National A Div Basketball (Boys): NYJC take out powerhouses HCI 66–52 to finish third

Nanyang Junior College (NYJC) rode on an inspired first half to topple perennial powerhouses Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) 66–52 in the third and fourth placing match at the National A Division Boys Basketball Championship. HCI tried to pull back in the second half but eventually fell short in their attempt to come back into the match.

By |2019-05-26T18:59:56+08:00May 26th, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National A Div Basketball (Girls): NYJC fight back to edge out NJC 45–43 for third place

Nanyang Junior College (NYJC) came back in the final quarter to beat National Junior College (NJC) 45–43 in the third and fourth placing match at the National A Division Girls Basketball Championship. This completes a sweep of third place finishes for their school as the NYJC boys also finished in third place in their division.

By |2019-05-26T00:05:47+08:00May 26th, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National A Div Boys Basketball (Semis): ASRJC topple NYJC 67–46 to earn chance to defend their crown

Two-time defending champions Anderson Serangoon Junior College (ASRJC) comprehensively beat Nanyang Junior College (NYJC) 67–46 in the semi-finals of the National A Division Boys Basketball Championship. This will be the first time ASRJC has entered the finals as a merged school with Serangoon Junior College, with Anderson Junior College having emerged champions in the last two editions of the championship.

By |2019-05-20T18:17:04+08:00May 20th, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National A Div Girls Basketball (Semis): RI exorcise their demons by defeating NYJC 40–38 in overtime

Just a week ago, Raffles Institution (RI) went down to Nanyang Junior College (NYJC) 39–42 in overtime in the quarter-finals of the National A Division Girls Basketball Championship. With the gods of elimination bearing down on them this week, RI simply responded: "Not today" and took their revenge by emerging 40–38 victors. The win also sees RI return to the final and they will face Hwa Chong Institution for the title next Thursday.

By |2019-05-21T10:59:43+08:00May 20th, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|2 Comments

National A Div Football: Slew of second half goals help NYJC secure bronze in convincing 5-2 win over TMJC

Nanyang Junior College (NYJC) held onto the bronze medal they attained at last year's National School Games with a convincing 5-2 win over Tampines Meridian Junior College (TMJC) in this year's bronze medal playoffs. Four out of the five goals from NYJC were scored in the second half of play.

By |2019-05-18T01:36:15+08:00May 17th, 2019|football, 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 Football: VJC poised to defend title after thrilling 4-0 semi-final win versus NYJC

Victoria Junior College (VJC) emerged the clear victors from their semi-final match after prevailing 4-0 against Nanyang Junior College (NYJC). By winning this semi-final, they qualify to proceed to the final match on Friday. NYJC will advance to the 3rd/4th match, whose outcome will determine the bronze medalist this year. "I feel like it's a good game performance and we really showed that teamwork and hard work can bring us through anything," said VJC captain Jeremy Loke (#4).

By |2019-05-17T14:05:33+08:00May 15th, 2019|football, Youth in Motion|0 Comments