2019 Winter Sports Information

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 3:19pm

The winter sports season begins on November 15th. All 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders planning on trying out for a Winter Sport must have a 2.0 GPA with no more than one failing grade for the 1st marking period of the 2019-20 school year.

All 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders will need the following:

  • Current physical: Howard County policy requires every athlete to have a physical exam dated after April 1, 2019 in order to try out for any high school sports for the school year 2019-2020.
  • River Hill High School Boosters are offering Sports Physicals.   For information and registration, see: http://www.riverhill.org/
  • Athletic Participation form.
  • Proof of residency. This may be a BGE bill, water bill, etc.
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest form.
  • Concussion Information Sheet
  • Concussion Release Form

**A Birth Certificate is no longer needed to be turned in for Athletic Participation**

You can download all forms on the RHHS website: www.rhhs.hcpss.org/athletics

ALL FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA www.hcpss.org/connect 

  1. All student athletes must be insured.
  2. All outstanding student obligations must be rectified prior to November 15th tryouts for all prospective student-athletes.

Hawktime Meetings will take place on November 6th where students can meet the coaches and discuss the upcoming tryouts and season.

Winter Sports Information Night will be on Tuesday, November 12th @ 7:00 pm in the Cafeteria.  Prospective student athletes can ensure that their participation forms are completed correctly and will have an opportunity to chat with individual coaches about tryouts and the season. One parent or guardian of each winter student-athlete is encouraged to attend.  Try-outs will begin on November 15th.

Times and locations for each sport are listed below.

The following is a list of all winter head coaches and their email addresses. Please refer all questions to the coaches, and do not mail information to the school. It may get misplaced.

  • Allied Soccer - Kelley Pfefferkorn (kelley_pfefferkorn@hcpss.org) Practice will begin in late November/early December
  • Cheerleading -Tina Tyrrell (christina_tyrrell@hcpss.org) November 15th/Cafeteria
  • Boys Basketball - Matt Graves (matthew_graves@hcpss.org) November 15th/Aux Gym
  • Girls Basketball - Teresa Waters (teresa_waters@hcpss.org) November 15th/Main Gym
  • Indoor Track - Donnie Richmond (sprinterace1984@gmail.com) November 15th/Track
  • Wrestling - Kevin Cannon (kevin_cannon@hcpss.org) November 15th/Wrestling Room