Lakers win Championship!

The Lakers defeated the Pacers 40-27 Saturday to win the first ever Level 4 Championship.  The game was tied at halftime and still close after three quarters but the Lakers pulled away in the final period.  The Spurs defeated the Thunder 44-40 in the consolation game.  Congratulations to all players and coaches for a wonderful season!

Awards Night will be magical!

The Magic of David Garrard will be the featured entertainment for our 2015 Upward Awards Night.  The celebration is scheduled for Sunday, March 1, 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Matthews Baptist Church.  EVERYONE is welcome!  We will recognize our teams and cheer squads, thank our leaders and hear exciting news about the future of Upward.  Players and cheerleaders should wear their uniforms.

In addition to his work at St. Matthews and with Upward, David Garrard has been entertaining with magic for almost 50 years!  He has appeared extensively throughout the United States.  In 2007 his  magic kicked off Thunder Over Louisville!  Click here to see David in action!  http://youtu.be/0YiMlyealx4

(We will be finished by 7 p.m.)

Give away your shoes!

Every year our league tries to do something to help kids who are less fortunate than we are.  We have sent kids to camp, bought water treatment systems and purchased mosquito nets.  This year we are going to make a gift of shoes to the Neighborhood House in the Portland area of Louisville.

If possible, we want you to give the shoes your kids have played or cheered in– most of which will be gently used and will be too small to wear next year.  Here’s how it will work.  Bring the shoes to Awards Night.  As you arrive there will be a station where you can tag and bag your shoes.  That’s it!  We will deliver them to NH the following week.

(We fully understand that not everybody will be able to give their shoes so please don’t feel any pressure to participate.)

League Schedule
Awards Night– Sunday, March 1, 5:30 p.m. featuring The Magic of David Garrard
Summer Camp– June 22-25
 

Upward Stars Camp is June 22-25!

We are pleased to announce that in partnership with Upward Stars Lexington we will be hosting an Upward Stars Camp, June 22-25 at St. Matthews Baptist Church.  The morning session will be for K5-grade 3; the afternoon session for grades 4-8.  Additional information will be available at Awards Night!

Developmental Camp coming in October!

St. Matthews Baptist Church will be hosting an Upward Developmental Camp this fall.  Click on the link to learn more about the Upward Developmental Program and watch this site for more information. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Um6b9FqiDFI&feature=player_embedded

Introducing Developmental and Performance Divisions!

Now your player can experience new levels of competition without leaving the Upward culture you know and love!  Click on the buttons in the main menu bar above to learn more about this exciting new addition to our Upward league!  Click this link for a quick peek at what’s going on!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufYxuQ9EzCw

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