Our high school girls basketball program kicks off their season this week. Remember, 2 free kids admissions with 1 paid adult. Players wear your jersey. Each travel team will get an opportunity to be the "Spotlight Team" this season. Please see below for schedule and details regarding being the spotlight team.
Coaches - please bring a copy of your roster with you.
45 minutes prior to the start of the game, gather on the bleachers behind the varsity bench. An escort form the mentoring committee will meet you there.
Once Coach Wiese is ready to go into the locker room for the pregame talk, the escort will lead the Team in and show them where to sit. Please remember to stay quiet during meeting.
Team will come out of the locker room with Varsity team; and will cheer them onto floor.
The Team will then sit on the varsity bench during warmups.
Escort will have given list of names to PA announcer.
PA announcer will call out Spotlight team names and coaches along with their Mentors
Team will go into hallway with Varsity team about 3 minutes before horn goes off for last minute instructions.
Spotlight team stands with Varsity during national anthem
Spotlight team gets into line, cheering the starters as they are announced
EP Varsity Girls Basketball Home Game Schedule - Spotlight teams listed second
11/29 Roseville - 6 RED
12/1 Chanhassen - 5 WHITE
12/7 Prior Lake - 5 BLACK
12/13 Waconia - 5 RED
12/22 Maple Grove - 7 BLACK
1/20 STMA - 6 BLACK
1/31 Edina - 7 RED
2/3 Minnetonka - All youth night
2/7 Hopkins - 8 RED and 8 BLACK
2/10 Buffalo - 4 RED
2/16 - Wayzata Get Your Pink On night
Lastly, on Monday nights our 6th through 8th grade teams are each assigned as Rookie League Helpers. This is held at Cedar Ridge Elementary from 6-7 pm.
Travel team players will help our youngest kindergarten age players learn to play basketball by assisting with drills and games. These young players are fun and full of energy and really look up to our older players!
Please let me know if you have questions! Have a great week!
EPGBA Travel VP
Rochester Tournament Info and Bookings
Hello everyone! It is time to get registered for the Rochester tournament for 2023! I know the girls always look forward to it and it should be even more fun and exciting this year! We’ve chosen a new hotel! We will be staying at the Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area this year (10 East Center Street, Rochester, MN 55904). Our EP boys have stayed there in the past and have loved it! They have two restaurants onsite with cocktail lounges, a large infinity edge pool, sauna and jacuzzi with a seating area. They will also provide discounted parking onsite for $4. The dates for this year’s tournament are March 3-5, 2023. The special group rate for EPGBA is $195 per night. To make reservations, click on the link below. All reservations MUST be made by Feb. 10, 2023. If you have any questions, please let me know.