November 1, 2018

During basketball season you may be confused about what CYO or Park and Rec means. Which one should you pick for your child? Could you pick both? Continue reading to learn about your options and what makes the most sense for your child.

CYO is the Catholic Youth Organiz...

January 4, 2018

The season has begun and we are off to a great start. With a roster full of first year players and a few experience veterans the Springfield Spurs have teams at all age all levels. From our Biddy Ballers who compete in the Ragland Basketball Academy Biddy Baller League...

August 10, 2017

Today our player's will receive their gear. It's a very exciting time of the year. With equipment comes great responsibility. Coaches will be telling players that their helmets are not weapons, and we need parents to echo those messages. If your player complains that t...

August 4, 2017

Today's word of the day was finish. Players said that finish meant to "do something until the job is done" and "complete". Other players said finish is to "go all the way through". The word of the day is a feature that we will use throughout the year with our student-a...

April 11, 2016

Affordable and productive!

Looking to engage your kids in activities during the April vacation in the Western, Ma area? Pickup Games presents the Sports vacation camp for your Kindergarten through Eighth grader. Whether you are looking for your child to improve their ju...

 

Going into a new sports season leads to lots of emotions in parents. You are excited, nervous and anxious. With the new season your child will have new coaches, and teammates. Having a system to follow, to help track your child’s growth and success, will establish a m...

March 25, 2016

 

Preparing for the start of a season

 

Coaching is an honorable profession that many self-less individuals volunteer their time to do. I call myself lucky to be amongst those in the fraternity. In this blog I will share some strategies that others may find helpful when p...