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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: October 24

Field hockey, rowing, volleyball, squash and rugby are highlighted in the latest Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: October 4

Soccer, field hockey, volleyball, rugby and rowing are highlighted in the latest Athletics Week in Review
CSSRA National Rowing Championships

Athletics Week in Review: June 7

Provincial and national results from soccer, track and field, rowing, tennis, badminton, rugby, golf as well as softball and squash news.

Rowing at SMUS – an Advancement Perspective

Shara Campsall, Director of Annual Fund and Major Gifts, writes about how generous donations to the annual fund impact student athletes in all areas of their lives

Athletics Week in Review: May 15

Track and field, rowing, rugby, soccer, sailing, badminton, tennis and golf feature in this week's review.

Athletics Week in Review: May 1

Rowing, track and field, badminton, soccer and rugby are all highlighted in this edition of the SMUS Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: April 18

Rowing, soccer, tennis, track and field, rugby, field hockey and sailing all feature in this week's review.
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Athletics Week in Review: March 7

Basketball and squash seasons wind up with provincial tournaments; the Elk Lake Regatta is reviewed and we begin the spring rugby season.

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 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: June 6

Rugby, rowing, track and field, badminton and soccer are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: May 16

Sailing, soccer, rowing, golf, track and field, badminton and rugby are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: April 19

Rugby, track and field, rowing and soccer are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: March 14

Basketball, rowing and rugby are covered 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: 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
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SMUS in the News: Sarah Hagkull ’16 to Row for University of Tulsa

July 14, 2016 University of Tulsa Sarah Hagkull '16 Tulsa Rowing Adds Three to 2016-17 Roster

Athletics Week in Review: June 9

Our year of sports has officially wrapped up and there are several teams that competed in the last couple of weeks that deserve recognition. Rugby SMUS arrived in...

Athletics Week in Review: May 10

Soccer The Senior girls team was in the news a lot, after a spectacular and exciting 10 days of play. First, on April 26, a 74th minute goal...
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Athletics Week in Review: April 20

Rowing The spring season is now fully underway, with SMUS recently competing at the annual Maple Bay regatta on Lake Quamichan. The races, featuring local clubs...
The Senior boys basketball team made it to the finals of the B.C. AA Basketball Tournament for the third consecutive year.

Athletics Week in Review: March 16

With the winter season of play drawing to a close, the basketball season culminated in various BC championships, while rowing took place at Elk Lake. Basketball In Langley March 2-5,...
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Athletics Week in Review: February 3

Basketball Another busy sporting week saw the Senior girls team capture another title, this time after going unbeaten at the Southridge KFACE (Kenya Foundation to Aid Children...

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...
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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: June 10

The 70th edition of the Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association Championship was held June 5-7 in St. Catharines, Ontario. Some 2,000 athletes, including the...
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SMUS in the News: Liz Fenje ’09 Chosen for Pan Am Games Rowing Team

Rowing Canada June 2, 2015 Liz Fenje '09 Canadian Rowing team nominated for Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

Athletics Week in Review: May 12

Senior badminton traveled to Nanaimo last week to compete in the Island Championships. Historically, SMUS has performed very well at this event, and, once again,...
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Athletics Week in Review: April 30

It was a banner week for Senior girls soccer, as SMUS won six straight games in a 72-hour window to capture the local AA City...

Athletics Week in Review: April 15

The SMUS spring rowing season began April 11-12 at the Maple Bay Regatta, held this year on Lake Quamichan. Several local clubs (Maple Bay, Nanaimo, Victoria City Rowing Club) and a...
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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 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 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 Week in Review: June 10

With students gearing up for exams, there was still time for a few final athletic events, with a thoroughly enjoyable 5-aside barefoot soccer tournament...
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May 14: Athletics Week in Review

Badminton SMUS hosted the Island Senior Badminton Championships on May 8, 2014. In the first round, the Blue Jags played extremely well, knocking off a...
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April 29: Athletics Week in Review

Senior Girls Soccer In a very exciting ISA Senior girls soccer tournament, SMUS moved smartly through the pool stages, notching 12 goals without reply in...

Athletics Week in Review: April 16

Rowing On April 12, the SMUS rowing team attended the Maple Bay Regatta, competing against local clubs Maple Bay, Nanaimo and Victoria City in addition...
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SMUS in the News: Oxford Squad Wins The Boat Race

The Telegraph March 30, 2014 Liz Fenje '09 Boat Race 2014: Ineradicable Oxford women demolish Cambridge for second year running The London Standard The Newton Women's Boat Race: From...
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Rowing: Elk Lake Spring Regatta

Though Mother Nature, thanks to a combination of wind and freezing temperatures, limited the rowing team to only five water-training days through February, hopes...
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Rowing: Monster Erg Competition

On Sunday, February 2, the University of Victoria held the 29th edition of the grueling "Monster Erg" competition. This year, hundreds of athletes competed in...

