The senior swim team travelled to Watermania in Richmond for the BC Championships this past Friday and Saturday. The story of the weekend was Tommy Dong who brought home a bronze medal. Here is Coach Yoon's report:
The senior volleyball team finished their season on Wednesday at the AA Vancouver Sea To Sky Zone Championships. Collingwood was the site of Pool A play on the first day of this competition. York House, Elphinstone and St. Pat's joined the Cavs in Pool A. It was an exciting day of volleyball, which was thoroughly entertaining for all who dropped into the gym to watch. Although the Cavs did not win a match, they played extremely well, especially in their first match against Elphinstone. With a number of key players returning next year, this sort of competition is exactly what Coach Jolliffe wanted to help his team get ready for next season.
The senior field hockey team defeated Shawnigan Lake School (SLS) 2-0 yesterday to win their third straight BC AA Field Hockey Championship. The last time any school completed a three-peat was way back in 97-99, when Collingwood was also the dominant school in AA field hockey.
The Grade 8 rugby team avenged their league loss to Carson Graham by defeating the Eagles 31-14 in the North Shore Final today. It was a fantastic display of rugby by the Cavs, especially in the second half when they pulled away from Carson to establish a 24-7 lead, which basically assured the win. Here is Coach Hall's game report on the massive win:
Maisie Hastings scored her second hat-trick of the BC Field Hockey AA Championships this morning against the JL Crowe Hawks and then followed this up with another hat-trick this afternoon against GW Graham. Maisie's nine goals in four games has helped propel the Cavs into the semi-finals tomorrow. Collingwood will face York House at 11:00am.
It has been many years since the senior field hockey team has lost a game on Day 1 of the BC Championships and today was no different. The Cavs defeated the Lambrick Park Lions 3-0 this morning and then easily dispatched the Southridge Storm 7-0 this afternoon.
The Grade 8 rugby team defeated West Van 46-35 yesterday in a North Shore semi-final. The Cavs now advance to the North Shore Championship game this Thursday at Klahanie. As the score indicates, it was a fantastic display of offensive rugby. Collingwood's attack was multi-faceted and the team scored some glorious tries. Here is the game report from Coach Hall:
The swim team travelled to Watermania in Richmond last week for the Vancouver Sea To Sky Zone Championships. As is all sports, our swimmers need to qualify for the BC Championships through this brand new zone due to BC School Sports re-aligning zones. In the case of swimming, this has created a much bigger 'super-zone' so the competition to qualify for provincials was fiercer than ever. Here is Coach Yoon's report:
The senior volleyball team entered the 16-team ISA Championships with the goal of making it into Tier 1 pool play for the second day of competition. The squad knew this would make Saturday at Crofton House a very tough day indeed, but they were determined to challenge themselves. In the end, the Cavs did qualify for Tier 1 play. While they finished 8th, it was a great experience for this very young team. Here is Coach Jolliffe's report:
The senior soccer team fought their way into the North Shore playoffs with last week's 1-0 win over second-place Bodwell. However, the Cavs could not overcome a strong Windsor Dukes team yesterday and were eliminated after their 0-3 loss.
The Grade 8 rugby team has enjoyed as terrific season so far. They have posted a 3-1 North Shore league record to earn a home semi-final next Monday at Klahanie Park.
Collingwood's cross-country team has competed throughout the season in a series of North Shore meets. In years past, the season would be capped off by the Howe Sound Zone Meet. However, due to BC School Sports re-alignment, the season now features the Vancouver Sea To Sky Zone Championship. Thus, the runners headed off to Jericho Park last Tuesday for this new competition. Here is the report from Coach Pool:
It has been quite the week for the senior field hockey team. Last Saturday, they won the ISA Championships. Then on Monday, they won the North Shore AA Championship. Finally today, they won the inaugural Vancouver Sea To Sky AA Zone Championship with a 5-0 win over Little Flower Academy.
The Grade 9 volleyball team plays STA in North Shore playoff action next Monday. Based on yesterday's thrilling 5-set loss to Handsworth, the team seems to be peaking at just the right time. Handsworth had not lost more than one set all year in league action, but the Cavs stormed back from a two-set deficit to force a fifth set before finally succumbing to the mighty Royals.
The senior soccer team went into today's game against the Bodwell Bruins knowing they needed an outright win and a little help from Seycove if they wanted to secure the final position for the North Shore playoffs. The Cavs did their part with a terrific 1-0 win over Bodwell. And Seycove did their part with a 4-2 upset victory over Rockridge. As a result, the Cavs' season is still alive and they will play on Tuesday.
The senior volleyball team has a couple of big weeks ahead of them. This weekend, they will be playing in the 16-team ISA Championships. The calibre of play at this tournament is excellent so it will be a good test for the squad.
It will also get them ready for the AA Vancouver Sea-To-Sky Zone Championships that they are helping to host in November. St. Thomas Aquinas will be hosting both days but Collingwood has been tapped to help out on Day 1 of this tournament. This means the Cavs will get to play at home, which will be great for the team as they will undoubtedly get lots of fans out.
