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Basketball 2014

WORLD CUP SOCCER KICKS OFF IN 50 DAYS

But It Starts Here in St. Louis First!
May 30th Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Ivory Coast, 7:30PM at Edward Jones Dome
Road to Brazil: Tickets Are Still Available!
The stage is set for globe’s premier pre-World Cup soccer event May 29th – June 7th
Top nations to play seven crucial matches in 10 days in state-of-the-art stadiums across the United States. Don’t miss out on this unique soccer celebration!
As a CYC Family you have access to an exclusive discount valid for all price levels.
Discount Code: STLOUIS14
Purchase Today! http://www.ticketmaster.com/bosniaherzegovina-vs-ivory-coast-st-louis-missouri-05-30-2014/event/06004C67B20AD369?camefrom=CFC_MLSOCCER_STL14RoadtoBrazil

Road to Brazil, organized by Soccer United Marketing, MLS’ commercial arm
Ten countries will participate in the Road to Brazil series of matches, representing four continents – Europe, Africa, North America and South America. World Cup-bound teams include the following: from Europe, defending champions Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Greece; representing Africa are the African Cup of Nations champions Nigeria and powerhouse Ivory Coast; and Honduras from CONCACAF. The national teams of Bolivia, El Salvador Israel and Turkey will also participate.

 

CYC moving to West Wing!!!

 

Paul Scovill seated, surrounded by the Executive Board?

No, not that West Wing!  The CYC Central Offices are moving back to the Cardinal Rigali Center in THAT West Wing!  The move will take place THIS WEEK.  The CYC offices will be closed from NOON Wednesday, April 9th until 9am Friday, April 11th, while computers and phones are disconnected, reconfigured and reconnected.

The new (or as we use to say) the renew address of the CYC Office is 20 Archbishop May Dr., Shrewsbury, MO 63119

  • Paul Scovill will be in Room W2006 with a phone # of 314 792-7253  
  • Butch Rosier will be in Room W2003 with a phone # of 314 792-7255
  • Buzz Swanston will be in Room W2004 with a phone # of 314 792-7254
  • Andrea Nickels will be in Room W2005 with a phone # of 314 792-7256 
  • We are sorry for the inconvenience.  We look forward to reopening the office Friday morning at 9am ready to serve the youth of the program.

Classy Holy Infant Ladies show Sportsmanship

                     

                                  (file photo of post game handshakes, not Holy Infant and IC)

Immaculate Conception-Arnold coach Matthew Chrum sent us this note complimenting the players, coaches and fans of the 7th grade Ladies Cadet Closed division Holy Infant Basketball team.  "It can be very difficult being on the wrong side of a lopsided score in a playoff game, however, Holy Infant handled this situation with class.  Their players continued to play hard and never gave up.  After the game, they all had smiles on their faces and  congratulated us on the win, and wished us the best in the championship game.  What a great example of what CYC sports is all about, and we will remind our players of this as we prepare for the game.  Thanks you Holy Infant and congrats on being a true Championship Team!!"

Thank you Matthew for sharing that Random Act of Sportsmanship (RAS) with all of us.  Good Sportsmanship makes Great Sports.  If you see a RAS please let us know.  You can email buzzswanston@archstl.org with a brief description of what you witnessed.  It can be a player, coach, official or fan!  We want to recognize each and every good sportsmanship deed.

Youth Basketball Coaches Clinic - Saturday, May 10th

This coaches' clinic is FREE of Charge and open to both male and female coaches at any you level or program.  Whether you are new to coaching or have been coaching for years, we strongly encourage you to take advantage of this fun, interactive learning experience.  It will be at the Danis Fieldhouse on the campus of SLUH on Saturday, May 10th from 10am to 2:30pm  Along with SLUH coach Erwin Claggett will be these other outstanding St. Louis high school coaches; Frank Bennett (Chaminade), Josh Martin (Hazelwood Central), Jay Blossom (Webster Groves), Corey Frazier (Maplewood) and Justin Tatum (CBC).  The goal of this clinic is to make St. Louis Basketball better.  "Our St. Louis coaches have a penchant for good basketball and are committed to the quality of the sport"  Coach Claggett.  Email eclaggett@sluh.org to register Today!

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