Rowing: Back on Terra Firma

With Novice Rowing training and racing now complete, the SMUS Competitive squad has started its own pre-season program. 49 athletes from Grades 8 to 12...

Rowing: Against the Wind

In what has been an ongoing, but no longer even mildly entertaining theme, Mother Nature - through driving rain and heavy winds - drastically...

Rowing: The Fog Lifts

The rowing team competed October 19-20 in the second of three fall competitions, where - due to the horrendous weather which cut short the...

Rowing: A Hard Rain Falls on Crabfest 2013

With the 2012-2013 competitive rowing season affected to a large degree by poor weather, it was hoped that a new school year would allow...
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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: Pure Speed

We quickly recap the week in athletics with updates from a huge cricket tournament, our rowers at nationals, plus track & field, badminton and...
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Athletics Review: More Daylight, More Sports

by Darin Steinkey It's finally starting to look a little brighter outside, so the cricketers are in the cages just a little longer these days....
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Athletics Review: Ready to Roll

by Darin Steinkey Like a coxswain in the bow, our rowers are plotting strategy and steering their way to the Brentwood Bay Regatta this weekend....
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Athletics Review: Outdoor Sports Spring to Life

by Darin Steinkey April means the SMUS field is in heavy rotation. The Senior girls are back on the pitch and coach Kaufmann provides a...
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Athletics Review: It’s All So Provincial

While our basketball teams compete at provincials in Richmond and Kamloops this week (stay connected with the various Twitter feeds), Coach Hanebury writes that...
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Athletics Review: Bouncing Back From Adversity

by Darin Steinkey This week we're highlighting Senior basketball with some tough tourneys for both the boys and girls. Sports Canada TV will live stream...

Athletics Review: Spirits Not Damp

by Darin Steinkey In this week's AR, Susanne Walker-Curry throws down numbers like rain, SMUS takes the reins in rugby and the field hockey girls...
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Athletics Review: Grade AA Island Quality

by Darin Steinkey Beyond an outstanding week of sport — highlighted by an Island Championship, a Western Canadian bronze medal and several first place finishes...

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: SMUS Athletes Take a Leap of Faith

Rowing tryouts by Susanne Walker-Curry The start of the new school year saw over 80 student athletes come to the two days of tryouts. All interested...
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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...
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SMUS in the News: SMUS rower first with Stanford

Peninsula News June 11, 2012 Liz Fenje '09 Oak Bay surfer second in Tofino; SMUS rower first with Stanford; Hesjedal's maglia rosa up for auction
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SMUS in the News: Victoria Schools Row to Medals

June 9, 2012 Peninsula News Vic schools row to medals at national championships Times Colonist High school rowers shine at nationals
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Athletics Review: SMUS Delivers on Provincial and National Stages

photos by Sharon McLean, Ann Fenje and Jody Nishima Rugby by Ian Hyde-Lay, coach From May 30 to June 2, the 1st XV traveled to Abbotsford to...
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Athletics Review: No Substitute for Hard Work

Photos by Rob Ducharme May 16 May 16 Senior Rugby by Ian Hyde-Lay The Senior boys rugby squad played three important matches over the past two weeks, as the...
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Rowers Come Out of Their Shells

Pictures by Ann Fenje by Lori Adam, Director of the Annual Fund On Alumni Weekend, our SMUS rowers were able to join us for a wonderful...
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Athletics Review: Alumni Games

Pictures by Rob Ducharme, Susanne Walker-Curry and Darin Steinkey Cricket by Graham Lily With the departure of a number of cricketers last year, the cricket squad is...
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Athletics Review: Rowers Set the Water on Fire

Photos by Ann Fenje, Rob Ducharme and Darin Steinkey May 3 Rowing by Susanne Walker-Curry The SMUS team traveled to the Brentwood International Regatta with 29 athletes competing...
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Athletics Review: From the Water to the Pitch

Photos by Ann Fenje April 18, 2012 Rowing by Susanne Walker-Curry On Saturday, the SMUS rowing team attended the Maple Bay Regatta. It was the first regatta of...

Athletics Review: Rugby and Regattas and Provincials, Oh My!

2012 Rugby Tour by Ian Hyde-Lay On March 16, 38 boys, comprising the bulk of the Senior and Junior rugby squads, along with four staff, departed...
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Athletics Review: Racing on Elk Lake

Photos by Ann Fenje Rowing by Susanne Walker-Curry This past weekend, the SMUS rowing team competed at the 2012 Elk Lake Spring Regatta. It was our first...

