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Welcome to Jr. Cougars!

If you would like to stay informed on upcoming events and seasons, please fill out the form and you will be added to our email list. Summer camps are back! Join us this June for some great camps put on by our Lansing Catholic High School coaching staff and players.

The Lansing Catholic High School Athletic Department is excited to announce that the Jr. Cougars will be joining the Capital Athletic Association Conference (CAAC).  This will apply to 7th & 8th grade sports in Cross-Country, Volleyball, Basketball (Girls & Boys), and Track. 

Ursula Klein Performing Arts

Jazz Band

The Ursula Klein Jr. Cougar Jazz Band is open to students in grades 6-8 who participate in their middle school band programs. Home-schooled students should have some instrumental instruction in addition to this program. Typical jazz band instrumentation includes: Alto, tenor and bari saxophones, Trombones, Trumpets, piano, bass, drum set, and guitar.  Students who play other band instruments are encouraged to join as well.  

This program will have two sessions. The first session will meet on Wednesdays and will start on Wednesday, September 7.  The session will end on December 7, 2022 when we perform at the LCHS instrumental Christmas concert. The second session will be March 17 and will meet on Fridays.  This session will end May 23, 2023, when we perform at The Res/IHM middle school concert.  

Each session will cost $70. Students will receive a t-shirt and a method book.  Students are expected to come to rehearsals.  A  parent should email Jan.Tietsort@lansingcatholic.org if a student is unable to attend.  All students will be expected to perform at the concerts.  

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Click here to learn more about Ursula Klein or to make a donation to the program

Winter Sports

Basketball - Boys 7 & 8

7th & 8th grade teams – October 24 – December 14.  

Tryouts/practices will begin on October 24.  Physicals are required and must be completed before tryouts.  Home site locations will include local parochial schools. Registration fee is $150.  Parents Meeting – 6:30pm at LCHS on Thursday, October 20, 2022.

All games start at 4:30 pm. Home matches at St. Thomas Aquinas, 915 Alton Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823.

8th Grade Schedule

11/7/22    at Haslett
11/9/22    Ionia
11/14/22    St. Johns
11/16/22    at Eaton Rapids
11/21/22    Charlotte
11/28/22    at Portland
11/30/22    East Lansing
12/5/22    at Okemos
12/7/22    Haslett
12/12/22    at Waverly
12/14/22    Make-Up Date

7th Grade Schedule

11/7/22    Haslett
11/9/22    at Ionia
11/14/22    at St. Johns
11/16/22    Eaton Rapids
11/21/22    at Charlotte
11/28/22    Portland
11/30/22    at East Lansing
12/5/22    Okemos
12/7/22    at Haslett
12/12/22    Waverly
12/14/22    Make-Up Date

 

Register online through Big Teams Student Central, select "7th or 8th" for grade level. 

Help Sheet for Student Central (PDF)

Concussion Waiver and Photo Release Form

Basketball - Girls 5-8

7th & 8th grade teams – January 9 – March 1, 2023.   

Tryouts/practices will begin on January 9.  Physicals are required. Home site locations will include local parochial schools. Registration fee to be determined  Parents Meeting – 6:30pm at LCHS on Thursday, January 5, 2023.

Competitive Cheerleading - 3-8

We offer Jr. Cougar Cheerleading for grades 3rd - 8th. 

The registration fee is Competitive Cheer is $100. (If participating in sideline cheer and want to participate in competitive cheer as well, the registration fee is only $40 for the competitive option.) 

New this year is Middle School Competitive Cheer. This is for 6th-8th and is through the MHSAA so the season runs parallel to the Varsity Competitive Cheer season. The registration fee to participate is TBD. We are hoping to compete 4-6 times and competitions are on Fridays and Saturdays with an occasional weekday. If you like to tumble, competitive cheer may be for you. You can also attend a Jr. Cougar Open Gym to see if you may be interested.

Contact Coach Kim Lindberg kim.lindberg@lansingcatholic.org 517-802-7967 with any questions.

Spring Sports

Baseball

Information for the 2023 season coming soon! 

Cheerleading - K-8

Check out our LCHS Instagram page @lchscougarcheer to get all the latest news on Lansing Catholic Cheerleading and our Jr. Cougars program. 

Contact Coach Kim Lindberg kim.lindberg@lansingcatholic.org 517-802-7967 with any questions.

Lacrosse - 3-8

Next season's information coming soon!

Coach Rich Kimball rich.kimball@lansingcatholic.org  

Track and Field - 7 & 8

Jr. Cougars Track and Field will begin on March 20. 

There will be an online parent meeting on Wednesday, March 15.

