Welcome to Harding Athletics! We are excited for you  to join our growing family of student-athletes. At Harding , we embrace that we are scholars first and athletics is a privilege. This means that student-athletes must maintain passing grades, attend classes, and demonstrate Collaborative, Professional, & Respectful attitudes and actions. We encourage you to click through all of the links to learn about the necessary requirements to participate in athletics, the season and coach information.

Questions?  Please contact Jeanette Carrington, Harding Student Engagement Coordinator.  Email:  Phone #: 515-242-8445

Concussion protocol
What to look for in my athlete

Head Injury Protocol RTL and RTP

Iowa High School Athletic Association

Complete the middle school sports registration process: HERE

Complete the DMPS Middle School Code of Conduct HERE

North High School Athletic Website
Click here to get information about North High School’s Athletics.

Sports Physicals
All students participating in school sports are required to have a yearly physical to be eligible.

The following is a list of sports opportunities offered through Harding:


Early winter Sports Season (October-December)

Early winter sports schedules pic
Wrestling (7th & 8th Grade- Ran through North/Hoover High School) Season starts Oct 23rd in the weight room from 3:30-5pm.  Coach Hixon:

Girls Basketball (7th and 8th Grade) Season starts Oct 19th! Practice is in the gym from 3:30-5pm.  Coach Wilson: 515-520-9889

Cheer (7th & 8th Grade) Try Outs Monday Oct 23rd- Cheer Coach:

Late Winter Sports Season (January-February)

Boys Basketball (8th Grade)- Practices will be held in the Harding gym from 3:30-5pm.  Coach Simpson:

Cheer (7th & 8th Grade) Cheer Coach:

Boys bball










Spring Sports Season 1 (March-April)
Track & Field (7th & 8th Grade)

2023 24 MS Track Schedule (5)

Track schedule










Spring Sports Season 2 (April-May)
Soccer (7th & 8th Grade)

Copy of 2023 24 MS Girls Soccer Schedule Copy of 2023 24 MS Boys Soccer Schedule (2)

Copy of 2023 24 MS Boys Soccer Schedule (2)

Soccer schedules

Summer Sports
Softball & Baseball (8th Grade students can participate on the high school teams at North High School)

Year-Round Sports
Special Olympics Unified Sports (6th, 7th, & 8th Grade)




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