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. 

Football Practice Begins August 19!
7th & 8th grade teams: Practice will be Monday through Thursday each week from 4:00pm-6:00pm. Students should bring cleats and tennis shoes, shorts and a tee shirt in case of poor weather to work out in the weight room. There will be no football practice on Labor Day.

There will be no football practice on Thursday, August 29 on the early release day. Practice will resume on Tuesday, September 3. 

Come out and support your Gettys Breakers at the AOP Football Jamboree on Wednesday, September 4. Gettys 8th grade will play at 5:00 vs. West Oak and Gettys 7th grade will play at 6:00 vs. Glenview 7th grade. The Jamboree will be held at Liberty High School.




GMS 2019 Football Schedule-8th Grade


DATE TIME HOME AWAY LOCATION
9/12/2019 5:30 pm Gettys  Wren Easley High 
9/19/2019 5:30pm Liberty Gettys Liberty High
9/26/2019 5:30pm Pickens Gettys Pickens High
10/03/2019 7:00pm McCants Gettys TL Hannah High
10/10/2019 5:30pm Gettys Robert Anderson Easley High
10/16/2019 7:00pm Glenview Gettys TL Hannah High
10/24/2019 5:30pm Gettys Seneca Easley High
10/30/2019 7:00pm Gettys RC Edwards Easley High
11/07/2019   BYE    

 

GMS 2019 Football Schedule-7th Grade

DATE TIME HOME AWAY LOCATION
9/12/2019 5:30 pm Gettys Wren Easley High
9/19/2019 5:30pm Liberty Gettys Liberty High
9/26/2019 5:30pm Pickens Gettys Pickens High
10/3/2019 6:00pm McCants Gettys TL Hannah High
10/9/2019 6:00pm R. Anderson Gettys Westside High
10/16/2019 6:00pm Glenview Gettys TL Hannah High
10/23/19 6:00pm Seneca Gettys  Seneca High
10/30/2019 5:30pm  Gettys RC Edwards  Easley High
 1/9/2019    Bye Gettys  Bye

 

 

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: Dshaune Hemmingway 397-3981

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.