APRIL 4/4/12 CONGRATS TO ALL OF THE STUDENT ATHLETES WHO HAVE MADE THE JV AND VARSITY TEAMS. YOUR HARD WORK, RELENTLESS ATTITUDE, AND COACHABILITY ARE LARGE REASONS OF WHY YOU ARE A COUGAR.
ATTACHED ARE THE CORE COVENANTS YOU ALL SHOULD BECOME FAMILIAR WITH AS WE FEEL THESE ATTRIBUTES TO BE EXTREMELY IMPORTANT. WE WANT YOU ALL TO STRIVE TO REACH EACH ONE OF THE EXPECTATIONS.baseball core value 2012
SCHEDULE FOR THE NEXT WEEK:
4/5 PRACTICE AT 4:15-6PM, VARSITY TEAM DINNER AT TTHE SHARROWS TO FOLLOW
APRIL 6/7 VARSITY TRAVELS TO BENNINGTON–2 SCRIMMAGES
EQUIPMENT GROUPS: THE FOLLOWING WILL BE THOSE WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL EQUIPMENT FOR ONE WEEK, MONDAY THROUGH THE FOLLOWING SUNDAY.
GROUP1: CODY, SEAN,FITZY, JOSH ST. CLAIR, TROY, MONTE
GROUP 2: GRANT, TJ, AVERY, BEN ST. CLAIR, TYLER
GROUP 3: LUKE, GREG, ARI,MIKE, COLIN,ADIN
MONDAY 4/9 VARISTY PRACTICE 4:15-6:15 AT BRMS EQUIPMENT: GROUP 1
TUESDAY 4/10 JV only SCRIMMAGE VS BFA FAIRFAX AT FAIFAX, game at 4:30 Varsity practice 4:15-6:15pm
WEDNESDAY 4/11 VARSITY Scrimmage AT BFA-FAIRFAX at 4:30pm, DISMISSAL AT 2:50, BUS LEAVES MMU AT 3:10.
THURSDAY 4/12– VARSITY Scrimmage vs. UVM club team at 5pm, Dorset Street Park in S.Burl. Bus leaves MMU at 3:15, eeryone expected to be ready.
FRIDAY 4/13 VARSITY PRACTICE FROM 4:15-6:15 AT BRMS. CRAIG ARMSTRONG WILLL HAVE WOOD BATS AT PRACTICE FOR PLAYERS TO BUY. MAPLE BATS $55, ASH $45. THESE PRICES ARE GREATLY REDUCED FROM USUAL PRICE.
Pitchers and catchers week is over and I am impressed with the work ethic and desire in all of you. Now, that all of the try-outs truly begin, pitchers and catchers will be expected to show up at MMU in the AM, 5:45 am to help get things set up in the cafeteria and then you will pitch/catch starting a 6:00am. Normal warm-up consisting of dynamics and band work will still occur so we have to make the most of our time.
The following is a list of pitchers and catchers: If you are name is not shown please inform me via e-mail ASAP. See you Monday.
Also, here is the practice schedule for this week: You have to have paperwork in and be cleared by Ms. Prim in order to practice.
Jv’s: Monday 3/19, 3/21, 3/23 5:45-7:30pm. Meet in gym, help with equipment. Tuesday 3/20 and Thursday 3/22– 3:15-4:30 loft conditioning
Varsity: Monday 3/19, Wednesday 3/21, Friday 3/23 3:15-4:30 loft conditioning, Tuesday 3/20 and Thursday 3/22- 5:45-7:30pm-gym
Both Teams will practice on Saturday 3/24, Varsity from 7:45-9:15am, Jv’s from 9:15-10:30am.
BASEBALL 2012– TRY OUT INFO. NO PLAYER WILL BE ALLOWED TO PRACTICE UNTIL ALL PAPERWORK HAS BENN FILED AND I HAVE BEEN GIVEN CLEARANCE FOR YOU TO PRACTICE. THE FOLLWOING IS SOME BASIC INFO: PRACTICE CALENDAR:baseball calendar 2012 TRY-OUT EXPECTATIONSbaseball tryouts 2012
Baseball Clinic begin ono Sunday January 1 in the MMU gym from 5-7pm. The attached is the registration form for all 11 sessions. Please fill out form and return this to Mr. Chandler ASAP. MMU BASEBALL PLAYER CLINIC Winter 2011-12
MONDAY 12/19/11 there will be a quick info meeting about off season training opportunities. 8:00 AM in room 205.
There will be many opportunities for you as beaseball players to get yourself gearted up fro the spring. I need upperclassman to take leadership roles and help the younger players prepare for next Spring. You get better in the OFF season so don’t want for the first day of practice to be the first time you throw or hit. There will be hitting clinics and throwing clinics donoe through out the fall and winter so stay tuned.
I am looking forward to another great year. Are you getting yourself ready to make the best of this year. Competition for teams will be tight!!
REMINDER: Mandatory baseball meeting TOMORROW(Monday 10/10) at 8:00am in my classroom(205). See you there. Pass the word!
NEEDED: Players to volunteer for our mattress sale fund raiser on SUNDAY 10/16. Need 4 volunteers for 9-12:30 4 for 1:0o- 4:30. This fund raiser will help purchase many of the equipment needs we have on our NEW COUGAR BASEBALL FIELD.
OPEN GYMS: Every Wednesday morning from 6:45-8am. This is a great opportunity to work on some fundamentals of throwing, fielding, hitting, and pitching.
HITTING AND PITCHING CLINICS will begin on JANUARY 1. 2012 on SUNDAY evenings from 5-7pm. These clinics will be structured to give you an opportunity to fine tune skills as you prepare for a new season. There will be hitting and pitching instruction during these clinics and the cost will be $40 per player and clinics will run up until the beginning of Baseball Season(March 12th for Pitchers and Catchers). Questions: see Coach Chandler.