Thursday, November 19, 2015

Youth Tackle Football Championship Set

The City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities will host its tackle and flag football championship games on Saturday, Nov. 21 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at City Stadium, 3201 Maplewood Avenue. 

“These players have played a great season and I am looking forward to seeing them play their last game of the season. I hope the entire community comes out to support all of the teams,” said Dr. Norman C. Merrifield, director of the City’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities.  “Our coaches, both site staff and volunteers, have taken the time all season to ensure that these players understand the basics of the game and how to work together as a team.”

9:30 a.m.
Southside vs. Whitcomb (Junior)
11 a.m.
Battery Park vs. Hillside (Midget)
12:30 p.m.
Battery Park vs. Hotchkiss (Pee Wee)
2 p.m.
Powhatan vs. Hotchkiss (JV Pee Wee)
3:30 p.m.
Southside vs. Battery Park (Flag)

The Hotchkiss Eagles will be making their second championship appearance in the JV Pee Wee division. The Eagles won the 2014 championship 6 to 0 against the Battery Park Vikings. This is the first championship appearance for the Southside Ducks and the Hillside Hawks.