2013-14 NHS ATHLETIC AND SCHOOL-RELATED EVENT CALENDAR
To view NHS sports schedules or to view all non-athletic school-related events on the Naples HS calendar visit ScheduleStar.com, Click HERE.
NHS HIRES NEW VARSITY HEAD COACH FOR BOYS' SOCCER
Bob (Robert) Prange has been hired as the new varsity boys’ soccer coach at Naples High School. Prange, who taught English at Naples High School this past year and also served as the head soccer coach for the junior varsity squad, will take over for Coach Tony Perez-Benitoa who resigned after this past season after five years in charge of the Golden Eagle boys’ soccer team. Prange brings much experience with him to the program as he has coached multiple levels of boys’ and girls’ soccer in Wisconsin and run soccer camps for athletes ranging from ages 4-18 since 1989. Mentored by Alkis Panagoulias, former US National and Greek National head coach, Prange has coached three different boys’ varsity high school programs to regional championships and sectional final appearances while assisting varsity girls’ teams to state appearances.
NCAA DIVISION 1 INITIAL ELIGIBILITY STANDARDS CHANGING SIGNIFICANTLY
Parents and Student-Athletes, please be aware that NCAA Division 1 initial eligibility standards will change significantly for student-athletes in the Class of 2016. (Current 10th grade student-athletes who will enter D1 institutions on or after August 1, 2016)
Important to note that:
For detailed information please click HERE.
NHS STUDENT-ATHLETES NOMINATED FOR THE FHSAA ACADEMIC ALL-STATE TEAM
|Congratulations are in order for Naples High School seniors Brooke Faulkner and Garrison Kalvin. Brooke and Garrison have been nominated for the Florida High School Athletic Association’s prestigious Academic All-State Team. Nominations are based on a student’s academic and athletic achievements as well as participation in non-classroom school activities, community involvement and employment. Only twenty four graduating seniors from around the state are selected to the team. If Brooke and Garrison are selected, they will each receive a $1,000 monetary award as well as a commemorative medallion from the FHSAA. In addition, each would qualify to then be in the running for the FHSAA Scholar-Athletes of the Year Award. Both the FHSAA Academic All-State Team and the Scholar-Athletes of the Year will be honored at the Academic All-State Awards banquet which will take place in Gainesville in June.|
NHS STUDENT-ATHLETE NAMED TO MAXPREPS ALL-AMERICAN TEAM
Naples High School student-athlete Tyler Byrd has been named to the:
MAXPREPS Football Sophomore All-American First Team Defense
for his outstanding performance during the 2013 high school football season.
Click HERE to read attached letter and certificate from Stephen Spiewak, the National Football Editor for MAXPREPS.
THE EAGLES’ ALL-SPORTS BOOSTER CLUB SPONSORS FOR 2013-2014
The Eagles’ All-Sports Booster Club exists as an organization interested in supporting and encouraging the total athletic program at NHS. Each year, the Eagles’ All-Sports Booster Club contributes many thousands of dollars to the Naples High School athletic department to provide for the needs of all sports. Primarily, the monies of the Club are expended for above district-level travel (transportation, food and lodging) major equipment expenses and team T-shirts for all sports.
BENEFACTOR - $500.00
The Hanlon Family – Curt & Jill Major – The Faulkner Family
Mike and Bonnie Walker
PATRON - $200.00
Joe and Melissa La Cagnina – Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth Fields
Dr. Richard Garcia / General Dentistry David and Shelly Gray
Paradise Supplements – Gretchen and Bob Schuster
Supreme Auto Collision – James W. Walker, P.A.
SUSTAINING – $100.00
Gail Addison - The Atamian Family - BuzzOFF Mosquito
The De Shields Family – Manhardt Construction – The Riley Family
The Shakour Family - Dr. and Mrs. Francisco A. Smith
Dan and Gabriele Walkow - Waterside Medical, Matthew Black, M.D. Mike and Marian Zimmerman
GENERAL - $25.00
Richard and Melinda Beatty- J. Broussard Family
Christian Crowe/MaryAnn Maltese - Familia Calvillo/Servin
Renee and Rick Fuller - Wendy Hogsdon - Carson Horne
Michael and Judy Hunter - McAfee Home Watch, LLC
Thomas and Sherri Kelly – The Keyes Family – The Leon Family
Laurie D. Lile – The Shreeve Family - J.M. Stevens Shredding Service
NAPLES HIGH SCHOOL RECEIVES NATA SAFE SPORTS SCHOOL AWARD
Naples High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for its interscholastic athletic program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention and treatment.
