A.E. Phillips students must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in core subjects to participate in sports/cheerleading. Seventh and eighth grade students may participate in the parish football, softball, baseball, soccer, cross-country, or track programs at Ruston Junior High School, provided they maintain a 2.5 or better GPA. Sixth grade students may participate in parish football and soccer. Parents are responsible for providing transportation. Students must have a physical and proof of insurance to participate in sports.