Here is the most recent 18u early season schedule. I have been working directly with other H.S. coaches, All Star Park (ASP) and others.
I have tried to leverage the use of ASP as much as possible since our field is not ready to host games. We are working hard to finish a few projects: new pole poles (LF was set today); warning track; fund raising new sponsorship (advertisement) wind curtains in RF; and demolishing and construction of a safe batting tunnel. Snow removal will become an issue along with Cougar and Upper Field maintenance. Home games at Cougar Field are scheduled for April.
ASP may be problematic if Colorado Christian University (CCU) has to reschedule their games due to weather. They have priority, so we have to be flexible.
I have added games with 5A schools to include: Ralston Valley, Boulder, Poudre Valley, Columbine, Far NE Warriors (combined team from 11 DPS schools), Denver North and Erie. This will take a lot of juggling: baseballs, non-CHSAA/Jeffco uniform tops, umpires, logistics, etc., but it will be worth the effort for our program and our student-athletes. I have arranged with coaches for some controlled scrimmages so we can play with unlimited substitutions and monitor closely player conditioning especially with arms.
A few important reminders:
This is outside of CHSAA
No rosters have been set for Spring CHSAA
We will play under NFHS rules but with pre-game coach arrangements (to be discussed at the pre-game HP meeting with the assigned umpires)
It is about player development
Certain costs are allocated and covered by player fees i.e., game tops, baseballs, and umpires. Fees will be set, collected by our Booster Club.
Travel (to include any lodging, meals) are the responsibility of the player and his family
Our Booster Club is the administrative umbrella (budget, COI, website) and the main communications conduit
Academics is a priority and the responsibility of the student-athlete. Coaches will monitor and review each issue on a case-by-case basis. We will continue to support student-athletes that advise that they need time to address academic issues
In addition to our early season 18u team, we are managing a 16u and a 15u team(s). I anticipate “swinging” a few players in-between these club teams as they develop their skill-sets.
Thank you all.
John F. Lipka
Evergreen H.S. (EHS) Cougar Baseball
2021 Baseball Schedule Early Season (3/1 - 4/24/2021) (draft.5 3/10/21)
Note: subject to revision and updates. Additional practices may be scheduled. Practice times may change based on weather and field conditions. Pitchers Only or POs communicate directly with our Pitching Coach to coordinate flat and bullpen sessions.
3/1 Mon @EHS Practice 3-6PM
3/2 Tue @EHS Practice 3-6PM
3/6 Sat @EHS Practice (in shifts by groups) 11:30AM-3PM
3/8 Mon @EHS Practice 3-6PM
3/9 Tue @EHS Practice 3-6PM
3/10 Wed @Columbine H.S. Game (7) 4-6PM Columbine H.S.
Moved to 3/11 Thursday because of weather
3/13 Sat @Ralston Valley H.S. Game DH 12-1:30PM; 2-2:30PM Ralston Valley H.S.
3/15 Mon @ASP Practice 5-7PM
3/16 Tue @EHS Practice 3-6PM
3/20 Sat @Ralston Valley H.S. Game DH 12-1:30PM; 2-2:30PM Ralston Valley H.S.
3/22 Mon @ASP Game 5-7PM Erie H.S.
3/23 Tue @EHS Practice 3-6PM
3/26 Fri @ASP Practice 3-5PM
3/27 Sat @ASP Game DH 9-11AM; 11:30AM-1:30PM Erie H.S.
3/29 Mon @EHS Practice 11AM-1:30PM
3/29 Mon @ASP Game 5-7PM Boulder H.S.
3/29 – 4/2 Spring Break looking at our options to travel 3/30 - and practice 2x/day and play a few games at TSJC. Return 4/2. (3 nights lodging 3/30, 3/31, and 4/1). Trying to schedule a game or DHer with Pueblo West H.S.
4/3 Sat @City Park, Ft Collins Game DH 12-1:30PM; 2-3:30PM Poudre H.S.
4/5 Mon @EHS Practice 3-6PM
4/6 Tue @EHS Practice 3-6PM
4/9 Fri @ASP Practice 3-5PM
4/10 Sat @ASP Game DH 9-11AM; 11:30AM-1:30PM Poudre H.S.
4/12 Mon @ASP Game 5-7PM Boulder H.S.
4/13 Tue @EHS Practice 3-6PM
4/14 Wed @EHS Game (9) 4-6PM Columbine H.S.
4/17 Sat @EHS Game DH 12-1:30PM; 2-3:30PM Ralston Valley H.S.
4/19 Mon @ASP Practice 5-7PM
4/20 Tue @EHS Practice 3-6PM
4/23 Fri @ASP Game 3-5PM Far NE Warriors DPS
4/24 Sat @ASP Game DH 9-11AM; 11:30AM-1:30PM Denver North H.S.
4/26 Mon @EHS 1st CHSAA Practice 3-7PM
CHSAA season runs 4/26 through state playoffs end of June. League schedule has been posted, games are Tues, Thu 4PM; Sat 12Noon. We have 12 League games plus 6 non-league for a total of 18 (reduced from 23 by CHSAA for CV-19 restrictions), plus playoff games.