Gloucester O’Maley middle school sports fields are beautiful spot to watch home games! Fall 2017 JV and JV2 soccer schedules and original site map for the school

So the 64 geese move out of the way, the bathrooms will be opened, and Gloucester’s O’Maley middle school sports fields are a beautiful backdrop for spectators. Come see the games!

JV 2 home games

Tuesday September 19, 4PM, vs Malden
Monday October 2, 4PM, vs Danvers
Thursday October 5, 4PM, vs Beverly
Friday October 13, 4:30PM vs Medford
Monday October 16, 4:00PM vs Everett
Tuesday October 24, 4:00PM vs Somerville
Friday October 27, 4PM vs Marblehead
Wednesday November 1, 4PM vs Peabody
Thursday November 2, 4PM vs Revere

All the fields are in steady use. Gloucester Public School GHS practices and games for many sports utilize the fields year round, boys and girls. Flag Football (not GPS-GHS run) use the fields on the weekends. Community members walk and run to stay in shape. I wish it was used for recess and gym.  Thank you to volunteers and donors who added amenities and care with the city for super green spaces city wide. Some of the good eggs that helped O’Maley are mentioned on the contributors sign of the Sandy Tucker Memorial Building, “Home of the Riverdale Rockets.”

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The landscape design was  well done when the school was built. Dramatic skies and expansive natural amphitheater are memorable bleachers.

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Early vision proposal for Mill River area that became O’Maley is pretty accurate to the built out site  (30 acre+ middle school site was estimated to cost $4,500,000 in 1971 which roughly equates to 28 million in 2017.) I’ll write more about the history of the O’Maley design and properties.

Before O'Maley - early proposal Mill River site for new middle school

GHS JV2 vs Malden O'Maley Sept 13 2017
JV2 warming up

 

Before the game begins, geese are midfield, non-plussed at the action on the edge.

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The geese moved away by game time.

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Generations watched and cheered family players.

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Go Ethan!

 

All GPS GHS sports schedules can be found at the Mascores website, updated here LINK TO THE SCHEDULES AT MASCORES

varsity games are held at GHS

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jv 2

JV 2017 fall

 

 

One thought on “Gloucester O’Maley middle school sports fields are beautiful spot to watch home games! Fall 2017 JV and JV2 soccer schedules and original site map for the school

  1. Thank You Catherine we have this is excellent and super research I always loved the sports growing up that way Baseball, Football, Hockey, Basketball and now they have the places too!! We played in Days Fields off high street divided by dirt road that went to the house overlooking the Days Pond (Hockey spot for us Lanesville folks)… and Plum Cove Field, Lanesville Community center on Vulcan or even anywhere there was a big yard!

    What a blast too! 🙂 Dave & Kim 🙂

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