Saturday Eric had three basketball games. A position round game matching #1 Oneida vs. #2 HP Gold team in the Rome league. The team was down 11-1 and came back to tie the game, ultimately losing by 2 points.
In the afternoon they played in a tournament, losing the 1st game versus JCCC by 3 [...]
In their 3rd game of the season HP Gold faced Bellamy Gray. Eric was excited because Jennifer and Mike were coming to see his game. He played well, running hard, good defense, scored 4 points and he got a lot of rebounds. He won Matt’s Saranac Root Beet Award for the most rebounds – although [...]
Eric used his birthday money to buy a BB Gun – a Crosman pump that can also shoot pellets. Saturday afternoon he and Trevor set up a sheet rock target in the snow bank. They took turns firing at the target and shot outside for about 30 minutes in single digit temperatures. Both boys were [...]
HP Gold 3rd-4th Grade Basketball Team before their season opener. Row 1: Daniel, Jack, Luke, Caleb. Row 2 Trevor, DeVante, Eric, Michael, Sawyer. Row 3 Coaches Jim & Matt.
Billie Jo, Stone and Eric went to the Buffalo Bills v Tennessee Titans NFL game at Bufffalo. They joined a bus group organized by Ron Haier. They had an ideal day with good weather. the game had a lot of scoring and the Bills were tied or leading throughout the game. Unfortunately Matt Hasselbeck hit [...]
We played lots of swimming games during our vacation. A favorite was tube surfing. Eric set the record for the longest surf ~10 seconds. Stone achieved a surf on his first try. Dakota was also quickly successful. None of the adults tried it.
The AYSO U10 Boys team wraps up their regular season on Saturday morning concluding a very successful season. We lost one player from our fall team (Patrick) and gained one new player (Zach). We accommodated four boys (Dylan, Joe, Trevor and Jaden) who played both baseball and AYSO soccer. Two boys (Eric and Andrew) were [...]
HP’s U10 Boys team finished 4th in the 6 team Select 7 Tournament! Congratulations to the 10 boys who played so hard today.
Front row: Austin, Josh, Joey, Josh. Back row: Jack, David, Thomas, Colby, Eric, Dylan. Third row: Coach Marcus.
Eric’s latest school project was a poster and presentation at International Day. Each child picked a country and developed a poster presenting information about that country. Eric chose Vietnam. His poster displayed the Vietnam flag, a map, interesting facts and a recipe.
Eric dressed in shorts, a white t-shirt and a hat befitting a [...]
We had nine boys interested in playing in the Frankfort Tournament.
Front row: Zach, Cole, Andrew, Eric. Back row: Trevor, Jaden, David, Aaron and Nicco. Below the team makes the requisite “funny faces picture.”
HP Gold came in 4th in the 6 team tournament beating Frankfort and Remsen and being beaten by Sharon [...]