Athletics

Excellence

North Garland High School is committed to excellence in athletics as part of a larger commitment to excellence in education.

Students are the highest priority of the faculty and staff of the North Garland athletics department.  We believe that through physical activity and athletic competition, students are well positioned to successfully develop their values, life skills and personal character.

Our mission

Our mission is to support our athletes in their education and personal athletics goals, to offer each student-athlete opportunities to achieve at their highest levels, to support the development of every student-athlete's talents and ensure that our students benefit from the experience of teamwork, sportsmanship, discipline and dedication.

Join us

We invite parents and students to become involved in each of the wide range of athletic opportunities available at North Garland High School. Our professional faculty and staff are committed to every student's success not only as student-athletes, but also in becoming successful young adults and life-long learners.
 

Important Note for all Student Athletes...

All athletes must turn in a physical and medical history forms to the athletic trainers on campus.  You must also submit the required online forms

Baseball

Baseball schedule

North Garland fields both Varsity and JV baseball teams.  Be sure to come out and support Radiers Baseball as our student-athletes compete for district honors.

If you're interested in joining the baseball team, please see Coach Springfield for more information.

Title Name
Varsity Head Coach Bo Springfield
Assistant Coach Gary Porter
Assistant Coach Perry Jason

 

Basketball - Boys'

Play Hard. Be Disciplined.

Boys' Basketball schedule

Message from Coach Johnson:
I believe that coaching is a calling and it seeks out opportunities to teach life through the game because the game is real…and life is real also. The game has no bias, offers no entitlement, and knows no color.  The game rewards hard work, discipline, and teamwork.

Title Name
Varsity Head Coach Chris Johnson
Varsity Asst. Coach Adrian Lacy
Junior Varsity Coach Jeff Johnson
Freshman Coach A Carl Terrell
Freshman Coach B Keelan Jackson


Raider Basketball Twitter: NGHS_RaidersBB

Video Recording Information for Games
In accordance with the Garland ISD policy, video camera use in the North Garland High School gymnasium is limited to the home team and its opponent only. Only one camera per school is allowed. Any other video equipment or video recording is strictly prohibited. 

Basketball - Girls'

Girls' Basketball schedule

Come support Freshman, Junior Varsity and Vasity Lady Raiders Basketball!  Join in on the exciting 2019-2020 schedule as the Lady Raiders take on district and non-district opponents.  

For more information about joining the Lady Raiders, please check with a coach listed below.

Title Name
Varsity Head Coach / Girls Athletic Coordinator Gail Martin
Varsity Assistant Coach Jess Collier
JV Head Coach Dwight Williams
Freshman Head Coach Rachel Fenlon-Johnson

 

Cheerleading

If you are interested in trying out for cheerleading, please use the link below to read, print, and complete the 2019-2020 NGHS Cheerleader Application.

Please return your completed application as soon as possible. Applications are due no later than Monday, April 1, 2019, to Ms. Sheckells in Science 2.

Being a cheerleader means that you will maintain responsibility, integrity, and drive throughout the school year. If you are interested, we encourage you to try out even if you have no prior experience. All you need is a positive attitude - the rest can be learned!

Please contact Ms. Sheckells if you have any questions or concerns.
 

2019-2020 NGHS Cheerleader Application  Print or Download 

Varsity Sponsor: Chelsey Sheckells

Cross country

Boys' Cross Country schedule

Girls' Cross Country schedule

North Garland High Cross Country Team consists of student-athletes pursuing excellence in education and competition. 

Members maintain eligibility and compete in running events on various levels throughout the Dallas metro area.  We fellowship, run, and compete.  "Run with us"

Title Name
Boys / Girls Cross Country Coach Jon Card
Coach Joy Hill
Coach Jeff Johnson
Coach Artrell Woods

 

Drill team

The award-winning Mam'selles and La Petites drill teams perform at Raider sports contests, community celebrations, and compete in state and regional dance competitions. 

Whether at halftimes or the annual Spring Show, don't miss your opportunities to enjoy the NG Drill Team's fantastic performances!

For information on joining the Mam'selles and La Petites, please contact the sponsors listed below.

Title Name
Mamselles (Varsity Drill Team) Director Kelly Fishback
La Petites (JV Drill Team) Director Sally Portillo

 

Football

Football schedule

Booster Club

The Raider Football booster club invites you to get involved!

For more information about the Raider Football booster club and upcoming activities, please visit the booster club Facebook Group by searching Facebook for "North Garland Raiders Football Booster Club."

Also, the Football booster club meets on a regular basis - and you're invited! 

The booster club can be followed on Twitter @NGHSRaiderfoot1

Booster Club Meetings:
Where: Jimmy Johns, 
3701 Lakeview Pkwy, Rowlett, TX

For meeting dates, please check our booster club Facebook Group for the most up-to-date information.

Also, parents can sign up for remind101 to get automatic updates on dates and times as well as other football events. To sign up for remind101, just enter "81010" and text @ngboo. Or, you can also sign up for remind101 by emailing ngboo@mail.remind.com.

The North Garland Raider Football Booster Club is a non-profit organization structured to support the Raider Football team.

The association is comprised of parents who, through financial support and individual effort, are dedicated to promoting the football program at North Garland High School and enhancing competition at the highest level.

We are always looking for additional volunteers!

If you would like more information regarding the Booster Club, please email ngfootballbc@gmail.com

Lynetta Cox, President

Powerlifting

Do you do weight lifting on your own?  Are you an off-season athlete?  Even if you answered "no" -- if you're interested in competing in weight-lifting, please join the Raiders Power Lifting team!  Please see Coach Crowder for more information.

