National C Div Rugby: 13-man ACS(I) beat St Andrew’s 19-7 for 2nd Grand Slam in 3 years

Anglo-Chinese (Independent) held on to beat St Andrew's Secondary School 19-7 for its fourth-straight National Schools Rugby Championships C Division title. ACS(I) had two boys sent off in the second half for dangerous play, but captain Tycen Yeoh's steady kicking helped his team ensure there was no repeat of the only loss they suffered against the same opponents in the preliminary round robin phase.

By |2019-09-04T10:30:47+08:00September 3rd, 2019|rugby, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National A Div Rugby: ACS(I) beat RI 14-8 to claim 6th straight title

Tries from flyhalf Matthew Lim and hooker Tim Nijhof helped Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) claim its sixth-straight National Schools A Division Rugby Championship title with a 14-8 win over Raffles Institution.

By |2019-05-20T21:57:11+08:00May 17th, 2019|rugby, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National Schools Swimming: ACS(I) boys undisputed kings after clinching sixth straight grand slam and six more records on final day

ACS(I) once again retained their stranglehold of all boys' divisional championships with a sixth straight grand slam of A, B and C titles, while RI and MGS retained their A and B girls' titles with the latter also dethroning defending champions and nearest rivals Raffles Girls' School in the girls' C Division.

By |2019-05-02T10:10:38+08:00April 30th, 2019|swimming, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National Schools Swimming: RGS’ Charla Tan shatters 200m Backstroke mark as nine meet records fall on penultimate day

Nine records were broken on the first of two days of Swimming finals, with RGS' Charla Tan's new record in the B Division Girls' 200m Backstroke being the second-fastest female timing in Singapore this year and also a medal-winning timing across all three Boys' categories.

By |2019-04-30T21:41:55+08:00April 29th, 2019|swimming, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

B & C Div Cross Country (Boys): ACS(I)’s Ferrell Lee makes comeback with individual gold; Chai Jiacheng defends title to lead RI to team victory

Having dropped out mid-race after a fall in last month's National Schools Track and Field 3000-metre final, Ferrell Lee of Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) was looking for redemption at the National Schools Cross Country Championships. Clocking a timing of 13 minutes 36.8 seconds over the 3.8-kilometre race route, Ferrell succeeded in sealing his comeback by winning the C Division boys' individual gold.

By |2019-04-17T18:08:27+08:00April 17th, 2019|cross country, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

A Div Cross Country: HCI make clean sweep of Boys’ and Girls’ team and individual titles

Dominating both the Boys' and Girls' A Division races, HCI successfully defended their double team victory in addition to picking up the individual gold medal in both categories, a feat they failed to accomplish last year. HCI won the A Division Boys’ team championship with 19 points (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 13th) and the Girls’ one with 12 points (1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th), led by team captains Ethan Yan and Vera Wah who both clinched their first ever individual victories in their final year of competing for the school.

By |2019-04-17T13:38:46+08:00April 14th, 2019|cross country, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National Schools Track Relays (Boys): Singapore Sports School make clean sweep of B and C divisions; RI edge out HCI by 0.02s in day’s final race

Singapore Sports School make clean sweep of the C and B Division boys' relay races, while HCI and RI battle it out for gold in the A Division boys' relay finals at the 60th National Schools Track and Field Championships.

By |2019-04-08T18:12:37+08:00April 8th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

B Div 100m: HCI’s Zeen Chia scores rare 100m-long jump double in first foray into blue riband event

In his first year competing in the century sprint, Zeen Chia of Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) came out tops in the B Division boys' 100 metres final to emerge the surprise victor. The Secondary 4 student -- whose pet event is the long jump -- was previously also a racewalker during his time in the C Division, and only started doing specific sprints training five months ago.

By |2019-04-07T12:07:14+08:00April 6th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments