like to become involved in these, please contact the lead coach for the sport listed below.

Basketball Open Gym

Coach Bergquist is hosting the Strength & Conditioning and Basketball Open Gym at the CMS Gym and Cardio Room.  This is open to all students in 6th through 8th Grade. 

Schedule June 13 - August 22

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Call to Confirm

There are some days that there will NOT be S&C or Open Gym.
Please confirm ahead by calling Coach Bergquist at 517-376-0525

MS & HS Informal Conditioning Runs

Coach Ward is hosting informal middle and high school informal conditioning runs.

  • Every weekday at 8:30 AM
  • Open to any sport and also family members of Elks
  • Meet at the high school
  • Coach Ward’s number is 231-883-5106

Fall Sports

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls.  Contact Coach Wilson for more details.

Coaches

Bethany Wilson
bwilson@erschools.com

Derek Morton
depmort10@yahoo.com

Information & Schedules
Tryouts

  • 1st practice will be after school on 9/8/20. 
  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.
  • *New physicals are not required for 2020-21 if you had one last year.

Tuesday, 9/8 - Friday, 9/11, CMS Gym
8th grade: TBA
7th grade: TBA
*All players will make a team. Teams will be announced the first week of school. 

Season Practices

Tuesday & Thursdays (some Fridays are scheduled per coaches discretion)

  • 8th grade: TBA
  • 7th grade: TBA

Schedule

PDF Document2020 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball Schedule

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls and boys.  Please contact the Elk Rapids Youth Football League for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade summer football information. (231-632-0539 or completehomerepair@charter.net)

Head Coach

Mike Shocckley - mikeshckl@gmail.com

Information & Schedules

PDF Document2020 7th & 8th Grade Football Schedule

  • 1st practice is TBA. 
  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls and boys.  There are two separate seasons; see schedule information below.

Head Coach

Kristie Wolgamott 
231-944-4145   
mkwolgamott@charter.net

Information & Schedules

PDF Document7th and 8th Grade Cheer Information
PDF DocumentYouth Cheer Information
Cheer Team Schedule (no link)

  • The cheer team cheers at all football and boys’ basketball games.  See the respective schedules on this page.
  • You may cheer for only football, only boys’ basketball, or both.  There is no cheer team for girls’ basketball.

Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade girls and boys.

Lead Coach

Cameron Ward   
231-883-5106   
wardroofingllc@gmail.com

Information & Schedules

Check back in May 2020 for updated information and schedules.

PDF Document2020 Cross Country Schedule - More information to come

  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in official practice is allowed.

2019 Summer Community Informal Workouts
 

  • Optional middle school practices start on 8/24/20 from 8:00 -9:00 AM and will be Monday – Friday at Memorial Park by the basketball courts. 
  • Once school starts, practices will be 2:45 – 4:00 PM Monday - Friday at the school.

Winter Sports

Open to 7th and 8th Grade boys.  Please contact the Elk Rapids Basketball Association for 6th grade boys.

Coaches

Spencer Impellizzeri, 7th Grade Head Coach -simpellizzeri13@gmail.com

Zack Kerfoot, 8th Grade Head Coach - zjkerfoot@hotmail.com

Wyatt Crick, 7/8th Grade Head Coach - wcrick@erschools.com

Information & Schedules

Check back in May 2020 for updated information and schedules.
PDF Document2019 Summer Boys’ Basketball Camp
PDF DocumentSummer Ballin’ at the Bay
External LinkTCAPS Summer Camps
PDF Document2020 Boys’ Basketball Schedule

  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.
  • 1st game of the day starts at 4:30 pm.

Open to 7th and 8th Grade boys and girls.

Coaches

Garrett Skurnit, Head Coach
skurfitness@gmail.com

Mike Travis, Asst. Coach
mtravis@erschools.com

Information & Schedules

Check back in May 2020 for updated information and schedules.
PDF Document2019-2020 Powerlifting Information
PDF Document2020 -2021 Powerlifting Schedule - More information to come

  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls.  Please contact the Elk Rapids Basketball Association for 6th grade girls.

