Even though there is a wrestling meet tonight in the Raider Gym, softball open gym will still be held at 7:30. See you tonight!
It’s hard to believe that January is almost over, but it’s true. The official start of the 2016 Golden Raider Softball season begins in 46 days. It will be here before you know it.
That’s why it’s so important for anyone that is interested, to get started on securing your sponsorship opportunities. The deadline has passed for those businesses that were secured last year. So, any business that has not been claimed for this year is open for taking. Please notify Coach Lenz prior to asking a business/company so we don’t have more than one player soliciting a sponsorship.
We have received quite a few sponsorships already, but we can always have more. We are in the process of securing over $20,000 in funds to put up new scoreboards on both the Varsity and JV fields. These sponsorships are a HUGE part of that process. So even the smallest donation is hugely helpful.
I’ve attached the sponsorship forms in PowerPoint format. The first two pages are just informational. The third form is what needs to be filled out by businesses and returned to Coach Lenz by March 11. Please feel free to make as many copies of this as needed.
This sponsorship program is a very easy way for our program to earn money and the players to earn some great equipment for themselves. Please consider participating. Contact Coach Lenz (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you should have any questions.
Thanks!!! See you all at open gyms on Mondays from 7:30-9:00PM!!!
Because there is no school today due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there will be NO OPEN GYM tonight. Open gyms will resume on Monday, January 25 from 7:30-9:00PM in the Raider Gym and continue every Monday through March 7.
See you next week!
I just want everyone to be aware that the deadline for reclaiming sponsors you had last year is going to be Sunday, January 17. At that point, any sponsor that has not already been claimed this year will be open for any softball player to pursue. We have determined that it is more important to get a jump on sponsors than to wait to see if a player from last year is going to ask the same company/organization to sponsor the program.
Please let Coach Lenz know via e-mail (email@example.com) if you intend on approaching a company for sponsorship and he will confirm that they are available.
Today at the softball meeting, we handed out information on the North Softball Sponsorship program. This is a program that allows local businesses/families to sponsor the program financially and at the same time earn softball gear for the players.
The program information is attached below. Please contact Coach Lenz if you have any questions. Sponsorships can be taken immediately and must be submitted by March 11, 2016.
Before you ask any companies, we ask that you confirm with Coach Lenz if the business has already been claimed. We are trying to avoid having one company asked multiple times to sponsor. Those individuals who secured sponsorships of companies last year will have first right to those companies again this year. If you secured sponsorships last year and are choosing not participate this year, please let us know so we can offer those companies to someone else.
The last page is the actual sponsorship page. Please make as many copies of this to distribute as you need. The first two pages are informational only.
Please let Coach Lenz (firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you have any questions.
Just a reminder that there is a meeting tomorrow right after school in room 163. Anyone who is playing, or considering playing softball, needs to make every effort to be there!!! This will be a short meeting, but there will be a lot of important information given out.If for some reason you cannot be there, PLEASE see Coach Lenz PRIOR to the meeting.
Hope to see everyone there!!
A HUGE thank you goes out to Dennis Grimm, Ryan Grimm, Mike Holtz, Ryan Rabe, and Bayleigh Rabe. The five of them tackled the remaining sod and were able to get it to the city dump.
Because of their efforts, tomorrow’s work day has been canceled.
Thanks to everyone who had even the smallest part in the success of this project. We will surely see the fruits of our labor in the Spring.
Thanks so much!
The North HS Coaching Staff
Coach Grimm will be heading over to the varsity field THIS AFTERNOON around 2:00 to try and beat the snow tomorrow. If you ate at all available to help and/or have a truck or trailer to use, we are desperately asking for your help with the final stage of this project.
Status for tomorrow’s work day is to be determined. Please stay tuned.
Thank you all in advance for your help.
With the final field clean up coming on Saturday and the weather looking the way it does, we are pleading that anyone that can help to please do so.
We are in the need of people to help haul extra sod to the city dump and in need of trucks and trailers. If we get a decent number of people to help, I wouldn’t think it would take more than a few hours. This is a job that MUST get finished before the snow makes it impossible to do. The sod has to be removed so it doesn’t inhibit grass growth. If you have a truck/trailer that you are willing to use, please contact Coach LeMahieu (email@example.com) to let her know.
There are a few other tasks that might get done if time/help/weather allow, but the sod removal is jobs 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Thank you so much in advance for your help.
Let me first thank everyone that helped two weekends ago with the field work. The varsity field looks absolutely spectacular and the lip has gone away! With all of the hard work, the field should be ready to go when the snow melts and Spring arrives.
With that information, the coaching staff is making one last request. We need some help on Saturday morning with some field clean-up. There are a few tasks that need to be completed, including:
- Removal of the sod to the city yard waste site
- Raking/Fluffing of the grass where the machines drove
- Laying top soil and throwing in grass seed in the large openings
- Rolling the sod
- Pressing seams
The major project is going to be the removal of the extra sod, so we are hoping that anyone that has a truckbed or trailer is willing to come. It shouldn’t take more than 7 or 8 total trips. The more people we have, the quicker this will work.
We will be starting the clean up on Saturday morning at 9AM. Please make every effort to come on out and help us get the field ready for the winter.