Senior Tigers Update: February 8, 2018

CELEBRATING SENIORS NIGHT
Tuesday, February 6, the YHS Tigers defeated Crofton House (CHS) 74-28 in the first round of playoffs but the night was capped with the honouring of our three graduating senior players: Kristen, Kyra, and Maggie. All three have played through since the Junior School and were a part of the 2014 Grade 8 Tigers that finished a YHS best ever, 4th in BC. Thank you to Maggie, Kyra, and Kristen for your commitment and hard work over the years.

BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS UPDATE
Our Junior Basketball Team’s season ended with a playoff loss to Notre Dame. Congrats to the girls on working hard through a tough season. Special congratulations to those girls whose commitment and leadership on the team were exceptional. Our Grade 8 Tigers are undefeated in league play and will host the LMISSGBA Championships next week, February 14 and 15. Our Senior Tigers will be competing in the AA Lower Mainland Championships next week.

Upcoming Events:

  • Senior AA Lower Mainland Championships
  • Grade 8 League playoffs: February 14 and 15 at York House, 3:30 pm game times

SKI & SNOWBOARD TEAM TAKE ZONE CHAMPIONSHIP AND PREPARE FOR BCs
Congratulations to our skiers and snowboarders who won the Vancouver Zone title up at Whistler on Monday. The Tigers have qualified for the BC Championships in March.

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Senior Tigers Update: January 11, 2018

BASKETBALL UPDATE
Our Senior Tigers are off to a solid start with convincing wins over St. Pat’s 63-30, and Crofton House 71-27, as well as losses to provincially ranked teams, Little Flower Academy, and St. Thomas More. The Tigers are competing at Sir Winston Churchill Bulldog Tournament (January 10-11-12) and at the VGBA Tournament, hosted at Langara College (January 25-26-27). More information can be found at vgba.ca.

Our Junior Tigers (Gr. 9-10) are working and competing hard but are faced with a very strong Junior League this year as several independent teams in our league are provincially ranked and, many of our Gr. 10 (and one Gr. 9) students are already playing for our Senior Team. The Junior Tigers will be playing at the ISAs at YHS on January 19 & 20 and in the VGBA Tournament, hosted at Langara College January 25-26-27. More information can be found at vgba.ca.

Our Grade 8 Tigers are undefeated in league play with impressive wins over St. Pat’s 55-28, Crofton House 43-29, Little Flower, and St. Thomas More 45-18. The Gr. 8 Team will be competing at Seycove Secondary on January 20 and will be competing against Junior level teams at the Junior ISAs hosted by YHS on January 19 & 20.

SKI & SNOWBOARD UPDATE
The YHS ski and snowboard season is underway with races at Whistler-Blackcomb. Our team has posted excellent results in our first league meet in December. The Tigers placed 6 out of the first 10 finishers with Rosie (Gr. 11) placing 2nd, Olivia (Gr. 11) 4th, and Laura (Gr. 8) placing 7th.

Upcoming races at Whistler-Blackcomb are January 13, 19, and 25. If you are at Whistler those days, please come out to support the Tigers. Racings starts at either 10:00 am or 11:00 am on the GMC Course (Cougar Milk Run).

TIGERS ON INSTAGRAM
Our amazing Athletics Heads for the 2017-18 year, Mira, Hanna, and Jadyn, are managing an athletics Instagram account to highlight our teams and athletes. All of you on Instagram, check it out and follow @athleticsyhs.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Gr 8 Tigers & Jr. (Gr 9-10) Tigers Basketball :
January 19-20: York House hosts the Junior (Gr. 9-10) Girl’s ISA tournament

Junior & Senior Tigers Basketball:
January 25-26-27 at the VGBA Tournament, hosted at Langara College Jan 25-26-27.  More information can be found at vgba.ca

Senior Tigers Basketball:
YHS hosts the 20th annual 26th St. Tournament / Big Kahuna Cup on February 2-3 at YHS.

Ski & Snowboard Races:
January 13, 19, and 25
February 5

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