News and Announcements
For those coming to practice tonight, parking will be at a premium at xroads south because of the winter concert. Try to get there between 6 and 6:15 if you are staying for practice.
Tomorrow practice is from 8 to 9:30.
both nights I have invited WWP Hoopsters – the team from Saturday night – to participate in drills with us.
Friday Night – For those who are traveling to Woodbridge to see the Varisty High School team, please wear your Travel uniforms with the black road side.
Saturday’s home game we will wear our white uniform.
No practices are mandatory, but we do have a lot to work on, so I expect to see as many players there as possible.
Parents and Players,
I am so very proud of your effort the entire weekend. We finished 2-1 on opening weekend, and that loss is on me. Our goal is to get to play that team again in the playoffs and I will make the corrections needed to win.
Our next game is Saturday, December 20. See the calendar for location and time.
We have two practices this week: None are mandatory. I know there are a lot of school concerts and other activities. Remember your school work comes first. I would just like to know who will be attending the practices so I can prep for those who are attending. We obviously need some gym time to work on the offense, our passing and how to box out.
Please work with your daughters this week on the principles of the motion offense. Just like the way they study their other homework, I expect everyone’s help to get the offense back on track.
Our practices are as follows:
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 @ 6:30 – 8:00 at Crossroads South
Thursday, December 18, 2014 @ 8:00 – 9:30 at Crossroads South
Finally, if you are free Friday night, Cassie and I will be going to Woodbridge High School to watch the Varsity High School basketball team play. Coach Johnson would love the support and I think it would be a good bonding moment for our girls. Even if we car pool, I think we can get a good amount of the team there to support our girls high school program.
Thank you all have a great week.
Today’s game is located at William Annin Middle School
70 Quincy Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 Be there at 1pm.
Just a reminder we have three games this weekend. If our uniforms are not here by tomorrow night we will play with the black warm up shirts I currently have for the team.
That would mean, please have the girls wear black or dark gray shorts to match the black shirt.
I will hand out the warm up shirts tomorrow at practice. Anyone who can not make practice tomorrow night, I will have your warm up shirt on Saturday.
I have committed to driving, Vedika and Nadia to the games. I have room for another player. Just let me know.
We had a great practice yesterday. We reviewed the inbound play, press, press break, our offense and defense. I just need you to work with the girls tonight and Friday night on the rules of the motion offense. They should know what to do after they pass the ball and what to do without the ball like they know the lyrics to their favorite song. Please just review it with them.
ISSUES & REMINDERS – regarding Gym Policies (Practices & Games)
Some Points & Topics that have been brought to my attention this Week ….
1. PLEASE do not just drop your child off at any school until you are 100% sure that a Coach (Head or Assistant)
The Custodians & other Team Parents ARE NOT responsible for your child’s safety, etc.
2. All Coaches MUST assign a Team Parent to Watch the Entrance Door:
PRACTICES – for the first 15 minutes AT THE BEGINNING of Practice & the last 15 minutes of Practice
[SCHOOLS – Crossroads SOUTH / Crossroads NORTH / Greenbrook / Constable]
**Note-Indian Fields has the buzzer in the gym
GAMES- Up Until the start of your scheduled Game
[SCHOOLS – Crossroads NORTH / Greenbrook / Constable / Brooks Crossing]
3. Please DO NOT Park in the Fire Lane in front of the Following Schools -
Crossroads NORTH / Brooks Crossing / Greenbrook
Cars will be towed by SBPD if this is not observed !
Thanks for your Cooperation in these matters,
Director of Basketball – SB PAL Vikings