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Excelsior  Middle School

Excelsior Athletics

Welcome to Excelsior Athletics!

Sports Schedules can be found by clicking on the Excelsior Event Calendar.

***NEW THIS 2019/2020 School YEAR – Register for Sports at Excelsior ONLINE***


Use this link to register and enter documents

  • You will be asked to upload and sign these documents:
    • Physical Form: Valid for ONE year from the date of the physical examination by the doctor.
    • Health/Injury Info
    • Concussion Waiver
    • Good Conduct Policy

You will need your student ID Number (listed on your student ID card) and a Current Physical  (if you already have a copy on file with the school, email the athletic secretary at,  and we will then send you a copy to upload). Once you get registered, it will be much easier to just renew the information online each year as your student goes through athletics at Linn-Mar.

Changes to the practice and game schedules, including cancellations due to weather, will be posted on the Excelsior Twitter page. Decisions impacting practices based on weather will be decided by 2:15 pm.  Please encourage your student to listen to announcements daily for the latest information regarding athletic information.

Practices are held DAILY during the season at Excelsior, with the exception of Cross Country & Wrestling (held at Oak Ridge) and Swimming (at the Linn Mar Aquatic Center). Transportation to those practices will be provided, however parents should pick students up at the practice location at the conclusion of practice.

Practice times will be announced during announcements before the beginning of each season, with more detailed information given out by the coaches on the first day of practices. Transportation to away games will be provided and students will return to Excelsior unless otherwise communicated by the coach.


Excelsior Football Camp will be held August 19-22. Stop outside the office to pick up a flyer, or print one off here.

Cross Country runners can participate in our Run Club beginning on August 12th. (Students may need to be logged into their Linn Mar email account to access Run Club flyer link.)

Cross Country Practice will begin on August 23rd. Meet by the gym doors to take the shuttle bus to practice at Oak Ridge. Please have your ride pick you up at Oak Ridge when practice concludes at 4:30 pm.

8th-grade Football players will meet August 23rd for an informational meeting after school in Mr. Harksen’s room (Room 511) If you were at camp and already have your gear, you may have your ride pick you up at 3:30 pm.  If you need your gear, please have your ride here at 4 pm. Practice will begin on Monday, August 26th. Football players will need their rides to pick them up when practice ends at 5:00 pm.

7th-grade football players will also have an informational meeting Friday, August 23rd after school until 3:30 pm. Practice will begin on  Monday, August 26th. Football players will need their rides to pick them up when practice ends at 5:00 pm.

Girls Soccer will have an informational meeting after school on Monday, August 26th in Room 405. The meeting will end by 3:30. Practice will begin on Tuesday, August 27th. Please have your ride pick you up when practice concludes at 4:30 pm.

Boys Tennis will have an informational meeting for tennis players on Friday, August 23rd from 3:00-3:30 pm in Coach Whitson’s room (Rm 502). Practice will begin on Monday, August 26th. Students will need their rides to pick them up at 4:30 pm when practice concludes.

Volleyball Practice will begin on Friday, August 23rd. Please wear appropriate practice clothing, knee pads, and tennis shoes. Volleyball players will need their rides to pick them up when practice ends at 4:30.

Excelsior Middle School Athletic Seasons
Approximate beginning dates for middle school sports are as follows:
7/8       Cross Country (boys & girls)         First day of school
7/8       Football (boys)                                First day of school
7/8       Soccer (girls)                                   First day of school
7/8       Volleyball (girls)                               First day of school
7/8       Tennis (boys)                                   First day of school
7/8       Basketball (boys)                             October
7/8       Swimming (girls)                              October
7/8       Swimming (boys)                              December
7/8       Basketball (girls)                               December
7/8       Wrestling (boys)                                January
7/8       Track & Field (boys & girls)              March
7/8       Soccer (boys)                                     March
7/8       Tennis (girls)                                      March
Marissa Yorgey is the Linn-Mar Athletic Trainer for any injury concerns. She can coordinate service with medical professionals.
Go Lions!