Phoenix-Talent Youth Sports

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Youth Sports Update * Fall 2022

We're pleased to share information about our various sports programs throughout the Phoenix-Talent School District. We'll provide participation opportunities for your child as well as ways you can get involved. Participation is open to kids of all abilities. Check on age requirements for various camps.

Registration underway for JPAL Volleyball Camp and Manny's JPAL Basketball League

It's time for 2022-2023 JPAL Camps!

Low-cost camps are offered in a variety of sports for students in the Phoenix-Talent School District. All camps are led by high school coaches and student-athletes.

Volleyball Camp will start on Wednesday, September 28. Additional sessions will be held Wednesday, October 5 and Sunday, October 9. All sessions will run from 6-7:15 pm at Phoenix High School. Students in grades 3-8 are eligible to participate.

Starting the week of September 21, Manny's Fall JPAL Basketball League will feature weekly practices at each elementary school in the district. Orchard Hill Elementary students will practice at their school from 2:30-4 pm on Mondays; Talent Elementary students will practice at their school from 2:30-4 pm on Tuesdays; Phoenix Elementary students will practice at their school from 1:30-3 pm on Wednesdays. Parents are responsible for transportation home after practices. Students in grades 3-5 are eligible to participate.

Students in grades 6-8 may also participate in Manny's Basketball and will practice at Talent Middle School.

All Manny's League games will be played on Saturdays at Talent Middle School.

Cost for any of the upcoming JPAL camps or Manny's Fall Basketball League is $25 per student per camp. Registration is now open. Students will also receive fliers at school about JPAL events.

Free entry for kids in running events

The Southern Oregon Runners hold events throughout the year and offer free entry to students (18 and younger) at all events. The group holds events around the area on a regular basis and welcomes runners of all ages and abilities. This is a great family-friendly activity.

The next event on the SOR calendar (The 2021 Pioneer Run) will start at Phoenix High School on Saturday, November 13. For registration information please visit

Talent Middle School fall sports seasons underway

Sports are being offered during the fall, winter and spring at Talent Middle School.

The fall season is underway and includes cross country, football and volleyball. Boys' basketball will be offered in November and December, girls' basketball and wrestling in January and February and track and field in the spring.

Students in grades 6-8 are eligible to participate in sports at TMS.

An outstanding roster of experienced coaches is working with our student-athletes at TMS. There is no charge to participate in sports at the school. Practices and the majority of contests take place on weekdays.

To register your student for a sport at Talent Middle School please visit

Homecoming Week October 10-15 at PHS

A wide array of Homecoming events is scheduled at Phoenix High School in October.

Among the highlights is the community parade through downtown Phoenix. The event will be held on Wednesday, October 12 beginning at 5:30 pm. All schools in the district are invited to be represented in the event. For more information contact

He-Man Volleyball and Powder Puff Football are also scheduled on October 12. Both events will be held at the high school.

The annual Homecoming football game will take place on Friday, October 14 beginning at 6 pm on P-T Rising Field at Jack Woodward Stadium.

On Saturday, October 15 the first Phoenix-Talent Sports Hall of Fame induction since 2014 will take place. The event will get underway at 6 pm. A list of 2022 Hall of Fame inductees can be found at

Tickets for the Hall of Fame event can be purchased at

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