Athletic News

Saint George's Spirit Store has new logo wear available.  View the Spirit Store Flyer and visit Our Online Store for the full selection.  Orders will be process on the 30th of each month and delivered directly to your student's classroom on the 15th of the following month.  If the 15th falls on a weekend, orders will be delivered the following Tuesday.  Orders received after 5pm on the 30th will be filled with the next month’s order.  A portion of each sale benefits Saint George’s programs.  (Credit card payment will appear on your statement from BCi Creative.)  Go Dragons!

 

The Lower School cross country team gathered at Sky Prairie Park on Five Mile for a meet with other private and religious schools from Spokane on Friday, Sept. 13.  See photo galleries of the Pre-Race Gathering, the 2nd Grade Girls' Race, the 2nd Grade Boys' Race, the 3rd-4th Grade Girls' Race, the 3rd-4th Grade Boys' Race, the 5th Grade Girls' Race, the 5th Grade Boys' Race, and the Awards Ceremony at the end of the meet on a warm September afternoon.

 

The boys varsity soccer team opened their season with a non-district match hosting Lake City on Sept. 12.  See a Photo Gallery of the match, and read about the prospects for this year's boys and girls teams in the S-R Sports Soccer Preview (look at bottom under NE2B Girls and Boys sections).

This Week's Athletic Schedule

September 16, 2019

See the current Dragon Athletic Schedule for all Saint George's athletic competitions during the coming week.  Look for any last-minute changes and full team schedules at the Dragon Athletics Webpage on the SGS website.

The Fall 2019 athletic season kicks off this week with home volleyball and boys soccer matches.  The volleyball games begin Tuesday, Sept. 10 with the JV team playing Mary Walker HS at 5pm in the Errol Schmidt Athletic Center (ESAC), followed by the varsity team at 6:30pm.  The "C" team plays Newport HS at home on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 4pm, with the JV team taking on Newport at 5pm and the varsity playing at 6:30pm, all in ESAC.

The boys soccer team hosts Lake City HS on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 4:30pm.  And the Lower School cross country team will be running at nearby Sky Prairie Park on Five Mile Prairie beginning at 4pm on Friday, Sept. 13.  See the Dragon Athletics website for more details, and be sure to come out and cheer on your Dragons!

New families launched canoes and kayaks from Graduation Lawn for a float down the Little Spokane River on August 17.  See a Photo Gallery of them exploring the river and getting to know other new students and parents.

If your student-athlete is in need of a physical, Apex Physical Therapy and Champion Sports Medicine has graciously offered to provide them at no charge the evening of Monday, August 19.  The times available are:
5:00pm – K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 9th grades;
5:30pm – 4th, 5th, 6th and 10th grades;
6:00pm – 7th and 11th grades;
6:30pm – 8th and 12th grades.

Apex Physical Therapy is located at 1111 E Westview Ct #A, Spokane, WA 99218.  Please print, fill out, and sign the WIAA Physical Form and bring with you and your student to Apex. 

If you are unsure if your student-athlete is due for a physical, please email ryan.peplinski@sgs.org.  All completed physical forms are to be turned in to Ryan Peplinski prior to the first day of practice.  Please do not turn them in to coaches.

A week-long skills camp was great preparation for students planning to compete at Spokane's Hoopfest weekend at the end of June!  See a Photo Gallery of them shooting hoops in the Schmidt Center Gym.

Inspired by the USA Women's World Cup victory, and Saint George's own girls soccer state champions, the summer Soccer Camp for boys and girls in grades 6-12 was a popular activity.  See a Photo Gallery of them running around the field in mid-July.

To finish their study of rivers, the 6th graders created cardboard boats that they got to race in the Little Spokane River on June 4, 2019.  See photo galleries of Each Team's Boat and of the Cardboard Boat Races, as well as a Video of the Races.  Some lasted multiple races; some didn't last as long as they hoped!


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