Boys Basketball: Parenting meeting on Monday November 5 right after practice.

Team Pictures for Volleyball and Boys Basketball will be taken Wednesday November 14 in the gym. 


Boys Basketball Tryouts: Tryouts will be held Thursday October 25, Friday October 26, and Monday October 29 right after school 2:30-4:30 in the gym. Students must return a sign-up sheet, have an athletic physical on record, attend tryouts and be academically eligible to participate based on the first marking period report card.
Athletic Physicals: Students are required to have an updated athletic physical on file to participate with middle school sports. Only physicals dated after April 15th, 2018 of the current year are acceptable. Students will NOT be allowed to practice without a physical on file.
Insurance: Kalamazoo Public Middle School students are required to pay a one-time $15 insurance fee to participate. If you would like to pay online you may choose to go to the link below. You will need to choose the KPS Middle Schools button, then Maple Street, and the athletics button. If paying by check, please write it out to Maple Street Magnet Schools for the Arts.


Head 7 grade Basketball coach Cliff Berry

 Head 8 grade Basketball coach Aaryn Wilson

2018 Boys Basketball Schedules



Welcome to the Maple Street Magnet School for the Arts Athletics page.  The athletics page will detail information about our athletic program, requirements for participation, and schedule information.


Jesse Whitley, M.S, M.A

Athletic Director

Maple Street Magnet School For The Arts 




Attention Athletes


Sports Physicals


All Maple Street athletes must have a sports physical on file to participate. Physicals must have been completed after April 14, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. If you have not received a new physical after that date, one must be obtained to participate in Maple Street athletics. Sports physicals can be obtained through your family doctor or any walk-in clinic.



Hometown Urgent Care

5142 S. Westnedge Ave

Portage, MI 49002

(269) 216-7169



Each athlete must pay a $15.00 sports insurance fee. This is a one time fee for 2018-2019 athletes.

Checks can be made payable to Maple Street Athletic Department.

You can also pay online at

Sports Schedules

Maple Street Boys Basketball

(All games start at 3:45)


Tuesday 6th vs Gull Lake (8 Home & 7 Away)


Wednesday 7th vs Portage North (7 Home & 8 Away)

*Due to Portage's parent/teacher conferences, we will play Wednesday 7th.


Tuesday 13th vs BC. Central (8 Home & 7 Away)


Thursday 15th vs Portage Central (7 Home & 8 Away)


Monday 19th vs Hillside (7 Home & 8 Away)


Tuesday 27th vs Mattawan (8 Home & 7 Away)


Thursday 29th vs Portage West (8 Home & 7 Away)



Tuesday 4th vs BC. Lakeview (7 Home & 8 Away)


Thursday 6th vs Milwood (8 Home vs 7 Away)


Tuesday 11th vs Linden Grove (7 Home & 8 Away)


Thursday 13th vs Vicksburg (7 Home & 8 Away)


 2018 KPS Boys Basketball Finals

Monday, December 17th


7B @ Linden Grove


3:30 - 3v4


4:30 - 1v2 (Championship game)


Tuesday, December 18th


7A @ Hillside


3:30 - 3v4


4:30 - 1v2 (Championship Game)


8B and 8A Finals @ Loy Norrix

*Only 8th Grade will be at Loy Norrix


Wednesday, December 19th


4:00 - 8B 3v4


5:00 - 8B 1v2 (Championship Game)


6:00 - 8A 3v4


7:00 - 8A 1v2 (Championship Game)