Saturday is Picture Day at St. Matthews!

Saturday, January 31 will be Picture Day for teams that play at St. Matthews (K5, grades 1-2, 5-8; (Chipmonks, Kangaroos, Penguins, Polar Bears, Bruins, Bulldogs, Cardinals, Commodores, Seminoles, Tigers, Wildcats, Yellow Jackets, Lakers, Pacers, Spurs, Thunder, Pom Poms and Rainbows Cheer Squads).  You will need to arrive one hour early for pictures.  Click here for an order form.  Things will move faster on Picture Day if you fill this out in advance and bring it with you.

Upward Day at St. Matthews!

This coming Sunday, February 1 is Upward Day at St. Matthews Baptist Church!  Even if you attend church somewhere else we would like to invite you to join us this Sunday.  Former Georgetown College standout and current Martha Layne Collins High Head Coach Chris Gaither will be our special guest.

The fun begins at 9:15 a.m. in the gym.  We’ll have contests, food and a chance to meet Chris.  Then we will move to the sanctuary for a special worship service.  Plan to join us for Upward Day at SMBC!

5-8 Grade League Standings
 
Spurs, 3-0
Lakers, 1-2
Pacers, 2-1
Thunder, 0-3
 

 Halftime Activities: The Laughing Hank!

What makes you laugh?  Joy is not found in the absence of certain circumstances but rather in the presence of a Certain Someone.  The Bible tells us that God will never leave us or forsake us.  This means that God’s love for us and His presence in our lives does not depend on our circumstances.  And so no matter what happens to us or around us God will always be with us.  That is great good news!  Maybe that’s what the angel had in mind it announced the birth of Jesus: “Do not be afraid!  I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people!  A Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord!”

Cancellation policy

If weather or other circumstances require us to cancel practices or games that decision will be posted here and on our Facebook page.  We will also send a ReachAlert so be sure to get signed up.  This year we will NOT be tied to JCPS so be sure to check here for our schedule.

League Schedule
January 24– Picture Day for teams that play at Broadway Baptist (grades 3-4)
January 31– Picture Day for teams that play at St. Matthews (K5, grades 1-2, grades 5-8)
February 1– Upward Day at SMBC– 9:15 a.m. with special guest: Chris Gaither
February 1– Mid-Season Coaches Meeting, 3 p.m.
Awards Night– Sunday, March 1, 5:30 p.m. featuring The Magic of David Garrard
 

2015 season will feature LEVEL 4 Expanded Rules for older leagues

Beginning this year, players in grades 5-8 will played under new “Expanded Rules.”  These rules are designed to help our older players improve their ability as well as their understanding of the game.  Expanded rules will include zone and man defense; overtimes and timeouts; league standings; and an end of season tournament!  We are looking forward to implementing these new rules and believe they are going to ratchet up the level of competition and bring a new level of excitement to our league!

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

ReachAlert!

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