Sprague Student-Athletes and Families,
We are preparing to launch the school year and I want to say thank you to our families for allowing your daughter or son to participate in Summer workouts. We have had over three thousand workouts during July and August with our coaches and athletes following safety protocols and staying active. I’d like to thank our coaching staff for their great work during this unusual Summer.
The OSAA unveiled a new plan for the 2020-21 school year. The decision by the OSAA executive board is to move Fall sports to the Spring and create shortened sports schedules for each of our traditional seasons starting at the end of December. Instead of Fall, Winter and Spring seasons, we will use Seasons 1-4. You will find a link to the OSAA schedules below. Currently, we are waiting for guidance from District leadership for the Fall season 1 guidelines related to the OSAA plan. The current plan is to utilize season 1 as additional, voluntary workout time for all seasons. This requires all athletes choosing to participate in season 1 workouts to register early. We will open registration in early September. In addition, a current sport physical will need to be provided if one is not already on file. Payments will not be required until just before a specific sport season officially starts.Click here for the adopted 2020-21 OSAA School Activities Calendar
With the addition of a new master school schedule at Sprague where students take four classes, all students who would like to participate in athletics or activities, including music and speech/debate, which are sanctioned by the OSAA, will be required to be enrolled in a full schedule of classes during each of the seasons of participation. As an example, a student would need to be enrolled full-time in the Spring in order to be eligible to play in the Spring. That can be done in a variety of ways, including community college courses, online courses, work study, etc. Those credits are then placed on the student’s high school transcript for full-time enrollment. Additionally, all students participating in the final season of sports/activities, such as baseball or softball, would need to be enrolled full time, including seniors. Eligibility for participation in OSAA sanctioned sports or activities in season 1 would require students to have passed at least 5 classes from the second semester of the 2019-20 school year. Students wanting to participate in season 2 would need to pass three out of four classes during quarters one and two of this school year.
Student athletes must have an up-to-date sport physical in order to participate. The sport physical must be valid throughout the entire season of participation.
"A school district shall require students who continue to participate in extracurricular sports in grades 7 through 12 to have a physical examination once every two years."
We look forward to serving our Sprague families, and we are excited to engage with our students this Fall. Go Olys!!!! #WeWillPlayAgain
Sprague competes in the 6A classification Mountain Valley Conference and has a long history of winning district, regional and state level competitions.