Tag: cross-country

Athletics Week in Review: November 14

Cross country, field hockey, soccer, squash, volleyball and rowing are highlighted in the latest Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: November 1

It was a busy and successful week on the SMUS sporting front, with several teams qualifying for BCs and others positioning themselves to do...

Athletics Week in Review: September 27

Soccer, field hockey, volleyball, cross country and squash are highlighted in the latest Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: October 31

Field hockey, volleyball, cross-country, soccer, rugby, squash and basketball are covered in this edition of the SMUS Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: October 19

Another busy sporting week came and went, with local league schedules winding down and teams jockeying for playoff positioning. Cross-Country The Senior cross-country team hosted the...

Athletics Week in Review: October 11

Soccer, cross-country, volleyball, rugby and field hockey are covered in this edition of the SMUS Athletics Weekly

Athletics Week in Review: October 4

The fall sports season continued on many fronts, with SMUS teams beginning league play and competing in various invitational tournaments or jamborees. October promises...

Athletics Week in Review: September 27

Cross-country, squash, field hockey, volleyball and rugby are highlighted in this edition of the SMUS Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: November 9

The first week of November saw several provincial titles up for grabs. Field Hockey It was with great anticipation that the Senior girls team headed to Surrey...

Athletics Week in Review: November 3

Basketball, soccer, rugby, volleyball, squash and cross-country are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Week in Review.

Junior School Runners Cap Off a Great Cross-Country Season

The sound of feet splashing through puddles, the smell of damp grass, the splatter of un-washable mud stains on SMUS sports T-shirts can only...

Athletics Week in Review: October 19

Field hockey, rugby, soccer, volleyball, rowing, cross-country and squash are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Review

Athletics Week in Review: October 7

Soccer, rowing, rugby, field hockey, cross-country and volleyball are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Review

Athletics Week in Review: November 12

The fall sports season moved into its closing stages, with Senior girls field hockey taking centre stage, as SMUS hosted the BC AA tournament on the turf...
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Athletics Week in Review: October 28

As Halloween approaches, most of the SMUS fall sports teams are gearing up for playoffs at the local, Island and provincial levels. Front and centre has been the...

Athletics Week in Review: October 9

Twenty-one members of the squash team took part October 2-4 in the Vancouver Island Open. Unlike most junior tournaments, which are divided by age group, this event...
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Athletics Week in Review: September 30

School sport in 2015-2016 is under way on many fronts, with multiple teams in action. Performances to date indicate another enjoyable and successful year is in...
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Athletics Week in Review: November 4

Pride of place in a successful and busy sporting week was a first SMUS provincial appearance in the 2014-2015 school year, as 20 runners represented the school in the BC High...
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Athletics Week in Review: October 29

It was another busy and successful sporting week, starting with SMUS' performance in the Vancouver Island Cross Country Meet at Beaver Lake. Indeed, 36 runners took part...
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Athletics Week in Review: October 22

It was a week of high drama, with the CAIS U15 girls soccer honour at stake, Senior girls volleyball visiting Saskatchewan and SMUS hosting...
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Athletics Week in Review: October 15

The Senior boys soccer team continued to display impressive form, registering two more comfortable wins to remain on top of the Tier 1 Victoria...
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Athletics Week in Review: October 7

A large group of interested athletes came to rowing tryouts and were measured in a series of fitness events. They also went through an...
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Athletics Review: October 1

With the Grade 11 class away on out trips and the public schools finally back in session (but only just getting their own athletic...

Cross Country: Take It On the Run

Competing at Beacon Hill Park in ideal fall conditions, the fourth race of the season saw 17 SMUS runners take on a course modified...

Junior Runners Hit Their Stride

The sound of splashing through puddles, the smells of damp grass, the sight of falling leaves can only mean one thing: The cross-country running...

Athletics Wrap-Up

Though the Senior and Junior boys soccer successes of the past week have drawn the lion's share of attention, many other SMUS teams have...
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Athletics Review: SMUS Hands Out the Hardware

by Darin Steinkey A hearty thanks to all the coaches and teachers that contributed to the Athletics Review this past year and especially to Lindsay...
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Athletics Review: On an Even Keel

by Darin Steinkey With fall in full force, SMUS athletes brave the chill and sail into this week's Athletics Review with toques firmly fastened. Sailing by Lizette...
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SMUS Runners Get Olympic Inspiration

by Gary Barber, coach Falling leaves and crisp autumn air have been the perfect seasonal partners for another Junior School cross-country running season. Racing...
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Athletics Review: SMUS Sets the Pace

by Darin Steinkey From the chip trail to the water court at UVic, Beaver Lake and the Monkman hard courts, this week's AR has you...
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Athletics Review: A Full Plate for Thanksgiving

by Darin Steinkey This edition includes Senior School Director Andy Rodford eating some humble pie while our teams work off their turkey dinners against difficult...

