We had a very good workout this past Sunday for the 7/8U Rookie American tournament team. There were approximately 20 players that participated that all worked hard and impressed us coaches. The selection process is becoming a very difficult one with the talent displayed yesterday.
I know there are more quality ball players in the GMBL Rookie American Division that should try out for tournament team and I encourage everyone to consider coming out and trying out. I am trying to set up a practice this Saturday at GMBL from 3 to 5 on field 3. I know many players and their families may be away, but I thought I would give those who are around a chance to practice. If you are interested in practicing Saturday, you are welcome to come even if you do not intend to try out for the tournament team.
The following Sunday (April 27), we currently have a workout scheduled; however, I am going to change this event to be the formal tournament team tryouts. The reason behind this is that there are some tournaments out there that are quickly approaching and I would like this team to participate in them. Therefore, we need to select and begin to develop our team. I have asked to expand our field use for that Sunday to be from 9 to 1, allowing sufficient time to evaluate each player adequately.
I look forward to seeing many of you Saturday and on the 27th.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me at any time.
We will be holding an open workout, this Sunday, April 13th at 4:00 pm on Field 5, for players interested in trying out for the 11U tournament team. I will speak with parents and answer any questions about tournament team participation after the workout.
As part of its fundraising efforts, and to keep costs down for our GMBL families, we are offering an Opening Day 2014 t-shirt. Opening Day is now planned for April 26, 2014. Opening Day 2014 t-shirts are available only as PRE-PAID ORDERS and cost $15.00 each -- shirt orders must be placed by April 17th. The shirts are short sleeve, charcoal-grey, and will feature a full front multi-color logo.
All proceeds from your purchases will go directly to GMBL, a registered 501(c)(3) organization. More than 50% of your order will directly benefit the league, the players, and our extended GMBL family.'