Naples High School’s Certified Athletic Trainer Ali Hall: “Naples High School is honored to receive this 1st Team recognition from NATA, and we remain committed to keeping our student athletes safe during physical education classes, team practices and games so they can accomplish their own goals of great competition, winning records, fair sportsmanship and good health. Our goal is to lead our athletics program to the highest safety standards for our players.”
Physical activity is very important for our youth, according to NATA president Jim Thornton, MS, ATC, CES. “There has been an increase in competitive sports, which are, unfortunately, not without risk. Brain injury/concussion, cardiac arrest, heat illness, exertional sickling, cervical spine fractures and other injuries and illnesses are potentially life-threatening.” Proper planning with proper equipment and personnel is vital to the safety of student athletes today, he notes.
In order to achieve Safe Sport School status, as Naples High School did, athletic programs must do the following:
3RD ANNUAL LEHMAN LEGACY AWARD
The 3rd Annual Lehman Legacy award was presented at the Naples High School Football pre-game ceremony on Friday, October 18th to Lynn Salley, a well-known figure around Naples High School activities. The Lehman Legacy Award was created to acknowledge the founder of NHS football and the spirit, pride and love of the Golden Eagle football program. It is given annually to one Naples High School individual who embodies this notion on or off the field of play.
To read more about the Lehman Legacty Award and winner Lynn Salley, please visit the Naples Daily News webstie HERE.
THE INITIAL-ELIGIBILITY STANDARDS FOR NCAA DIVISION I COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENT-ATHLETES
The NCAA Division I Eligibility Standards are changing, to find out more click HERE.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR POTENTIAL NHS ATHLETES
BEFORE A STUDENT IS PERMITTED TO DRAW EQUIPMENT OR PRACTICE (in any manner including pre-season and/or summer conditioning) he/she must have a health screening, insurance coverage and parental consent documentation. The health form date must be "current"---that is, not older than 365 days---and, upon expiration during any part of the participation, must be renewed before the student can continue to take part.
Both of the following forms must be completed IN FULL and on file in the activities office prior to any type of participation in a sport.
ACTIVITY/ATHLETIC CODE OF CONDUCT CHANGE
Students who are members of an athletic team, performance group or involved in a competitive extracurricular activity need to be aware of this IMPORTANT CHANGE in the Activity/Athletic Code of Conduct:
Effective immediately Rule 34 of the Activity/Athletic Code of Conduct has changed. It now states that if you are in violation of the code in or out of school 365 days of the year (including summer vacation and school breaks) you will receive the consequences of the code violation at the beginning of your next team and/or group participation. Prior to this change the Activity/Athletic Code of Conduct was in effect during the school year only.
Any questions should be directed to the CCPS student relations office at 239-377-0509.
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR ATHLETES
Now is the time for college-bound student-athletes in the junior class to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center if they plan on participating in college athletics. Early registration promotes positive planning and involvement, bypasses the last-minute rush and helps college-bound student-athletes avoid issues that may delay their academic and amateur certifications. The registration process is easy and can be done by:
As a reminder as a college-bound student-athlete you need to apply to the college or university they are interested in attending. Some student-athletes think that because they are being recruited or because they have registered with the Eligibility Center, they do not need to apply for admission. Be advised that athletics eligibility and admission to a college or university are two separate processes and that both need to be completed.
OWN A PIECE OF GOLDEN EAGLE HISTORY
The “original” Naples High School gymnasium opened its doors (along with the rest of the new high school) in the fall of 1960. Forty nine years later, in the summer of 2009, a new state-of-the art gymnasium replaced the original one, and the “old” gym was demolished and now is gone forever. Although that “old” gym is gone, many of the memories that were made there (basketball, volleyball, wrestling, high school dances and even graduations…) will last a lifetime.
The Eagles’ All-Sports Booster Club is now offering everyone a limited time opportunity to recapture a tangible piece of those memories… in the form of an engraved wooden plank from the original Naples High School gymnasium floor. Each 12” X 2” plank of wood is engraved like the picture below:
If you would like to purchase one or more of these pieces of Naples High School history, you can do so one of two ways. They will be available for sale at all home varsity football games this fall, and they will be on sale while supplies last, in the Naples High School athletic office, located in Building One at NHS.
The cost is $20.00 each. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit ALL sports at Naples High School. If you have questions or if you would like to place your order via e-mail, please contact Trish Hendry (athletic department assistant) at HendryPa@collier.k12.fl.us.
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