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Basketball Banquet: Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

BASKETBALL. BANQUET
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 St. William Activity Center

Our Annual Basketball Banquet will begin at 6:15 p.m. sharp. Begin arriving at 5:45 for uniform turn in. {Please bring clean, folded uniforms-unbagged. We will check them in the small meeting rooms and bag them up.)

Varsity player families are asked to bring a dessert to share. Junior Varsity families are asked to bring a side dish or salad to share. (Have both a JV & a Varsity player?? Bring a side dish or salad). Intramural families, bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share.

We will supply pizza, pop, and the program! (Preliminary Program, below)

5:45 p.m. –6:15 p.m. Arrival/Uniform turn-in

6:15 p.m. –6:17 p.m. Introduction
6:18 p.m. — 6:25 p.m. Intramural Player Recognition – M. Higgins

6:26 p.m. –6:29 p.m. Invocation/Grace

6:30 p.m. –6:54 p.m. Dinner. Pizza brought to tables;

(Release by tables to salad, side dish, bread table)

6:55 p.m. –7:04 p.m. Dessert Served

7:05 p.m. –7:15 p.m. Thanksgiving. Season Recap.

7:16 p.m. —7:23 p.m. Cheerleading

7:24 p.m. –7:31 p.m. Coach Paler

7:32 p.m. –7:39 p.m. Coach Higgins

7:40 p.m. –7:47 p.m. Coach Osip

7:48 p.m. – 7:55 p.m.  Coach Dulzo

7:56 p.m. –8:01 p.m. Program & Player development notes

8:02 p.m. –8:10 p.m. Coaches Kelly & McDonald

8:11 p.m. –8:22 p.m. Coach McManamon

8:23 p.m. –8:31 p.m. Coach Goerss

8:32 p.m. –8:40 p.m. Coach Ottinger

8:41 p.m. –8:51 p.m. Coach Dykstra

8:52 p.m. –8:57 p.m. Todd Diffenderfer, Athletic Director

8:58 p.m. Closing Prayer

 

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CYO Playoffs Begin this Weekend

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

St. William has an unprecedented FOUR (4) teams invited to participate in the CYO playoffs. All four teams compete at the district level this Saturday, February 25:

Varsity Girls #2 (McManamon) v. John Paul II #2 AT St. Mary, Wayne at 11:15 a.m.

Varsity Boys #2 (Goerss) v. St. Robert #2 AT Our Lady of Sorrows at 11:15 a.m.

Varsity Girls #1 (Ottinger) v. St. Scholastica AT Ssacred Heart , Dearborn at 1:45 p.m.

Varsity Boys #1. (Dykstra) v. St. Michael #1 AT Our Lady of Sorrows at 1:45 p.m.

Cheer our teams on tomorrow. Next games will be on Sunday afternoon for winners.

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Order Your 2011 Crusader Basketball Spiritwear Now!

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

 

 

 

 

All-New Crusader Basketball design available on a variety of wearables including the popular long-sleeve grey T-Shirt which makes a great uniform ‘cover-up for before and after games.

A great gift idea for  your favorite players or fans.

See the attached order form for available colors, styles, and sizes.

Orders due with payment by Wednesday, December 7, 2011.

Orders (with check) can be turned in to your coach or at the gate at this weekend’s home games on Friday & Saturday night.  Please place form and payment in an envelope marked “St. William Dads’ Club”

Basketball wearables order forms 2011


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PDF Version of Season Basketball Schedule Available

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

PDF Version of Season Game Schedule

Whether you are a player, a parent, or a lover of our Crusader Burgers, you will want to keep track of the season game schedule for CYO basketball.  All games and practices arre listed in the “Upcoming Events Calendar in the upper left column of our website.  The event calendar is scrollable and by clicking on an event, you can get details including maps to most event locations.  For those who want a table-form reference copy, a four page pdf file is available which contains the game schedule for the rest of the year.  The first two pages contain the entire schedule sorted by date & time, the last two pages are sorted by team.  Please note that This schedule is still subject to change including the addition of Christmas Tournament game times for teams comprting in St. Patrick (White Lake) tourney and changes(we hope) to eliminate conflict with the Confirmation workshop.    Basketball2012_CYO_game_schedule_release level1_parent release

 

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Practice Location/Time Change for Thursday (12/1/11)

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

The gym is unavailable Thursday after 6:00 p.m.  have rented an additional court at Home Court Advantage for JV Boys #2 (6-7:15 p.m.), JV Girls #2 (6:30-7:45 p.m.), Varsity Boys #3 (7:30-9:00 p.m.).  No practice on Friday (home games).

 

Home Court Advantage is located on West Road approximately ½ mile east of Beck Road.  (Just west of the railroad tracks on the south side of West Rd.) 46903 West Road, Wixom, MI 48393

 

 

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The Week Ahead In Basketball

Monday, November 28th, 2011

The Week Ahead in Basketball: November 28 – December 4, 2011

 

Thanksgiving Tournaments are over.  St. William teams won 14 of 25 games played and brought home several pieces of new hardware.  Congratulations to Varsity Girls #1 & JV Girls #1 both of whom won the tournament championships for their respective divisions at the St. Robert Bellarmine tournament.  Vrsity Boys #1 took 3rd place in the St. Robert Bellarmine tournament  and the Varsity Boys #2 took 3rd place in the St. Sebastian tournament.  Our other teams performed well for the most part.

