Boys Basketball

The 7th Grade Boys Tournament scheduled for today & tomorrow has been canceled. Basketball practice will be held tonight as usual.


Tue. Nov. 28th: There will be an parent meeting to share information about the upcoming season and what it will look like in regards to the consolidation. The meeting will be in the auditorium at JHS starting at 7p.m. If your son plans on trying out for basketball we encourage you to attend this meeting.

First Day of Tryouts:
Wednesday, December 6th ‚Äč
Tryouts will begin after school and will be done approximately 6:15.

7th Grade boys will be be at North Middle School on Wed. December 6th, but will be at East Middle School Thurs. December, 7th and Friday December 8th due to a girls basketball tournament. 

8th Grade boys will be at South Middle School Dec. 6th thru the 8th. 

Host Schools:
8th Grade Boys: South Middle School
7th Grade Boys: North Middle School

There will be a shuttle bus that will deliver athletes to their host school for practice. Parents will need to arrange a pick up from the practice site. There will be no transportation back to their individual schools. 

Physical & Insurance:
Please make sure that your child has an up to date physical and insurance on file at their school. Students will not be allowed to participate in tryouts until this this paperwork is complete. 

Parent Meetings:
Prior to the first game of the season, head coaches will have a parent meeting to give you more information on the upcoming season. 

*For intramural information, please click the link below:

If you have any questions please refer to the contact information below:

Joplin Schools Athletic Office: (417) 625-5242

Meet the Coaches

8th Grade Staff
Head Coach

Brady Cox:
Assistant Coaches
Jason Vieselmeyer:
Doug Barto:
Dayton Whitehead:

7th Grade Staff
Head Coach 
Terrence Scott:
Assistant Coaches
Shawn Neill:
Preston Sharp:
Jamie Newman:

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