Prep Sport

Mr Robert Egan | Prep Sportsmaster

Term 3, Week 2 Overview

What an actioned-packed and successful week of sport. The activity program began in earnest on Monday, which kept the boys on their toes as they juggled school work, training and their own co-curricular programs. The Scots College arrived on Friday, with a group of our fantastic parents showing the boys our first class TSS hospitality over the weekend, thank you from Marisa and I for making the boys feel so welcome.  The weekend saw round 2 of GPS come and go for our Rugby and Chess, round 1 for GPS basketball get under way and our junior rugby and football programs hit their mid-season stride.

I spent Saturday at BBC with several of our GPS Basketball teams. The day really highlighted the strength and depth in our basketball program, with our year 5 and 6 boys playing back to back games against strong BBC teams and competing well. It was a pleasure to see how the boys conducted themselves away from school, displaying their polite manners, sportsmanship, talent and competitive nature in equal measure, both on and off the court. On that note, can I take a moment to thank our parents. The positive energy and enthusiasm you bring to the sidelines both home and away is transferring to the boys performance and approach to sport. It was great to see such a number of you over at TSS, as well as those who have made the journey up and down the Gold Coast, Toowoomba and Brisbane already this term.

Best of luck this weekend boys, I look forward to seeing a number of you in action and hearing about your weekend exploits on Monday.

Key Dates

Athletics Carnival 3 to 6 @ Runaway Bay – Friday, August 18

Sydney Sport Tour – Wednesday, August 23

Athletics Carnival R to 2 @ TSS Prep Oval – Wednesday, September 13

 

Sports Information Website

First point of contact for all up to date sports information is prepbook. All the latest information is displayed here under each individual sports tab.

Fixture details, team selection, results and match reports are available via the SOCS website www.tsssportqld.com

Each week a final update of timing and venues will be completed by Thursday afternoon.

 

Communication / Contact List

Sports team communication will come out via the individual team manager, who is also the primary contact point for enquiries regarding training and fixtures.

If you have any further questions regarding the individual sports, please contacts the sports coordinator (listed below).

GPS Basketball – Marisa Schroder Marisa.Schroder@tss.qld.edu.au

GPS Chess – Kerrie Anderson Kerrie.Anderson@tss.qld.edu.au

GPS Rugby – Remwell Melia  Remwell.Melia@tss.qld.edu.au

Junior Rugby – Robert Egan Robert.Egan@tss.qld.edu.au

HPE – Robert Egan Robert.Egan@tss.qld.edu.au

Major Events – Robert Egan Robert.Egan@tss.qld.edu.au

General Inquires – Robert Egan Robert.Egan@tss.qld.edu.au; Marisa Schroder  Marisa.Schroder@tss.qld.edu.au; Call 5531 9926

 

Hinterland Green Track and Field Nominations

Nominations are open to students in Year 5 and 6.

Nominations are due by Monday July 31, please contact Mr Egan of Mrs Schroder if your son would like to be considered.

Trials take place on the Monday 7th  and Tuesday 8th August at Somerset College.

Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact our Sportsmaster  Robert Egan on Robert.egan@tss.qld.edu.au

 

Grand Prix Gymnastics at SPC

On the weekend Sunny Ronaldson and Nicholas Hill both competed with SPC in the Level 3 U10 Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Division and we’re placed 1st and 2nd respectively “overall”.

Their individual results were:

  • Sunny placing 1st on parallel bars and pommel, 2nd on high bar and floor.
  • Nicholas placing 2nd on rings and 3rd on vault and floor.

Well done also to Zack Marland who competed in the U7 Level 2 group. He come 6th in Floor, 5th in Pommel Horse, 2nd in Rings, 4th in Vault, 3rd in Parallel Bars and 2nd in High Bar. Overall Zack came 2nd. Well done great effort.

Josh Street competed in his first competition and was a superstar finishing 3rd on High Bars and 4th on Pommel Horse. Well done Josh.

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