The Langley Saxons will host the electrifying Jason Jolly and his Stonebridge Bulldogs this Mon (02/02) Tip off is at 7:30. The Saxons have won 6 of their last 8 games and are looking to put the Bulldogs in the pound.
All boys and girls in the Great Falls Youth Basketball program's development, house or travel leagues are welcome. Just bring your team jersey or hoodie and get in FREE. Coaches, wear your team shirt and get in FREE. Bring your basketball and have it autographed by your favorite Langley varsity player after the game.
Come early and watch the (7-2) Freshmen team play at 4:00 and the (8-1) JV team tips off at 5:45.
It goes without saying that we are all part of a wonderfully caring community. Additionally, we are fortunate to be in a position to give back to our community, whether that community give-back occurs in your local neighborhood or your global neighborhood.
This year GF Hoops will be sponsoring a “Shots for Shots” Contest. The proceeds from this contest will go to The Community Coalition for Haiti (“CCH”). This organization gets medical care and vaccines to children in some of the most impoverished regions of Haiti.
Did you know that a child in Haiti cannot go to school until they have received their immunizations? Did you also know that through the CCH it only costs one dollar to immunize a child in Haiti for one full year? This means that for every dollar we raise in our Shots for Shots Contest, a child in Haiti can go to school for one year.
The format of the Shots for Shots Contest is simple: during the weekends of January 31/February 1 and February 7/8 we will run the contest during half time at each game (grades 3-12) and at each clinic (K-2). A $5 donation will be taken (cash or checks - checks should be made payable to 'GFHoops') from each player wishing to participate. The player can sign up and the $5 will be taken at the gym. If the player wants to improve upon his/her score from the first weekend, they can try again the second weekend.
The contest will be run by the referees, coaches and staff; they will keep track of the points scored by each player. Each contestant is given 60 seconds to score as many points as possible. The player from each team who scores the most points during the contest will become a finalist and will then go on to the finals which will be held during halftime of their respective grade’s All Stars Game in March. Finalists from the K-2 clinics and Grade 3 will be invited as special guests to an older grade’s All Stars Game where they can display their talents for a large, supportive crowd.
Additional information on the format and rules will be fanned out to the coaches and referees on this initiative.
Select Players are also welcome to participate. Any select teams that are interested in participating should contact Joe Russo at Joe@gfhoops.com for more information. Select finalists will also be invited to their respective grade-level’s House All-Star game to compete in the championship.
Our goal is to immunize 1,000 Haitian children so that they can attend school this year. This means we need to raise a minimum of $1000. Please help us reach our goal, immunize children so that they can go to school, and give back to our global community. What a great way to have the children of our community do something amazing for the children of Haiti.
Please check out our Youtube video and see below for more information on CCH. http://youtu.be/qj5mn-O4xQQ
- Community Coalition for Haiti has been working in Haiti for the past 20+ years first in the North in Pignon and then moving to Jacmel in the Sud-Est (South) after the earthquake in January 2010. CCH’s vision is to provide Medical Care, Education and support developing micro communities
- CCH operates a Primary Care Clinic, Rehab Facility, Surgical Suites and a Guest House in Jacmel, Haiti.
Since coming to work in Jacmel CCH has
- Provided 21,000+ children and adults with medical care and vaccines
- Served 4,500 patients with physical rehabilitation
- Built 7 homes for single mothers and their children
- Helped provide education to 100+ children in Mount Fleury
- Provided knowledge and skills in agri-business through goat, pig, rabbits and rural development projects in 3 villages in the Sud-Est
- Provided teacher development training to 2 village schools and 2 city school
- Built a permanent school in the Mount Fleury community, the first part of a three-phase community development project
Thanks to all who attended the coaches meeting on 11-11-14. Click Here for a copy of the presentation.
- 11/17 Forestville 6:00PM–7:30PM Grades 2-5 Elementary 7:30PM-9:00PM Grades 6-12
- 11/18 Forestville 6:00PM–7:30PM Grades 6-12 Elementary 7:30PM-9:00PM Grades 2-5
Volunteer Building Director Certificate
All coaches/assistant coaches (House and Select), GGCs and Board Members should be sure to have your Volunteer Building Director certificate with you as we are subject to an FCPS gym audit at any time that we have gym access. Be sure that you go on line at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs/athletics/vbd.htm and get your certificate before your first practice. Certificates are good for two years, so if you did this last year and you still have your certificate you do not need to do this again.
The GFHoops Board is pleased to announce their 2014-2015 season partnership with Dicks Sporting Goods! Dicks is providing the GFHoops community with coupons that can be used throughout the season. You can help by using the GFHoops Dick's coupons, the more we use them the greater the benefits to the league, so SHOP AWAY!
Click here to get your coupons!