City: 7th/8th/9th Grades

Season Dates

The 2022 spring season starts on Saturday, April 9 and ends Saturday, June 11, 2022.  (Teams may start practicing the week of April 4.) Sessions are scheduled for the Saturdays around NPS Spring Vacation Week (April 16 & April 23) and Memorial Day Weekend (May 28).

Game Time & Location

The NGS Grade 7/8/9 City in-town matches are held on Saturdays at 4:30 PM at Fessenden (Field A/The Class of 1985 Field and Field B/The Kumin-Loring Field). Each season a few games are also played versus Brookline.

The weekly match schedule and field assignments will be posted below and in your Positive Coaching Account (TPCA). Please arrive 15 minutes prior to kickoff. Check the schedule each week for any schedule changes.

Practice Times & 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.

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 11v11 with goal keepers. Games are 35-minute halves with a 5-minute half-time. Click here for City 7/8/9 Guidelines.

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

What to bring / wear:

  • Soccer ball (size 5)
  • Water bottle
  • Hand sanitizer
  • NGS Jersey
  • NGS Pinnie
  • Shin-guards
  • Cleats
  • Goalie Gloves

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

Snacks: Due to COVID-19 precautions, there will be no shared snacks at practices, game half-times, or after games.

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 2022 Grade 7/8/9 Match Schedule

  • Home team listed wears ORANGE jersey, supplies game ball, and sets up field.
  • Visiting team listed wears WHITE.
DateHome/Orange TeamAway/White TeamGame TimeField #Field Name
4/9/2022Tiger SharksThe Dudes4:30 PMField A/The Class of 1985 FieldFessenden
The DemogorgonsTsunami4:30 PMField B/The Kumin-Loring FieldFessenden
4/16/2022Tiger SharksThe Demogorgons4:30 PMField A/The Class of 1985 FieldFessenden
The DudesTsunami4:30 PMField B/The Kumin-Loring FieldFessenden
4/23/2022Tiger SharksTsunami4:30 PMField A/The Class of 1985 FieldFessenden
The DemogorgonsThe Dudes4:30 PMField B/The Kumin-Loring FieldFessenden
4/30/2022TsunamiThe Demogorgons4:30 PMField A/The Class of 1985 FieldFessenden
The DudesTiger Sharks4:30 PMField B/The Kumin-Loring FieldFessenden
5/7/2022Tiger SharksTsunami4:30 PMField A/The Class of 1985 FieldFessenden
The DemogorgonsThe Dudes4:30 PMField B/The Kumin-Loring FieldFessenden
5/14/2022TsunamiThe Dudes4:30 PMField A/The Class of 1985 FieldFessenden
Tiger SharksThe Demogorgons4:30 PMField B/The Kumin-Loring FieldFessenden
5/21/2022Tiger SharksTsunami5:30 PMField KWeeks
The DemogorgonsThe Dudes5:30 PMField GWeeks
5/28/2022TsunamiThe Demogorgons4:30 PMField A/The Class of 1985 FieldFessenden
The DudesTiger Sharks4:30 PMField B/The Kumin-Loring FieldFessenden
6/4/2022Tiger SharksThe Demogorgons4:30 PMField A/The Class of 1985 FieldFessenden
The DudesTsunami4:30 PMField B/The Kumin-Loring FieldFessenden
6/11/2022TsunamiTiger Sharks4:30 PMField A/The Class of 1985 FieldFessenden
The DudesThe Demogorgons4:30 PMField B/The Kumin-Loring FieldFessenden