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Week 9, Term Three, 2017

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Term Three is coming to an end with just Week 10 remaining. APS Summer Sport practices will continue and on Friday we play Intermural Games.

Olivia Collins- Swimming

Basketball practice

Olivia has been selected in the Queensland Short course Team to go to the AIS in Canberra. A great achievement as only ten 13/14 girls selected (and one of only three Gold Coasters in this age group).

Camille Neighbour

Camille competed in Level 6 at the NSW Rhythmic Gymnastics State Championships on Saturday 26 August in Sydney. Being the only Queensland competitor representing the Elite Rhythmic Gymnastics Club, Camille snatched the gold medal in her perfect rope routine with an unbeatable score of 9.7.

State Athletic Knock-Out Competition

A select number of students have been selected to represent Somerset College at the Schools Track and Field Knockout (South Queensland Final) on Saturday 9 September 2017. The competition will be held at the UQ Athletics Centre.

Summer Sport Intermural Games

On the last Friday of Term Three there will be no APS Sport against an opposing school. Coaches will run organised Intermural Games for the selected Summer Sports. There will still be a number of teams catching buses to venues to play their games. All the ingredients needed to create a great afternoon of sport and finish off the Term in style.

Athletics Season

Athletics practices are every Monday, Wednesday and Friday before school for South Coast and competitors or anyone who would like to continue training.
State Knock-out (UQ): Saturday 9 September Queensland Schools State Athletics Titles: Thursday 12 to 15 October

Queensland School Basketball Championships

Somerset College will have both a boys and girls team represent the College at the Queensland School Basketball Championships from Thursday 14 September to Sunday 17 September. The event will be held at Insports Cornubia Park, 146 Bryants Road, Shailer Park and Mt Warren Sports Centre, 2 Milne Street, Mt Warren Park. The competition will run over four days, Thursday to Sunday. Two or three games will be played on each of the first three days, with the possibility of a finals game on Sunday.

Sport this week:

  • Monday 11 September (7.00am or 3.30pm) - Compulsory APS Summer Sports Practice

  • Wednesday 13 September (7.00am or 3.30pm) - Compulsory APS Summer Sports Practice

  • Thursday 14 September - State School Basketball Championships

  • Friday 15 September - Summer Sport Intermural Games

  • Friday 15 September - State School Basketball Championships

  • Friday 15 September - State Rowing Titles

All sporting details are posted on Schoolbox on the Sports page.

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