Mercy High School upholds a strong tradition of competitive athletics in 20 sports. All teams are eligible to participate in the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) or applicable state tournaments and 16 participate in the Detroit Catholic High School League (CHSL). Mercy's facilities include a gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, full-size track, indoor training facility, weight room, two athletic fields, and two enclosed softball diamonds.

MHSAA Updates
The MHSAA will continue to provide updates in this format with effective dates listed with each change or addition to allowed activities. Please refer to this page frequently for updated documents:

2020-21 Athletic Dates

All Athletes are required to have completed the FinalForms Profile. Registration by the listed dates required to try-out. There is NO participation without registration by the deadline. Please select all sports in which you are interested in FinalForms, as well as completing registration survey-- this system of double-checking allows for greater accuracy.

For the 2020-21 school year, you have two options for the physical required to start classes at Mercy:
1. A physical performed on/after 4/15/2020.
2. A physical performed on/after 4/15/2019 AND the Questionnaire form. The questionnaire allows us to use a physical dated 4/15/2019-4/14/2020 for the 2020-21 school year.

Try-Out times will be on the Athletic Calendar and listed here. Please be prepared to attend ALL try-out sessions. Practices begin as soon as try-outs are completed, please be aware of this when scheduling vacations/events.
Fall 2020 - Registration 6/2-7/31/2020
Start Date 8/12/20: Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Sailing, Swimming & Diving, Volleyball
Winter 2020-21 - Registration 10/2-10/16/2020
Start Date 11/2/20: Ice Hockey
Start Date 11/9/20 Basketball
Start Date 11/16/20: Boardercross, Bowling, Skiing
Spring 2021 - Registration 2/15-2/26/2021
Start Date 3/15/2021: Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field

Dance and Pompon: Tryouts will be in Spring 2021 for the 2021-22 teams. The teams begin practices in September, and the seasons run through the end of February. 

If you are looking for information on the Archery team, please click here. This is a CLUB run by the City of Farmington Hills, please contact the Costick Center for further information.

Parent and Athlete Reference Material

Looking for information about a specific sport? Check the Team website.


Twitter & Instagram: @MHSmiAthletics
Athletic Director & Transportation Nancy Malinowski
Assistant Athletic Director & Transportation Kate Scalzi
Office Phone: 248-893-3510 Fax: 248-476-3691
Athletic Trainer Jess Reitmeyer

Letter Jacket and Accomplishment Patches

Looking to have a letter jacket or sweater made? Need to update your accomplishments? Receive a Mercy Scholar-Athlete Award and want the patch? 

Here are the Guidelines for Letter Jackets/Sweaters. Mercy Scholar-Athlete patches, CHSL Award patches, and Captain's Stars are available for sale in the Athletic Office. Team/individual honor patches will be ordered at the end of every season if interest exists. Please note: The letter is given for the 1st year on a varsity sport, chevrons are for each additional year. For example: If you are on MVP for 4 years, you have 1 letter & 3 chevrons.

We recommend Logos & Letters in Clarkston (248-795-2093, logosnletters@gmail.com),  Northville Stitching Post (248-347-7622), McGowan Sport Shop in Livonia (734-421-3340), The Rival Shop in Waterford (formerly AllStar Corner, 855-259-6684), Burke's Sport Haven in Eastpointe (586-776-3590), or Art Knitting Mill in Farmington Hills (248-356-3404).

Digital Score Keepers Table Advertising Opportunities

Premier digital display on scorekeeper's table, message tailored by your company. Packages range from $500 - $5,000. Click here for all the information and contact Jen Stark or Maureen Weiss at advancement@mhsmi.org.


Mercy Fight Song

Future MHSAA Athletic Calendar