Optimist Soccer *Buchanan *Cassopolis *Niles/Brandywine

Field Locations

Updated Tuesday January 27, 2015 by Southwest Michigan Optimist Soccer.





Niles Fields



From Buchanan take US-12 East, go straight onto M-60 East, turn Left at Barron Lake Rd.

From Cassopolis take M-60 West, turn Right at Barron Lake Rd.  

Once you’re northbound on Barron Lake Rd. from M-60…

All grades play at Howard-Ellis Fields, a quarter mile down take a right on Mannix St.

Howard-Ellis Schools       2788 Mannix St, Niles, MI 49120

KG Niles teams play behind ELLIS on the tiny field 

1st/2nd graders play on the field closest to the road

3rd/4th graders play on the field closest to Howard school

5th thru 8th graders play on the largest field.




Buchanan Fields


NO Games at Buchanan Middle School again this year due to ongoing construction.

KG and 5th-8th grade games are at AEP fields on Circle Drive in Buchanan.

1st/2nd grade teams in Buchanan play their home games at McCoy Creek Park:

Take Red Bud Trail south from Front Street (turn left if coming in on Niles-Buchanan Road) and turn right on Smith Street. Located next to High School’s Memorial Field, off Smith Street.

3rd/4th grade Buchanan teams will play their home games at Ballard Elementary School on Chicago Road in Niles. (Easily accessible from US-12 via Chicago Rd. or from Niles-Buchanan Rd via Phillips Rd.



Cassopolis Fields


C-1 – Sam Adams Elementary (All Cass Fields)

Take M-60 to Cassopolis. Turn right to stay on M-60 at the stoplight at State Street in Downtown Cassopolis.  Sam Adams is 5 blocks down State Street on the right.