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Roanoke City Public School Student-Athletes

July 22, 2021 Announcement for Middle School Sports:

Middle school football begins on Thursday, July 29. Football players will practice at the high school they are zoned to attend based on their home address. Click here to look up your high school.

Players zoned to Patrick Henry High School need to report to the field at 8:30 a.m. and will practice from 9 a.m. to noon. The Patrick Henry Football parent meeting will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27.

Players zoned to William Fleming High School need to report to the field at 3:45 p.m. and will practice from 4:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The William Fleming Football parent meeting will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28.

All other middle school fall sports begin after August 2. Please contact your middle school for more details on specific start dates.

All athletes must have an updated VHSL physical on file dated after May 1, 2021, on the revised January 2021 form. You can access the physical form by clicking here.

The 2021-2022 school year is fast approaching and that means the fall sports season is near. To participate in a middle or high school sport your must have completed a physical by a doctor after May 1, 2021. This copy needs to be on file at your school before any in-season or out of season workouts. We suggest you make a copy to keep for future reference.

Please make sure you have a copy of the revised January 2021 VHSL Physical Form filled out and all signatures for parent and student. NO physical will be done without completed pages 1, 2 & 4!!!! The doctor will complete page 3 physical information and sign and date.

You may pick up a VHSL Physical form at any of the offices at the high schools and middle schools.

Athletic Start Dates for 2021-2022:

Fall Sports begin
July 29th for Football, Golf & Cheer
August 2nd for all other fall sports.

Winter Sports begin November 8th
- Basketball, Indoor Track, Swim/Dive, Wrestling

Spring Sports begin February 21st
-Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field

Updated athletic schedules can be found at:
Patrick Henry 
William Fleming
Middle Schools 

Any questions call the RCPS Athletic Office 853-6075.

40 Douglass Avenue NW, Roanoke, VA24012 Phone 540-853-2502