Here is a report from Coach Jolliffe:
The Grade 10 volleyball team has two key games this week that will decide whether they make it into the North Shore Playoffs or not. They play Chatelech and West Van in two must-win games. Here is Coach Lee's report on a fine performance at the ISA Championships last weekend:
The senior girls' field hockey dynasty just keeps rolling along. The Cavs defeated Windsor 5-0 to win their 12th straight North Shore title. The Cavs have won 11 AA Championships and 1 AAA Championship in the past 12 years.
The senior field hockey defeated Shawnigan Lake School 2-1 to repeat as ISA Champions. After easily winning their first three games of the tournament, the Cavs faced their first taste of adversity when they fell behind 0-1 to the Stags. However, the team rallied and played some terrific hockey to bring back the historical Wiggins Cup to Collingwood for the second straight year.
The junior field hockey team travelled to Shawnigan Lake this weekend for the ISA Championships. The Cavs returned home with a 3-1 record and the bronze medal. Collingwood's only loss came in the semi-final to Crofton House in a shoot-out. However, the team re-grouped and finished the day with a 5-3 win over York House to finish third.
The senior soccer team defeated Seycove 4-2 yesterday to push their league record to 2-1-1. The Cavs now have two outright wins, one shootout win and one shootout loss. They are currently tied with Windsor for third-place with nine points. With this in mind, tomorrow's game against Windsor has massive playoff implications.
The senior field hockey is enjoying a rare day of rest on Thanksgiving Monday after another terrific performance at the Bridgman Cup. The Bridgman Cup brings together the finest AA and AAA teams from across the province. The three-day tournament is definitely a chance to see exactly how you stack up against the other great teams in BC.
The senior field hockey defeated the Argyle Pipers 5-0 to complete their North Shore league play for the season. The Cavs were the only AA team in the North Shore Premier league and they showed their class by posting a 3-1 record. Collingwood also defeated West Van 4-1 and Carson Graham 7-0. Their only loss came to AAA powerhouse Handsworth.
The junior field hockey played a terrific game yesterday and tied the Handsworth Blue team 1-1. Here is the game report from Coach Mulock.
After garnering only three of a possible six points in their first two league games, the senior soccer team knew they needed to take the full three points from the Sutherland Sabres yesterday afternoon. The team responded with its best performance of the year with a convincing 5-0 win.
The junior field hockey team defeated the Seycove Seahawks 3-1 on Monday. The squad had played five tough games at the UBC Tournament last week so they well prepared for anything the Deep Cove squad could throw at them. Here is Coach Mulock's game report:
When the senior soccer team fell behind 2-0 to Mulgrave this afternoon things looked bleak. However, Coach Yeates was cool and calm in his halftime talk. He made some technical adjustments and the Cavs roared back to tie the game 2-2 before winning it in penalties.
Collingwood sometimes has so many good field hockey players the decision is made to field a second senior team. Historically, this team is known as the "Killer B's". This year's version of the Killer B's was entered in the UBC Tier 2 tournament this past Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Here is Coach Allan's report on a team with absolutely no quit in them:
The senior boys' soccer team kicks off North Shore league play this Thursday against Rockridge. Coach Yeates' veteran squad has prepared for this with four tough exhibition games.
The senior field hockey team took to the field for the first time this year this past weekend at the Polar Bear Tournament. The Cavs were back on the Crofton House pitch where they were crowned BC AA Champions last November. Judging from the results this weekend, the Cavs will be very hard to beat again this year.
A new school year is upon us and Collingwood student-athletes will soon be on practice fields, gym courts, running trails and in the pool. As usual, it will be an exciting time as our first-term athletes prepare for competition that starts almost right away.
The golf team entered the BC AA Championships as defending champions. With longtime stalwarts Sean Buckles, Michael Kennedy and Sandee Park leading the way there was great optimism about the potential for a repeat. Unfortunately, this was not to be, but our golfers still put in a tremendous effort and finished a very respectable 4th against stiff opposition. Here is Coach Bruner's report:
The senior rugby team defeated SMUS 34-0 yesterday to repeat as BC AA Champions. It was a decisive victory for a team that has rarely been tested since they returned from Australia in early April. The Cavs rolled over the Blue Jags who were struggling with injury issues and simply could not contend with Collingwood's physical play on offence or defence.
The cricket team capped off a successful season by winning the Lower Mainland Championship in very convincing fashion. Here is Coach Diaz's report:
The senior girls' soccer team finished 4th at the BC Championships after losing the bronze medal game this morning to Archbishop Carney 2-0. This was the second tough loss in less than 24 hours for the Cavs as they had lost a 3-2 heartbreaker in the semi-final. However, Coach Yeates was very clear that he could not be prouder of his team as they battled all tournament-long and played some superb soccer along the way.
For the second time in six days and the third time this year, the senior rugby team defeated Rockridge. The two West Van rivals renewed their fierce rivalry in the BC AA semi-final yesterday in Abbotsford. The Cavs quickly took charge with two early tries and then extended this to a 34-0 lead part way through the second half. Rockridge scored two late tries of their own, but it was another emphatic victory for Collingwood.