Head Coach: Joe Castillo

Soccer - Boys'

Boys' Soccer schedule

The Raiders Soccer teams want you to join the Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Freshman boys and girls teams -- the Raiders Soccer program is on the go! 

Men's Varsity Head Coach: Angel Mendoza

Soccer Tryouts

Anyone interested in trying out for soccer this year must get a physical and medical history form completed and seven online forms completed prior to leaving for the Thanksgiving Holidays. Tryouts begin Monday December 2nd. You will not be permitted to tryout without all of these forms completed. Doctor offices and clinics get very busy the closer it gets to Soccer tryout day!  Missing tryout days will make it more difficult for you to make a team.

Athletic Trainer Cody Montgomery will manage the clearing of physicals and forms for the boys, and Athletic Trainer Natalia La Beau will manage the clearing of physicals and forms for the girls. 

The following link takes you to the required online forms. 

https://garlandisd.rankonesport.com/New/Home.aspx

In the dark blue strip is the "download and print" button.  You can fill in all your information prior to printing the physical and medical history form.   Make sure you and your parent sign all of the required signature blocks  on the medical history form!

In the dark blue strip is the "Electronic Participation Forms" button.  You need to make sure you and your parent sign and selects the "I agree" box.  Use your email address so that you get a notice of completion. All seven forms require the signatures and I agree box check.  

If you are not being found in the system make sure to use your full name as listed in Skyward

Tryouts start December 2nd!  The Monday we get back from the Thanksgiving holiday week.

Girls meet on the football field at 3:00 pm

Boys meet behind the field house at 3:00 pm

If you have any question contact Coach Mendoza Rm 508 or Coach Davis Rm 310

Soccer - Girls'

Girls' Soccer schedule

The Lady Raiders Soccer team is building and growing, and invites you to join the team! 

If you're interested in learning soccer, or have experience playing, please see one of our coaches listed below for more information about joining! 

Title Name
Varsity Head Coach Sarah Davis
JV Coach Celia Cross
Freshman Head Coach Jill Steininger

 

Swimming

There have been some changes in the GISD Swim Program, and we are excited for all of the new opportunities available for NGHS swimmers!

If you are interested in joining the GISD Swim Program, please contact district aquatics manager and head coach Phillip Wiggins for all of the details.

Come out and swim with us!

*We have Girls and Boys Teams FOR VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY.

*You must be able to swim and have knowledge of the four competitive strokes. THIS IS A COMPETITIVE TEAM.

*Check out our website for more information http://garlandswimming.wix.com/garlandswimming

*We also have a FB page                                               

*E-MAIL COACH WIGGINS JPWIGGIN@GARLANDISD.NET for questions or information.

Tennis

Softball

Softball Tryouts

Softball schedule

Anyone interested in trying out for softball this year must get a physical and medical history form completed and seven online forms completed prior to tryout day Friday, January 18th. You will not be permitted to tryout without all of these forms completed. It is recommended you get all this completed as soon as possible.

An NGHS athletic trainer will manage the clearing of physicals and forms.

The following link takes you to the required online forms:  

https://garlandisd.rankonesport.com/New/Home.aspx

In the dark blue strip is the "download and print" button.  You can fill in all your information prior to printing the physical and medical history form. Make sure you and your parent sign all of the required signature blocks on the medical history form!

In the dark blue strip is the "Electronic Participation Forms" button.  You need to make sure you and your parent sign and selects the "I agree" box.  Use your email address so that you get a notice of completion. All seven forms require the signatures and I agree box check.  

If you are not being found in the system make sure to use your full name listed in Skyward. 

Tryouts start in January! Girls meet on the softball field at 3:00PM.

If you have any questions, contact Coach Martin in room 233 or the girl’s locker room office.

 

Title Name
Varsity Head Coach Erin Martin
Varsity Assistant Coach Melanie Fuller
Junior Varsity Coach Troy Griffith

 

Track - Boys'

Boys' Track schedule

Come support the Raiders Boys Track team!  Attend one of our track meets, and pick the competition you'd like to follow. 

Raiders Boys Track competes in sprints, sprint relays, distance races, shot put, high jump, and more! 

For information about joining the Raiders Track team, please contact Coach Jackson. 

Title Name
Head Coach Jon Card
Assistant Coach Jill Steininger

 

Track - Girls'

Girls' Track schedule

Students, you are invited to join the Lady Raiders Track team!  Come out for track, and choose the competition that you like best.  We compete in hurdles, sprint racing, distance racing, relays and more! 

For more information about joining the Lady Raiders Track team, please contact Coach Hill. 

Title  Name
Head Coach Joy Hill
Assistant Coach Dwight Williams
Assistant Coach Rachael Fenlon-Johnson

 

Volleyball

Volleyball schedule

Come join the Lady Raiders Volleyball student-athletes and coaches Steininger, Williams and Schermerhorn in their exciting 2019-2020 schedule. 

Lady Raiders Volleyball for 2019 fields Varsity, JV, and Freshman teams guaranteeing plenty of exciting competition on game nights. 

Don't miss your opportunity to support this year's Lady Raiders Volleyball teams! 

Title Name
Varsity Head Coach Jill Steininger
Varsity Assistant Erin Martin
JV Coach Celia Cross
Freshman Coach Troy Griffith

 

Be a Senior citizen VIP 

With a special VIP pass, senior citizens over the age of 65 can get free general admission to athletic and Fine Arts events.

Visit the Senior citizen VIP pass page for more details.