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Sports Sign ups open today

Hello fellow Eagles Fans! Fall Volleyball is upon us and the first hosted matches are approaching quickly.  The Boosters need your help to ensure these matches run smoothly.  Please sign up to volunteer for a few hours to help us out.  See the link for details. Thank you for participating!

Open Board Positions

The Athletic Booster Club at ABVM School is looking for volunteers to take an open board position. We are looking for some energetic leaders to fill in as: Secretary Social Media President If you are interested in joining a fun group and have a love of athletics please reach out today to Lisa Piatek at […]

Follow GRACEAC on Twitter

Looking for current information for GRACEAC? You  can follow them on Twitter now. GRACEAC@graceacsports The annual football All Saints Bowl will take place at West Catholic on Saturday, October 27!

7 mistakes many athletes don’t recognize until they get older

Everyone makes mistakes, especially in sports. It’s how athletes respond to those misfires that helps them learn and grow. Not all failures happen on the field, and sometimes, young athletes – especially those who shine during competition – have a difficult time identifying their flaws until much later in life when it’s too late. Strongerteam.com […]

5 ways to captain your team

Being a team captain is both an honor and privilege. The position carries a weight of responsibility that requires the player be “all in.” Longtime USA Football U.S. National Team coach Aaron Brady knows what it takes to develop leadership. He believes leaders are born off the field. Brady lists several traits that define true team leadership, including communication, […]

15 life lessons to take away from football

While I had my share of injuries in a decade of playing football, nearly all came during my college years, when the speed and intensity ticked up quite a few notches. And I wouldn’t trade my experience for anything in the world. I played football from the time I was 12 years old until I was 22. I earned […]

Irish Slated Fourth In Preseason ACC Poll

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – For the second straight season Notre Dame has been selected fourth in the Atlantic Coast Conference volleyball preseason poll, the conference office announced on Friday. The Irish placed two players on the Preseason All-ACC Team in senior Ryann DeJarld and Jemma Yeadon. The Fighting Irish received 137 points in balloting among the ACC’s 15 head coaches. Pittsburgh topped the poll with 196 points. Louisville (180) was […]

Fall Sports Sign up

Registration for the 2018 fall sports season is now underway!  Click here – GRACEAC Registration Form Practices for volleyball, cross country, boys soccer, and sideline cheer will begin the week of August 13. Practices for football will begin the week of August 20. ​ Preseason meeting for volleyball and boys soccer coaches & officials will be […]

Social Media do’s and don’ts for Athletes | part 3

What Should You Post? 1. Say thank you. This is always a good option. Teach student-athletes to take time to thank those who support them. Fans, teammates and family for example. 2. Support others. Student-athletes can provide a positive example for other students by sending positive messages about their peers in other sports or activities at school. […]