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Thu, 29 Feb 2024
Please note that tournament schedules are always subject to change, and track meet schedules that are not District, Area, Regionals, or State are normally a rolling schedule. Safe travels to everyone ...Read more...
Mon, 26 Feb 2024
The Badger and Lady Badger track teams will be competing in Coahoma this week. Please see the attached schedules of events. Middle School- Tuesday High School- Thursday HS- COAHOMA INVITATIONAL SCHEDU...Read more...
Thu, 15 Feb 2024
Middle School Cheer (incoming 7th and 8th graders) tryout packets are due tomorrow (2/15) by 4pm in the office . No late packets will be accepted. There will be a mandatory parent meeting on Monday, F...Read more...
Wed, 14 Feb 2024
Cheer, tryout packets are due tomorrow (2/15) by 4 pm. Current High Schoolers can turn theirs into the high school office, and 8th graders trying out for high school can turn theirs into the middle sc...Read more...
Thu, 01 Feb 2024
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Tue, 28 Nov 2023
Badger Nation, Good afternoon! The expectation of spectators for Merkel ISD is to be a supportive participant for our student-athletes and community. We WILL NOT condone nor tolerate spectators compla...Read more...

MERKEL ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT

The Merkel Athletic Department is dedicated to preparing student-athletes for success in athletics, in the classroom, and in life. In our programs, we will teach our players the importance of discipline, a strong work ethic, loyalty, and character by creating a family atmosphere in which trust is a key component. Every coach and athlete involved in the athletic program will demonstrate a great attitude and will give relentless effort daily in preparing for success. The ultimate goal of our program is to have each student-athlete leave with a sense of pride and a feeling that their years at Merkel ISD, and in our athletic program, have been the best years of their life.

VISION FOR THE MERKEL ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

We envision an Athletic Program that sets the standard for athletic and academic achievement. The Merkel Athletic Department has strong tradition and it is our vision to build on this tradition and to continue on the upward path of excellence. Through hard work, dedication, trust, and character building between students, staff, and coaches, we believe the Merkel Athletic Department can and will have sustained success. Our vision is for the Merkel Athletic Department to compete for championships on a yearly basis, while maintaining high academic achievement and promoting character development. In order to get to this point, it will take coaches who share the same vision and who are dedicated and passionate in pursuing excellence. It will also take changing the mindset of our
players and giving them the confidence they need to be successful. We believe that through hard work, building relationships, and commitment from coaches and players this vision is attainable.

 

MERKEL ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT CORE VALUES

Christ Centered Community
Family
Commitment To Excellence
Positive Attitude
Discipline
Relentless Effort

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