Boys and Girls Soccer
Tryouts are held during the first week of school for the ESMS Boys Soccer Team and the ESMS Girls Soccer Team. Practices and games are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school during soccer season. Soccer matches against other District 2 middle schools are played primarily in Central Park (please check the website calendar for game dates and locations).
Our soccer teams have traditionally played strong seasons and reach the play-offs. Recent honors include our 2015-16 Boys Team, which advanced to the City Championship round. And our 2017-18 Boys Soccer Team won the Uptown Championship, the Manhattan Championship, and beat Queens in the first round of the New York City Championships!
Tryouts for the ESMS Varsity and Junior Varsity Volleyball Teams are held in September. Practices and games are scheduled on Mondays and Thursdays after school.
Our Girls Varsity Volleyball Team won the 2012 New York City Championship and they have been Manhattan finalists for the past 3 years. The Tigers are coached by ESMS teacher, Ms. Nicolosi.
Boys and Girls Basketball
Tryouts are held in mid-November for the ESMS Girls Basketball Team, the ESMS Boys Varsity Basketball Team, and the ESMS Junior Varsity Basketball Team. Practices and games are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. A full schedule of games and locations will be posted on the school's website calendar.
Both our Boys and Girls Basketball Teams have had a long history of winning seasons. Our 2014 and 2015 Boys teams were Manhattan Championship finalists and our Girls Basketball Team has advanced to the final round several years running.
Tryouts for the ESMS Baseball Team are held at the beginning of March. Practices and games take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the spring. Please consult the ESMS website calendar for a complete list of games and locations (most games are played in Central Park). The ESMS team generally advances each season into the playoffs. Our 2016-17 ESMS Baseball Team earned the Manhattan Championship and then beat Queens in the New York City semi-finals!
Ms. Dragone (firstname.lastname@example.org) coaches our winning Softball Team, with tryouts scheduled at the beginning of March. Practices and games are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the spring. Please consult the ESMS website calendar for a complete list of games and locations.
Our 2015 Softball Team advanced through the play-offs to the City Championship Finals.
Boys and Girls Track Teams
Our track program meets on Mondays and Wednesdays during the spring. No tryouts are necessary. ESMS competes against other New York City middle schools at various track meets in the spring.
Coed Ultimate Frisbee
Coached by Mr. Baker (email@example.com), tryouts for this coed team will be scheduled in early spring. Practices and matches are held on Thursdays after school.
Our 2015-16 Ultimate Frisbee Team advanced to the New York City championship round and our 2016-17 Ultimate Frisbee Team was undefeated, earning the New York City Championship! In 2017-18, we will assemble our first Coed Ultimate Frisbee Team at East Side Middle School.
The ESMS Cross Country Team is a new addition to our sports roster in 2017-18. Long-distance runners will run together on Mondays and Wednesdays after school. Cross Country meets to be announced!
This year we have added an ESMS Fencing Team to our roster of competitive sports. Interested students can sign up for an after-school class this fall to learn the art of fencing and practice these skills. Competitions against other middle schools in New York City will begin this winter. Open to 7th and 8th graders, only. Good luck, Tigers!