The Creed

Rugby 9 kick off their season

The Grade 9 rugby team line up for a scrum.

Noah Strang, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

The Grade 9 rugby team opened their season with a big win over Lord Byng on Thursday the 29th of September at Camosun Park. They played sevens, a more open, faster game of rugby, named sevens because only seven players play per side.  St. George’s started their season off well, as they played gre...

Canada’s Quest for the Cup

The Toronto Maple Leafs select Auston Matthews with the first overall selection in the NHL Entry Draft

Isaac Dorner and Nathan Bhatia

October 12, 2016

Wednesday October 11 marks the beginning of the 2016/2017 NHL season. After all seven Canadian hockey teams failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs last year, Canadian hockey fans will await for the Stanley Cup to be risen by a Canadian team for the first time since 1993 when the Montreal Canadiens...

Cross Country: A Strong Start To the Season

Roberto Pelayo Mazzone(12) finishing the race in 1st place.

Nolan Lee, Staff Writer

October 2, 2016

Last Tuesday, September 27th, the Saints cross country team started their season. The meet was hosted at and by St. George's and consisted of: Saints, Vancouver College, West Point Grey Academy, St. Michael's, Fraser Academy, York House, Crofton House, and Little Flower Academy. The race was comprised...

Varsity Volleyball Smashes Past Bodwell High

Two St. George's volleyball players jump up for a block

Nathan Bhatia, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

On September 20, 2016 the St. George's Varsity Volleyball team faced off against Bodwell High in the first game of the 2016/2017 season. The game began at 4:30 PM in the Dixon Gym as both teams awaited for the season to start. St. George's started their season on a terrific note defeating Bodwell ...

Saints Xl: A Golden Start

The team poses for a photo with their medals.

Nolan Lee and Adam Radcliffe

September 29, 2016

On September 16th-17th, the First XI soccer team competed in the annual Independent School Association (ISA) soccer tournament. The tournament was located in Victoria and was hosted by St. Michael's University School (SMUS). There were eight teams in total, with two divisions of four. One divisi...

St. George’s First XI Beats Notre Dame at Home

Coach Tweedle addresses the team at half-time.

Ahmed Alghamdi, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016

On Thursday, September 22, 2016, the St. George’s First XI soccer team played their second league match against Notre Dame’s First XI at home. The full-time score ended as 4-1. The goals scored for St. George’s were by Mateo Donelly, Thomas Kirkwood, and Shawn Letvinchuk. At half time the score...

St. George’s 1st XI: Season Debut

Adam Radcliffe, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016

On Monday September 19th, St. George’s 1st XI soccer team kicked off their first home game of the Lower Mainland Independent School Soccer Association (LMISSA) against West Point Grey Academy.  Coming off a first place finish at ISAs, St. George’s played with confidence in their home-opener. A t...

Second XI Soccer kicks off their Season

Captain and returning player Cameron Burian (12) of the Second XI poses for a photo while resting on the bench.

Michael Hua, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016

The weekend of September 15th marked the start of the St. George’s 2nd Varsity soccer team season as the boys participated in the annual ISA tournament held on Vancouver Island. This tournament marked the first time the team played together, as the final team was decided just a day before the team trav...

Track & Field Provincials 2016: a terrific end to a terrific season

Quinn Litherland (Grade 11) sprints his way to the gold medal in the senior boys 200m

Kenneth Ng, Opinions/Copy Editor

June 6, 2016

From June 2nd-4th 2016, the annual British Columbia High School Track & Field Championships took place at Serauxmen Stadium in Nanaimo, BC. The top athletes from around the province, who qualified through their respective Zone meets, gathered in the Harbour City to compete against one another and fight...

Varsity Tennis: BC High School Provincials

The entire Saints/Crofton team

Nolan Lee, Staff Writer

June 2, 2016

From May 26 – 28 the St. George’s Varsity tennis team participated in the BC high school provincials. Combining with Crofton, the team from Saints consisted of 8 members: Brandon Leung(11), Andrew Day(11), Max Gupta(11), Didier Traile(11), Edward Yu(11), Paul Bao(11), Ben Kirsh(12), James O’Brien...