Maple Grove All Sports Boosters Newsletter – October 2009
What’s the Score?
Mission Statement: The goal of the Maple Grove All Sports Boosters is to create
fairness for all and enhance the experience of our student athletes and their families.
President: Becky Liddell Vice President: Terry Norris
Secretary: Michele Novotny Treasurer: Brenda Knipe
Newsletter: Judi Goerke
*Copies of the sports booster’s constitution are available upon request.
Be a member of MG All Sports Boosters – for ONLY $ 5.00, you receive a
cool car decal and membership card. See a board member today!
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Fall Sports Coach Sports Boosters Representative
Varsity Football Curt Fischer Michelle Saxton
Dave Emley Pam Secky
JV Football Mark Dollard same
Boys Varsity Soccer Cindy Saxton Sarah Goebel, Sue Lamper &
Boys JV Soccer Adrian Bland same
Girls Varsity Soccer Mike Burr Irene Winchester, Sherri Barto
Girls JV Soccer Julie Cotter same
Cross Country Robert Rappole Sue Green
Girls Varsity Volleyball Amanda Reese Jay Young
Girls JV Volleyball Judi Edgerton same
Girls Varsity Tennis Bob Gustafson Lisa Allenson
Parent Volunteer: Do you have a little time in your schedule to help inventory
uniforms? Mr. Pannes, Athletic Director could use some assistance with a few tasks to
assist the athletic department. Please contact Mr. Pannes to learn more.
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Submit to email@example.com (photos, player quotes, fundraising details, comments
& other) Deadline to submit news to “What’s the Score” is as follows:
Publish Date Deadline
October 1 September 17
November 1 October 18
December 1 November 17
Sportsmanship Counts: Be a good Sport!
"Victories in life come through our ability to work around and
over the obstacles that cross our path. We grow stronger as we
climb our own mountains."
QB throws a pass, Coach Fischer looks on and # 36
makes a play against a Cardinal
Wednesday, October 14 th – 7:00 pm
See Zurh House– All are welcome!
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WHAT IS A BOOSTER REP?
MG Sports Boosters Representative Duties
Primary objective: To enhance the experience of Maple Grove student athletes
and families. The primary goal is to create fairness by representing the needs
of each individual sport thus realizing the benefits for all in a united MG
Sports Boosters organization.
1. As a Sport Representative, what do I need to do?
Come prepared to a monthly meeting to voice your opinions on issues,
discuss fundraising and the specific needs of your sport thereby developing a
plan to work as a team to benefit all. You would communicate to others from
your sport and bring their concerns/questions to the monthly meetings to be
properly addressed and resolved quickly.
2. How often are the meetings?
Typically we will meet once per month. Groups working on a special project
may opt to meet separately in addition to the general monthly meeting.
3. Can we have more than one booster rep for our sport?
Yes, we encourage more than one person to be available to address
issues, bring questions and potential solutions to the meetings that would
address the needs of all fairly. More than one representative per sport is
encouraged however when voting on a policy, only one vote per sport is
4. How will the results and decisions of the group me made known?
We plan to develop a regular e-newsletter where sport needs and expenses
are addressed and fundraisers and their timeframes for each group are
announced. This will benefit all as to not over-lap and avoid competition with
The goal is to create fairness and fundraising projects for the purpose of
additional equipment, transportation needs or other areas that the school's
budget fails to address. We have obtained a comprehensive list from the
administration listing all areas the school’s budget provides for and address
the needs of each sport accordingly.
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Girls Varsity Soccer Team - 2009
MG ALL SPORTS BOOSTERS FUNDRAISING
COMMITTEE NEEDS YOU!
As the MG All Sports Boosters General Fund finances the senior blankets ($ 1,500 - $ 2,000) for
our amazing athletes from ALL sports, donations to sports teams moving past playoffs and
possible scholarships, we need to generate some funds. We are seeking an effective fundraising
project. How much we can provide to those who need our financial help depends solely on the
success of a quality fundraising program. Won’t YOU join us for a special meeting (8:00 pm)
after the regular meeting (7:00 pm) on Wednesday, October 14 th at the See Zurh House? Bring
your creative ideas to put together an effective fundraising program so we can provide those
traditional senior blankets to all lettered athletes and financial assistance for those who are
looking for support from the MG All Sports Boosters. Join us! The rewards are endless.
If you are going to a sporting event and would like to take some photos,
that would be super! We are excited to submit photos of our student
athletes to the Post Journal at www.post-journal.com and the Chautauqua
Star at www.starnewsdaily.com/sports
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MG Soccer player controls the ball.
Using the Concession Stand
A fall sports concession stand committee has been formed! The responsibility of each
committee member is to coordinate all the efforts needed for their team to run the
concession stand during the season. A complete policy and list of responsibilities has
been distributed to each member. This season’s committee members are: Kathy Grace,
Football; Irene Winchester, Girls Soccer; Sarah Goebel, Boys Soccer; Sue Green, Cross
Country. Volunteers are always welcome! If you are interested in helping out with
concessions, please contact the appropriate committee member listed above. If you
have any questions or concerns regarding the concession stand, call Kathy Grace 386-