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    Chestermere High Badminton best results ever

    BADMINTON
    Nineteen of our athletes competed in the Rocky View Divisional Badminton Championship this past weekend, in Cochrane. The team had the best results in recent memory. Earning gold medals were Adeline Le and Shamus Moore in single’s events. As well, Paul Hui and Amandeep Sandher were champions in the doubles. Silver medallists included Brad Avery, Bryan Tran, Keith Davis and Mike Bui. Finishing 4th was Jagraj Sandher. A fantastic result for the 2012 team. The first and second place finishers move on to the South Central Zone Championships next Tuesday. Thanks to coaches Everson and Massig for preparing the team so well for the league championship.

    GIRLS’/ BOYS’ RUGBY
    The rugby teams have been working hard to prepare for their season opener this Thursday. They travel to High River on Thursday to take on the Highwood Mustangs. The girls play at 5:00 and the boys at 6:30. This will be a good test for the teams. Should be some great rugby action! Best of luck to both teams.

    BOYS’ SOCCER
    Under the tutelage of coaches, Mr. Mitschke and Mr. Barillas, the Lakers’ soccer team is taking shape. The team has just been selected and the coaches are pleased with the group and believe they will be very competitive in the league. The team is working hard to prepare for the season opener on May 3rd.

    TRACK AND FIELD
    Track practice started last week and the team is training for the Rocky View Divisional Championships to be held in May. The team is coached by Ms. Mahaffey and Mr. Schaller. Practices take place Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7:30 and Thursday after school. We hope to see a large number of participants this year.

    ROCKY VIEW LEAGUE BASKETBALL MAJOR AWARD WINNERS
    At the Rocky View Basketball League banquet, held on Monday, April 16th , Chestermere was well represented in being named to a major award. From the Varsity Boys, Hunter Karl was named the league’s Rookie of the Year. Three Chestermere basketballers were named their respective league’s MVP. Ninth grader, Laura Costello, earned the JV Girls’ MVP, while Charn Gill earned the same honour for the JV Boys’. At the Varsity level, senior Jadeep Gill was named MVP for the second year in a row. Congratulations to you and your families for this award. It takes a great deal of dedication by players and parents to be good enough to be named the league MVP.

    ROCKY VIEW LEAGUE BASKETBALL ALL-STARS
    Congratulation to the following basketball players for earning a league all-star award: Madi Stoye, Kendall Armstong, Makayla Boisjoli, Jag Gill, Yasmene Saghir, Rachel Cooke, and Yuvraj Hundal. You are all to be commended for your hard work and dedication.

    ROCKY VIEW LEAGUE BASKETBALL HEART AWARD WINNERS
    Earning a Heart Award at the banquet were: Kennedy Lemieux, Bailey Grabmuller, Jherald Gonzales and Richelle Rawlyk. Congratulations. These players were honoured for their dedication, attitude and sportsmanship this past season.

    [box]ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
    Congratulations to the four gold medallists from the badminton team who are this week’s Athletes of the Week. Earning championships at the Rocky View League Championships, this past weekend, were Adeline Le, Shamus Moore, Paul Hui and Amandeep Sandher. Best of luck in next week’s South Central Zone Championship. These four will be vying for a spot in the upcoming Provincial Championships.[/box]