Athletics at St. Mary's St. Mary of the Annunciation offers the opportunity for the middle school students to join their fall sports programs. Basketball - WINTER St. Mary of the Annunciation boasts an active basketball program for boys and girls in grades 5, 6, 7, and 8. The gyms are filled with parents, teachers, and other students, cheering on the SMS teams. Cross Country - fALL & tRACK - sPRING Our cross country and track programs are very popular. Open to all students in Grades 5 - 8. Most practices run twice a week immediately after school. No prior experience is necessary, so these sports are the perfect entry into school sports. Don your sneakers and join the largest teams in the school!