East Rugby Playoff Schedule

EAST H.S. RUGBY  PLAYOFF SCHEDULE

Everyone is invited to the final team dinner on Friday April 25, 6 p.m. at the East H.S. lunchroom . This will prepare us for the playoffs.
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A SIDE SCHEDULE
The A side will play Sat. April 26, 10 a.m. kick off at field #18 of Dicks Sporting Goods Park  6000 Victory Way, Commerce City , Co. 80022.
Field #18 is in the southeast area of the park. Park in lot D, north of field #18.

We will play one match vs. Littleton. If we win we advance to the semi finals on Sat. May 3  at 2 p.m.  at Mountain Range H.S. 12500 Huron St. Denver , Co. 80234 .vs. the winner of the Aurora/ Chaparral match. If we lose our season is over.

If we advance to the semifinals and win there, we would play for the State Championship on Sat. May 10. 2;40 p.m. kick off at Glendale Stadium. There is no 3rd place game this year.

Saturday April 26
8;00 a.m.  A side roster players meet at East H.S. parking lot.
8;15 a.m.  depart in carpools
8;45 a.m. arrive at Dicks. Set up tent
9;00 a.m.  get taped by Lisa, start warm up
10;00 a.m. kick off
11:25 match done. A side roster players are encouraged to return for 3;30 p.m. B side kick off to support the B side.

NOTE: All players are encouraged to meet at the parking lot . If you must meet us at Dicks you must inform Coach Baer , Coach Hoskin and Jackson Bock ahead of time and be at field #18 at 8;45 a.m. sharp.
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B SIDE SCHEDULE
The East H.S. B side will play in the Wooden Bowl Tournament on Sat. April 26. The Wooden Bowl is for the two teams in Div. II that did not make the Div. II playoffs plus any B sides that want to enter. There are 5 teams in the Wooden Bowl Tournament. They will play a round robin. So we will have four short ( 22 minute- 11 minute halves) games back to back.

PLAYERS WHO ARE ON THE A SIDE ROSTER CANNOT PLAY IN THE WOODEN BOWL. 8th GRADERS CANNOT PLAY IN THE WOODEN BOWL.
But there is an unlimited roster . So all available fresh. soph. jrs. and srs. not on the A side roster should report ready to play. We cannot promise you will play but please be prepared.
The Wooden Bowl ends on this day- Sat. April 26. If the A side advances, B side players are needed at practice to help prepare for the semi finals. If the A side looses, the season is over.

The team that wins the Wooden  Bowl will be the team that is most fit and manages fatigue.
WE KNOW YOU WANT TO SUPPORT THE A SIDE, BUT IT IS TOO LONG A DAY TO BE THERE AT 10 A.M. AND PLAY 4 MATCHES ALL AFTERNOON. Let's hope you can support the A side at the semi finals.

Saturday  April 26
1;45 p.m.  meet at East H.S. parking lot
2;00 p.m. depart in carpools. ADULT DRIVERS NEEDED.
2;30 p.m. arrive at Dicks , Field #18 (see above) . Tent will be set up.
2;45 p,m,.  get taped by Lisa and warm up.
3;30 p.m. vs. SWARM field #18
4;05 p.m. vs Highlands Ranch  field #18
4;35 p.m. vs. Ponderosa Titans  field #16
5;05 p.m.  vs. Platte Canyon  field #18

NOTE: All players are encouraged to meet at the parking lot. If you must meet us at Dicks you must inform Coach Baer and Coach Hoskin ahead of time and be at the tent near field #18 at 2;30 p.m. sharp.
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End OF SEASON Party for players, parents, siblings  and fans will be Wed. May 14. Save the date. Details to follow.

Here we are... we're at it again....
Bill Baer

Upcoming Dates



SAT. MARCH 22
East A vs. Aurora 1;00p.m. at East H.S. turf.  East B vs Aurora to follow, length of match TBD. May be short.

MONDAY MARCH 24
  8/f/s festival #3 - Depart in carpools from East H.S. at 3;30 p.m. Drivers needed.  Kick off at 5 p.m. at Pleasant View Soccer Complex   3805 47th Street, Boulder, CO. 80301.
 US 36 to Boulder, exit north on Foothills Parkway.Turn right ( east) on Valmount.  Go one block and turn left ( north) on 47th St. Go past the Diagonal and turn left into park.
  If you come to Jay Rd. you've gone too far.

  Jrs and Srs. 7;15 p.m. practice at East turf.

