• Spring Sports Announcement

    Boys Tennis  & Boys/Girls Track


    Greetings Bulldogs!

    TRACK INFORMATION: Boy's and Girl's track season is set to begin on Monday March 22, 2021. There will be an informational meeting with coaches on Wednesday March 17th. Interested track athletes must complete the google form at: https://forms.gle/V3dDGufo3SBwKdDEA

    For additional track information please contact coaches:

    Mike Lewis: mlewis@usd497.org

    Kristin Mallory: kmallory@usd497.org


     BOY'S TENNIS: Tryouts begin on Monday April 5, 2021 and end on Friday April 9, 2021. Tryouts will be held at Southwest on the tennis courts from 3:15-4:45. Sports packets are due on Monday April 5 at 12:00 pm. 

    Please contact Mrs. Woodall Routledge for addiotnal information at:



    Please continue to check this page for updates, as well as the Southwest Middle School social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, daily announcement slides, and in Ike's Paw Print. We will host a student meeting for those students interested. This will be announced when it is scheduled. 

     Southwest Middle School will continue to follow guidance from the district, KSHSAA, and Unified Command. Coaches and athletic directors will provide more information as it comes available. We look forward to the return to our winter season!



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  • SWMS Athletic Eligibility Information!

    Am I eligible for 2020-2021 SECOND/SPRING semester (S2) participation in sports?

    1. Did you pass five (5) new classes in the FALL 2020 semester?

    Yes - Go to question 2

    No - You are not eligible for SPRING SEMESTER (S2) sports at SWMS.

    2. Are you enrolled in five (5) new classes (distance* or brick/mortar) at/through SWMS for the 2021 SPRING semester(S2)?

    Yes - You are eligible for SECOND (S2) semester sports at SWMS

    No - Go to question 3

    3. Are you enrolled in at least one class at/through Southwest Middle School either distance* or brick/mortar?

    Yes - Proceed to question 4

    No - You are not eligible for first semester (S1) sports at SWMS

    4. Do you have proof of enrollment in 4 or more new classes at LVS, another online or virtual school?

    Yes - You are eligible for first semester (S1) sports at SWMS

    No - You are not eligible for first semester (S1) sports at SWMS

    * Note: Enrollment in 100% (5+) of your fall 2020 courses at the Lawrence Virtual School or other online school does not meet eligibility requirements.  Student Athletes must be enrolled in a minimum of one (1) online or distance learning course through SWMS and be concurrently enrolled in four or more verifiable new classes through another institution.

  • Coaches’ Contact Information for the 2020-2021 School Year:


    First Day of Practice: Tuesday, September 8th



    E-mail Address:

    Football Head Coach

    Joshua Mosher


    Girls’ Volleyball Head Coach (8th only)

    Kristin Mallory


    Cheerleading Head Coach

    Kalila Peyton


    Girls’ Tennis Coach

    Deborah Woodall Routledge 


    Cross Country Coach

    David Schneider




    First Day of Practice ONLY for Wrestling and Girls Basketball- January 7, 2021

    Boys basketball tentative start date: Mid-February 2021




    E-mail Address:

    Wrestling Head Coach

     Josh Mosher joshua.mosher@usd497.org

    Girls’ Basketball - 8th Grade Coach

    Kristin Mallory


    Girls’ Basketball – 7th Grade

    Chelesa Casady


    Boys’ Basketball Coach – 8thGrade

    Brandon Dye


    Boys’ Basketball Coach – 7thGrade





    First Day of Practice: Tentative Start Date-April 2021




    E-mail Address:

    Track and Field Head Coach - Boys

    Mike Lewis


    Track and Field Head Coach - Girls

    Kristin Mallory


    Boys’ Tennis Head Coach

    Deborah Woodall Routledge