Athletics Review: Don’t Fail to Try

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Take your first step to glory by planning what teams to tryout for this year; spend two minutes with Michael Baart, an athlete on the road to success; visit the BC Senior Games with teacher and multi gold medalist, Bill Buckingham.

Team Tryouts
A new year means tryouts for many of the SMUS sports teams. Check the list below for dates, times and locations, and contact the coach responsible for the team if you have questions. You can also see a full list of team happenings on the SMUS calendar.

Rowing
Everyone welcome – Grade 9-12
Coaches: Mrs. Walker-Curry, Mrs. Beare, Mr. Curry

Tryouts:
Thursday, September 6th – 3:30-5:00 pm in the single gym
Friday, September 7th – 3:30-5:00 pm in the single gym

Cross Country
Everyone welcome – Grade 9-12 (no experience necessary)
Coaches: Ms. Tobacco and Mr. Hunt – meet at flagpoles

Training Sessions:
Thursday, September 6th: 3:30-5:00 pm (meet @ flagpoles)
Monday, September 10th: 3:30-5:00 pm (meet @ flagpoles)
Tuesday, September 11th: 3:30-5:00 pm (meet @ flagpoles)

Field Hockey
All girls – Grade 9-12 (two teams)
Coaches: Mr. Kerr, Mr. Lily, Mrs. Mollenhauer, Ms. Marchand

Sign-up and information meeting: Friday, September 7th at 12:20 pm in CR115

Tryouts:
Friday, September 7th: 3:30 pm (meet at the flagpoles)
Monday, September 10th: 3:30-5:00 pm (bus departs from Crothall at 3:30 pm)
Tuesday, September 11th: 3:30-5:00 pm (bus departs from Crothall at 3:30 pm)

Volleyball
All girls – Grade 9-12 (two teams)
Coaches: Ms. Masson, Mr. Young

Tryouts:
Thursday, September 6th – 3:30-5:30 pm in the double gym
Friday, September 7th – 3:30-5:30 pm in the double gym
Monday, September 10th – 3:30-5:30 pm in the double gym

Soccer
Junior Boys: Grade 9-10 (one team)
Coaches: Mr. Barrett and Mr. Taylor

Information Meeting: Thursday, Sept 6th 12:20 CR322

Tryouts:
Thursday, September 6th: 3:30-5:00 pm on Field B
Friday, September 7th: 3:30-5:00 pm on Field B
Monday, September 10th: 3:30-5:00 pm on Field D

Senior Boys: Grade 11-12 (two teams if needed)
Coaches: Mr. Davidson, Mr. St. Claire, Mr. Fryer, Mr. O’Brien

Tryouts:
Thursday, September 6th: 3:30-5:30 pm on Field C
Friday, September 7th: 3:30-5:30 pm on Field C
Monday, September 10th: 3:30-5:30 pm on Field C

Grade 9 Boys Rugby
Coaches: Mr. Hyde-Lay, Mr. Daum

Tryouts:
Thursday, September 6th: 3:30-5:30 pm on Field A
Friday, September 7th: 3:30-5:30 pm on Field A
Monday, September 10th: 3:30-5:30 pm on Field A

Sailing
Everyone welcome – Grade 9-12
Coaches: Ms. Greyling, Mr. Kerr

Information Meeting: Monday, September 10th at 12:20 pm CR115

First training session:
Saturday, September 15th: 12-2 pm (bus info to follow)

Two Minutes With… soccer player Michael Baart

From winning the Pacific Coast Soccer League to a heavy training regimen and a few words on Canadian progressive house music, find out what SMUS athlete Michael Baart did this summer.

Bucking the Trend
Submitted by Bill Buckingham

This is from the BC Seniors Summer Games that were held this last week in Burnaby. My sister, Sandra (left, 68 years old), won seven gold medals and sister, Linda (right, 65 years old), won eight gold medals. I (62 years old), won six gold and two silver medals. It was the first time in over 50 years that we had all been in the same swim meet together!

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