Monday, May 20, 2019

Practice today - Monday, May 20

Today's practice will be inside at the high school, finishing up around 4:00.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Food organizer needed for upcoming tournaments

Attn: parents:

We have a set of games this coming Saturday for Boys B and Mixed States, and another set of games the following Saturday (Girls and Boys A) and need a parent to step up to organize food/snacks for each of those days. Your job would be to think about what food you'd like to have on hand on game day (fruit, bagels, pb&j, cookies, brownies, etc.), create a google spreadsheet for sign-ups and get the word out so people can sign-up for food they will bring. It can be a different person for each tournament.

Please let Susan know if you will be one of these lucky parent organizers. Thanks!

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Change in plans for today, Wednesday, May 15

Today has turned out to be a very confusing day, so please bear with us on the details. Here goes ...
  • We had games scheduled at Wainwright today, however Wainwright is closed due to the fields being too wet.
  • The fields in New Gloucester are open. One of the teams scheduled to play in New Gloucester can't make it today, so we have been offered their spot. This is for a 5:30 boys game (girls can play too).
  • We are going to do it all! Here's the plan:
    • Practice at Hunter Rd fields 3:15-4:30.
    • Travel to New Gloucester for the 5:30 game.
    • Game should end around 7:00.
    • Transport for those that need it back to Desert Rd, arriving 7:15-7:30.
    • All girls should come to practice, however they can skip the game if they wish.
Let Susan know if you have any questions and thanks to all for your flexibility.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Correction to Ultimate Info in This Week at the High School

Note that in the Sunday, May 12 edition of This Week at the High School, it said this week's Wednesday games would be at New Gloucester. This is incorrect ... This week's games are at Wainwright.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

SMI SUNDAY Tournament Info

~ Updated Saturday @ 10:00pm ~

We have games tomorrow (Sunday, May 12) at 9:00, 11:00 and 1:00. The 9:00 game will be on Field 7.  Players should be at the fields by 8:30.  The day will again start with not a lot of parking on site, so parking offsite and taking the shuttle bus will again be a thing.

Have fun everyone!

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

SMI Info

~ Updated Friday, May 10 @ 10:00pm ~

The Southern Maine Invite (SMI) is this weekend's multiday tournament. The full Saturday schedule can be found HERE - we are teams C4 and D4. You can see that our games are scheduled at:
9:00 -  bye
11:00 - Field 3 & Field 4
1:00  - Field 3 & Field 4
3:00 -  Field 4 & Field 5

Note that we expect to have two teams playing the Saturday games and just one team playing the Sunday games.

Since we don't have a game at 9:00, players don't need to arrive at the fields until 10:15, however see Important Parking Info below and note you will most likely need to arrive earlier to get to the fields by 10:15. The 3:00 game should finish up around 4:30.

The plan for the Sunday schedule is that the organizers will create new brackets based on Saturday's results, so we won't have the Sunday schedule until Saturday evening. For now, plan for a full day on Sunday, arriving at Wainwright by 8:30 and do keep checking the blog and the online schedule for updated info.

These field assignments may change on game day if some fields are drier/wetter than others, so do keep an eye on the online schedule. We will aim to update this blog with any new info that comes our way, but it's possible that the online site may be more current than the blog.

Here is a map of the numbered fields:

Because the grassy areas used for parking at Wainwright are still quite wet, very few people will be able to park at Wainwright, so pretty much everyone will be shuttling to and from the Wainright complex. Click HERE for all the parking info. For people needing to park, be sure to plan on extra time to park and take the shuttle. Players getting dropped off will be able to drop right at Wainwright.

We will have the big blue school tent set-up somewhere.  Do bring the usual supplies:
  • Shorts
  • Some warm clothes
  • Water
  • Food (see below)
  • Cleats
  • Sunscreen
Since the games are relatively nearby, the school is not providing transportation and everyone will need to arrange their own transportation and/or carpool.

We hear there will be a few food trucks with food for purchase, and there will be some hearty snacks at our tent (parents should have received an organizing email on Thursday).

Have a great time everyone - it should be a blast!

Friday, May 3, 2019

No Thursday games next week

Many players are not available next Thursday, so we have declined the opportunity to add any games that day.