Basketball


SMS Basketball 2022-2023


Tryouts: November 2-4 (November 4, if needed)

Girls: 3:45 - 5:15pm Boys: 5:30 - 7:00pm


Practices Begin: Monday, November 7, 2022

  • Girls: Monday - Friday 3:45 - 5:15pm

  • Boys: Monday - Thursday 5:30 - 7:00pm; Friday 3:45 - 5:15

  • Practices may be held on Sunday afternoons in preparation for Monday games.


Games Begin: Monday, November 28, 2022

  • Games are typically played on Mondays and Thursdays

  • Girls play at 5:30 pm; Boys immediately following girls


Parent Meeting: A meeting for the parents of boys and girls who make the teams will be held on Monday, November 7 at 5:00 in the gym. During this meeting we will review the SMS Student-Athlete Handbook, team expectations, and answer questions about the season.


Player Eligibility:

  • Students must have a current physical on file dated after April 1, 2022.

  • Students must have passing grades from the first nine weeks in all core subjects (ELA, Math, Science, SS) and must maintain passing grades throughout the season.

  • Students should have minimal disciplinary infractions to be eligible for athletics at SMS. SMS Student-Athletes are expected to be positive role models and leaders in our school community.


Associated Costs:

  • Pre-game meals: $8/meal * 12 games = $96

  • Players will purchase their own basketball shoes and undershirt (if needed) for game day. There will be an option to purchase this through a team store.


All team members will receive an SMS Athletics T-shirt.


Coaching Staff:

Girls B-Ball

Head Coach: Quasheka Clyburn

Assistant Coach: TBD

Boys B-ball

Head Coach: Faramarz Mickle

Assistant Coach: Richard Adams

School Leadership

Principal: Brent Chavous

Athletic Coordinator: Michelle Burton