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National A Div Floorball (Girls): TMJC clinch third place with 3-2 win despite third-period CJC fightback

For both teams, the National A Division floorball season started and ended the same way. In their first match of the preliminary round, Catholic Junior College (CJC) took traditional powerhouses Tampines Meridian Junior College (TMJC) by surprise in a tight 1-1 draw. This time, however, TMJC managed to maintain their prowess with a 3-2 win and clinched third position while CJC followed in fourth.

By |2019-05-22T10:54:22+08:00May 21st, 2019|floorball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National A Div Floorball: RI smash 8 goals past porous RVHS defence to clinch third place

In the last match of their run in the National A Division Floorball Championship, Raffles Institution (RI) went all out against River Valley High School (RV) during the fight for third placing. Despite failing to retain their championship title this year after a loss to Victoria Junior College in the semi-finals, RI did not lose heart but rather took control of the game to deliver an 8-0 result.

By |2019-05-21T11:12:15+08:00May 21st, 2019|floorball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National A Div Floorball Final (Girls): VJC reclaim title after 7 years through nail-biting penalty shootout win against River Valley

It was a dream made reality. Victoria Junior College (VJC) came back from the brink of defeat to seize a 3-3 draw against River Valley High School (RV) in regulation time despite being down in the first period, and went on to reclaim the A Division Girls' Floorball championship title after a penalty shootout. It was VJC's first final appearance as well as first title since 2012.

By |2019-05-21T11:55:01+08:00May 17th, 2019|floorball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National A Div Volleyball Final (Boys): NYJC beat VJC 3-1 to defend championship title in game of margins

For the third year running, Nanyang Junior College (NYJC) clinched the National A Division Volleyball championship title. They showcased unfazed resilience and successfully defended their title from Victoria Junior College (VJC). It was a close match of 19-25, 27-25, 25-21 and 27-25, resulting in a 3-1 victory. "Overall, I am quite satisfied with our performance," said team captain Lai Boon Yi (NYJC #1). "And I feel very good."

By |2019-05-17T23:03:50+08:00May 16th, 2019|volleyball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National A Div Volleyball Final (Girls): NYJC bring home 5th consecutive gold after HCI beatdown

Nanyang Junior College (NYJC) trounced Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) 3-0 (25-9, 25-15, 25-16) to clinch their fifth straight title during this year's National A Division Volleyball final. "It felt very heartwarming when the game ended. It was worth the six years of our volleyball life, and while there was no pressure when the last point was scored, I'm just thankful that I could contribute to the team," said Esther Eso (NYJC #4).

By |2019-05-17T23:04:59+08:00May 16th, 2019|volleyball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National A Div Floorball: VJC land spot in final after beating defending champions TMJC on penalties

For the first time in years, Victoria Junior College (VJC) seized a spot in the National A Division Girls' Floorball final after edging out defending champions Tampines Meridian Junior College (TMJC). VJC clinched victory with a 2-1 score on penalties after the match ended 3-3 in regulation time.

By |2019-05-15T13:13:33+08:00May 14th, 2019|floorball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National B Div Floorball Final: Catholic High take home hard-earned gold after beating Bedok South 2-1

Having won every single one of their matches throughout the season, it is of no surprise that Catholic High School (CHS) took home the crown for this year's National B Division Floorball Championship. However, unlike the complete dominance on the scoreboard like they had in earlier matches, Bedok South Secondary (BDS) put on a spectacular fight and threw the team off their feet by forcing a tight scoreline of 2-1 in favour of CHS in the final.

By |2019-04-29T00:58:27+08:00April 22nd, 2019|floorball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

B & C Div Cross Country (Girls): MGS top team standings in historic sweep of both divisional titles

For a historic first time, Methodist Girls' School (MGS) swept two out of a possible two divisional titles at the National Schools Cross Country Championships. MGS secured the championship in the Girls' B and C divisions, both by small victory margins of five and nine points against nearest rivals Cedar Girls' and CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls' respectively. Guided by accomplished coach Steven Quek, the MGS girls' victories are historically only their third for each respective division, adding to the school's B Division triumphs in 2001 and 2008 and C Division triumphs in 2007 and 2013. This is also only the fourth time since 2000 that a school has swept both B and C girls' titles, replicating the feats of Commonwealth Secondary in 2002 and 2004 and Raffles Girls' School in 2015.

By |2019-04-19T19:25:46+08:00April 18th, 2019|cross country, Youth in Motion|0 Comments