Athletic Program

Sports Offered at Southwest High school and Washburn High school For 7th and 8th grade students: 

Fall:           *Volleyball & *Soccer 
Winter:       *Boys Basketball, *Girls Basketball, Nordic Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Gymnastics, Wrestling, Boys swim & Dive, Hockey, and Dance Team
Spring:       Boys Baseball & Girls Softball, Track and Field, Tennis - Boy's , Lacrosse Girl's & Boy's, Golf, and Badminton

Note: Sports that have an * by them will continued to be offered at Anthony Middle school. Students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grade are allowed to participate in these sports. The following documents need to be completed and submited to the athletic director or advisor in order for students to partipate in any try-outs or athletic activities. 

If your student is planning on participating in Southwest High School sports, they will need to complete the Southwest Sports Packet AND the physical form. 

If your student is planning on participating in Anthony Middle School sports, they will need to complete the Anthony Middle School Sports Packet. (The physical form is included). 

Anthony Middle School Basketball Information


Our sports at Anthony Middle School offer a winning combination of athletics, support and mentorship.

Anthony Middle School has more than 100 student-athletes who compete on three boys and three girls conference sports.

Most importantly, our coaching staff has a huge impact on the success of Anthony athletics and its students. Anthony coaches develop individual and team skills, offer advice and mentorship on and off the court, and stress a lifelong appreciation of sports and competition.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our sports program Please contact Cornelius Bishop. Contact information is below.  If you are looking for sports schedules and information you can view them at the following web link.

2017 - 2018 

The winter sport’s season is finally here for our girl and boy’s basketball teams this season. This year there will be some slight changes to the make up of our teams. This year we are allowed to have 6th, 7th, and 8th grade student’s participating at the middle school level.  Also, our season will be starting a little later than before. The middle school basketball season will begin on November 27, 2017 and finishing in the beginning of February 2018.


Open Gym:  We are providing open gym for students if they would like to come and play basketball with their peers before the season starts. This is an opportunity for the students to get to know the middle school competiveness levels and become familiar with their peer group.  Open Gym will be for an hour after school from 4:00pm to 5:00pm on the following dates:  


Open Gym Girl’s Basketball: Wednesday November 15th, 2017

Open Gym Boys’ Basketball: Monday November 13th, 2017



Tryout dates: Girl Basketball: November 29th, 30th, and 12-1-2017

Tryout dates: Boy Basketball: November 27th, 28h, and 12-1-2017


12-1-2017 is the final day of basketball tryouts for both teams. Since we are making cuts, this day will be the last day students will be allowed to tryout for the basketball programs at Anthony Middle School. The gym will be split for both teams on December 1st, 2017.


NOTE: All Basketball tryouts will start at 4:10pm until 6:00pm in the main gym.  All students will need to have transportation home set up in advance. The school will not be providing transportation home from the tryouts. All student’s who are interested in trying out for the girl’s or boy’s basketball programs need to have a current sports physical on file with Mr. Bishop.  If you have any other questions or concerns regarding athletics please contact the Athletic Director:




Cornelius M Bishop | Athletic Director

Anthony Middle School

Phone: 612-668-3240





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  v  Recognize the abilities of the participants and do not expect professional levels of performance.

  v  Encourage and support participants without trying to be coaches.

  v  Exhibit a high level of self-control and respect towards officials, coaches and other participants and their parents.

  v  Come to events chemically-free.

  v  Respect the tobacco-free policy of the Minneapolis City Conference Schools.

  v  Behave in an appropriate manner.

  v  Respect and Support the Decisions of the Officials.

  v  Discourage the inappropriate behavior of others.

  v  Be a positive role model! 




Thank you, 


Cornelius M Bishop 

Anthony Middle School / Athletic Director

Phone: 612-668-3240