The mountain biking team had an influx of new riders this year, which was great to see. Coaches Ramsden and Grivakes see a bright future for the Grade 8's who joined the team this year. Here is Coach Ramsden's report on the season:
The senior tennis team returned home from the BC AA Championships with a medal for the 14th straight year. Although they did not win gold, Coach Wong was extremely proud of his team's silver medal. The Cavs played an incredibly intense semi-final match on the Friday night and didn't get back home until after midnight. On Saturday afternoon, they faced a highly motivated squad from St. Michaels University School. Collingwood played some terrific tennis but a number of key matches went the Blue Jags' way in tiebreakers. Here is Coach Wong's report:
The senior tennis team defeated Immaculatta 6-5 last night in an 'epic' three-hour marathon semi-final to advance to their 14th straight BC AA Final. Despite dropping the first three games of the match, the Cavs were able to squeak out an impressive come-back victory. The team will play St. Michaels University School in the final today at UBC at 2:30.
The senior rugby team defeated Rockridge 44-20 today to win their 4th straight Lower Mainland Championship. Collingwood will now enter the BC AA Championships as the #1 seed for the second straight year. They will face Rockridge for the third time this season in the AA Tier 1 semi-final that takes place next Wednesday at 2:00 in Abbotsford.
It was an unusual first day at the BC AA Tennis Championships. Usually there are two pool matches for each team. However, due to the threat of rain on Friday and Saturday, a decision was made to play the quarter-final matches as well today.
The senior golf team will get a chance to defend their BC AA title as they were victorious yesterday at the zone championships. Coach Bruner described it as "an up-and-down day" but in the end the Cavs played well enough to earn a 23-stroke victory over the next closest school.
The senior girls' soccer team defeated STA 1-0 in overtime yesterday to book their second straight trip to the BC Championships. This is an amazing feat, especially since the Cavs had to win four elimination games in a nine-day period to earn their berth in the provincials.
The senior rugby team advanced to the AA Lower Mainland Final with a convincing 55-0 win over Bryne Creek yesterday. The coaches chose a young team for this game and the mixture of Grade 11's and newly called-up Grade 10's took their opportunity to play very well. There were terrific passages of play throughout the match.
The golf team travelled to Squamish yesterday and returned home with the North Shore Championship trophy yet again. The Cavs defeated all-comers from A, AA and AAA schools across the North Shore and scored an impressive 21-stroke victory.
Tannis McKay scored a goal in each half and then added another in overtime as the senior girls' soccer team defeated Alpha 3-2 to keep their dreams of a berth in the BC Championships alive. The Cavs will now face STA on Thursday with the knowledge that a win will send them back to the provincial championships for the second straight year.
The senior girls' soccer team took another step towards a berth in the BC Championships with a 2-1 win over Sutherland on Friday afternoon. Despite the scorching heat and a very short bench, the Cavs looked composed and confident as they moved the ball around the field nicely. They were definitely the better team on the day although Sutherland did cause Collingwood some issues off their set-pieces.
Collingwood defeated Rockridge 50-21 today in the 17th annual Hatch Shield match. It was an emphatic victory for the Cavs who took a 7-0 lead less than a minute into the game and never looked back as they raced to a 38-0 halftime lead. Collingwood has now won the last three Hatch Shield games.
It's one down and three to go for the senior girls' soccer team. The Cavs defeated the Windsor Dukes 2-1 today and now move onto play Sutherland on Friday. The winner of that game will play the Burnaby-New Westminster #2 team on Monday. Here is Coach Mulock's report on the exciting win today:
The senior girls' soccer team starts the long run to the BC Championships today. The Cavs finished the regular season tied with STA and Sutherland with identical 5-1 records. However, due to the tie-breaking formula, it was Collingwood that was placed in 3rd place. As a result, the Cavs must win four straight games to earn a berth in the provincial championships. Last year, Collingwood lost the BC AA gold medal match in penalties so they have high hopes to return and win gold this year. Today's game is at 3:00pm at Ambleside Park.
- Cross Country - Senior Boys and Girls
- Junior Field Hockey - Blue Team
- Junior Field Hockey - Gold Team
- Field Hockey - Senior Girls
- Senior Field Hockey Blue
- Rugby - Grade 8 Boys
- Rugby - Grade 9 Boys
- Soccer - Senior Boys
- Swimming - Senior Boys and Girls
- Volleyball - Grade 10 Girls
- Volleyball - Grade 8 - Gold
- Volleyball - Grade 9 Girls
- Volleyball - Senior Girls
- Badminton - Junior Boys and Girls
- Badminton - Senior Boys and Girls
- Cricket - Senior Boys and Girls
- Golf - Senior Boys and Girls
- Mountain Biking - Senior Boys and Girls
- Rugby - Grade 10 Boys
- Rugby - Senior Boys
- Rugby - Senior Girls
- Soccer - Junior Boys and Girls
- Soccer - Senior Girls
- Tennis - Junior Boys and Girls
- Tennis - Senior Boys and Girls
- Track And Field - Senior Boys and Girls