Tag: volleyball

Athletics Week in Review: February 28

Volleyball and basketball are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: February 16

Volleyball, basketball and swimming are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Week in Review

Athletics Week in Review: January 31

Basketball, volleyball and squash are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Weekly

Athletics Week in Review: November 25

Volleyball, soccer and basketball are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Weekly

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.

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: September 29

Rugby, field hockey, volleyball, soccer and squash are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Review

Cultural and Service Trip: Volleyball Tour to Cuba

Right before school started, I traveled to Havana, Cuba along with 12 of my classmates – and volleyball teammates – led by coaches Bendfeld and...
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Athletics Week in Review: November 26

Senior boys soccer headed to provincials in Burnaby November 23-25, looking to repeat as AA champions. An Island No. 1 seeding resulted in a favorable...

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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Grade 8 Girls Serve Up Competitive Volleyball Season

by Brady Doland, coach The Grade 8 girls volleyball season started off swiftly, with 26 girls committing to team try outs. After three tryout sessions, coaches...
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Athletics Week in Review: November 26

With the first-term sporting calendar drawing to a close, SMUS Senior girls volleyball traveled to MEI near Abbotsford November 22 for a six-team wild card event. At stake was...
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Athletics Week in Review: November 18

In frigid conditions at UVic's Centennial Stadium, SMUS Senior boys' soccer ​captured the prestigious Colonist Cup, defeating arch-rival Oak Bay 2-0 on November 12 in front of a large...
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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 Week in Review: September 22

Despite the uncertainties created by the public school strike (happily now resolved), the 2014-15 SMUS sporting year is underway, with record numbers having tried...
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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...

Senior Girls Volleyball Wrap Up

The Senior girls volleyball season came to an end this past weekend, as - for the second straight year - SMUS was eliminated in...

Senior Girls Volleyball: Wild Card Berth

The Senior girls volleyball team completed a successful weekend at the Island AAA Championships in Campbell River, navigating through a powerhouse field to claim...

Senior Girls Volleyball: Peaking at the Right Time

The Senior girls volleyball team appears to be rounding into form at just the right time, following an exciting 3-2 win over Claremont on...

Senior Girls Volleyball: City AAA Champs

The usual hectic Senior girls volleyball season moved through the final round of league play, confirming city placings within respective tiers and positioning teams...

Volleyball: Steady As She Goes

Junior The Junior girls hosted the ISA Tournament, playing steadily enough to finish 6th in the twelve team event. In opening day pool play, thanks...

Senior Girls Volleyball: Race for the Lindal Cup

The Senior girls volleyball team won an important AA challenge match at St. Margaret's, but not without some anxious moments. Improved serve-receive and commanding...

Volleyball: Resilience Brings Improvement

Both our Senior and Junior teams saw action this week. The Senior girls volleyball team suffered a somewhat disappointing league defeat on October 1 to...

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...

Junior Girls Volleyball: Rising to the Next Level

Photo by Becky Anderson The Junior girls volleyball team, after a busy training camp, opened its exhibition season September 20-21 at the Trinity Western University...

Senior Volleyball: Strong Early Season Matches

Having graduated four key starting players last year, the SMUS Senior Girls Volleyball team opened its 2013 season with a September 17 league match...
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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: Coach K’s Cup

This week's AR is proud to document recognition for one of our coaches. Bruce Kuklinski has supported rugby on the Island and beyond for...
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Athletics Review: Tales From the Beginning and the End

by Darin Steinkey This week's AR sees our basketball teams hit the court in the annual Alumni Tip-off, while we bid adieu to sailing, soccer...
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Athletics Review: Wild Cards and Jesters

by Darin Steinkey Sports lingo is strange. References to spikes, stuffs, fools and something called a "roll out nick" (does someone want to explain that...

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: 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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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...
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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: 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...

Athletics Review: November 14, 2011

Senior Girls Volleyball The Senior girls volleyball team, having gone to extra points in a three-game qualifier vs St. Margaret's, used this momentum to perform...

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 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 11, 2011

Senior Boys Soccer The boys had a challenging game on Tuesday against a very determined St. Andrew's team. Joe Erlic scored two minutes in with...
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Athletics Review: September 26, 2011

Senior Boys Soccer The Senior boys A team had a very busy week. On Thursday afternoon, they lost a tight game against Lambrick Park 2-1...

Athletics Review: Nov 8, 2010

Junior Boys Soccer The last week of Junior boys soccer season started out badly but ended triumphantly. On Monday, the boys faced Oak Bay, a...

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: Oct 11, 2010

Junior Boys Soccer The second week of the Junior Boys soccer season was not nearly as busy as the first but was every bit as...

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: Dec 7, 2009

Senior Girls Volleyball This week, the SMUS team hosted the Senior Girls AA Volleyball Provincial Championships. Throughout the round robin play and the playoffs, SMUS...

Athletics Review: Nov 23, 2009

Senior Girls Volleyball The Senior girls traveled up to Brentwood to compete in the Island championships this past weekend. Due to an upsetting loss to...

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: Oct 12-18, 2009

Grade 8 Rugby With almost a two-week break between games, the Grade 8 rugby team hosted G.P. Vanier from Courtenay on Thursday for their third...

Athletics Review: Oct 5–11, 2009

Junior Boys Soccer In the third week of league play the boys had two difficult matches away from home. In their first game against Spectrum,...

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 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: November 12, 2008

Senior Girls Volleyball Last week was the Lower Island Championships and the Vic Lindal Cup tournament for the Senior girls volleyball team. Going in...

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 27, 2008

Field Hockey The last week of field hockey began with a challenge match against GNS, to decide which team would be the number 2...

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: 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: 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...

Athletics Review: November 18, 2007

Swimming Three SMUS swimmers qualified for the Swimming Provincial Championships, which were held at Sannich Commonwealth Place last weekend. Jeremy Bagshaw made the finals...

Senior Girls Serve Up Great Volleyball

by Brittney Martin Grade 12 student Brittney Martin recounts the girls' experience of success. Last week, the Senior Girls volleyball team claimed the title of Lower...

Athletics Review: November 11, 2007

Senior Girls Volleyball In what was a momentous day of SMUS Athletics, the Senior Girls Volleyball team found themselves in the city final against...

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 28, 2007

Junior Boys Rugby Grade 8 The Grade 8 rugby team travelled to Vancouver for their return match with St. Georges. The team began very well, playing...

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 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,...