Temasek Polytechnic celebrated as they claimed the POL-ITE Basketball Championship title from defending champions Republic Polytechnic, behind a game-high 26 points from Kelvin Lim (TP #22).
Jayne Chan (SP #3) pushed the pace for Singapore Polytechnic, scoring a team-high 15 points as they raced to a 57--53 win over Institute of Technical Education (ITE), defending their POL-ITE Basketball title.
ASEAN School Games 2018 T&F: Kampton Kam claims Singapore’s first gold with record-breaking high jump performance
Kampton overcame an ankle injury to claim Singapore’s first gold medal of the 10th ASG with his 2.10-metre clearance that rewrote a bevy of national records.
Despite a game-high 21 points by Gary Yeo (SIM #14), Singapore Institute of Management came up short against Republic Polytechnic 63--69 in the National Youth Sports Institute Basketball League.
Chin Wan Qing's shared team-high eight points led Singapore Institute of Management as they took down Republic Polytechnic 44--34 in their last games of the National Youth Sports Institute Basketball League.
Siming's (TP #10) team-high 19 points led Temasek Polytechnic's quintet of double-digit scorers as they took down Republic Polytechnic 84--78 in overtime to end their season in the National Youth Sports Institute Basketball League.
Joanne's (TP #2) team-high 10 points were enough for Temasek Polytechnic to scrape past Republic Polytechnic 41--35 in the former's final game of the National Youth Sports Institute Basketball League.
NMP Ganesh Rajaram calls for review of DSA trials and “DSA coaches” to prevent elitism in school sports
During the debate on "Education for our future" in Parliament, NMP Ganesh Rajaram touched on the "gaming" of the DSA system and how affluent families who hire external coaches for their children are fuelling elitism in school sports.