7th & 8th grade ATHLETICS (Some options open to 6th Grade)

Over the years, we have worked to build our program by encouraging high academic standards and strong, ethical sportsmanship. If you have any questions, you may reach our Athletic Office by calling (616) 455-1200 select Option 3.


All athletes must have a current physical - dated after April 15 of the previous school year - on file in the school Athletic Office before they will be allowed to tryout, practice, or compete in any sport.

  • Sports Physical Form PDF Document  

Pay-to-Participate: (Fees waived for 2023-24)

The one-time fee to participate in any sport is $60 (Cash or Money Order).

This fee, along with a completed Pay-to-Participate Form, must be submitted before an athlete will be allowed to compete in any sport.

The fee covers participation in all sports listed below for the entire school year. 

PTP Scholarships: (Fees waived for 2023-24)

If an athlete qualifies for free school meals the $60 fee is waived.

If an athlete qualifies for reduced-pay school meals the fee is $30 (Cash or Money Order).

A Pay-to-Participate Form must be completed and submitted, along with Reduced Fee (if applicable) before an athlete will be allowed to compete in any sport.

  • Pay-to-Participate Form  PDF Document   
  • Pay-to-Participate through MyPaymentsPlus External Link

**Please note that other miscellaneous costs (such as equipment and/or apparel) are not covered by the Pay-to-Participate fees or Scholarships.

Kentwood Middle School Athletic Handbook & Code of Conduct External Link  

MKO Conference School Addresses: PDF Document

Sports Options

August - October:

78er Football 

Boys Soccer

Cross Country (Open to 6th Grade)

Girls Volleyball

October - December:

Boys Basketball

Sideline Cheer

Competitive Cheer

Girls Swim & Dive (Open to 6th Grade)

January - March:

Boys Swim & Dive (Open to 6th Grade)

Girls Basketball

Wrestling (Open to 6th Grade)

March - May:

Co-Ed Track (Open to 6th Grade)

Co-Ed Tennis (Open to 6th Grade)

Girls Soccer


Kentwood Intra-District Sports 

The K.I.D.S. program offers sessions throughout the year in a variety of sports for various age groups from Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Any questions can be directed to Kathleen Johnson in the EKHS Athletic Office at 698-6700 Ext. 74560. 

  • Click here  for current Programs  

EKHS Falcons 

We support our EK Falcons and aim to promote our high school athletic programs. We encourage you to support them as well by attending as many events as possible.