Participating in school approved athletics is a privilege that involves certain additional responsibilities. All student-athletes are expected to conform to the school regulations if they choose to participate as a member of a Philomath Athletic Team. In addition, athletic participants must meet Oregon School Activities Association academic standards. Refer to the PHS Student Handbook for complete list of standards.

  Tony Matta 
Athletic Director/Vice Principal
Office 541-929-3211 ext. 1106
   Amanda Bauer 
Athletic & Activities Administrative Assistant
Office 541-929-2043

Athletic News 

Philomath School District
UPDATED: OSAA designated seasons for 2020-2021:
Season 1: August 31st - February 7th:
All activities must be approved by the District. Our anticipated start date for Season 1 is September 14th. Please check back for more information.
Session 1 - Baseball, Softball, Track & Field, Tennis*, Dance, & Cheer
-Dates: September 14th to October 9th
-Days: Maximum of 3 practices per week - Dance & Cheer Maximum of 2 days per week
*Tennis will not be offered during Season 1 - Session 1
Session 2 - Cross Country, Volleyball, Girls Soccer, Boys Soccer**,Football, Dance, & Cheer
-Dates: October 12th to November 6th
-Days: Maximum of 3 practices per week - Dance & Cheer Maximum of 2 days per week
**Boys Soccer will not be offered during Season 1 - Session 2
Session 3 - Basketball, Wrestling, Swimming, Dance, & Cheer
-Dates: November 9th to December 18th (no activities the week of November 23rd)
-Days: Maximum of 3 practices per week - Dance & Cheer Maximum of 2 days per week
Additional practices for all sports will be scheduled through February 8th. The athletics department will provide more information as it becomes available.
UPADTED - Season 2: February 8th - April 11th (Fall Sports: Football, Cross Country, Soccer, & Volleyball)
*February 8th - Football practice begins
**February 22nd - Soccer, Volleyball, & Cross Country practice begins
***Culminating week: April 5th - April 11th
UPDATED - Season 3: March 22nd - May 23rd (Spring Sports: Baseball, Softball, Tennis, & Track & Field)
*March 22nd - Baseball/Softball practice for pitchers & catchers begin
**April 5th - Baseball, Softball, Tennis, & Track & Field practice begins
***Culminating week: May 17th - May 23rd
UPDATED - Season 4: May 10th - June 27th (Winter Sports: Swimming, Wrestling & Basketball)
*Culminating week: June 21st - June 27th
UPDATED - Dance – April 19th - May 2nd  
Culminating Week is May 3rd-9th
UPDATED - Cheerleading – April 26th - May 9th
Culminating week is May 10th-16th
Required for athletic participation:
-Enrolled as a full time student
-Current Sports Physical on file with the Athletics Department
-FamilyID Registration
-COVID 19 Waiver (available in FamilyID registration)


Latest OSAA Information Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

OSAA Update: Memo to Schools

Published: Thursday, December 7, 20202
Effective: December 7, 2020
Affects: All OSAA member schools (private, and charter schools) and all spring sports and activities
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Track & Field
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Band
  • Orchestra
  • Choir                                                                         
  • Solo Music
  • Speech