Athens Independent School District

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Athens High School





This website will allow you to access news, schedules, directions and general information about all your favorite Hornet teams. Our athletic program offers students participation in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, powerlifting, soccer, softball, swim, tennis, track, and volleyball. Athens competes in the 4A Classification designated by the University Interscholastic League (UIL).
 
Football is in District 8 Division 1
Soccer is in District 15
All other sports are in District 13

If you have any questions, please contact the Athletic Office at (903) 677-6992






Paul Essary
Athletic Director/Head Football Coach
pessary@athensisd.net




Athletic Physicals

Students entering 7th, 9th, and 11th grades who will be participating in Athletics - need to have a new physical before they can participate.  Athletes in 8th,10th, and 12th need to update their medical history.

Click Here to access the medical forms. Please print the form to take to the doctor for the exam. If anyone has questions, please contact Rebecca Wilder 682-667-8504.


College Recruiting Information

The Texas High School Association has a recruiting webinar for high school athletes and their families available at no cost. This webinar is a great tool to properly educate all involved in the recruiting process and will assist you with making proper recruiting decisions. Click Here for valuable information:
 
 
For all of you Hornets looking to play football in college!!!
 
What you need to know:
 
Make sure to meet with your counselor and ensure that
you have all of the required core classes to qualify!!
 
You also need to register with the NCAA Clearinghouse.
This should be done by the end of your junior year.
Click Here to view the NCAA Requirements.