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Bronchos News · MS and HS Winter Sport Tryout Info

Posted on October 9th … updates will be added as info is given to me by the coaching staff … stay tuned.

Holly Middle School

MS Wrestling (grades 6-8)
Coach Mark Mattingly
1st day of practice – October 25th from 3-5pm at Holly High School
Ride transfer bus to High School – meet out front of MS after school.
Parents pick you up at high school at 5:00. Side door by gym.
Bring wrestling clothes ex. shorts, sweats, t-shirt, sweat shirt- No Jeans.
Bring running shoes (and wrestling shoes, if you have them).
Must have physical on file to practice.
Practice calendar and schedules will be given at end of 1st practice.
The first three weeks (Oct. 25-Nov. 10 excluding Halloween), practice will take place at Holly HS.
Questions email Coach Mattingly – or call 328-3407

7th and 8th grade Volleyball
7th – Coach Close
8th – Coach Maher

Wednesday, Oct. 25 – Open Gym, 3:00-5:00pm at the middle school
No middle school volleyball Oct 26 and 27.
Middle School tryouts – October 30th and 31st3:00-5:00pm at the middle school
Practices begin on November 1st – 3:00-5:00pm

All girls trying out for volleyball must have a physical on file in the main MS office.


Holly High School

Girls Basketball
Varsity – Coach Hall
Asst. Varsity – Coach Lombard
JV – Coach Baker and Baker
Girls basketball tryouts will be held on Nov 6th and 7th in the gym from 3-5:30pm
Athletes must have a physical on file and tryout card from the athletic office.

Boys Basketball
Varsity – Coach Baylis
JV – Coach DeHart
FR – Coach Wingate
Monday, Nov 13th at 2:45
ALL grades
Get a physical AND a tryout card from the AD’s office BEFORE tryouts.
Sign up sheet for all those trying out is located outside Mr. Rapin’s classroom.

Boys & Girls Bowling
Boys Varsity – Coach Walz
Girls Varsity – Allison Jurzak
The moment you all have been waiting for has arrived!  Yes, try-outs for High School Bowling have been scheduled!
Parent/Bowler Meeting: Wednesday November 1st 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Boys: Thursday November 16th from 4:00 – 5:30 PM.
Girls: Friday November 17th from 4:00 – 5:30 PM
PRACTICES: Boys & Girls Monday’s and Friday’s from 4:00 – 5:30 PM
First practice will be November 20th.
Come prepared to work!

Competitive Cheer
Varsity – Coach Tillier
Tryouts:  November 6th from 3-5:30, November 7th from 2:30-4:30, and
November 8th from 3-5:30.

Varsity – Coaches Churchill and Ross
Tryouts were conducted in June.  If you are new to HHS and interested in participating, contact the coaches.

Varsity – Coach Larsen
Kearsley/Brandon/Holly Lake Fenton Cooperative Hockey Team
Hockey Try-outs will be held on Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at Dort Federal Event Center.
Questions – contact Coach Shawn Larsen at
Contact athletic director Deb VanKuiken at for expense info.

Boys & Girls Alpine Ski
Varsity – Coach Thompson
The season officially begins on Monday Nov. 13th.  You must have a physical form on file in the athletic office.  You must get a tryout card from the athletic office.

Boys Swim & Dive
Varsity – Coach Knight
Dive & Asst. Swim – Coach Barber
Pre-Season Meeting on Thursday, November 9th at 3pm in Mr Sophiea’s classroom. (room 112)
The season officially begins on Monday Nov. 20th.  You must have a physical form on file in the athletic office.  You must get a tryout card from the athletic office.

Varsity – Coach Pluta
Asst. Varsity – Coach Walters
Wrestling practices will begin on November 13th.
Practices will be daily beginning at 2:45pm in the wrestling room