Athletic News

Attention: there will NOT be a vote on Winter Sports at Tuesday's (11/24) School Committee Meeting. The vote on Winter Sports is anticipated to occur in early December. Below you will find two things: 1) a statement released by the PVIAC (Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Athletic Conference) about the winter sports season, and 2) a link to the rule modifications that the MIAA have...
Good afternoon! I wanted to provide the opportunity for you all to provide your input on our quickly approaching winter sports season here at Smith Academy. There are links to three surveys below. PLEASE CHOOSE THE SURVEY THAT APPLIES TO YOU. If you are a winter student-athlete who would typically play girls basketball or boys basketball under normal circumstances, please fill...
Good evening! As you all know, high school athletics has been a hot topic lately. With the upcoming school committee meetings, we are trying to collect as much data as possible about interest/comfort level of high school athletics here at Smith Academy. If you could please complete the survey below, this would help us tremendously. Please fill out the survey by Friday evening (7pm). I know...
Good morning! I just wanted to take the time to post the link to a document that was updated and amended by the state of Massachusetts on August 13th, 2020 about safety standards for youth and adult amateur sports activities. The guidelines in this document go into effect on August 17th, 2020. At this time, we are anticipating more guidance about athletics from the Department of...
Good morning everyone!   I wanted to take a moment to provide you all with some athletics updates, especially regarding Phase III.    First of all, coaches still have not been hired, nor have we started the registration process for fall sports yet due to the lack of information and guidance that we have received to date from the state about what the fall will look like...
I know many of you are eager to get back to sports, "captain's practices", and preparing for the fall, but please read the information below:   Hatfield Public Schools is following state and local Board of Health guidance on physical distancing in relation to official and unofficial school sporting practices (including "captain's practices"). Please see further details here...
Hello everyone! I know it has been a while since an athletics announcement has been sent out, but I wanted to reach out and make contact with you all. As of right now, we have not received any significant guidance from the state on how to move forward with academics nor athletics. When we do get more specific information in the near future, please know that the Hatfield Board of Health,...
Good Morning,   Please see the announcement HERE regarding the cancellation of the IAABO Board 28 All Star Games scheduled for this Friday, March 13.  We would ask all of you to please share this information with your contacts and through your channels as soon as possible.  We appreciate the continued support and cooperation with our local players, coaches, school...
Hello everyone!  Please CLICK HERE to access the Winter Gym Space Schedule. On it you will find practice times for Girls and Boys Basketball (MS, JV, and Varsity). You will also find all of the games, both home and away. BEWARE - this is a constantly changing document! I will be making edits and changes to this as the season progresses, so do not print this out and hang it on your fridge...
For anyone who would like to participate in "open gym" this week, there will be two "open gym" dates: Wednesday from 2:00-2:45pm and Thursday from 2:00-2:45pm. These are designated times for anyone in the school to utilize the space in the gym for activities like basketball, playing catch, etc.  A reminder to Varsity Boys Soccer Players that you will be meeting in my classroom after school...

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