LJHS offers the following activities for students in grades 6-8 to participate in: Baseball, Softball, Cheerleading, Poms, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Volleyball, Wrestling, Girls and Boys Track, Speech, Scholastic Bowl, Student Council, Builders Club, Circuit Rider, Photo Club, Concert Band, Pep Band, Jazz Band and Chorus.

Athletic Coordinator
Brent Bainter

Dates listed are when IESA practices/tryouts may begin.
A current sports physical and a signed concussion form must be turned in prior to the date listed in order for a student to begin participation in that activity.

Fall Activities

Winter Activities

Spring Activities



Colton Amberg

Boys Basketball

Colton Amberg

Boys Track

Anthony Varnado

Student Council

Leslie Singleton


Bryan Carroll


Jessica Plummer

Girls Track

Carrie Osborn

Builders Club

Cara Ramlow


Kristen Harmsen


Emily Martinez

Circuit Rider

Tina Workman

Girls Basketball

Kristina Hinton


Alex Dawson

Photo Club

Kim Skelton


Abbie Stroik

Concert Band

Peggy Larson

Scholastic Bowl

Michelle Schick

Pep Band

Peggy Larson

Jazz Band

Peggy Larson


David Young

IESA - click link to visit IESA



Eligibility for most athletics is also governed by the rules of the Illinois Elementary School Association and, if applicable, these rules will apply in addition to this Athletic Code. In a case of a conflict between IESA and this Athletic Code, the most stringent rule will be enforced.

Practice and Game Calendar (in season) 

A list of current practice and game schedules - click here to view calendar