The month of November marks the end of a very successful 2011 fall athletic season for SGA and the beginning of the 2012 athletic season. The fall sports of cross country, volleyball and soccer provided our student athletes the opportunity to share their skills and abilities. All have represented, and will continue to represent our community in a positive and successful manner.
Our athletic successes to date can be attributed to:
- Dedicated parents, who spend endless hours watching and driving their children.
- The athletes who are committed to their team-mates, their respective disciplines and the pursuit of excellence.
- Coaches who have devoted their time and energy to develop these students, as both athletes and model citizens of St Gabriel.
Team Highlight – Junior Varsity Girls Volleyball
Our junior varsity girls had a tremendous season losing just one match in regular season play and participating in a senior girl’s tournament where they held their own. They finished the season ranked number one in their division, and ended up playing Father Lacombe in the finals, where they captured the banner. It is our second high school banner in our ten year history, and with the athletes we have, we are expecting more in the near future. Congratulations to all the girls and their fabulous coaches, Mrs. Treslove and Mrs. McCutcheon.
Female Athlete of the Month
The female Athlete of the Month for December is Sam Valadao. She played power for the Senior Varsity Volleyball team, and was co-captain of the Women’s Soccer team, that competed in the city finals. She is currently playing guard with our Senior Varsity Basketball team and is a co-captain of this team. Sam is a valuable member of the SGA community. She is an honors student, while excelling in athletics.[/box]
Male Athlete of the Month
The male Athlete of the Month for December is Kyle Hoeschen. He played power on the Senior Varsity Volleyball team and was a starter in just his grade 10 year. Kyle was also a city finalist in cross country and participated in the provincial meet. Kyle is currently playing guard for our Junior Varsity Basketball team. He is on the honor roll and is an extremely coachable student athlete.[/box]