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This Week in Sports – 11.22.19

This Week in Sports

Hi Panther Families!

What an incredible week in Panther sports! On Thursday, we brought home two Championship wins in one day! Our Middle School Lady Panthers volleyball team had a fight on their hands with Pearl B Larsen’s team, but our girls just would not be beat. The team spirit and determination shown by this group was inspiring to watch all season!

Also on Thursday, our Middle School Flag Football team took back their title from last year’s top team, Arthur Richards. Coach Floyd’s thoughts: “We could definitely see the culmination of all their hard work in practices, as they executed, offensively and defensively, to take home the title. It was great to see their teamwork and comradery pay off for them.”

Coach Kenney was impressed with the good sportsmanship and team play throughout the majority of the season, from all the teams in our league. He said that as a new coach on St. Croix, it was a great experience.

(Left) Middle School Flag Football Team with Coach Floyd and Coach Kenney. (Right) Middle School Girls Volleyball team with Coach Helena James and Manager Amirah Yusuf. Both pictures taken directly after claiming VICTORY!



In preseason basketball news, we chose a small team of players to represent us in the Varsity division of the Big Youth Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament, which begins next week. Educational Complex Gym has been designated for all games in our division. On Monday our boys will play Central at 7:30 p.m.. On Tuesday they will play Free Will, and on Wednesday they will play Complex.  The top two teams after the Round Robin will advance to the finals on Saturday the 30th. Best of luck, Panthers!

At the bottom, after Panther sports news and details, please find a flyer for Storm Volleyball Tryouts, for girls born between January 2007 and December 2008. This is an outside league, island team. They have fantastic coaches that we love and trust! You will also find another great opportunity for your students to sail during Thanksgiving Break.

Elementary Girls Soccer-Our Lady Panthers take on Free Will today (Friday, 11/22)! We have finished our regular season games, and are ready for playoffs on December 2nd.

Flag Football-Elementary took a tough loss to Alfredo Andrews in Playoffs, and our Middle School won the whole shebang!

Volleyball-Our JV girls had a upset with a tough loss to Central in Champs, and our Middle School girls prevailed to bring home the title over Pearl B. Larsen! All our teams showed so much growth from start to finish! We’re very proud of what our athletes and coaches accomplished.

Track and Field-Developmental Meets only in the next few months. So we train and train!

High School Sailing– Several of our sailors will be  competing in Sarasota for South Points #3 from Dec 5-8. We’ll be pulling for them!


Practices and Games This Week:

Elementary Flag Football-Finished! Great Season! Please return washed jerseys this week! Thanks for a great season!

Middle School Flag Football-Finished! Congratulations! Please return washed jerseys this week! Thanks for a great season!

Elementary Girls Soccer: 
Practices: Monday 3:10-4:30.
Games: No games the week of Thanksgiving, but we have playoffs on Monday, December 2nd!

All Track and Field:
Practices: Monday 3:10-4:30. Coaches will send notice for other training throughout the Thanksgiving break.

Middle School Girls Volleyball-Fantastic Finish! So Panther proud! Please return washed jerseys this week!

Junior Varsity Girls Volleyball-Finished, and what a great season! Please return washed jerseys this week.

Varsity Girls Volleyball-Finished! So much progress over the season! Please return washed jerseys this week.

High School Sailing-
Practices: Tues and Thurs from 3:45-6:15 at SCYC. Regatta in Sarasota for South Points #3, from December 5th-8th.

I’m happy to assist with any questions or concerns. Please email me at acarter@ghcds.org.

Have a great weekend, and GO Panthers!
Coach Amy


Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 from 9am-3pm
Friday, November 29th, 2019 from 9am-3pm

Course Fee: $50 Members, $70 Non- Members
Ages 7-14 years
Required Prerequisite: Previous Intro, Beginner, or Summer Session
Suggested items to bring daily:
Lunch, Snacks, and Beverages
Sun Shirt and Hat
Closed Toe Shoes
Change of Clothes
Swimsuit and Towel
Please Note: Program will need a minimum of 4 children to hold either session. Deadline for Sign Up (November 25th). Classes may be cancelled two days prior to start date if the minimum number of 4 sailors has not been met.

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