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Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« on: August 12, 2009, 07:51:14 pm »
I had heard from a friend that Melbourne has a jv squad and that there is a certain amount of time that has to pass before they can carry on as a regualar team. Just wondered if anyone has any info on this.

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2009, 08:32:22 pm »
I had heard from a friend that Melbourne has a jv squad and that there is a certain amount of time that has to pass before they can carry on as a regualar team. Just wondered if anyone has any info on this.

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I don't know about a certain amount of time having to pass, I think that's up to the coach and school. Cedar Ridge (Newark) just started back last year and the coach didn't want to mess with JV so they started a regular schedule. Melbourne started last year as JV and I think they are planning to work up to a regular schedule in either 2011-2012 or 2012-2013. Melbourne has had a Mighty Mite program, grades 3-6, for a couple of years now and the high school coaches are going to be helping them this year.

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2009, 08:41:38 pm »

 My mistake, they only had junior high last year. I found this from earlier.

  http://www.fearlessfriday.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=91504.0

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2009, 08:21:35 am »
Thanks emceedd for that info. I had looked around but must have overlooked that topic.

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2009, 09:51:23 pm »

 Melbourne had inner squad scrimmages with the 7th grade, Jr high and JV squads tonight. Paid attendance was 824.

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2009, 09:29:04 am »
Sounds like every kid that plays brought his whole family to watch!!!

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2011, 05:30:13 pm »
Anyone heard of what Melbournes football schedule will be like this season?

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2011, 03:29:26 pm »
They can start "real football" at the begining of a new cycle. I think they will join a conference as a football playing school at the beginning of the next cycle, which is 2012/13 school year.
   The AAA will not allow teams to enter a conference in the middle of a 2 year conference cycle.

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2011, 03:33:58 pm »
Melbourne could have chosen to play Varsity the last two years, but decided to wait and build the program a little longer before playing a full varsity schedule.  There is no time limit or time table as to when you can play; however, most schools choose to start at the 7th grade level and build up from there.

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2011, 01:42:02 pm »
Who is heading up this program?  Didn't they hire someone from Highland two years ago?
Something makes me think that person is no longer there; I am not up on the history
of what has happened here.  Are they a 3A school now?  Sounds like they are building some
good local support.

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2011, 05:49:19 pm »
Who is heading up this program?  Didn't they hire someone from Highland two years ago?
Something makes me think that person is no longer there; I am not up on the history
of what has happened here.  Are they a 3A school now?  Sounds like they are building some
good local support.
Ninemire from Highland was there, now Clinton Gore is coaching there.

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2011, 05:53:01 pm »
No he's at Gosnell I thought?

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Re: Melbourne Bearkatz playing football?
« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2011, 03:37:19 am »
Maxpreps has the coach for Gosnell listed as Brian Sims. Same thing for FF.


 

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