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September 26, 2015

* Parents, please turn in your park raffle tickets to your coach or the box at the concession stand. The drawing for the gas cards has been rescheduled for October 10th!



No games September 26th due to Fall Break


YFA / SCFL D-1 Schedule

Aug 29th - Welcome All at McDonough

Sept 12th - McDonough at Central Dekalb

Sept 19th - Fayette County at McDonough

Sept 26th - Bye (Fall Break)

Oct 3rd - McDonough at North Henry

Oct 10th - McDonough home versus different associations per age division

Oct 17th - McDonough at Sandy Creek

Oct 24th - Tucker at McDonough

Oct 31st - McDonough at Warner Robins except the 9yr team plays @ Sandtown at 12:30 

The complete schedule can be found at under the select D-1



SYFC D-2 Games   * To view full schedule click "full schedule" once on the website. 

Sept 29th (Tuesday)

6:30pm 9u Select LG Grey Falcons vs 9u Select MYA Cougars - LG Warren Holder Field #1

6:30pm 12u MYA Cougars vs 12u Fayette Blue Devils - Avalon Field 3


Oct 3rd

10am 6u Locust Grove Grey Falcons vs MYA Cardinal Cougars - LG Warren Holder Field #2

12pm 6u Fayette Co. Black Devils vs MYA White Cougars - Fayette Co Upper Field

10am 7u Sharpsburg Navy Stallions vs MYA Cougars - Sharpsburg Field #2

2pm 8u Locust Grove Red Falcons vs MYA Cardinal Cougars - LG Warren Holder Field #1

12pm 9u Rec Manchester Blue Devils vs MYA Rec Cougars - Manchester High School Stadium

12pm 9u Select Sharpsburg Stallions vs Select MYA Cougars - Sharpsburg Field #2

10am 11u Select Trinity Lions vs Select MYA Cougars - Trinity Christian School Stadium

2pm 12u Sharpsburg White Stallions vs MYA Cougars - Sharpsburg Field #2


Oct 10th 

10am 6u MYA White Cougars vs MYA Cardinal Cougars - Avalon Field #2

10am 7u MYA Cougars vs 7u Locust Grove Red Falcons - Avalon Field #3

12pm 8u MYA Cardinal Cougars vs Manchester Blue Devils - Avalon Field #2

12pm 9u Select Locust Grove Red Falcons vs Select MYA Cougars - LG Warren Holder Field #2

2pm 11u Select MYA Cougars vs Select Newnan Outlaws - Avalon Field #2

12pm 12u MYA Cougars vs Sharpburg Navy Stallions - Avalon Field #3


Oct 13th

6:30pm 9u Rec ELCA Chargers vs 9u Rec MYA Cougars - Eagles Landing Christian Academy Stadium 



Henry County 4 Year Old Instructional League Schedule

Time          Date                       Teams                                                              Location of game             

9am       Sept 12th         Locust Grove vs North Henry                                       Locust Grove

9am       Sept 19th         McDonough at North Henry                                         North Henry          

9am       Sept 26th         Locust Grove at North Henry                                        Locust Grove

9am       Oct 3rd             McDonough at Locust Grove                                       North Henry

9am       Oct 10th           McDonough vs North Henry                                         McDonough

9am       Oct 17th           Locust Grove at North Henry                                       North Henry

9am       Oct 24th           Locust Grove at McDonough                                       McDonough

9am       Oct 31st           McDonough at Locust Grove                                       Locust Grove

10am     Oct 31st           McDonough vs North Henry                                         Locust Grove

*Please note locations of the games*

Locust Grove is Warren Holder Park

North Henry is J. P. Mosley Park

McDonough is Avalon Park

*October 31st there are two games that day for McDonough playing at Locust Grove*



Henry County Photo Contest



All coaches MUST have coaches background badge by August 29th. No coach will be allowed on the field without it!

2016 Spring Football Registration


Spring Football Registration opens December 1, 2015.


There are discussions to offer flag football instead of tackle football in the spring for Henry County Football. Please continue to visit the website for additional information as registration gets closer!



