Somerset Spartans Football Update
By Maarten De Kruijf, Co-ordinator - Football
The Under 8 Green, White and Blue came all out in action last week in the Varsity Champions League competition. The U15s played in The Carrara Elite League.
Shane Lunniss, Director of Sport
This week we hosted both the Junior and Senior School APS Athletics Carnivals. Next week, compulsory APS Summer Sport practices begin on Mondays and Wednesday, students can see their schedule on Schoolbox.
The 130-member Somerset Athletics Team took out the coveted APS Athletics Championship for the third consecutive year on Wednesday.
Many thanks to our talented coaches led by Chris Lewis, Stephanie Oppermann, Candice McKenna (Track), Phil Newton (Jumps), Kirsty Williams, Jenny Wood (Throws) and our support coaches.
In what was always going to be a difficult task in retaining the title, our athletes competed superbly all day, concluding with team captains Alice Neale and Ethan Hill lifting the trophy.
We now prepare for the South Coast Trials on 5 and 6 September and State Teams Knock-out on 9 September as practices continue every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7.00am.
Athletics practices will now be every Monday, Wednesday and Friday before school for South Coast and Knock-out competitors.
Athletics practices will now be every Monday, Wednesday and Friday before school for South Coast and Knock-out competitors. South Coast qualifiers will be notified shortly, as will members of our State Knock-out teams.
Athletics Practices - Every day 7.00am at the Track
Wednesday 9 August - Senior School APS Athletics Carnival
Thursday 10 August - Junior School APS Athletics Carnival
Wednesday 14 August - Compulsory APS Summer Sports Practice (7.00am or 3.30pm)
Wednesday 16 August - Compulsory APS Summer Sports Practice (7.00am or 3.30pm)
Friday 18 August - APS Summer Sport Back-up Round vs All Saints
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