November 17, 2020
The GVBL APP is updated and ready for the GVBL Winter League season.
GVBL WINTER 2020-21 REC LEAGUE
GVBL Winter 2020-21 Highlights
It was the opening of the GVBL regular season and there were a full slate of games at the PAC Center throughout the weekend.

Boys 1st/2nd Division
Cardinals vs Panthers Andrew Shaughnessy caught fire and put the Cards up early. Evan Ferguson and Logan Whittaker kept the Panthers close, however the Cardinals were too deep as lefty Zach Charlier hit a couple of key shots down the stretch to seal it for the Cards.

Huskies vs Hoyas
In the second game of the day the Huskies were just too much for the Hoyas.The Huskies balanced attack held off the Hoyas the entire game. Some great hustle by Hudson Edington and Wesley Schutjer kept the Hoyas in striking distance but Jackson Luzak and crew were too much to handle.

Pirates vs Friars
The 10:45 game featured two pretty evenly matched teams. Olliver Billman got things heated up for the Friars in the early going but the Pirates fought back behind some strong play by Mark Crawford and Bennett Spangler.

Bearcats vs Storm
In the final game of the day two well coached teams squared off for a battle to finish the quadruple header. Two of the divisions top big men Weston Healey and Jace Thompson battled throughout. Scrappy play on both sides, particularly Gaige Sacchetta and Wesley Cole made a tight game to the finish.

Girls 1st/2nd Division
The Girls 1st/2nd grade division got off to a great start with a full set of divisional games both weekends to kick off the season. With many of the girls playing for the first time, they all showed amazing progress from the first week to the 2nd. There will be another set of games this Sunday afternoon pitting the Owls vs the Explorers and the Rams vs the Hawks in the second game.

Boys 3rd/4th Division
In the Boys 3rd/4th division, the Hoosiers and the Terps have started hot, each with a 2-0 record. There were a couple of lopsided games to start the season as teams were getting organized. This past weekend however we saw a couple of 5 point games as the Wolverines snuck by the Buckeyes and the Hawkeyes won a defensive battle versus the Lions. The Boys 3rd/4th division takes a break for the Thanksgiving holidays, but will have a full set of games immediately following the break.

Girls 3rd/4th Division
After the 1st week of action in the Girls 3rd/4th grade division, the Bulldogs have jumped out to 2-0, including a down-to-wire nail biter versus the Gators on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats are also undefeated with a much anticipated game against the Gators slated for this Saturday afternoon.

Boys 5th/6th Division
In the Boys 5th/6th division, the Celtics have started fast with a 2-0 record after beating the Knicks and just squeaking past the Pistons in a defensive battle. There are 4 teams without a loss at this point, with the Bulls, Hornets and Magic each 1-0. This coming weekends game of the week has the Hornets and Magic matched up. Full standings on the GVBL App!

Girls 5th/6th Division
The Sky has jumped out into the early divisional lead in the Girls 5th/6th grade division at 2-0. They have already shown that they are a very stingy team, allowing their opponents to average just 14 ppg thus far. On Friday night the Liberty just got by the Mystics in a tough battle but suffered their first setback on Sunday afternoon when the Fever beat them 22-16. This put the Liberty and Fever in a tie for second place in the division. Look for the Sky and the Mystics to match up in a key game this coming Friday night.

Boys 7th/8th Division
After this past weeks of games in the boys 7th/8th grade division, the Rockets and the Warriors are currently the teams to beat, sitting on top of the standings, each at 2-0. In the opening weekend of the season, 4 games were closely contested, with 3 out of 4 games decided by single digits. And nothing changed this week as all the games were tight contests. Tuesday saw two close games between Rockets (36) vs Spurs (29) and the Warriors (43) vs the Thunder (38). The entire division is back in action this weekend.

Girls 7th/8th Division
The girls 7th/8th grade division is in full game mode and going strong. The girls have played 6 games already as they were the first division to get started. Special thanks to a group of dedicated girls' basketball crazed parents that Jeff Dill has contacted to come out and help with keeping the games rollin!

(Feel free to send in your game day pictures to info@gvco.org! Please note team/division. Thanks!)
GVBL Ivy Experience HS Boys Division
The GVBL Ivy Experience HS Boys Division registration is open!

Only boys 9th through 12th grade who live in the GVSD are eligible to participate.

All games will be played at the Phelps School. Games will begin November 30th.
Don't Forget the GVBL App!
GVBL App is updated for the GVBL Winter 2020-21 Season!

Schedules and standings are posted on the website and on the GVBL app.

GVBL uses this app as a way to efficiently communicate throughout the GVBL seasons with rosters, schedules and news/updates.

GVBL Tournament Teams 2020-21
Our 10 girls and boys tournament teams have all organized, established coaching staffs and finalized rosters. Now it's time to get to work!

Each team has begun practicing once or twice a week as they prepare for their upcoming winter seasons. The Covid pandemic has limited the number of tournaments that typically open the tournament season from late November through the Christmas holiday, but both the Malvern and CES winter leagues will begin within the next 3-6 weeks.

Good luck to all of the teams as they begin their quest for league titles!
Great Valley Community Organization
Time to clean out your closets and drawers! Have your children outgrown anything??

Cradles 2 Crayons Donation Drive

Final week!

Gently used or new clothing for newborn-12 year olds, especially winter clothing and winter coats.

If you prefer to purchase, C2C is also looking for diapers, pajamas, 
new underwear, socks and school supplies.

For cash donations, our click to pledge link:

Our donation drive will run through Sunday, Nov 22 with convenient drop-offs at the Phelps School during basketball games or at the GVCO Field Trailer.

Around this Thanksgiving holiday season, let's all be thankful for what many of us have and be generous and thoughtful for those who are less fortunate.


GVCO Caring Hands Foundation

GVCO Caring Hands/Cradles to Crayons also offers contactless local drop-off at GVCO Field, 51 N. Bacton Hill Rd under the sign!
GV Flag Football
GV HS Co-Ed Flag season finale with Get O'Delled playing against The Woo for the championship at 8am Sunday morning.

In a tight 76-70 match, Get O'Delled surpassed The Woo for the win!



GV Cheer
GV Flag Cheer wrapped up their season. They performed twice during two different halftimes at the flag football games. After the game, they cheered for the football players tug of war games. 

During the ceremony, Coach Livy announced each cheerleader’s name and they received their player cards. They then created a tunnel for the football players to run through when they were announced. What a great season!!

GV Cheer Clinic last clinic of the season was full of a lot of fun games and activities that helped the cheerleaders conditioned but also gave them an opportunity to finish the season on a good note. Thank you to the volunteers who’ve helped us out this year!

SEE the Future GVCO Community Center
We need your help to finish what we've started! We will not get the necessary financing to complete the project without raising additional funds.

DONATE NOW to finalize the building of our brand new GVCO Community Center!

The time is NOW.... Together we can make it happen!
GVCO Sponsor
Chuck Barbera Team of Realtors/ REMAX Partners with GVCO in "Realtors Giving Back"!

BUYING OR SELLING YOUR HOME?

Over the next year, for anyone who contacts the Chuck Barbera Team at RE/MAX Fine Homes and signs them to serve in the purchase or sale of their next home, GVCO will receive 10% of the real estate commission received!

Let's DO GOOD TOGETHER!!! 


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