Director's Message

Athletics at PMS promote confidence, self-discipline, and a sense of pride in not only the students participating but also in the school and the community. In 2017-2018, Powhatan Middle School (as Pocahontas Middle School) athletes were the Southside Middle School Champions in Volleyball, Soccer, Girls’ Basketball, Baseball, and Girls' Track, while our Boys' Basketball team was conference runners-up.  In addition to the aforementioned sports, PMS offers co-ed Golf, Cross Country Club, Cheerleading, Softball & Boys’ Track. If you have any questions regarding athletics/eligibility, please contact PMS Athletic Director, Bill Wasosky at (804) 362-2500 or via email at

The Powhatan Middle School (PMS) athletic program is governed by the Southside Middle School Conference which is composed of the following eleven schools:

Western Division Eastern Division
Southside Middle School Conference Schools
Amelia Middle School Bluestone Middle School
Central Middle School E.W. Wyatt Middle School
Cumberland Middle School Nottoway Middle School
Lunenburg Middle School Parkview Middle School
Powhatan Middle School Russell Middle School
Prince Edward Middle School  

All information pertaining to the eligibility rules, tryout process, etc. can be found by clicking on the PMS athletic handbook link in the Resources box above. If you have any further questions pertaining to athletics, please don't hesitate to contact me at (804) 362-2500, or by e-mail by clicking my name below.

Bill Wasosky
PMS Athletic Director

**All sports (not including ACE) require a physical dated May 1, 2018, or later in order to try out.