C Division Girls Basketball Final: NYGH topple SCGS 48–31 to claim championship

Nanyang Girls' High School (NYGH) overcame a slow start to beat Singapore Chinese Girls' School (SCGS) 48–31 in the finals of the National C Division Basketball Championship. Bridget Wu (NYGH #27) led all scorers with 15 points, while Rae-Ann Chua (NYGH #32) followed closely behind with 11. Celeste Niam (SCGS #4) put up 8 points for her team, while Wang Jia Yue (SCGS #11) added 6 points.

By |2019-10-31T19:57:37+08:00September 3rd, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|5 Comments

National C Division Basketball: Nanyang Girls’ High School see off Unity Secondary with a 45-5 win

Nanyang Girls' High School (NYGH) displayed a dominating performance during the quarter-final of the National C Division Basketball Championship with Unity Secondary School (US). With a 45-05 win in their bag, NYGH comfortably qualified for the semi-finals. By chipping in 11 points each, Rae-Ann Chua (NYGH #32) and Huang Kaining (NYGH #28) led all scorers. US were led by the twofold contributions of (US #5) and (US #22), where they scored two points each.

By |2019-09-03T13:04:17+08:00September 1st, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|5 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

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.

By |2019-04-10T13:29:01+08:00April 10th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

B Div 100m & 100m Hurdles: Nanyang Girls’ Elizabeth-Ann Tan lights up National Stadium with two meet records in two days; becomes 2nd-fastest all-time U17 Singaporean girl in both events

In a matter of two days, Elizabeth-Ann Tan of Nanyang Girls' High School wiped out two championship records under National Stadium floodlights, clinching golds in both the 100-metre hurdles and 100m sprint finals. She hurdled to a new B Division benchmark of 14.59 seconds on Thursday, March 28, before tearing down the track a day later in the blue riband event in a swift 12.25s.

By |2019-04-07T18:28:57+08:00April 7th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

C Div 100m: Sports School’s Samantha Ortega and ACS(I)’s Xavier Tan complete sprint double

Just a few days earlier, the two emerged as champions in their C Division 200-metres finals. The stands at the National Stadium saw a similar show of brilliance as Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)'s Xavier Tan and Singapore Sports School's (SSP) Samantha Ortega found gold yet again at the 60th National Schools Track and Field Championships, this time in the highly anticipated 100m finals.

By |2019-04-05T14:36:51+08:00April 5th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

C Div 800m: Sports School’s Olivia Sallit wins Girls’ final; Mervyn Ong seals Nan Hua double-double

Singapore Sports School's (SSP) Olivia Sallit bagged the gold in the C Division Girls' 800 metre final, while Mervyn Ong of Nan Hua High School (NHHS) emerged victorious in the C Division Boys' final.

By |2019-04-03T14:46:48+08:00April 3rd, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

B Div 400m Hurdles: Tyeisha and Irsyad secure double gold for Singapore Sports School

In likely their final time competing in the event for Singapore Sports School (SSP), Tyeisha Rene Misson Khoo and Irsyad B Mohammad Said made it a swansong to remember as they struck gold in their respective B Division 400-metre hurdles finals.

By |2019-04-07T17:55:49+08:00April 2nd, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments