EPLA will be holding its Annual Meeting Monday, October 9th, 2017 at 7pm at the Eden Prairie Community Center in Room 112. Election of Board Members takes place at this annual meeting. This year we will have 4 openings on the board. If you are interested in becoming a board member, please submit a letter of interest to Stephen Rekstad at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 2nd, 2017. All are encouraged and welcomed at the meeting.
Congratulations to the players and coaches on the 14U A Boys Team who won the State Title this past Sunday. Players include: Dylan Ehlers, Will Foster, Sirius Harrison, Carter Batchelder, Cole O’Gorman, Will Britton, Cade Kramer, Johnny Hartle, Parker Shultz, Connor Whitley, Buzz Dietrich, Dylan Cosey, Carter Bell, Carson Bell, Tyler Johnson, Shane Causton, Luke Mittelstadt, Leif Benson, Jacob Walden, Jake Casey, Keegan Orth, Tommy Mendyke and Tyler Marble. The boys were coached by Jared Klapperich, Mitch Hugdahl, Connor St. Mary and Jon Walden. Congratulations!
Eagles Fall Ball is for Youth Lacrosse Players, both novice and experienced players, seeking to work on their game. Sunday afternoons at the Eden Prairie Flying Cloud Fields (corner of Pioneer Trail and Mitchell Rd) starting Sept 17th, 24th, Oct 1st, 8th and 15th. All players Grades 3rd and up require a US Lacrosse Membership (www.uslacrosse.org). Family discount is available.
K-3th grade (beginners) session will run from 1-2PM. We offer instruction on the fundamental skills and the basics of 'how to play lacrosse,' and by the end of the sessions they will play small games to exercise their skills.
4/5/6th grade will play 1.25 hrs from 1:45-3:00pm, with focus on development of fundamentals lacrosse stick skills, ground ball tactics, draw control, and footwork; however, significant attention will be given to offensive, defensive, and midfield tactics to raise the players overall lacrosse IQ.
7/8 play 1.5hrs from 1:00 -2:30pm. These sessions will have an 'instructional' scrimmage focus.
Ladies – Keep that stick in your hands this Fall!! EPHS Girls are hosting a FAST AND FUN Small Game League on Sunday afternoons from 12-1PM at the Eden Prairie Flying Cloud Fields (corner of Pioneer Trail and Mitchell Rd) starting Sept 17th, 24th, Oct 1st, 8th and 15th. Each team will play two games every week, so that is only $6 PER GAME!!!