Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The board presented some adjustments to athletic field scheduling during a public meeting on Tuesday.
School field space will be easier to come by, now that the Cedar Grove Board of Education is adjusting the way sports organizations reserve the athletic fields. Previously, an organization would put in a request for field space at a certain school and would reserve every field on that property even though they weren't utilizing all of it. In addition, different offices were handling the scheduling of sports, with indoor courts going to the business office and the outside fields going to the athletic director. The board began re-examining some of its policies after Cedar Grove Soccer Club Vice President Greg Dilley approached the board and explained the difficulty the soccer club was having securing field space. “Other organizations often …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
District will need to look into some of its policies regarding scheduling for seasonal sports.
The Cedar Grove Board of Education will attempt to at long last resolve an ongoing athletic field scheduling conflict after a local resident presented some ideas to the board. Cedar Grove Soccer Club Vice President Greg Dilley told the board he has not had an easy time acquiring athletic field space for his club. Field space is given in a hierarchical order starting with school athletic programs, educational clubs, recreation athletics and finally independent clubs, said Dilley. The soccer club is a non-profit group dedicated to promoting soccer throughout the township. The club consists of Cedar Grove alumni who coach soccer for children from pre-K to eighth grade. “We are the last in line,” he said. “Other groups take what they want and …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Soccer match between Cedar Grove Soccer Club, high school raises money for group.
The "Kicks for a Cause" soccer fundraiser to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Fundraiser was held Saturday, Nov. 17 at Community Park in Cedar Grove. The day featured a soccer match between members of the Cedar Grove Soccer Club and Cedar Grove High School. The soccer club raised $1,5000, which was matched with a corporate donation bringing the total to $2,500 raised for juvenile diabetes. "We could not have been happier with the day, we had over 300 attendees, a 2-2 draw, perfect weather and all for an important cause.," said Cedar Grove Soccer Club Vice President Greg Dilley. The soccer club is a non-profit group dedicated to promoting soccer throughout the township. The club consists of Cedar Grove alumni who coach soccer for children from…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Cedar Grove Soccer Club's first Kicks for a Cause event Saturday will raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
The Cedar Grove Soccer Club will hold its first Kicks for a Cause to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Saturday, officials announced recently. The soccer club is a non-profit group dedicated to promoting soccer throughout the township. The club consists of Cedar Grove alumni who coach soccer for children from pre-K to eighth grade. “The main event will be a friendly co-ed match between the Cedar Grove Soccer Club Coaches and the Cedar Grove High School soccer teams,” the Soccer Club said in a written statement. Kicks for a Cause will be held on from 2 to 6 p.m. at Community Park, located at Little Falls Road and Slattery Drive in Cedar Grove. A suggested $5 donation will be collected upon entry, with all funds …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Cedar Grove Soccer Club packs field behind LRP on Saturday.
Since the Cedar Grove Soccer Club has re-emerged in the last two years, it has given an opportunity for young players in town to play during the spring. The club offers a 10-week spring program and it has set up training sessions for kids from pre-K to eighth grade. This is the first year for pre-K and 195 participants have already signed up, club president Tim Keegan said. “When kids in Cedar Grove would go into high school they would be playing against kids that played all year,” club vice president Greg Dilley said. “This will be the first group of kids that when they get to high school will have that same opportunity.” On Saturdays, each age group scrimmages for an hour, between 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with 30 volunteer coaches. They …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Sign-ups open through March 16 for pre-K to eighth-graders.
Friday, March 2, 2012
The Cedar Grove Soccer Club is holding spring signups for pre-K through eighth-grade teams through Friday, March 16. The league has also reached an agreement with the New York Red Bull of Major League Soccer for the team to act as trainers for weekday technical sessions. The children will use what they’ve learned in their training sessions during their Saturday scrimmages. For more information on the program and to signup, click here.