Welcome back to Foley Sports Port!
This week I will be covering the recent soccer tryouts, along with interviewing a team member of the boys team.
Tryouts have been going on all last week and Monday and Tuesday of this week. I have been told by Coach Hammac himself that team lists will be up at the end of this week or beginning of next week. Our students have been working super hard for their spot!
We have interviewed 17-year-old Javier Reyes of the boys team that has successfully earned his position on the team. We asked Javier what he plans to achieve this year with his team, and he answered, “This year we want to keep it as a team and reach as high as we can, but sticking together.” Javier also added that he plans to go to college after high school and hopes for scholarships through playing soccer; he would like to continue his dream while continuing his education. Javier likes challenges, and he says that soccer has a lot of challenge involved with it. He likes playing with his friends on the team, making more friends, and winning together.
Conditioning practice will start January 3rd, but there will be no use of a ball until January 21st. Practice will be held at the soccer fields at the Highway 98 Soccer Complex on most afternoons, as well as games. The first JV games are against Daphne February 11th, girls JV at 5 p.m. and boys JV at 7 p.m. Our first Varsity games are also against Daphne February 12th, girls at 5 p.m. and boys at 7 p.m. Both boys and girls Varsity teams will be playing the following weekend at the Foley Sports Tourism Complex in the Southern Shootout Tournament.
Check back next week for more sports and activity news around campus, and good luck to all of our athletes!
Trevor is currently a Junior at Foley High School. He is in the drum line with the band, and has been involved for four, almost five years. Trevor used to play sports himself, with five years in baseball and two years in football, but quit to pursue drums in middle school. Trevor supports the sports team and activities around campus, and is a firm believer that extra curricular activities are extremely important for mental health and building social skills.