The 7th and 8th grade football teams are composed of approximately 45 boys each. Tryouts are in early August, and the football season lasts until late October/early November. Games are held Tuesday nights. The 7th grade team practices in the mornings before school and during first period. The 8th grade team practices during 7th period and after school.
Basketball, aka The Hoop Squad
The 7th and 8th grade basketball teams are composed of approximately 15 boys each. Tryouts are in early November, and the basketball season lasts until late January. Games are held Thursday nights. The 7th grade team practices in the mornings before school and during first period. The 8th grade team practices during 7th period and after school.
Stacy Thomas, Coach
Eduardo Torres, Coach
All boys and girls in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades can participate in Bison Soccer. O'Banion has an intramural soccer league that competes in the fall and spring season. The league is composed of 8 teams: Americas, Barcelona, Brazil, Chivas, Italy, Mexico, Real Madrid and Spain. All students are welcome to join the league. Additionally, students are encouraged to try out for the Varsity Soccer team, which competes against other schools in the district
Track and Field
Track at O'Banion is open to all 7th and 8th graders. The team competes at several district meets in March and April.