Avalon Park is located at 1068 Avalon Blvd, McDonough, may also be listed as Industrial Pkwy



Improvements at MYA

May 9, 2015



As we enter this fall football season, be on the lookout for upgrades at MYA! Here are just a few:

  • New and improved uniforms for every MYA team
  • Improvements in the restrooms
  • Field and facility improvements
  • Additional training aids for coaches
  • Free Cougar workout shirts for the first 100 players to register 



For more details for fall football please view the flyer in the handout section: 







General information and frequently asked questions

May 9, 2015

Here is a list of things players will need for football

·       Practice Jersey

·       Practice Pants (made with pads inside are the best option)

·       Football Cleats

·       Mouth Piece

·       Hard-cup Chinstrap (Recommended)


Frequently asked questions:

Q. When does practice start?

A. Generally first practices begin around mid July, however some teams have conditioning which starts much earlier.


Q. Are there other fees besides registration fees?

A. Yes! Individual teams may have team packages to include; second jersey, team bags, season ending banquet/party, and pre and post season tournaments.


Q. Who pays for helmets to be painted?

A. Parents pay for helmet painting. Helmet color is metalic silver!


Q. What are practice times and days?

A. The coaching staff usually sets time and days. The first week of practice is generally 4-5 days, however once school begins teams are allowed to practice 3 days each week.


Q. How many games do we play?

A. Depends on how many teams are in the league. Most often there are 8-10 games. 4yr Old Instructional only play 6 games.


Q. How do I become a coach or volunteer?

A. Contact the football director to get involved.





For additional information please go to the handout section, see MYA flyer.




2015 Youth Football Camp

Stockbridge High School

Woodland High School       June 9, 10 & 11   404-786-5675

Ola High School                   

Total Athlete Sports Complex

MYA Football Camp          Avalon Park July 13th thru 15th 

Please see the flyers posted in the "Handouts" section of the website.  


Background Checks

August 23, 2015

Anyone planning on being on the field for practices or games will need to have a Background Check ran against them.  Please follow the "Henry County Rec Dept" link on the left side of the screen, which will take you their website.  From there, you will need to fill the information out online.  When completed, please contact HCRD to see when this has been approved.  From there, you will need to stop by and have your picture taken for your badge.  There is a small fee to have this procedure completed but please remember, this is for the safety of the children playing at our park and all parks in the county. 

This is a requirement and if you do not have your badge on, you will be asked to leave the field, sideline or practice field.  Any questions, contact your League Director. 



Don't forget that ALL Coaches who plan to be out on the field with the kids for practices or games, will need to have a background check completed before doing so.  Below are the instructions for completing this.  Thanks 


  1. Go directly to, do not use a link from any other websites.
  2. Register as New User, once done you'll receive a new user name and password via email.


2015 Board Meetings

March 20, 2015

Listed below are the dates for the 2015 Board Meetings. We encourage each of you to mark these on your calendars and attend, to listen and/or ask questions. Each of these meetings will be on a Tuesday evening at 7:30pm at Alexander Park. If you have any questions about these meetings, feel free to contact one of the Executive Board Members for assistance.


May 12th 

July 14th 

September 8th 

November 10th






NO PETS ALLOWED at Avalon Park

Anyone coming out to Avalon Park, PLEASE remember that NO DOGS are allowed to be there. If you arrive with a dog, you will be asked to leave immediately. Coaches, please express this to all your parents as soon as you can. Thanks

Please take a moment and click the link under Handouts to view the Top 6 Reasons why you should use Sportography for your teams pictures this Fall. 


MYA Coaches/Team Moms:

For information regarding establishing a team account please contact Lisa Jackson at Fidelity Bank in McDonough. Lisa has served MYA for many seasons and her knowledge and experience in the Banking industry is second to none. Contact Lisa for a collection of Banking services designed especially for MYA.

Fidelity Bank (across from Chic-Fil-A)
Lisa Jackson, VP McDonough Branch Manager
1375 Highway 20 West, McDonough, GA 30253
p: 770-914-4300 OR VIA
(Download the Fidelity Flyer from the Handout Section for further details)

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Upcoming Games/Practices

Saturday,  Oct 10
Instructional (4 yr olds)
North Henry Tigers @ McDonough Cougars 9:00am Avalon Park
Saturday,  Oct 24
Instructional (4 yr olds)
Locust Grove @ McDonough Cougars 9:00am Avalon Park
Saturday,  Oct 31
Instructional (4 yr olds)
McDonough Cougars @ Locust Grove 9:00am LG/Warren Holder
North Henry Tigers @ McDonough Cougars 10:15am LG/Warren Holder

For a complete schedule listing, click here!