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Jefferson Jaguars Softball

Welcome to the Jefferson High School
Softball Website

SEASON OPENER - APRIL 9, 2020
vs St. Louis Park


JAGUARS SOFTBALL PAC MEETING 

The Parent/Player Coaches (PAC) meeting for Jefferson Softball is coming up on Monday, February 10th.
Location: Jefferson HS Auditorium
Time: 7:00 pm

At least one parent and the player must attend this meeting.

We have several items to cover in preparation for the upcoming 2020 season.

  1. Introduction of Jefferson Softball coaching staff.
  2. Introduction of 2020 Jefferson Softball Captains.
    • Dates for captains practices (also posted on web site)
  3. Introduction of Jefferson Softball Booster Club board members.
  4. Review and highlights of what the boosters are working on and where you can help!
  5. Fundraising
    • Cub Foods Fundraiser Summary
    • Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser (Signup Genius)
    • Adrenaline Coupon Card Fundraiser
  6. Explanation of why we have booster club fees and how your money is spent.
  7. Calendar of upcoming events

 
IMPORTANT REMINDER:
Registration for Spring sports opens - January 28th
FYI - The high school registration fee is $160.00, this fee is paid online
during the school registration process.

All 7th and 8th grade softball players that live in the Jefferson high school district will be allowed to tryout this year.

All players must be registered by March 9, 2020 to participate in tryouts.

Bloomington Public Schools has implemented a new online payments tool in Infinite Campus.  All parents and guardians can pay their students’ assigned fees through the Fees tab in the Campus Parent Portal.

Please contact Steph Kasel at skasel@isd271.org with any questions about Jefferson registration.

If you are a middle school student registering for a 7-12 Spring high school sport like Girls Softball you must register with your attendance area high school.  If you have ?’s on this please connect with either Steph Kasel at skasel@isd271.org or Lori Esser at lesser@isd271.org.
 



WHAT TO BRING TO THE MEETING – (please bring 2 checks)
  1. 1 check for booster club fee - $120 (Payable to Jefferson Softball Booster Club)
    As part of the booster club fee each player will receive a game day shirt and a ticket for the end-of-the season banquet.
  2. 1 check for Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Tickets - $120 (Payable to Jefferson Softball Booster Club)
  3. Complete the 2020 Jefferson Softball Information Sheet and bring to the meeting  Download here


Please watch for upcoming event dates and times on this web page: We will send more information on spirit wear, belts and socks soon.
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We can’t wait to see everyone on Monday, February 10th!

Thank you,
Jefferson Softball Booster Club
GO JAGS!


2020 REGULAR SEASON RECORD

Team Conference Overall
Varsity    
JV    
B-Squad    
9th    

 

2020 VARSITY SECTIONS RECORD

Team Final Overall
     
     
     
     

 

2020 OVERALL RECORD: 


BOOSTER CLUB DISTRIBUTION LIST SIGNUP!

We are updating the Booster Club email distribution list. We need all parents and players to complete a signup form so we can complete the list. Players...this will also be the way to get onto the Captain's list for communications from them.

CLICK HERE TO SIGNUP


UPCOMING 2020 EVENTS
 

PAC MEETING:  February 10, 2020 Location: Jefferson Auditorium. Meeting starts at 7:00 pm but please come earlier to complete paperwork and misc. items.

CAPTAINS PRACTICES:    
February 24, 26, 28  
Location: JAC courts 4 & 5.   Time: 2:45pm - 6:00pm
March 2, 3, 4, 5.
Location: JAC courts 4 & 5.    Time:  2:45pm - 3:45pm


TRYOUTS:     March 9 - March 12, 2020 

LOCATION: TBD

TRANSPORTATION & EQUIPMENT

You Must Arrange for Your Own Transportation - The School Does Not Provide It
* Bring Water, Bat, Glove, Fielding Mask, Batting Helmet & Either Turf or Tennis Shoes

TIME SLOTS - *There will be adjustments to the groups as the week progresses

PITCHERS / CATCHERS

Any player that will be trying out for pitching or catching needs to email Coach Rob at rob@encompassinc.com by Friday, March 6th

INJURIES / ILLNESSES

If you are injured or have an illness that will prevent you from
participating fully during tryouts, please contact Coach Rob at rob@encompassinc.com by Friday, March 6th


1st DAY OF PRACTICE!!  March 13, 2020

FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN & MIDNIGHT MADNESS:  VARSITY - March 13, 2020 

SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER:  March 17, 2020  Location: Bloomington Event Center. Start time: 6:00 pm.
Bake Sale will be included again this year.

