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).
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.
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.
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.
Even though it was the first match of the preliminary round of this year A Division Boys' floorball games, the game played by Tampines Meridian Junior College (TMJC) and Victoria Junior College (VJC) kicked off to an intense notch.It was just last year when Raffles Institution (RI) dethroned VJC by claiming A Div Floorball championship title, while Meridian Junior College secured second. VJC won Tampines Junior College (TPJC) and clinched bronze, while TPJC landed the final spot in the top four. As such, the match was truly the kick-start of the season, consisting of the merged fourth and second placing schools and the third placing VJC.
National Schools Track Relays (Girls): Nanyang Girls’ domination continues; B Div 4x100m quartet clocks all-time 2nd-fastest timing
By a tiny margin of eight-hundredths of a second, Nanyang Girls' High School (NYGH) fell short of breaking the B Division girls' 4 by 100 metres relay championship record. Nonetheless, that failed to dampen their mood as the school continued their dominance in the relay events in recent years, garnering three out of four golds in the girls' B and C divisions.
National A Div Floorball (Girls): CJC seize first match of season to take traditional powerhouses TMJC by surprise in tight 1-1 draw
Catholic Junior College (CJC) and Tampines Meridian Junior College (TMJC) started of their first matches of the National Schools A Division Floorball season with close draw of 1-1. Though it was a draw, the emotions on opposing ends of the court differed greatly.
National B Div Floorball: Victoria School and East Spring take turns to lead in intense match with score of 8-8
The scoreline says it all. In one of the most intense matches of the B Division Boys' Floorball preliminary round, Victoria School (VS) and East Spring Secondary (ESS) went head-to-head in a game of bob and weave, each team refusing to be defeated. With a draw of 8-8, VS managed to claim top spot in the grouping, while ESS secured second position. Nevertheless, both teams advanced to the semi-finals on April the fourth.