The final week of the regular season is here and our last fundraiser of the year.
The Final Week (Frosh & JV)
The end is near. This is the final week for our freshmen and JV teams. Our freshmen will play rival Mira Mesa, Thursday night at 7 pm. Our JV will play Mission Bay, Friday at 4 pm. Both games will be played at home.
Varsity - League Championship & Playoffs
Our varsity has already secured at least a co-City League title with Mission Bay. We can take the title outright with a win over Mission Bay this Friday night at 7 pm. We have also secured a place in the CIF playoffs. Things can change, but we will likely have a home game next Friday, November 3rd, at home.
Friday is also Senior Night. It's an emotional send off the senior families as marks the end of football for most and the beginning of the end of their time at Scripps Ranch High School. Arrive early to help celebrate our seniors and their families.
What Happens After the Season
After a long season the first thing we do it give the boys a break. We normally take a month or so off from any physical activity. Our sixth period class turns into study hall four days a week.
We encourage all student-athletes to participate in multiple sports. Winter sports include:
Girls Water Polo
There are many benefits to being a multi-sport athlete. Improved health and wellness from physical activity, reduced risk of injury from overuse, often times from playing one sport year-round (BASEBALL), working different muscle groups and their bodies in different ways. There is improved athletic performance developing a wide range of skills. Different teams, different dynamics can help develop communication, problem-solving and leadership skills. And most important, they should have fun.
The absolute best sport for football players with college football aspirations is wrestling. It is a demanding sport that will develop strength and power in all of the major muscle groups. It will improve balance, flexibility and coordination. And the work ethic they learn is irreplaceable.
AFTER OUR BREAK
We hit the weight room after our break. Our workouts divided into older and younger groups, with an emphasis on teaching technique, safety and progressions. With rest being a key component to muscle building, study hall is also a regular part of our off-season routine when the lifting begins.
7x7, POSITION SPECIFIC WORKOUTS, SPRING FOOTBALL
Later in the winter we start varsity 7x7 practices and position specific workouts. They are at most once or twice a week, after school. In the beginning of May, we start Spring Football, 15-days of full practice without helmets or shoulder pads. It is mandatory and falls after the conclusion of most spring sports. More information will be provided after the new year.
We did everything we could to avoid a third and final fundraiser. This was going to be the first year where we only ran the Direct Donations and Discount Card campaigns. Unfortunately, we are cutting it close and our budget is tight, so we are bringing back our annual Email Campaign. We are grateful for your generosity and volunteerism throughout the season, SO THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR MONEY FROM ANY OF YOU. Really, our third and final fundraiser is something we've done every year. It is designed for family, friends and the co-workers that hit you up for their kids every year.
Here is what we need from you and your student-athlete:
Please complete the form and have your 20 potential supports email addresses ready, and 10 family members cell phones so we can text them your fundraising link.
Our goal is to raise $200 for each student-athlete in the program.