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Athletics: What's Happening

Updated: Nov 29, 2019

Cross Country:


On October 28, our senior boys (Luka Chiasson, David Waller, Austin Hache, Elliot Kachan, Mortiz Heidenreich) and girls (Arianna Nikolaou, Astrid Russell, Sophie Smith Stewart, Livia Dunn, Britt Drysdale, Lara Jollimore-Behie, Anna Bakowsky) cross country teams both won the bronze medal at the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation (NSSAF) provincial championships in Trenton, Nova Scotia. Congratulations to the team and the coaches, Ms. Smith and Mr. Beazley on this accomplishment!


Volleyball:

The junior boys volleyball team finished with a 2-4 record this season. The team did not advance into playoffs but they improved as a team as the season went on.


The junior girls team finished the season with a 3-1 record. They advanced into the semi-finals of the Citadel Tier 1 zone league playoffs.


Hockey:

The junior hockey team finished in second place with a 3-1 record in the 12th Annual Armbrae Invitational. The team will continue to practice throughout the season and take part in two more exhibition tournaments later in the year.


Basketball:

The senior boys B basketball team played their first game of the season on home court against Halifax Christian Academy, winning 62-56.


The senior girls varsity basketball team are off to a great start this season with a 2-1 record. On Monday, December 2, they will play Citadel at home at 6:00 p.m. where the game will be broadcast on EastLink TV.


The senior boys varsity team played their first regular season game defeating Prince Andrew High School. The team played in the Dartmouth High School tournament on November 21-23, losing in the finals by 9. The boys will be travelling to New York on December 12 for a tournament in Manhattan at Leman Preparatory School.


Basketball Tryouts:


Tryouts for the Junior Boys B Basketball Team will take place December 4, 5, and 11 during lunch hour. Students in grades 6 – 9 are eligible to tryout. Coaches this season will be Mr. Joseph, Lydell Husbands, and Ethan Marshall Harris


Tryouts for the Junior Girls B Basketball Team will take place December 2, 9, and 12 during lunch hour. Students in grades 6 – 9 are eligible to tryout. Ms. Lawrence, Emily Patterson, and Cedric Jegede will coach the team.


Upcoming Grammar Classic Basketball Tournament:


The annual Grammar Classic Tournament will take place December 5 – 7 in our gymnasium. This year’s tournament will feature both boys and girls divisions with four teams in each division. The tournament will be round-robin style with the top two teams advancing into the championship game. The championship game will take place in the afternoon of Saturday, December 7, 2019 with the girls’ game at 1:00 p.m. and boys’ at 3:00 p.m. Click to view the tournament schedule!


Athletic Apparel Website: 

We have a new athletic apparel website that is available for all Grammar community members year-round. You do not have to be on a specific athletic team to order any of the apparel. We have recently added many different Under Armour options in both men and ladies clothing. There is a wide variety of sports to choose from and we also have general terms that can be used such as "Athletics" and "Alumni". Any questions can be directed to our Athletic Director, Mr. Joseph via email @ sjoseph@hgs.ns.ca




Take a look at the apparel site here.


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