Topic: Lansing Junior Cougar Track Parent Meeting

Time: Mar 15, 2023 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81124023420?pwd=SEJFdUxYSk9RQ1VqK3k2VWp4WFROZz09

 

Meeting ID: 811 2402 3420

Passcode: 615026

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kfMyScpfv

 

Fall Sports

Sideline Cheerleading - K-8

Jr. Cougar Sideline Cheer is offered at 4 levels: K-1st (White Team), 2nd-4th (Blue Team), 5th-8th (Black Team), and if there is enough interest, a 7th/8th (Silver Team).

September 13, 2022 - All 6-7-8 Jr Cougar sideline cheer teams will meet in the stadium for practice from 6:30-8pm. We will be on the turf "practicing" how to cheer for football games.  Football games for the 7th/8th grade are on Wednesday nights from September 14th through October 19th. Practice times to be determined. Come cheer on our 7th & 8th grade Jr Cougar football teams!

Check out our LCHS Instagram page @lchscougarcheer to get all the latest news on Lansing Catholic Cheerleading and our Jr. Cougars program. 

Contact Coach Kim Lindberg kim.lindberg@lansingcatholic.org 517-802-7967 with any questions.

Cross Country - 7 & 8

7th & 8th grade teams – August 22 – October 3.  

Practices will begin on August 22.  Physicals are required. Registration fee to be determined  Parents Meeting – 6:30pm at LCHS on Thursday, August 18, 2022.

Football - K-4

Flag Football (K-4th Grade)

All practices/games on Mondays.

Starts Monday, September 12 from 6:30-8 pm.

Grades K-4 Flag Football

September 12 – Practice 1

*September 13 – Practice 2 (Tuesday practice)

September 19 – Game 1

September 26 – Game 2

October 3 – Game 3

October 10 – Game 4

October 17 – Game 5

October 24 – Makeup date if needed

$50* - No physical required

Contact Marcus.Kirkpatrick@lansingcatholic.org to register.

*Please consider joining Club 360 which covers your Jr. Cougar Football fees.

Football - 5 & 6

Tacklebar (5th-6th Grade) 

Practices/games on Tuesdays with occasional practices on other weekdays.

Starts Monday, September 12 from 6:30-8 pm. 

Grades 5-6 Tacklebar

*September 12 – Practice 1 (Monday practice)

September 13 – Practice 2

September 20 – Game 1

September 27 – Game 2

October 4 – Game 3

October 11 – Game 4

October 18 – Game 5

October 25 – Makeup date if neede

$75* - Physical required

Register online through Big Teams Student Central, select "Middle School" for grade level. 

Help Sheet for Student Central (PDF)

Concussion Waiver and Photo Release Form

*Please consider joining Club 360 which covers your Jr. Cougar Football fees.

Football - 7 & 8

Tackle (7th and 8th Grade)

Weekday practices with games on Wednesdays. 

Starting 7th & 8th grade teams will begin practices on August 22.  Games are scheduled on Wednesdays from September 14 – October 19.

Contact 8th Grade Coach Sam Eyde SamEyde@sameyde.com or 7th Grade Coach Todd Edwards edwards@sass.msu.edu with any questions.

$150*- Physical required

Register online through Big Teams Student Central, select "7th or 8th" for grade level. 

Help Sheet for Student Central (PDF)

Concussion Waiver and Photo Release Form

*Please consider joining Club 360 which covers your Jr. Cougar Football fees.

Volleyball - 7 & 8

7th & 8th grade | August 22 – October 17

Register online through Big Teams Student Central, select "7th or 8th" for grade level. 

Help Sheet for Student Central (PDF)

8th Grade Schedule

9/12/22    at Haslett
9/14/22    Ionia
9/19/22    St. Johns
9/21/22    at Eaton Rapids
9/26/22    Charlotte
9/28/22    at Portland
10/3/22    East Lansing
10/5/22    at Okemos
10/10/22    Haslett
10/12/22    at Waverly
10/17/22    Make-Up Date

Start Times - 4:30 pm with matches for B&A Teams
Home Matches are played at St. Thomas Aquinas, 905 Alton Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823

7th Grade Schedule

9/12/22    Haslett
9/14/22    at Ionia
9/19/22    at St. Johns
9/21/22    Eaton Rapids
9/26/22    at Charlotte
9/28/22    Portland
10/3/22    East Lansing **UPDATED** Home Game
10/5/22    Okemos
10/10/22    at Haslett
10/12/22    Waverly
10/17/22    Make-Up Date

Start Times - 4:30 pm with matches for B&A Teams
Home Matches are played at St. Thomas Aquinas, 905 Alton Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823