End of Week Wrap Up

This week has flown by! Can’t believe the meet is already tomorrow!

Some highlights from the week-

*Spotter- We have found a spotter- His name is Eric Bernier. He is coming to us from coaching the UW-La Crosse gymnastics team, as well as working at Mini Hops. He is with us on a part-time basis and we are very lucky to have him. He is very talented, and comes highly recommended from coaches in our conference and section. He was with us on Monday and Tuesday of this week and will join us again next week. If you see him around say hello :)

* No practice this Friday(12th) and the Bell Ringing for the Salvation army has been cancelled. Questions contact me directly.

* Meet tomorrow(Thursday) at Simley. Some of you traveled there last week for the invitational, but the school is going through some construction so please follow the directions below. The meet will officially begin at 6:30pm. March in is typically at 6:15. The bus will leave Sibley at 4:40. The girls need to be dressed and ready to go at 4:30pm. This is a JV and Varsity Conference meet. Please remember everything for warm ups and competing.
——– Simley Directions: Judges, coaches and fans should park in the student parking lot and then enter the building through door “B”.

* Holiday break- Here is the schedule for Holiday Break. We realize that many families travel, or have multiple places to be during this break. Please communicate with the coaches to let them know if and when you will be attending. Practice is still needed over this break, and it can be a great time to increase and work towards more difficulty in their routines. winter break sched 2014

 

Thats all for now! See you all tomorrow! Lets go WARRIORS!

 

This weeks News!

Wow- What a week we had! We had 2 meets this week and both of them went very well! The coaches were very proud of everyone! Thursday we competed against Tartan High School! This was our first meet of the season. Henry Sibley had a team total of 122 and Tartan with 107! It was fun to have a win to start the season!
Here were some of the awards-
JV Vault-
*Morgan McCarthy- 3rd

JV Bars
* Madyn DuPaul- 1st
* Ellie Elander – 3rd

JV Beam
* Madyn DuPaul – 1st

JV Floor-
* Anna Beniek – 3rd
* Krista Kedrowski – 2nd
* Carlie Davies – 1st

Varsity Vault-
3rd- Sami Bruce
1st- Sophie Redding

Varsity Bars
2nd- Sami Bruce
1st- Sophie Redding

Varsity Beam
3rd- Morgan McCarthy
2nd- Sami Bruce
1st- Sophie Redding

Varsity Floor-
3rd- Sami Bruce
2nd – Morgan McCarthy
1st- Sophie Redding

Then on Saturday we were at Simley High School for an invitational. Rosemount, Hudson, Simley, Bloomington Jefferson/Kennedy, and North St. Paul were there. We took 5th place with a team total of 122.65. Sophie Redding took 1st place on Beam, Vault and All Around! It was very fun to see those teams as we will be seeing some of them later in the season!

Lots to celebrate- and things to practice and work on this week! For the week of December 8th-12th here is our schedule
Monday- Practice 3:30-5:30
Tuesday- Practice 3:30-5:30
Wednesday- Practice 3:30-5:30
Thursday- Meet at Simley. Bus leaves Sibley at 4:45
Friday- Team Activity @ 4pm- Details to come-

Enjoy your sunday- Mine is going to be spent writing a paper for grad school, watching football and hanging out with family! See you all this week! :)

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Team picture from Saturday’s meet!

 

Simley Invite Info

Simley Invite is tomorrow December 6th at 11am. At Simley they are having major construction in their front entrance of the High School. All buses must enter the student parking lot off of 80th street (this entrance is west of the high school main entrance). If you are coming from Highway 52 and heading east toward the school the student parking lot entrance is before the high school main entrance.

Judges, coaches and fans should park in the student parking lot and then enter the building through door “B”.

The girls competing need to be at Sibley by 7:45am- and we will be departing Sibley at 8:15am. Stretching starts at 8:30 and then timed warms up start at 9:15. I’m hopeful we will be done by 2pm.

If your competing- please remember all of your items! Don’t forget your money for food or snacks!

Any questions- let me know!
Coach J.

December 1st!

Hey Everyone- Hope everyone enjoyed the time off! We definitely needed it and I hope everyone was able to relax, recuperate and get rejuvenated for this week!

Here is the Schedule for the week- Busy Week!

Monday December 1st- Practice 3:30-5:30
Tuesday December 2nd- Practice 3:30-5:30
Wednesday December 3rd- Practice 3:30-5:30
Thursday December 4th- HOME MEET against Tartan-
– Stretching and warmups for the girls starts at 4:30
– Meet officially begins at 6:30pm
– Please plan ahead for dinner. The girls will need to eat before we start warm-ups at 4:30. We do not want the girls scarfing food in the middle of the event. If they need something easy like a Granola bar or something light during the meet that is just fine.

Friday December 5th- Practice 3:30-5:30

Saturday December 6th- Invitational at Simley-
– Bus leaves Sibley at 8:15am
– Meet officially begins at 11:00am
**Site: Simley High School, 2920 80th Street, Inver Grove Heights
** Gym: North gym – Under construction! Come in doors around the back of the building marked “BB” by the ramp and come in to the left and then right down the hall. Spectators will need to park on the west side of the building and come in the door marked B.
** Admission: $6.00 adults/$ 4.00 students/Senior citizens free
** Directions:From Hwy 494, south on hwy 52, exit on 80th street turn left, 1 mile on right hand side.
– Please plan ahead for food. If they need something before or during the meet, they can get concessions, or have something light. Send money or snacks for them to have.
– Invitationals are unique in that only 5 girls per event will compete. The Varsity line up will be competing and then we will have 1 alternate per event. The JV team will not be competing on Saturday, but everyone should come to support our team! It is a fun time to see other teams, some of which are in our conference and section.

Any specific questions or concerns about this week- please email me! With 2 meets coming up this week, it is crucial that everyone is at practice these three days! We need to make sure we are as prepared as possible for the competitions to begin!

GO WARRIORS! :)

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