News and Announcements
Practice Times: Practices will start the week of November 1. Please refer to TeamSnap for exact dates. If you have a conflict on practices please mark it on TeamSnap so your coaches will know when your son will or will not be at a practice. Please note the D1 dates will be an extra 30 minutes of time. The dates and times for 8th grade:
-Mondays from 7:00-8:30 in Gym A at PSH
-Thursdays from 7:00-8:30 in Gym A at PSH
-Thursday D1 dates will be from 6:30-8:30 in Gym A at PSH:
Dec. 2, 16, 23
Jan. 6, 13, 27
Feb. 10, 17
Waiver: If you have not sent in the signed waiver please send or hand it to Mike. Waiver is due at or before the first practice.
Payment: If you have not paid already…Fees – $440.00 (uniform + shooting shirt), $350.00* (no uniform, no shooting shirt needed). The fee is due on or before the first day of practice. Fee will cover the cost of uniforms, league entry fee, three tournaments, gym time, D1 Training and other equipment costs. Pay by Venmo at @Parkway-South-Basketball-1, cash or check made out to Parkway South Jr. Patriots Basketball. If you are in need of financial support please email Mike.
G*ames and Tournaments:* Each team will play in three tournaments, those will be announced at a later date. Each team will play 10 league games, three games will be played before the new year and seven after the new year. Five league games will be at PSouth and five at other locations around the area.
High School Games: Players will be allowed to attend Parkway South home basketball games for free this year! Players wearing their Jr Pats jerseys will be allowed in at the gate. Refer to our website for the schedule.
The 2021-22 season for both the high school teams and the feeder teams are set to kick off on November 1 and October 25 respectively.
Tryouts for the Freshmen, Junior Varsity and Varsity teams will be begin November 1 right after school in Gym A. Make sure your physicals are updated on Privit prior to tryouts.
Practices for all four levels of the Junior Patriots will begin the week of October 25. Exact days of the week and times for those practices will be announced the week of October 11th.
New for the 2021-22 Jr Pats season, D1 Training and the Junior Patriots Basketball board members have reached an agreement on eight sessions. Trainers from D1 will be coming to Parkway South during practices to lead our student athletes in basketball specific training drills! The board members are hoping the players will build core strength, improve jumping ability, build quickness and become better athletes.
The agreement will also include an opportunity for boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling and football players in the Parkway South feeder programs to attend a summer camp at D1 Manchester specifically for those athletes!
Click on the Jr. Patriots Try Out tab above for more information on 2021-22 try outs.
2021-22 Junior Patriots Tryouts
The plan is to have two teams at each grade level with each grade level keeping approximately 20 kids (10 on each team). The Blue team will have the top 10 with the next 10 on the Red team.
*PLEASE NOTE*If you are trying out for the team, we will assume that you will play for the Jr Patriots Program. PLEASE DO NOT TRY OUT IF YOU ARE NOT PLANNING ON PLAYING WITH US. We have had some kids try out, then after making the team they said they will not play Jr Pats and thus leaving us shorthanded and another kid being left out after they have been cut from the team.
8th grade September 22nd 7:00-7:15-Registration, 7:15-7:30-Parent meeting, 7:30-9:00-Tryouts
Registration- Please register ahead of time by clicking here https://forms.gle/wLH9rK1bHccgyaxRA . You can also register on the day of the try out at the door.
Commitment- If you try out for our program and do not plan on playing for the Jr Patriots, please let us know before the teams are posted. We have had kids tryout and then decide after teams are posted that they do not want to participate, thus leaving us shorthanded and another kid being left out after they have been cut from the team.
If you are playing on more than one basketball team, the Jr. Patriots team needs to be the priority. During practices, coaches will be teaching basketball skills as well as set plays, if your child misses practices playing time will be affected and if missing regularly could be asked to leave the program.
League and Tournament Information – Teams will play in one area league (10 games) and at least three tournaments. This will be determined on a team by team and coach by coach basis. The CNR League schedule is from November 6th-March 13th. League games are played on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Tournament games could be played on weekdays, depending on the tournament.
Practices – There will be two or three practices a week starting the week of October 25th, they are held at Parkway South High School. Coaches will be in contact with team members when the teams are set for exact dates and times. We understand that there will be conflicts, please work out any conflicts with your team’s coach.
Fees – $440.00 (uniform + shooting shirt), $350.00* (no uniform, no shooting shirt needed)
The fee is due on or before the first day of practice. Fee will cover the cost of uniforms, league entry fee, three tournaments, gym time, D1 Training and other equipment costs. Pay by Venmo at Parkway-South-Basketball-1, cash or check made out to Parkway South Jr. Patriots Basketball.
If you are in need of financial support please email Mike Shanfeld at email@example.com.
If you are a returning player and your jersey and shorts still fit from last season, your fee is $350. If you need a new jersey / shorts and shooting shirt, the cost is $440.
Uniform Fitting- There will be a uniform fitting if you need a new uniform on Thursday, September 30 from 7:00pm-8:00pm in Gym A at Parkway South.
More Information- Click on the Jr Pats Try Out tab on the main page for more tryout information.
On January 14th, the Patriots will take on former player and current head coach of the Windsor Owls, Ryan McArthy in a game played at the Hoosier Gym in Knightstown, Indiana. The Hoosier Gym is the site where the movie Hoosiers was filmed in 1986. The trip was originally scheduled for last season but the Hoosier Gym was shut down all winter because of Covid-19. That game was moved to Windsor High School with the Owls winning 52-48. Three South players scored in double figures…Tristan Brand-16, Evan Renz 15 and Eddie Ahearn-10.