Head Coaches

Jana Morton - 8th Grade Head Coach - depmort2@yahoo.com
Brad Boilore - 7th Grade Head Coach - bboilore@gmail.com

 

Information & Schedules

Check back in May 2020 for updated information and schedules.
PDF DocumentSummer Ballin’ at the Bay
External LinkTCAPS Summer Camps
External LinkUofM Girls’ Basketball Camp
External LinkMacker Tournaments
PDF Document2021 Girls’ Basketball Schedule

  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.
  • 1st game of the day starts at 4:30 pm.

Open to all 6th through 8th Grade boys and girls.

Coach

Brian Lark, Head Coach
910-489-3432
ssglark@yahoo.com

Information & Schedules

PDF Document2020 Wrestling Flyer
PDF Document2020 Information from Coach
PDF Document2020 Wrestling Schedule
PDF DocumentWrestling Alternate Transportation Agreement
Team and Individual pictures will be on Tuesday, March 3rd.

  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in practice is allowed.

Practice is Monday through Thursday from 3:00-4:30 PM in the high school wrestling room.
Tournaments are on Saturdays.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​External LinkBoudro Summer Camps
External LinkUofM Wrestling Camps
External LinkCMU Wrestling Camps

Spring Sports

Spring volleyball is open to 5th and 6th grade girls and takes place immediately following the 7/8 girls basketball season and runs for 3 weeks in March.  Contact Coach Joe Macaluso for details. 

PDF DocumentFeb 2020 5th & 6th Grade VB

Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade girls and boys.

Coach

Cameron Ward
231-883-5106
wardroofingllc@gmail.com

Information & Schedules

PDF Document2020 Track and Field Schedule

  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in official practice is allowed.

Open to all 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade boys and girls.  Rider and groom positions available; horse ownership is not required, but please contact the coach anytime before the beginning of May to learn more so you can be prepared for the season.  Please contact Coach Jansen for summer activities.

Coach

Sandy Jansen
231-384-0202
sandsjansen@gmail.com

Information & Schedules

Equestrian Schedule

  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in official practice is allowed.
  • 6/6/20 – @ Traverse City Fairgrounds at 8:00 AM

Open to 7th and 8th Grade girls.  6th grade girls and 6th-8th grade boys, see the information for Softball and Baseball below.

Coaches

Rob Bachi, Head Coach
231-944-5867
rbachi@erschools.com
***Parent and Player meeting on March 16th, 2020 at 7:00 PM in the CMS Cafeteria.***

Information & Schedules

PDF DocumentSpring/Summer Area Softball League Information
External LinkTCAPS Summer Camps
PDF Document2020 Softball Club Schedule
PDF DocumentSoftball Alternate Transportation Agreement

  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in official practice is allowed.
  • 1st game of doubleheader starts at 5:00.

Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade girls and boys.

Coach

Kelly Croftchik
231-649-9898
kjcroftchik@gmail.com

Information & Schedules:
PDF Document2020 Spring Tennis Club Information
PDF Document2020 Tennis Club Schedule - TBA

  • Sports physical MUST be on file in the CMS office BEFORE participation in official practice is allowed.
  • Please see Mrs Croftchik (kcroftchik@erschools.com) for current information on practices and meets.

Girls

6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls should contact the Elk Rapids Chain O’Lakes at 231-360-1405 or email razortec120@gmail.com.

PDF DocumentSpring/Summer Area Softball League Information

Boys

6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys should contact Elk Rapids Youth Baseball Association at 231-342-2601 or email tarynmiracle@ymail.com.

PDF DocumentSpring/Summer Area Baseball League Information

For information on the local youth soccer league, please contact Andrea Krakow at 231-392-4900 or andreagkrakow@gmail.com

PDF DocumentArea Youth Soccer Information

Notice to All MS Athletes

All Sports Physicals must be in before athlete can participate in practice for a sport.  Eligibility and Insurance Waiver forms as well as Participation Fees must be in by the end of the 3rd week of the sport.

All physicals must be dated after April 15, 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year.

*Physicals are NOT required this year as long as an athlete had one last school year. A questionnaire is required. See below.

PDF DocumentMHSAA Sports Health Questionnaire

Questions/Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact

Renee Bradberry - CMS Athletic Director Assistant
231-264-8991 ext. 2126
rbradberry@erschools.com

Josh Haggerty - CMS Athletic Director
231-264-8991 ext. 2124
jhaggerty@erschools.com