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Q:  How do I turn in my middle school athletic physical during the summer months? 

A:   You can scan it to  OR  you can drop it off to the HS athletic office during summer business hours on Mondays.  Call 786-1118 for dates/times the HS athletic office is open.  It is recommended you call the high school athletic office to confirm it will be open.  Always make a copy for your personal records.


Q: Is the MS athletic office open during the summer?

A:  No, the MS office is not open.  However, the HS athletic office located at the North HS is open for limited days/times during the summer.  Call 616-786-1118 for more information.

Q: When is the MS Athletic Office open in August?  Office is located at Harbor Lights Middle School – Main Entrance 

Week of August 6 – Limited Hours

Wednesday, August 8th,  9:00- 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 9th, 9:00- 6:00 p.m.

Week of August 15

Monday- Thursday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Have a great summer!  Go WO!

Q: What is a Panther Card? Do I need one to participate? 

A:  A Panther Card is a document provided by the Middle Athletic Office.  The card indicates that an athlete has an athletic physical on file, paid insurance, & has completed an eligibility check.  You will need a panther card each season.  Cards are issued approximately one week prior to the start date of the season.  You will not be allowed to tryout/participate until you have a Panther Card.  Insurance can be paid to the Middle School Athletic office during school hours & posted evening hours. 

Q:  When will Panther Cards be issued for Fall 2018?

A:   Beginning Wednesday, August 8, & Thursday, August, 9, Panther Cards will be issued from 3- 6 p.m. at the Middle School Athletic Office located at Harbor Lights,  Main Entrance.  Week of August 13, cards will be issued Monday- Friday 3-6 p.m. at the Middle School Athletic Office located at Harbor Lights, Main Entrance


Click here for 2018-2019 Physical Form

For the 2018-2019 school year, athletic insurance will be (TBD) checks payable to WOPS.


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Fall Teams 

  • Football-August 15
  • Boys & Girls Cross Country*August 20*
  • Volleyball- August 20
  • Girls Tennis- August 20
  • Boys Soccer- August 21 

1st Winter Teams

  • Competitive Cheer- October 22 
  • Girls Swim/Dive- October 15
  • Boys Basketball- October 15

2nd Winter Teams- January 14

  • 6th- 8th Grade Wrestling*
  • 7th & 8th Grade Boys Swim/Dive
  • 7th & 8th Grade Girls Basketball

Spring Teams- March 18

  • Boys Tennis
  • B&G Track*
  • Girls Soccer 
  • 6th graders can participate in XC, Wrestling, & Track 
    *Start dates are tentative.

Home Competition Locations

WO Black A Volleyball: Macatawa Bay 
WO White B Volleyball: Harbor Lights 
Soccer: Macatawa Bay 
WO Black Basketball: Macatawa Bay
WO White Basketball: Harbor Lights 
Swim & Dive: South HS Pool 
Wrestling:  Macatawa Bay 
Tennis:  MS Tennis Courts 
Track & Field: WO Panther Stadium
Cross Country: MS Campus
Football: WO Panther Stadium

In-Season Practice Locations

Soccer: MS Soccer Fields
Football: MS Football Fields
Cross Country: Harbor Lights 
Tennis: MS Tennis Courts 
WO White A 7th & 8th  Volleyball: Harbor Lights
WO Black B 7th & 8th Volleyball: Macatawa Bay
WO Black B 7th & 8th Basketball: Macatawa Bay

WO White A 7th & 8th Basketball: Harbor Lights 

8th Grade Comp. Cheer:  Harbor Lights- Balcony
7th Comp. Cheer: Harbor Lights- Cafeteria
Wrestling: Macatawa Bay – Wrestling Room 
Swim & Dive: Swim-  Harbor Lights   Dive-  South HS 
Track & Field: WO Panther Stadium

Boys and Girls Middle School Records

Swimming and Diving

Middle School Track Records

Middle School Athletic Handbook