Athletics Review: November 7, 2011

Rowing Thirty-nine athletes and six coaches experienced another successful city championships! There was a good turn-out of parents, too, and I think that they enjoyed...

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 24, 2011

Rowing This weekend, while most people were enjoying time away from the academic classroom, the 62 members of the SMUS rowing team were battling other...

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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SMUS in the News: "SMUS row to double gold at nationals"

Victoria News June 8, 2011 SMUS row to double gold at nationals

Athletics Review: June 6, 2011

Senior Girls Soccer The Senior girls soccer team wrapped up their season at the BC Championships in Burnaby last week. The team faced tough competition...

Athletics Review: May 16, 2011

Tennis The tennis team came second on the Island last week, qualifying for the provincials. In the round robin, SMUS beat GNS 8-3 and defeated Shawnigan...

Athletics Review: May 9, 2011

Rowing The SMUS team travelled to the Brentwood International Regatta with 24 athletes competing in 19 events. Brentwood is the largest high school regatta in...

Athletics Review: Mar 7, 2011

This past weekend, the SMUS rowing team attended the Elk Lake Spring Regatta. It was the first regatta of our spring competitive season on...

Athletics Review: Nov 15, 2010

Rowing Thirty-nine athletes and six coaches experienced another successful city championships! Over three days and 18 hours of racing the rowers endured lots of...

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 4, 2010

Field Hockey The SMUS 1st team played two league games last week. They were two very contrasting games - a superb 1-0 win in a...

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: June 7, 2010

Rowing The SMUS crew returned home after a very successful three days of racing at the 65th Annual Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association regatta, held...

Athletics Review: May 10, 2010

Middle School Rugby In the past week in Middle School rugby, the Grade 6 team traveled to face Monterey, where they also faced Cedar Hill....

Athletics Review: Apr 26, 2010

Rowing This past weekend, the SMUS rowing team attended the 40th Annual Brentwood Regatta hosted by Brentwood School. Over 1500 athletes from the US and...

Athletics Review: Apr 19, 2010

Junior Girls Soccer This past week, the Junior Girls Soccer team hosted GNS and Reynolds. On Tuesday, the game against GNS was a very...

Athletics Review: Feb 9, 2010

Senior Badminton Last week was a very busy one for the Senior badminton team, as they played three critical league games. These games would determine...

SMUS Alumni and Rowers Launch New Boats

by Lori Adam, Director of the Annual Fund This past Sunday, in between races at the 2nd regatta at Elk Lake, our SMUS rowers were...

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: June 1, 2009

An incredible week for SMUS rowing! Seven SMUS athletes entered seven events at the Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association (CSSRA) Championship Regatta in St. Catharines...

Athletics Review: May 10, 2009

Track and Field The sixth and final training meet took place at UVic last week. Top performers included Leo Marchand, who placed 6th in the...

Athletics Review: April 26, 2009

Rowing The SMUS rowing team was up at Brentwood International Regatta this weekend, the largest athletic event hosted by a single high school. Crews from...

Athletics Review: March 1, 2009

SMUS Crew Starts Spring Rowing Season Strong This weekend SMUS rowers raced for the first time as a Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) club representing St....

Rowing Its Own Reward

Last weekend, our rowing coach Susanne Walker Curry was named the Female Coach of the Year by Rowing Canada Aviron, the national governing body...

Athletics Review: November 25, 2008

SMUS Soccer The Senior boys soccer team left on Sunday night for Burnaby, as they were to compete in the BC Provincial AA championships. After...

Athletics Review: November 17, 2008

Senior Girls Volleyball Team Island Championships began for the Senior girls volleyball team on Friday afternoon with round-robin play against St. Andrews, Shawnigan Lake 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...

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 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: September 7, 2008

The 2008-2009 school year kicked off last Wednesday with Term 1 sport tryouts. Student participation rates look good in many sports, in particular, Grade...

Rowers Paddle for Gold

Before the Beijing Olympics even began, two SMUS students flew to the US to compete for a few medals of their own and both...

Athletics Review: SMUS Rowing Team Wins on a National Level

Last week, four senior athletes represented SMUS at the CSSRA Rowing Regatta in St. Catharines, Ontario. The team performed exceptionally well, placing 18th out...

Athletics Review: June 1, 2008

Golf The golf team was away in Kamloops early last week at the Provincial Championships. The team of Dylan Callow, Rebecca Minaker, Chris Smith, Francois...

Athletics Review: February 10, 2008

Rowing Over the past couple of months, a small group of rowers have trained hard in preparation for the National Rowing Regatta which will bw...

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...

Smooth Rowing for SMUS at the 22nd Annual Regatta

Our rowing team did exceptionally well at Elk Lake this weekend, taking first in Junior Girls doubles and Junior Novice Boys quad, as well...

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: 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...

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