 

St. William starts off the CYO Division schedule with 14 games this weekend!!  4 home games on Friday beginning at 5 p.m., 1 away game Friday night (Varsity Girls #1 at St. Patrick Brighton), 5 away games on Saturday at Holy Family, Novi, 1 game away Saturday at St. Patrick, Brighton (JVGirls #2) and 3 home games on Saturday night.  Do your laundry early this week, get plenty of rest we are going to be spending a lot of time together!

 

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Regular practice schedule this week on Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday.  The gym is unavailable Thursday after 6:00 p.m.  We are working on renting an additional court at Home Court Advantage fro JV Boys #2 (6-7:15 p.m.), JV Girls #2 (6:30-7:45 p.m.), Varsity Boys #3 (7:30-9:00 p.m.).  No practice on Friday (home games).

 

Sign up for Game Day Help at “Sign-Up Genius”
Sign Up Now!

Game day help is needed.  Each of our 50 home games require 7 volunteers plus some set up and clean-up help.  To make our game days run smoothly and successfully, we need everyone’s help.  Volunteer positions include:

  • Gate: Arrive 45 minutes prior to game time & collect admissions fees.  The game can be seen from the gate area.
  • Crowd Control:  Begin 10 minutes prior to game. Keep Vercelli Room organized, monitor back hallway and restrooms, clean up spills in spectator area. Run pop-a-shot at each end of the court immediately following the end of the first half. Work duration of game. This position can be worked without missing out on much game action.
  • 50/50 Raffle:  Pick up supplies at Gate prior to gametime. Sell tickets during contest, draw at the end of the 3rd quarter. This position can be worked without missing out on much game action.
  • Concession Help: Help in kitchen. Arrive 15 minutes prior to gametime.  You CANNOT see the game while working this position.  Choose a game immediately prior to your child’s game or following your child’s game.
  • Scorebook:  Requires training.  This is the official record for the game.  Must have prior experience or training or contact the basketball director to arrange for training.
  • Scoreboard:  Requires training. Must have prior experience or training or contact the basketball director to arrange for training.

Follow the link below to sign up:

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0F45A9AD23A57-stwilliam

 

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The Week Ahead in Basketball: Nov 14 – 21

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

The Week Ahead in Basketball: November 14 – November 21, 2011

Practice Schedule

The Thanksgiving tournament at St. Robert Bellarmine begins this Tuesday evening and the St Genevieve & St. Sebastian tournaments begin this weekend.  I have rented Home Court Advantage for this Monday to allow for a couple of additional practice slots.  Practice Schedules for several teams will change for this Monday and Tuesday:

  • Varsity Boys #1 will practice Monday at Home Court Advantage from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
    Game at SRB on Tuesday – No practice
    Regular practice Thursday at Home Court Advantage.
  • Varsity Girls #1 will have regular practices this week PLUS Thursday, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
    Game at SRB on Wednesday
  • Varsity Boys #2 will have regular practices on Tuesday & Thursday this week
    Sunday practice (3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.) to be confirmed by coach Goerss
    Game at St Sebastian on Saturday.
  • Varsity Girls #2 will have an early practice on Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 at Home Court Advantage (46903 West Road, Wixom, MI 48393; on West Road ½ mile east of Beck, immediately west of tracks.)
    Extra practice (make-up from Friday) on Tuesday at St. William from 8:15 to 9:30
    Regular practices Wednesday & Friday.
    Game Tuesday at St Sebastian
  • Varsity Boys #3 will have regular practices PLUS potential Saturday practice. TBA Tuesday.
  • JV Boys #1 will have delayed start of practice on Monday: 7:20 p.m. to 8:45 p.m..  Regular practice schedule on Wednesday & Friday.
    Tournament games at St. Genevieve tournament (Hosted at St. Mel) will be announced after the tournament draw on Monday.
  • JV Girls #1 will have an extended practice on Monday: 5:45 to 7:20 p.m.
    Regular practice times on Wednesday & Friday.
    Tournament game at St. Sebastian 1 week from Tuesday.
  • JV Boys #2 will have regular practice times on Tuesady & Thursday PLUS Saturday 10:30 a.m. to noon at St. William.
    Game on Saturday at 5:50 p.m. at St. Sebastian.
  • JV Girls #2 will have regular practices this Tuesday (4-5:30) and Thursday (7:00-8:15) at St. William.
    Possible Saturday practice – Coach Monica to announce
    Game Sunday at 1:10 p.m. at St. Sebastian

Thanksgiving Tournament Games – First Round

Tuesday, November 15, 2011:  Varsity Boys #1 v. St. Damian @ St. Robert Bellarmine at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011: Varsity Girls #1 v. St. Patrick @ Saint Robert Bellarmine at 6:15 p.m.

