Friday, March 1, 2013
The girls won their first tournament of the year.
The Concorde 12U White Team, coached by Mike Cediel, celebrated its first tournament win of the year, winning the Concorde Fire Challenge Cup on Feb. 17. After a weekend highlighted by hard-fought victories and one close defeat, the girls won the championship game 6-1. Front Row L to R: Julia Lee, Darby Brunner, Man-Yee Au, Michelle Platt, Sydney Strauss and Laney Smith. Second Row L to R: Lauren Gannaway, Libby Wehr, Sarah Idris, Presley Phillips, Anna Gianneschi, and Coach Mike Cediel.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Here's a quick list of how you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Alpharetta-Miilton Patch.
If you are a member of a sports team, Alpharetta-Milton Patch wants to hear from you. Whether you're a player, a member of the booster club, a coach or even a vendor, Patch is a place for you. We are not just a news portal, but more of a community hub for you, your family and your friends. But, we can't do it without your support. Here's how you and your sports team can get the most out of Alpharetta-Milton Patch: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Here you can talk about your highs and lows, players that stand out, coaches you love, and more, including what's going on in the sports world outside of Alpharetta and Milton. For the most part on blogs, it's your style, your way, your say. 2. Upload pictures of your team to our …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A NY Times article explores the era of the $250 (or more) baseball bat.
Have you bought a baseball glove for your Little Leaguer lately? Did you pay more than $100 for it? How about a $250 bat? Or maybe $299.99? That's the online price of one model at Dick's Sporting Goods, Alpharetta-Milton Patch's Readers' Choice winner for Best Sporting Goods Store. A New York Times story headlined "Big Price Tags Attached to Even the Littlest Leagues," looks at the big business of equipping youngsters for participation in youth baseball and softball leagues, quoting those costs and more. "A batting helmet protects tiny heads for $39.99," the Times reports. "A pair of Nike Jordan Black Cat cleats will make your child fast and fashionable at $51.99 until he or she outgrows them." Bats and fielding gloves can be much more. …
Monday, September 26, 2011
This Alpharetta seventh grader participates in the JV Outreach Dance Program.
Royal M. Ford Crabapple Middle School Sport: Dance Sports Bio: Royal has been a part of the J.V. Dance Outreach Program. for 2 years. He learns dance under teacher at the Tobert-Yilmaz School of Dance under Jacqueline Vergez. Top Stat: Royal's mother has seen his confidence and social skills increase since he started in the dance program. He keeps his grades up so he may continue in the J.V. Dance Outreach Program. Scouting Report: The program he is in is a summer program, but he can dance yearround at the studio. Home Studio: Tobert-Yilmaz School of Dance through the JV Outreach Dance Program.
Monday, August 29, 2011
This 10 year old loves to swim.
Ellie French Summit Hill Elementary School Sports Bio: Started swimming on the Harrington Farm swim team at the age of 6. Home Pool: Swim Atlanta Favorite Pro: Bethany Hamilton Parent's Note: Ellie makes swimming look easy as she glides through the water. Scouting Report: Swims 4 days a week at Swim Atlanta year round.
Monday, August 22, 2011
These two brothers take Tae Kwon Do together.
Adam and Kaden Fricker School: Adam, third grade at Midway Elementary School. Kaden, first grader at Midway Elementary School. Sports Bio: Started Tae Kwon Do 2 years ago when they received lessons from their parents as a Christmas present. Rank : Purple Belt Studio: Chung's Tae Kwon Do in Milton Scouting Report: Both boys practice 3 to 4 times a week. Currently training for a tournament in November.
Monday, August 15, 2011
This third grader at Alpharetta Elementary School loves to play hockey.
Nate Przysiecki Alpharetta Elementary School Sports Bio: Started to learn to play hockey at the cooler when he was 4 years old under Steve Jacobs Jr. Team: Plays on the Atlanta Fire Squirt Minor Travel Hockey team Favorite Pro: Johan Franzen of the Detroit Red Wings who he got to meet this past November in the Red Wings locker room. Top Stats: Scored the game winning goal in the championship game to win the Tampa Palms Tournaments 1-0 over the Tampa Titans. Scouting Report: During regular season he practices three times a week with his coach, former professional hockey player Marcus Gustafsson. He also takes weekly private lessons to help further refine his skills with Scott Pearson, former first round pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs and …
Monday, June 20, 2011
This rising sixth grader plays on the Alpharetta travel baseball team.
Robert Chappell School: Just completed fifth grade at Lake Windward Elementary, where he graduated with all As and Bs. Exceeded in all areas on the CRCT. Sports Bio: Started baseball at age 6. Plays travel baseball for the Alpharetta A's under Coach Skip Hamel on the team that is based out of Webb Bridge Park in Alpharetta. Athletic career began through the recreational baseball program at Webb Bridge. Played for their all-star team; tried out for and made the travel team this past summer. Home Park: Webb Bridge Positions: Second base, outfield, pitcher. Top Stat: 11-game hitting streak. Favorite MLB player: Greg Maddux (wears No. 31 like Maddux) Scouting Report: Practices twice a week. Plays with team most weekends during the spring, …