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Jacoby Creek School 707-822-4896 Msg: 707-633-9090 707-822-4898 1617 Old Arcata Rd, Bayside CA 95524 jcsweb@jcsk8.org

JCS Student Athletics

At Jacoby Creek School, we consider athletics an integral part of the educational experience.  Athletics provide players with opportunities to further enhance their personal and social growth.  The athletic program strives to promote healthy competition and emphasizes the highest ideals of sportsmanship and respect.  These values along with the dynamics of teamwork shall be stressed constantly.  Through a commitment to exercise and competition, Jacoby Creek School hopes to contribute to the development of an athlete’s mental, emotional, and physical well-being.  Our teams participate in the Bay League (Arcata District, Eureka City, Jacoby Creek, McKinleyville, and Pacific Union).  We offer the following afterschool sports.

General Rules for Athletics

  1. Transportation to all games and activities is the responsibility of the parent and not of Jacoby Creek School District.
  2. Attend coaches meeting, set up by Athletic Director prior to season start-up.
  3. Pre-participation physical evaluation, Acknowledgement of Potential Risk form, and Athletic Contract must be turned in to the school office annually in order to tryout, practice, and/or compete.
  4. Participant may not attend practice or participate in an activity if absent from school or if they leave school due to illness the same day on which the activity occurs.

Sports Seasons

Cross Country (Sept.- Nov.)
Co-ed—(Lower grades may participate with parental supervision).
Practices are held after school @ JCS and around the community. League meets usually take place on Tuesday and Thursday and may be held in Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna, Hoopa, and McKinleyville—4-6 meets during the season. Jacoby Creek School hosts the Arcata Marsh Run—volunteers are needed.

Golf (Sept.-Mid. Oct.)
Co-ed—5th-8th grade
Practices are held afterschool at Baywood Golf and Country Club. Tournaments may be held in Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna, and McKinleyville,—4-6 tournaments during the season.

Volleyball (Sept.-Mid. Oct.)
Girls—7th & 8th grade
Practices and home games are held after school in the JCS gym. Bay League games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday. Volunteers are required to run the clock, keep the scorebook, and run the snack bar.  Tournament play is determined by grade level and scheduling—1-3 tournaments during the season. JCS hosts the “Take it to the Net Tournament”—volunteers are needed.

Girls Basketball (Mid. Oct.-Dec.)
Girls—5th-8th grade

  • 5th grade basketball is not a part of the Bay League. Volunteer parent coach(es) required. Practice location and games TBD.
  • 6th-8th grade

Practices and home games are held after school in the JCS gym. Bay League games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday. Volunteers are required to run the clock, keep the scorebook, and run the snack bar. Tournament play is determined by grade level and scheduling—1-4 tournaments during the season. JCS hosts the Take it to the Hoop Tournament—volunteers are needed.

Boys Basketball (Mid. Dec.-March)
Boys—5th-8th grade

  • 5th grade basketball is not a part of the Bay League. Volunteer parent coach(es) required. Practice location and games TBD.
  • 6th-8th grade

Practices and home games are held after school in the JCS gym.  Bay League games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday. Volunteers are required to run the clock, keep the scorebook, and run the snack bar. Tournament play is determined by grade level and scheduling—1-4 tournaments during the season. JCS hosts the Take it to the Hoop Tournament—volunteers are needed.

Track & Field (Mid. March-May)
Co-ed—5th-8th grade (a limited number of 4th graders may participate based on maturity and skill level)
Practices are held after school and around the community. League meets take place on Saturday and may be held in Arcata, Fortuna, and McKinleyville—1-4 meets during the season.

Sports Announcements

Athletics Update November 2017

Girls’ Basketball Girls’ basketball is under way. The schedules for our 5th, 6th and 8th grade teams can be found on our website under “Sports Calendar” and displayed in our…

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Athletics Update October 2017

Fall Sports Fall sports are in full swing with the golf season already coming to an end. Our boys’ golf team ended the season in 1st Place.  Our 8th grade…

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Athletics Update September 2017

Fall Sports All fall sports began on September 5th. Our golf team will compete in their first tournament on Thursday, September 6th. Our first home volleyball game is on Tuesday,…

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