Football

 

Football Announcements: Have you heard the good news? Gettys Middle School will be adding 7th grade sport teams to football, basketball and volleyball next year. We will have separate 7th grade teams with their own schedules and games in addition to having 8th grade teams. Get registered for these new sports by attending their parent informational meeting: Football is Tuesday, April 24 at 6 pm in the GMS auditorium.

By SC High School League Rules: Spring Practice May 7-10 is for rising 8th graders only. Summer conditioning will be for rising 7th and 8th graders with tryouts in August. 

Physicals: We highly recommend students to get their physical on May 5 at EHS cafe from 7:45 am to 10:00 am. These physicals are for all sports and are good for the entire 2018-2019 school year. You must have a physical prior to any participation.



GMS 2018 Football Schedule-8th Grade


DATE TIME HOME AWAY LOCATION
9/6/2018 6:00 pm Wren Gettys Wren
9/13/2018 5:30pm Gettys Liberty Easley High
9/20/2018 5:30pm Gettys Pickens Easley High
9/27/2018 5:30pm Gettys McCants Easley High
10/4/2018 6:00pm Robert Anderson Gettys Westside High
10/11/2018 6:00pm Gettys Glenview Easley High
10/18/2018 6:00pm Seneca Gettys Seneca High
10/25/2018 6:00pm RC Edwards Gettys Daniel High
11/1/2018   BYE    

 

GMS 2018 Football Schedule-7th Grade

DATE TIME HOME AWAY LOCATION
9/5/2018 6:00 pm RC Edwards Gettys Daniel High
9/12/2018 6:00pm Seneca Gettys Seneca High
9/19/2018 6:00pm Glenview Gettys TL Hanna
9/26/2018 5:30pm Gettys Robert Anderson Easley High
10/3/2018 6:00pm Gettys McCants Easley High


Other games TBA  

 

 

Gettys Football Information

COACH CONTACTS:

  • Head Coach: Twon Austin at 397-3983 and leeaustin@pickens.k12.sc.us
  • Assistant Coach: Mike Adams at 397-4013
  • Assistant Coach: Ron Cadorette at 397-3976

PLAYER REQUIREMENT: If you make the team . . .

  • Gettys provides this football equipment: helmet, shoulder pads, practice pants, pads to go in pants, a mouthpiece, and game uniform.
  • Players will be required to purchase designated game cleats, socks, 5-pad integrated girdle, and belt.
  • Practice every day after school: stretching will begin at 3:30, practice from 4-6pm.
  • Players are required to follow the school and team discipline policies at all times.
  • Players are subject to practice on Fridays after school.
  • Players are required to stay after school on game days (pre-game meals).
  • All games are scheduled for Thursdays and some Wednesdays.

TEAM GOALS:

  • Academic success: Excellent students who realize there are no shortcuts to success.
  • Life success: Character development in order to be productive young men outside of the classroom (B.R.E.A.K.E.R.S. philosophy).
  • Football success: Practices with the purpose to improve each day.
  • Learn to have fun.
  • Win each game.
  • Win CHAMPIONSHIP!

PLAYER PARENT ASSISTANCE:

  • We provide pre-game meals for all 8 games (If parents know of any local restaurants, who can donate meals, please let us know).
  • Parents will be asked to coordinate and serve pre-game meals.
  • Player parents/guardians/adults will be asked to work the chains at home games only. We will have a sign-up sheet for each home game.
  • Parents will be asked to assist with fundraising activities or submit ideas for fundraising opportunities.