Athletics News

Jan 25 2018 - 3:28pm

The secondary school’s annual indoor track meet was first held in 1953.

Dec 5 2017 - 10:11am

The Eric Hamber Griffins won the 2017 provincial Tier II varsity football championships in a spectacular game at BC Place Stadium, defeating Victoria’s Spectrum Thunder 28-21.

Oct 19 2017 - 2:38pm

A regional meet at Trout Lake scheduled for October 24 is now a district meet

Oct 17 2017 - 11:14am

More than 200 students from 16 schools take part in annual tournament

Nov 21 2016 - 11:26am

Four top 40 finishes power Lord Byng to team title

May 24 2016 - 3:37pm

Sir Charles Tupper Secondary welcomed close to 170 athletes with cognitive disabilities from Life Skills programs in high schools across the district for a special sports day.

Dec 14 2015 - 12:25pm

Five of Selkirk Elementary’s eight Gr. 6 and 7 volleyball teams participated in an early December series of games against members of the Vancouver Police Department. 

Aug 18 2015 - 1:44pm

14-year-old Tiffany Kong has no time to be anxious about going back to school. Instead, she’s preparing to play in a prestigious women’s golf tournament this weekend. Kong, who will enter Grade 9 at David Thompson Secondary in September, has qualified to play in the CP Women’s Open at Vancouver Golf Club. Read story in The Vancouver Sun.

May 1 2015 - 2:58pm

On a sunny Wednesday this April, 170 intermediate students from Osler Elementary headed out onto the school field for a special track and field program. That morning they were led by Osler Principal Shannon Burton in a range of warm activities before they headed to six different stations including sprints, relay, high jump, long jump, strength training and shot put.

Apr 13 2015 - 8:47am

After 32 years, Killarney has won big in junior boys’ basketball. Their championship win follows their victory in the city championships last year. 

Apr 10 2015 - 10:22am

Fifteen students from Britannia Secondary’s Street2Peak team climbed Mount Kilimanjaro this Spring Break after training for over a year by hiking the mountains of the Northshore and running marathons in Vancouver and Seattle. Funds for the project came from 11 months of fundraising, donations, and gear and equipment sponsorships.

Mar 31 2015 - 8:22am

Windermere is gunning to get over half their students jogging and walking in this year’s Sun Run.

Mar 27 2015 - 8:49am

Britannia Secondary's Table Tennis teams had a very successful season after a four year hiatus. The Boys' team competed in doubles and team events at the Provincial Tournament.

Mar 11 2015 - 8:28am

Early this year it was volleyball season at Selkirk. This year numerous intermediate students are playing on the school’s Grade 6 and Grade 7 teams. 

Mar 5 2015 - 3:35pm

This winter the Killarney Community Centre ice rink has been filled frequently with a mass of ELL and international students from Killarney Secondary. Equipped with helmets, hockey sticks and plastic pucks, the students have gradually improved their on-ice skills.

Feb 25 2015 - 9:22am

With the help of staff and students at Fleming Elementary, The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) recently launched a classroom resource, Active at School, that will support students in getting active for 60 minutes a day.

Feb 24 2015 - 9:49am

The Vancouver Elementary Physical Activity Association (VEPAA) recently held their annual Coaches’ Recognition Reception at VanDusen Gardens. 

The yearly event is an opportunity for elementary school teachers and administrators, who all volunteer at their schools to coach teams and lead athletics programs, to come together and celebrate each other’s achievements and hard work.

Feb 4 2015 - 9:54am

Megan Smith loves basketball. She also happens to be a wheel-chair athlete. So when the soft-spoken Douglas Elementary Grade 7 student asked her coach Sean Smith if she could join the school’s basketball team, he said why not?

Jan 30 2015 - 2:52pm

The start of the New Year is an exciting time for students at Laurier Annex, as every spring term the little gym is transformed into a gymnastics extravaganza.  

Jan 19 2015 - 2:51pm

University Hill Secondary Grade 8 student Max Gedajlovic has been playing in chess tournaments since he was in Grade 4. Back then he was enrolled in one of the district’s MAAC classes. He had a friend who invited him to play and after the first game he was hooked. His friend told him he was so good he should join a chess club.