  TUES. MARCH 25
  Fitness at 6 p.m. room 240

  WED. MARCH 26
  Practice 7;15 p.m. at East turf . Last practice before spring break. Last practice at East H.S. turf.

  THURS. MARCH 27
  No Practice- Tour Scholarship Fundraiser for adults 7-10 p.m. at Wyman's No. 5 Tavern, 2033 E. 13th Ave. Denver. $30 admission. See the Dueling Auctioneers!

  SPRING BREAK- There is no formal practice over Spring Break. But it is extremely important to do something for fitness and something for strength 6 days a week. We have worked hard to obtain a good level of fitness and if players do not work out a min. of 30 minutes per day over break, all that will be lost.

  SAT. MARCH 29
  Touch Rugby at East H.S. turf.  noon-2 p.m.
  Denver Barbarians vs. Glendale  at 3 p.m. at Glendale Stadium  $6


  SAT. APRIL 5
  Touch Rugby at East H.S. Turf   11;00- 12:30 p.m.
  Denver Barbarians vs. OMBAC from California  at 1 p.m. at Glendale
  Stadium  $6

  MON. APRIL 7
 No classes for East H.S.

  8th/ f/s/ Festival #4  Depart from East H.S. at 3;30 p.m. Drivers needed. Kick off at 5 p.m. at Rocky Top Middle School 14150 York St. Thorton.

  Jrs/ Srs. Practice fron 3;45 p.m. - 6 p.m. at City Park. AFTER SPRING BREAK WE WILL NO LONGER PRACTICE ON THE EAST H.S. TURF. We will practice on Mon. Wed. and Thurs. from 3;45- 6 p.m. at City Park Soccer Field #6 on West side of Park. Enter City Park going north just across from Esplanade. Field is northwest of round- a- bout across from Esplanade. Students coming from other schools that get out later will  be excused . Just come as soon as you can.

  Tues. fitness Practices will remain from 6 - 8;15 p.m. in room 240
  Study hall will remain on Tues. from 5-6 p.m. in room 240 . We need to thank alumni parent Mike Schreiber for coordinating these sessions and all the parents who are helping.

  TOUR REMINDER
  Departing early a.m. on Fri. April 11- Going to Kanas City. Returning Monday April 14. Students need to coordinate absence with teachers. Students are asked to bring long Khaki pants  with a belt. If they do not have khaki pants, bring as close as they have. Bring red fleece.

  Thank you,
  Bill Baer

March 8th - watch a mens game before practice

Sat. March 8 - East H.S. Rugby

 

12:15 PM - Meet at East H.S. parking lot

12:30 PM - carpool to Glendale Stadium

1:00 PM - Watch Denver Barbarians vs. San Fran. Golden Gate, Pacific Rugby Premiership league match.  Parents, siblings and fans welcome.  $6 per person, if unable to pay - club will pay.

Approx. 2:45 - 3:00 PM - match will conclude - Return to East H.S.


3:30 - 5:30 PM - Practice at East H.S. turf.

 

Note: Players not attending Barbarians match are still expected at practice.

2014 Tour Fundraiser Info

Important information about the fundraiser to help make sure that everyone can go on the tour to Kansas City this year.  It is only with everyones help that this tour happens year after year.

 

Click here to get all of the details.

East Practice Changes -- IMPORTANT!

EAST RUGBY PRACTICE  CHANGES- IMPORTANT!
Under the original plan we were going to start practicing at City Park on Monday Feb. 24 from 3:45- 6:00 p.m.
That has changed. ALL THE DENVER PARKS ARE CLOSED THROUGH MARCH 31st. All the teams at East H.S. have had to adjust.
Lisa Porter, the Athletic Director, has been very helpful to us and all the teams.

From now until  Saturday Fed. 22 our practice times and location on the East H.S. turf remain as before.

However, STARTING  MONDAY FEB. 24 WE WILL PRACTICE FROM 7;15-9;15 P.M. AT THE EAST H.S. TURF. We will warm up from 7:15-7:30 on the grass area just southwest of the turf and be on the turf from 7:30-9:15 p.m. We will practice from 7:15- 9;15 at the East H.S. turf every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday (unless there is a game) until  after spring break.

On Monday April 7th through the end of the season, our practices will move to City Park from 3;45 p.m. -6:00 p.m.

We realize this may very well be an inconvenience for many families and coaches. Lisa Porter and I looked into other options and there were none. It was either adjust to this later time or cancel the season. There are many teams all over the City who are without a practice location. East Rugby has needed to stay flexible for many years to survive.  I appreciate your support of this change.

Bill Baer     Head Coach     East H.S. Rugby