The Creed

Co Ed Sports At Saints

Ryan Sangha

June 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At St. George’s, co ed sports are becoming increasingly popular. These sports include: tennis, ultimate, gold, water polo and swimming. Some people say that it is very strange to have co ed sports at an all male school; however, many of the students seem to enjoy them and are becoming more popular e...

Superstitious Saints

Superstitious Saints

Louis Sujir and Noah Strang

June 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

St. George's is home to a rich athletic culture and history. Saints has been a powerhouse in BC for many years and as such is home to many traditions and rituals. Rituals are important for teams but can be even more so for individuals. Many athletes at Saints have their own unique and strange rituals...

Lee on Rivalry: It’s All Just a Part of the Game

Lee on Rivalry: It’s All Just a Part of the Game

David Guo, Junior Photographer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

The cameras click on, the parents pack the neighbourhood full with SUVs, and the kids rush into the gymnasium hoping for a front row view of Vancouver’s own March Madness. There’s no denying it: the season is upon us. The two way rivalry between St. George’s School and Vancouver College has...

Ultimate Team Competes With Northwests Best at Spring Reign

Ultimate Team Competes With Northwests Best at Spring Reign

Louis Sujir and Noah Strang

May 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On April 27th the Tight Sr. A Ultimate team traveled down to Burlington, Washington to compete in one of the biggest ultimate tournaments in the world, Spring Reign. The team consists of 12 Saints boys and 10 York House girls. The trip was Friday to Sunday and the games started early Saturday morning. ...

Saints Falls Short at the ISA Golf Tournament

Tony Li, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On April 22nd and April 23rd, the St. George’s golf team competed in the Independent Schools Association (ISA) golf tournament held at Cordova Bay Golf Course and Pacific Highlands Golf Course. The boys faced tough competition and came home with a 2nd place finish. The ISA is established in the...

Acing into the Season: St. George’s Junior and Senior Varsity Tennis Teams Off to a Strong Start at ISAs

Acing into the Season: St. George’s Junior and Senior Varsity Tennis Teams Off to a Strong Start at ISAs

Jay Luo, Head of News, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On April 19th and 20th, the Junior and Senior (respectively) ISA Championships were held at the UBC Tennis Centre. Both teams had solid results, with a gold for the juniors and bronze for the seniors. The teams played some of the most important matches of the season over the course of the two days. ...

2018 Golf Tour – A Competitive Working Vacation

2018 Golf Tour –  A Competitive Working Vacation

Tony Li, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As spring break quickly came to an end, six members of the St. George’s Golf Team enjoyed a working vacation as they travelled to Palm Desert for the 2018 Golf Tour. It was a five-day trip, from April 3rd to April 7th, to prepare and compete in the Champions Invitational Golf Tournament at Terra Lago...

Varsity Basketball: Season in Review

Varsity Basketball: Season in Review

Louis Sujir, The Sports Writer

April 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday March 10th the Varsity basketball team played their last game of the 2017/2018 season. For the six seniors Alex Ference, Chris King, Louis Sujir, Sam Sirlin, Noah Strang and Will Lin it was their last ever high school basketball game. The boys lost the game to Lord Tweedsmuir and finished...

Swinging Into the Golf Season

Swinging Into the Golf Season

Tony Li, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Golf season is just around the corner! From Monday March 5th to Thursday March 15th, over 30 golfers in the senior school tried out for the Saints golf team. The student-athletes played 9 holes at University Golf Club where their score would be considered during the selection process. While there is no def...

Golden Boys

Golden Boys

Ben Steiner, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The Ski and Snowboard team traveled to Sun Peaks, BC last weekend to compete in the BCSS provincial race series. The Skiers came home successful, while the Snowboarders finished in seventh position. Heading into the weekend the snowboard team was looking to make the podium for the first time in seven years, while the Ski Team aimed to win the gold medal after finishing second the past two years to Collingwood. The skiers came flying out of the gates and never looked back, winning all but one seed on day one of competition. Mathew Ng headlined Saint’s efforts with a silver medal win, while the rest of the skiers all finished in the top 30. After the first day, Saint’s led by five points and sat in the gold medal position. On the other side of the c...