Our lower school athletic programs are centered around participation, skill development and cultivating a joy for sports. In soccer and basketball, Sayre enters teams (grades 3-5) into the local YMCA league in the winter (basketball) and in the spring (soccer). Both Y-League programs are co-ed. Future Spartans basketball offers a unique opportunity for younger athletes to work with closely with Upper School students in a fun, participatory environment. Teams play in the winter months and are comprised of 1st – 5th grade Sayre girls and boys. Our Multi Sports Camps and Future Spartans Lacrosse Camp are instructional and take place in the fall. Girls On The Run (GOTR) and our USTA tennis clinics are after school programs that take place 1-2 times per week.
In Middle School our athletic programs shifts to an interscholastic model. In Basketball we compete in the Bluegrass Athletic Conference which culminates in a tournament each year and we also play a limited at large schedule with MS teams from other regional schools. Boys and girls soccer compete in our local private school league which culminates in a post season tournament and also play a limited at large schedule. Lacrosse competes in the Lexington Youth Lacrosse League which includes local private and public MS lacrosse teams. The lacrosse season likewise culminates in a post season tournament. Beginning in 7th grade, with approval from the coach and Director of Athletics, athletes may have the opportunity to compete at the high school level in x-country, golf, basketball, swimming, diving, track and baseball.
Sayre Upper School is a member of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) and as such competes on the District, Regional and State level in X-Country, Golf, Soccer, Basketball, Swimming, Diving, Tennis, Track and Baseball. In addition, Soccer, Basketball and Golf compete in the “All A” which is a mid-season statewide tournament of smaller “A” sized schools. Many of our teams also compete in the Bluegrass Conference which is made up of regional schools of similar size. Basketball, volleyball, baseball, track, x-country and swimming all compete in the Bluegrass Conference. Our US Boys Lacrosse program competes in the statewide Kentucky Lacrosse Association High School League and statewide post season tournament.