Contacts

Head Coach
Twon Austin
Cell # 360-3951
Email 
twonaustin@pickens.k12.sc.us

Athletic Director
Gill Payne
School #:
Email 
gillpayne@pickens.12.sc.us

Forms

Get Connected to Information

Sources of information will be two important methods: Schoology Group and Remind. Join both for all football information and access to forms, schedules and announcements.

Schoology:

Steps to joining the 2021 GMS Football Schoology Group:

  1. Have players sign into Schoology

  2. Click Groups

  3. Click Join Group or the + icon

  4. Type in the access code JT4Z-C28B-4Z36P

  5. You are now part of the 2022 GMS Football Schoology Group

Remind:

Steps to joining the 2022 GMS Football Remind Group:

On smartphone go to web browser and enter: https://www.remind.com/join/gettysf

Football

GMS Football 2022:

Workouts dates: June 7, 9, 14, 1, 21, 23, 28, 30. July 12, 14, 19, 21.

Workouts will be 5:30-7:30 at Gettys Middle School.

Must wear tee-shirt, shorts, and bring both tennis shoes and cleats. 

Summer conditioning: light lifting, body resistance exercises, and cardiovascular conditioning.

FALL PRACTICE:

Begin on August 2nd from 3:15 pm to 6 pm on Brice Field at GMS.

Aug 2 - 12: T-shirts/Shorts/Cleats/Tennis Shoes (no contact)

Aug 15- 17: Helmet & Shoulder Pads (no contact).

Aug 18: Full Pads (full contact).

Practice every day after school: stretching will begin at 3:45, practice from 4-6pm.

Players are required to follow the school and team discipline policies at all times.

Head Coach: Twon Austin, Cell # 360-3951 or email leeaustin@pickens.k12.sc.us

Please click HERE to visit Hometown Ticketing to purchase tickets for Gettys Middle School sporting events.

We use Hometown Ticketing for our ticket sales. No tickets will be sold at the gate. Families can use the link for ticket sales to purchase tickets for each game. The window for ticket sales will remain open through each game to allow families to make purchases when they are ready. The link to purchase tickets is on the main page for the GMS website that can be selected by choosing the Buy Tickets Online link.

GMS 2022 Football Schedule

DATE

TIME

HOME

AWAY

LOCATION

8/31/22

6:00 pm

AOP Jamboree

Gettys

Pickens High

9/8/22

5:30 pm

Powdersville

Gettys

Powdersville High

9/15/22

5:30pm

Liberty Middle

Gettys

Liberty High

9/22/22

6:00 pm

Gettys

McCants. Tickets can be purchased here:

Gettys Middle

9/28/22*

6:00 pm

Robert Anderson

Gettys

Westside High

10/6/22

6:00 pm

Wren

Gettys

Wren High

10/12/22*

6:00 pm

Seneca

Gettys

Seneca High

10/20/22

6:00pm

Gettys

RC Edwards. Tickets can be purchased at:

Gettys Middle

10/27/22

6:00 pm

Gettys

Pickens Middle. Tickets can be purchased at:

Gettys Middle

11/3/22

BYE or Weather Make-up Game Potential

*Denotes Wednesday Night Games

Eligibility Requirements

Students must be promoted academically to the next grade not placed in the next grade in order to participate.

Students must have a current physical dated after April 1st on file at the school.

Students must have a signed COVID 19 signed consent form on file at the school.

Player Requirement

  • 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.

  • Practice every day after school: stretching will begin at 3:45, 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 will be required to wear khakis to school with jersey on game day.

  • Players are required to stay after school on game days (pre-game meals).

  • Players will not wear flashy sleeves or tights.

Team Goals

  1. Academic success: Excellent students who realizes there are no shortcuts to success.

  2. Life success: Character development in order to be productive young men outside of the classroom (B.R.E.A.K.E.R.S. philosophy).

  3. Football success: Practices with the purpose to improve each day.

  4. Learn to Have Fun.

  5. Win each game.

  6. Win CHAMPIONSHIP

Make it count Monday, Turn up Tuesday, Walk Through Wednesday, Touchdown Thursday

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.

Welcome back to another year of Gettys football as we are preparing for the 2022 season. Thank you to all families that were able to attend the parent-student meeting for football. For those that could not, you will find the meeting handout under the forms section.