Thursday, November 17, 2011: JV Girls #1 v. OLV @ Saint Robert Bellarmine at 6:45 p.m.

Saturday, November 19, 2011: Varsity Boys #2 v. St. Stanislaus @ St. Sebastian at 2:20 p.m.

Saturday, November 19, 2011: JV Boys #2 v. St. Stanislaus @ St. Sebastian at 6:10 p.m.

Sunday, November 20, 2011: JV Girls #2 v. Divine Child @ St. Sebastian at 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, November 20, 2011: Varsity Girls #1 v. OLGC @ St. Sebastian at 7:20 p.m.

 

Uniform Distribution will begin this week starting with Varsity Boys #1, Varsity Girls #1, and JV Girls #1 on Monday.

 

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Basketball Banquet

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
Basketball Banquet
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
St. William Activity Center

Our Annual Basketball Banquet will begin at 6:15 p.m. sharp. Begin arriving at 5:45 for uniform turn in. {Please bring clean, folded uniforms-unbagged. We will check them in the small meeting rooms and bag them up.)
Varsity player families are asked to bring a dessert to share. Junior Varsity families are asked to bring a side dish or salad to share. (Have both a JV & a Varsity player?? Bring a side dish or salad). Intramural families, bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share.
We will supply pizza, pop, and the program! (Preliminary Program, below)

5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.     Arrival/Uniform turn-in
6:15 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.     Introduction/Intramural Player Recognition – T.Diffenderfer
6:26 p.m. – 6:29 p.m.     Invocation/Grace
6:30 p.m. – 6:54 p.m.     Dinner.  Pizza brought to tables;
(Release by tables to salad, side dish, bread table)
6:55 p.m. – 7:04 p.m.     Dessert Served
7:05 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.     Thanksgiving.  Season Recap.
7:16 p.m. — 7:23 p.m.    Cheerleading
7:24 p.m. – 7:31 p.m.     Coach Osip
7:32 p.m. – 7:39 p.m.     Coach Dulzo
7:40 p.m. – 7:47 p.m.     Coach Wolter
7:48 p.m. – 7:55 p.m.     Program & Player development notes
7:56 p.m. – 8:01 p.m.     Coach Goerss
8:02 p.m. – 8:10 p.m.     Coach Convery
8:11 p.m. – 8:22 p.m.     Coach Posa
8:23 p.m. – 8:31 p.m.     Coach Moscone
8:32 p.m. – 8:40 p.m.     Coach Ottinger
8:41 p.m. – 8:51 p.m.     Coach Dykstra
8:52 p.m. – 8:57 p.m.     Todd Diffenderfer, Athletic Director
8:58 p.m.                         Closing Prayer

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Saint William Sweeps St. Patrick Brighton in Exciting Weekend of CYO Basketball

Monday, February 14th, 2011

With only two weeks left in season play for CYO basketball, St. William Crusaders were again on the road — this time at Brighton St. Patrick.  St. Patrick were wonderful hosts and provided a great venue for eight games between the two programs this past Friday evening and Saturday.  All eight of the games proved to be very exciting with most of them being hotly contested including one which featured a very inspired 2nd half comeback victory for our Junior Varsity Girls #1 team.  Weekend Results are as follows:

TEAM
RESULTS
RECORD
RANK
Varsity Boys #1
Win:
7-1 1st Place
Varsity Girls #1
Win: 20-16
4-4 3rd Place
Varsity Boys #2
Win:  35-17
5-5 4th Place
Varsity Girls #2
Bye Week
4-4 3rd Place
JV Boys #1
Win: 27-16
8-2 1st Place
JV Girls #1
Win: 15-11
4-6 5th Place
JVBoys #2
Win: 6-2 2nd Place
JV Girls #1
Win: 19-2
7-1 1st Place
JV Boys #3
Win: 12-0
7-1 1st Place

Our Next Games are at St. James (Novi) next Saturday beginning at 10:15 a.m.:

10:15 a.m.      JV Boys #3 (Bill Osip)

11:30 a.m.     JV Girls #2 (Joe Dulzo)

12:45 p.m.    JV Boys #2 (Mark Wolter)

2:00 p.m.     JV Girls #1 (Peg Convery)

3:15 p.m.     JV Boys #1 (Matt Goerss)

4:30 p.m.    Varsity Girls #1 (Jim Ottinger)

5:45 p.m.     Varsity Boys #1 (Steve Dykstra)

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Name the Alumni Contest

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

To celebrate the Christmas season and in anticipation of seeing all of our Crusader Basketball Alumni back for our homestands this weekend and at the start of Christmas break week on Friday, December 17 and Saturday the 18th, our staff has created a video AND a contest.  Jut watch the video and name the alumni cast members and you can win a Crusader Meal at the Crusader Grille!!  Watch the video & e-mail your entry  (with up to 5 names) to basketball_director@saintwilliam.net Contest ends at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2010.  Good Luck!


Fast Tube by Casper

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