S: 2011 The Journey
BC: Dear Coaches, We just want to take a moment to thank each of you for your love, patience, and commitment you have shown us. You have made each of us a better person in all that you have taught us on and off the field. Being a part of this 2011 All-Star team has been a once in a lifetime opportunity that we will never forget. Thanks for some great memories. It was an awesome journey! Love, Your 2011 Section Champions
FC: The | Journey
1: From the Beginning......... | There was a Dream. | Coach Dicky | Coach Eric | Coach Bryan
2: We Work Hard... | Practice doesn't make perfect... perfect practice makes perfect. We must be focused, dedicated and ready to give more than we think we have in us. We must show heart every time we step on the field! Distractions are not an option. So with that said............... practices are closed.
3: We Play REAL...
4: New Market Tournament June 18-19
5: and the journey continues... | Stats Archdale 8 E Randolph 12 Archdale 21 New Market 8 Archdale 12 Ramseur 0 Archdale 6 E. Randolph 7
6: One Big Family
7: The MOBBs, DOBBs, SOBBs. BOBBs and GOBBs share a special connection on and off the field. With this family... the good times never end!
8: Our Visit to Churchland... June 25 - 26
9: and the journey continues... | Archdale 4 Archdale 6 Archdale 4 Archdale 9 | Rivercats 1 Inferno 16 Northview 5 Squires 1 | Score
10: Our journey to Pleasant Garden June 27 - July 2
11: and the journey continues...
12: So proud of
13: Pleasant Garden Tournament Runner Up | these guys! | Stats Archdale 11 Summerfield 6 Archdale 12 High Point 2 Archdale 5 Jamestown 2 Archdale 12 Randleman 2 Archdale 15 Randleman 2 Archdale 7 Stokesdale 3 Archdale 0 Pleasant Garden 2
14: All- Stars
15: A cookout to get the boys pumped for the upcoming section tournament! After good food and some fun, the boys watched part of Facing the Giants and learned a lesson about doing the "Death Crawl"...
16: Meet the All-Stars | Zach | Coco | Connor | Jachson | Alejandro | #8 | #21 | #5 | #10 | #13
17: Aharon | Colyn | Cole | Hunter | Caleb | Cameron | #20 | #6 | #7 | #12 | #00 | #14
19: Mustang Section Tournament July 11 -14 Our journey took us into the losers' bracket where a "pickle" and a "leap of faith" led us to a championship, a banner and bragging rights!
24: EAST ZONE BASEBALL | MUSTANG SOUTH REGION SECTION TOURNAMENT CHAMPION | 2011
26: You know you are a pitcher for the Archdale All-Stars when you hear your coach say: | Zach | Ale | Aharon | Cole | Nothing good happens after a walk! Bend your back! Finish! Tuck in your chicken wing! I need you right here! Dig Deep! All or nothing! Having fun out there! One is a must, two is a plus! 1st and 3rd! 1st and 3rd! Use your legs! Mechanics! Don't aim it~ just throw the ball! Kick your bucket! Follow through! Nobody better! Believe in yourself! We do! It's the little things! Nothing hurt! 30 Bunt!
27: You know you are a catcher for the Archdale All-Stars when you hear your coach say: | You know you are a big hitter for the Archdale All-Stars when you hear your coach say: | Make something happen! Follow through! We need some big sticks out there! Base hit scores two! One hit at a time! Pick me up! Make it your pitch! Come on now, pick you one out! Getting walked or hit is as good as a base hit! Swing away. Don't swing at the 1st pitch unless you are going to swing out of your shoes! | Nothing above the hands! Move up in the box! Keep your eye on the ball! Pitch selection! Switch places with him! Swing the bat! Don't run me out of an inning! Get your signal! 30-30- Hitter's count. Nobody better! What was that?! It's not the bat... it is the batter! Get your secondary! BACK! | Colyn! Colyn! Colyn! Pick me up! Get your signal! Drop and Block! FOCUS! Don't let that ball get past you! Be a wall! Don't get lazy on me! Good Stop! Way to hustle! Pivot! Don't run with the ball! Don't you quit on me! Go talk to your pitcher! Could you appeal that, Blue? Pitch-out! Nobody better! Down and ready. Stay back on the ball! Don't reach! Pump - Fake! Nothing hurt! Don't give up on me! Use your legs!
28: We are not wearing that blue hat! Infield creeping! Dog in the Fight! Alligator! Get your glove in the dirt! Get the ball! Pay attention! Sprint! Nobody walks on my field! SLIDE! It's OK to get your pants dirty! The game is on THIS field! It's the little things! Get your secondary! I got you! I got you! BACK! Dugout! Let me hear you! Somebody be a leader! Get up on that fence! Losing is not an option! Hustle! You will run until I get tired of watching you! | Other memorable quotes from our coaching staff:
29: Who are we? ARCHDALE! Who are we? ARCHDALE! What are we? CHAMPIONS!
31: Archdale All-Stars