Athletics for Students



Our Sports: A Source of Pride for Gaston County Schools


Athletics is a source of pride for Gaston County Schools and the community. Our teams consistently capture county, regional and state championships.   


The district offers 10 sports at the middle school level and 13 for high school students.  Athletic programs in Gaston County Schools emphasize academic success in the classroom, student attendance in school and good sportsmanship on and off the field.  All student athletes must be in good academic standing and adhere to county and state regulations in academics and attendance. 


GCS high school teams participate in state-approved conferences against schools in the surrounding area. Ashbrook, East Gaston, Forestview, Hunter Huss, North Gaston, South Point and Stuart Cramer compete in the Big South 2-A/3-A conference and Bessemer City, Cherryville and Highland participate in the Southern Piedmont 1-A.  All 11 middle schools compete in a Gaston County conference.  


In addition to our team sports program, the district offers a comprehensive and exciting intramural sports program.  For more information on specific sports offered in our middle and high schools, contact the school principal or athletic director.

 High School (Grades 9-12)  Middle School (Grades 7-8)

- Football

- Football
- Boys and Girls Golf - Boys and Girls Golf
- Girls Softball - Girls Softball
- Wrestling - Wrestling
- Boys and Girls Soccer - Boys and Girls Soccer
- Boys and Girls Basketball - Boys and Girls Basketball
- Boys and Girls Track - Boys and Girls Track
- Baseball - Baseball
- Cheerleading - Cheerleading
- Volleyball - Volleyball
- Boys and Girls Tennis  
- Boys and Girls Swimming  
- Boys and Girls Cross Country  

Due to state board requirements, sixth grade students are not eligible to participate in middle school athletics.

However, a competitive intramural program is available.

* Varsity and junior varsity teams offered at the high school level for selected sports. 
* Not all sports/intramural programs offered at all schools.

 Athletic Schedules


 Athletic Event Pictures

 Information and Forms


 Contact Us


Director of Athletics

Dennis Noble


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