Upcoming winter sports

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As the fall sports season comes to an end, the winter sports seasons are kicking off. Within the next few weeks, soccer, basketball, wrestling and ice hockey will take the spotlight of our newspaper’s sports coverage. If you want to participate, here’s what to know:

Soccer – Girls

For girls interested in playing soccer, there is a fifteen minute informational meeting by the track field Oct. 18 for varsity and Oct. 19 for JV. At the varsity level, practice is every weekday from 3:45 to 5:10 p.m. starting Oct. 25 while JV’s practices are 3:45 to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Varsity’s first game is Nov. 8 versus Doral Academy.

Soccer – Boys

There is a fifteen minute meeting Oct. 11 at 3:45 for varsity and JV. Varsity’s tryouts are scheduled for Oct. 17-19 while JV’s are Nov. 1. The varsity boys will play their first game of the season against Heritage Delray Nov. 7.

For both boys and girls soccer, bringing shin guards, cleats and proper athleticwear is required. 

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey brought their skills to the ice during their first game Oct. 3 against the Florida Panthers Scholastic Hockey League (FPSHL) Panthers. If you are interested in joining, email Coach Usan ([email protected]) for more information.

Track

Varsity runners, take your mark because open conditioning begins Oct. 11. Conditioning is 4-6 p.m. Monday to Thursday and will last until the official track season begins.

Wrestling

Starting Oct. 11, the wrestling team has preseason conditioning every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45-5 p.m. The regular season begins Nov. 7, consisting of two hour practices starting at 3:45 Monday through Friday. 

Basketball – Girls

Varsity basketball tryouts are at the gym Oct. 24 at 3:45, and JV will start Halloween with tryouts Oct. 31. Conditioning begins Oct. 17 going three days a week: Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The varsity first game is Nov. 16 versus Miami Christian School.

Basketball – Boys

Boys’ basketball held an open gym in September and already began conditioning to get the team ready for season. If you are still interested in playing, email Coach Bell at [email protected]. The boys’ first game is Nov. 21 against David Posnack Jewish Day School.

Reminders for all sports:

  •  Heritage attire is required for all practices. Uniforms can be purchased at the campus’ uniform office.
  • In order to play, you must have completed a GA7 form, sports physical and IMPACT concussion test.

Zoe Horwitz, a sophomore at American Heritage, returns to the Patriot Post for her second year as the new Sports Editor. Besides reading and writing, Zoe spends her time playing with her dog or tutoring younger students through Learn with Peers, a non-profit organization she helped found in 2020. During her freshman year, Zoe co-founded FALIA (Food Allergy/Intolerance Awareness) at school, a club that advocates for those with food allergies. Zoe also plays lacrosse, as she plays for a club team and American Heritage girls varsity lacrosse team. Zoe is very excited to be contributing to the Patriot Post.