UNIFORM DISTRIBUTION:   Tuesday March 17, 2020. Jefferson Main Gym.   Time: 2:50 pm

TEAM PICTURES:  Thursday March 19, 2020. Jefferson Main Gym.   Time: 3:00 pm

ADRENALINE CARD FUNDRAISER:  More info to follow.

SPRING BREAK: March 23 - March 27, 2020.  Coach Rob will hold practices for those that stay in town over break.

ADRENALINE BLITZ DAY:  April 4, 2020 

Location: We will meet at JAC - more info to follow.
 
SENIOR NIGHT:  May 13, 2020 Game vs. Robbinsdale Cooper 
 
BANQUET:  May 29, 2020. Location: Cedar Valley Church 

2020 SPIRIT WEAR

THE STORE IS NOW CLOSED

The store will reopen the week of Feb. 10th, 2020.

*Spirit wear is not required!


JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL BATTING HELMET, SOCKS & BELTS

THE STORE IS NOW OPEN

Deadline: Sunday February 23rd, 2020 (11:59pm MST)

Rip-It Vision Pro Softball Helmet
Gloss/Home Light Blue and White

  • Players will order their Batting Helmets, Socks and Belts individually.
  • Players on the 9th and 10th grade teams only need blue socks and a blue belt.
  • Players on JV and Varsity need both blue and white socks and blue and white belts.
  • If you order a helmet, see coach Rob Giesen for the sticker that goes on the front of the helmet.

Reminder that returning players only need to order these items if they need to replace worn-out items.


2020 TOURNAMENTS & SCRIMMAGES

Varsity:  April 25, 2020 - Eagan Tournament
May 2, 2020 - Eastview Tournament


JV:  April 25, 2020 - Eagan Tournament
May 2, 2020 - Eastview Tournament


10th: May 2, 2020 - South St. Paul Tournament

9th:


2020 REGULAR SEASON GAME SCHEDULES


2020 SECTION & STATE PLAYOFF SCHEDULES

Section 2AAAA
May 19, 2020       Section Tournament at Miller Park in Eden Prairie
May 21, 2020       Section Tournament at Miller Park in Eden Prairie
May 26, 2020       Section Tournament at Miller Park in Eden Prairie
May 28, 2020       Section Tournament at Miller Park in Eden Prairie


Minnesota State Tournament - Caswell Park in Mankato
June 4-5, 2020

Teams in our Section:
Bloomington Jefferson
Burnsville
Chanhassen
Chaska
Eden Prairie
Minnetonka
Prior Lake
Shakopee


2020 CAPTAINS

Hayley Effertz - Senior
Anna Schmidt- Senior
Jordan Fasching- Junior
Lauren Giesen- Junior


2020 VARSITY TEAM MANAGERS

TBD


2020 BOOSTER CLUB

Co-President's & 12th grade Reps - Grant & Carol Effertz / Bill & Beth Schmidt
Co-Vice President's & 11 grade Reps - Beth Fasching / Rob & Renee Giesen
Treasurer - Bill Schmidt
Secretary - Michelle Larson
Fundraising Grant Effertz, Beth Fasching & Craig Peters
10th Grade Rep - Eric Matas
9th Grade Rep - Michelle Larson

Banquet Committee -
Stacy Acketz - Lead
Michelle Larson
Traci Peters
Tammy Kealy

 


2019 COACHING STAFF

Varsity
Rob Giesen
- Head Coach - (15-8 overall record at Jefferson)
952-484-8963 or rob@encompassinc.com 
Jim Hanson Sr. - Assistant Coach
John Barta - Assistant Coach
          
JV
Angie Jackson
- Head Coach
Andrea Dienslake - Assistant Coach
          
B-Squad
Beth Kiene -
Head Coach

9th Grade
Krista Flugstad
- Head Coach          
Sara Deming - Assistant Coach


GAME CHANGES & CANCELLATIONS

Metro West Conference:
To get game cancellations, postponements, and date changes of games go to http://www.metrowestconference.org/g5-bin/client.cgi?G5genie=726&school_id=2 and click on Notify Me! in the top right corner.  Follow the directions to receive notifications.

Jefferson Activity Department:
The activities department has created a twitter account, you can follow them to receive cancellations and make up information.  The Twitter handle is: @jeffjaguars


METRO WEST CONFERENCE FIELDS


LINKS


2015 JEFFERSON ALUMNI GAME