Athletics Review: Newbies Make Their Mark

by Darin Steinkey Strong novice players dominate the AR this week, and Ethel Kiggundu gives props to Brown Hall in "Two Minutes With...". Grade 8 Rugby by...
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Athletics Review: Hat-Tricks, Taking Their Licks and SMUS Coach Clicks

by Darin Steinkey Lots of goals, saves and top-ten athletes in this week's Review, plus: What I Did Last Summer with Ian Hyde-Lay and Sailing...
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Athletics Review: Skills to Pay the Bills

by Darin Steinkey This week we encounter the Zen Master and Mad Skillz in squash, suggest that you try out sailing (no experience required) and...
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Athletics Review: Don’t Fail to Try

Take your first step to glory by planning what teams to tryout for this year; spend two minutes with Michael Baart, an athlete on...
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Athletics Review: Recognizing Achievements

Richard Primrose, Acting Director of Athletics The 2012 SMUS Athletic Banquet, featuring over 220 student-athletes, parents and sponsors, took place Wednesday, June 6 in the...

Athletics Review: October 31, 2011

Cross-Country Last week, the pinnacle event of the cross-country season took place. Over 350 runners took part in the Island Championships, which were held at...

Athletics Review: October 17, 2011

Senior Boys Soccer The Senior boys A team had another busy week with two league games and a tournament up in Campbell River. On Tuesday,...

Athletics Review: October 3, 2011

Grade 9 Rugby The SMUS Grade 9 rugby team continued its season with a 39-5 win over Brentwood. A good number of the less heralded...
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Junior Runners Start Their Season

by Gary Barber, Junior School Assistant Director The Junior cross-country team is off and running! Last Monday the first race of the season was held...
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Students Kick Off Athletic Season

"I challenge each and every student to get involved with athletics at the school. If you didn't play on a team last year, I...

Athletics Review: Nov 1, 2010

Senior Cross Country The Island Championships took place last Wednesday at Beaver Lake. The conditions were a little muddy, but all things considered, it was...

Athletics Review: Oct 25, 2010

Middle School Cross-country The Middle School cross-country team wrapped up their season this week with some fantatic results! After six weeks of practicing on all...

Athletics Review: Oct 18, 2010

Senior Girls Volleyball After a busy Thanksgiving weekend, the team went into the second week of league matches against Reynolds and Saint Margaret’s. In...

Athletics Review: Athletics Tryouts for Term 1

CROSS COUNTRY Everyone Welcome – grades 9-12 (no experience necessary) COACHES: Grades 9-12: Ms. Tobacco & Mr. Hunt – meet at flagpoles TRAINING SESSIONS: Thursday, September 9th – 3:30-5:00...

Athletics Review: Oct 19-25, 2009

Field Hockey SMUS played Vic High this Monday on the water-based turf, and absolutely thumped them, winning 9-0. Goals were from Janine Hsu (4), Paula...

Athletics Review: Sep 14-20, 2009

Senior Boys place 3rd in ISA Tournament The Senior boys A soccer squad kicked off their season with an exhibition match against traditional rivals Oak...

Looking Ahead in Athletics

The 2009-2010 school year got under way last week with SMUS athletic teams boasting some serious potential in the pre-season. The Senior boys soccer team,...

Athletics Review: November 3, 2008

Swimming Grade 11 student Jeremy Bagshaw competed in the Island Championships for high school swimming this past weekend. He competed in the 50 m and...

Athletics Review: October 20, 2008

SMUS Cross Country The Senior Cross-Country Team was at Beaver Lake last Wednesday in the Lower Islands. This meet was the first time we...

Junior School Fast on Its Feet

Since September, our Junior School students have covered a lot of ground. Last week, it was the Terry Fox run and this week the...

Athletics Review: October 13, 2008

Senior Girls Volleyball The Senior girls had league night at Claremont Secondary School, starting with a match against Oak Bay School. Our team handily...

Athletics Review: October 5, 2008

Senior Girls Volleyball Last Tuesday night, Esquimalt hosted SMUS for the first round of Senior Girls Volleyball league play. Our first game was against...

Athletics Review: September 28, 2008

SMUS Rowing Crew This past Saturday saw the SMUS Rowing team begin their short 2008 competitive season at the annual high school Crabfest Regatta. Newcomers to...

Athletics Review: September 21, 2008

Senior Boys Soccer The Senior Soccer boys started their 2008 soccer season with a few wins. The week began with a game away to...

Athletics Review: September 14, 2008

Rosters have been set and schedules are being finalized after just one week back to school. All of our teams are in full gear...

Athletics Review: November 4, 2007

Senior Boys Soccer The team finished their season with a hard fought contest to bring home the Colonist Shield. The boys succeeded, playing some great...

Athletics Review: October 21, 2007

Rugby Grade 8 In their third ISA game, the Grade 8 rugby team travelled to Brentwood College. The team let in a try soon after the...

Athletics Review: October 14, 2007

Junior Boys Rugby Grade 8 In their second ISA game of the season, the Grade 8 rugby team travelled to Shawnigan Lake School. They put together...

Athletics Review: October 7, 2007

Senior Boys A Soccer Playing two back-to-back matches on their home pitch, the Senior Boys A team performed with confidence in defence and on the...

Athletics Review: September 30, 2007

Cross Country Middle School The Cross Country team took on the challenges of Beaver Lake. Jeremy Chan and Leanne Farmer both finished in the top ten...

Athletics Review: September 23, 2007

Rugby Grade 9 Rugby Following three weeks of practice, the Grade 9 rugby squad opened its season at an ISA Jamboree hosted by Brentwood. One win,...

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