Juniors: 2nd Grade

Season Dates

The 2021 spring season starts on Saturday, April 10 and ends Saturday, June 12, 2021.  Sessions are scheduled for the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend (May 29).

Game Time & Location

The NGS Grade 2 Program (J2) games are held on Saturdays at Highlands Fields (A1-A7) at 1:00 pm and 2:20 pm.   Please arrive 15 minutes prior to kickoff. The weekly match schedule and field assignments are posted below and in your Postive Coaching Account (TPCA). Check the schedule each week for any changes.

Practice Time & Location

Teams will practice once per week.  Practice time and location are determined after teams are announced and will depend on field and coach availability. You may indicate your availability when you register. After teams are announced, coaches will reach out to families to discuss practice. Most J2 teams practice at a local elementary school field.

Teams

Players are assigned to teams with parent coaches. To find out your player’s assignment and view the team’s roster please visit http://try.thepositivecoachingapp.com/ngs to access your Positive Coaching Account (TPCA). Fall teams are announced in late August. Spring teams are announced in late March.

What to Expect

Game Format: Format is 4v4 with no goal keepers. Scrimmages are four 10-minute halves with a 2-minute break after the 1st quarter, a 5-minute half-time, and a 2-minute break after the 3rd quarter.

Coaching: NGS Coaching Guidelines K thru Grade 2

Key reminder: Please do not coach, direct or shout instructions to the girls from the sidelines.

What to bring / wear:

  • Soccer ball (size 3)
  • Water bottle
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Mask
  • NGS Jersey
  • NGS Pinnie (provided by NGS)
  • Shin-guards
  • Cleats

You can buy all the gear online at https://newtongirlssoccer.org/store/juniors-uniforms/.

Snacks: No shared snacks in spring 2021.

NGS Safety Policy: NGS has a strict NO JEWELRY policy. This means no earrings, no taped earrings, bracelets, necklaces or rings. Players may not wear beads, barrettes or other hard/sharp items. Players may not participate with casts or splints of any kind. Remember to remove all jewelry at home so that it does not get lost on the field. Please do not ask for special permission and make it difficult for the coaches.

Weather Cancellations & Field Closures

For rainouts, check the NGS home page or fields page.  Field status is updated by 7am on Saturdays, but be sure to check just before your session time as conditions sometimes change.  You can also sign up for texts or tweets regarding field status by following @newtonfields.

Spring 2021 Grade 2 Match Schedule

  • Home team listed wears ORANGE jersey and supplies game ball.
  • Visiting team listed wears WHITE.
DateHome/Orange TeamAway/White TeamGame TimeField NameField #
4/10/2021FireThunder1:00 PMHighlandsA1
CyclonesNitros1:00 PMHighlandsA2
BlazePanthers1:00 PMHighlandsA3
FlashStorm1:00 PMHighlandsA4
DynamosStrikers1:00 PMHighlandsA5
ArsenalFury2:20 PMHighlandsA1
DashThunderbirds2:20 PMHighlandsA2
LightningRockets2:20 PMHighlandsA3
SparksFlames2:20 PMHighlandsA4
4/17/2012StormCyclones1:00 PMHighlandsA1
PanthersFire1:00 PMHighlandsA2
ThunderNitros1:00 PMHighlandsA3
StrikersBlaze1:00 PMHighlandsA4
DynamosFlash1:00 PMHighlandsA5
DashLightning2:20 PMHighlandsA1
FlamesRockets2:20 PMHighlandsA2
ThunderbirdsFury2:20 PMHighlandsA3
SparksArsenal2:20 PMHighlandsA4
4/24/2021NitrosPanthers1:00 PMHighlandsA1
FireStorm1:00 PMHighlandsA2
StrikersCyclones1:00 PMHighlandsA3
DynamosBlaze1:00 PMHighlandsA4
FlashThunder1:00 PMHighlandsA5
RocketsThunderbirds2:20 PMHighlandsA1
FurySparks2:20 PMHighlandsA2
LightningFlames2:20 PMHighlandsA3
ArsenalDash2:20 PMHighlandsA4
5/1/2021NitrosStorm1:00 PMHighlandsA1
StrikersFire1:00 PMHighlandsA2
FlashBlaze1:00 PMHighlandsA3
ThunderPanthers1:00 PMHighlandsA4
CyclonesDynamos1:00 PMHighlandsA5
RocketsArsenal2:20 PMHighlandsA1
FuryFlames2:20 PMHighlandsA2
SparksDash2:20 PMHighlandsA3
ThunderbirdsLightning2:20 PMHighlandsA4
5/8/2021NitrosBlaze1:00 PMHighlandsA1
PanthersFlash1:00 PMHighlandsA2
CyclonesFire1:00 PMHighlandsA3
StormDynamos1:00 PMHighlandsA4
ThunderStrikers1:00 PMHighlandsA5
FlamesDash2:20 PMHighlandsA1
LightningSparks2:20 PMHighlandsA2
ArsenalThunderbirds2:20 PMHighlandsA3
FuryRockets2:20 PMHighlandsA4
5/15/2021FireFlash1:00 PMHighlandsA1
BlazeCyclones1:00 PMHighlandsA2
StormThunder1:00 PMHighlandsA3
PanthersStrikers1:00 PMHighlandsA4
DynamosNitros1:00 PMHighlandsA5
DashFury2:20 PMHighlandsA1
LightningArsenal2:20 PMHighlandsA2
SparksRockets2:20 PMHighlandsA3
ThunderbirdsFlames2:20 PMHighlandsA4
5/22/2021BlazeFire1:00 PMHighlandsA1
ThunderCyclones1:00 PMHighlandsA2
StormStrikers1:00 PMHighlandsA3
PanthersDynamos1:00 PMHighlandsA4
NitrosFlash1:00 PMHighlandsA5
ThunderbirdsSparks2:20 PMHighlandsA1
RocketsDash2:20 PMHighlandsA2
FlamesArsenal2:20 PMHighlandsA3
FuryLightning2:20 PMHighlandsA4
5/29/2021BlazeStorm1:00 PMHighlandsA1
CyclonesPanthers1:00 PMHighlandsA2
FireNitros1:00 PMHighlandsA3
DynamosThunder1:00 PMHighlandsA4
StrikersFlash1:00 PMHighlandsA5
FuryArsenal2:20 PMHighlandsA1
ThunderbirdsDash2:20 PMHighlandsA2
RocketsLightning2:20 PMHighlandsA3
FlamesSparks2:20 PMHighlandsA4
6/5/2021PanthersStorm1:00 PMHighlandsA1
ThunderBlaze1:00 PMHighlandsA2
FireDynamos1:00 PMHighlandsA3
FlashCyclones1:00 PMHighlandsA4
StrikersNitros1:00 PMHighlandsA5
LightningDash2:20 PMHighlandsA1
RocketsFlames2:20 PMHighlandsA2
FuryThunderbirds2:20 PMHighlandsA3
ArsenalSparks2:20 PMHighlandsA4
6/12/2021ThunderFire1:00 PMHighlandsA1
NitrosCyclones1:00 PMHighlandsA2
PanthersBlaze1:00 PMHighlandsA3
StormFlash1:00 PMHighlandsA4
StrikersDynamos1:00 PMHighlandsA5
ThunderbirdsRockets2:20 PMHighlandsA1
SparksFury2:20 PMHighlandsA2
FlamesLightning2:20 PMHighlandsA3
DashArsenal2:20 PMHighlandsA4