Athletic News

SGS Hosts Cross Country Meet

October 18, 2021

SGS hosted a cross country meet on Oct. 12 that started with the middle school runners (boys and girls together) warming up and then racing across campus, through the woods and down the sandhill to the finish line.  See photo galleries of the Middle School Boys & Girls race, the Upper School Girls race, and the Upper School Boys race on a crisp fall afternoon.


The last day of Spirit Week featured the Upper School classes facing off in Human Foosball in the courtyard.  The balls were flying and the action was nonstop!  See a Photo Gallery of the action.

The Dragons have home matches for boys soccer (Tue., Oct. 19 and Sat., Oct. 23), girls soccer (Thu., Oct. 21), MS volleyball and varsity volleyball (Thu., Oct. 21).  And this week features the final competitions for MS volleyball, MS cross country, and LS cross country.  See the week's full Athletic Schedule, which also includes COVID Protocols for fans at indoor and outdoor competitions.  Go Dragons!

Teams of 8th graders competed in the annual Adventure Race on campus on Oct. 5.  They ran across campus to find a lanyard, then passed it along to teammates who ran a cross country course, navigated an obstacle course, shot arrows on the archery course, and paddled a canoe down the Little Spokane River before jumping out and running to the finish.  Congrats to the Minions who finished first.  See a Photo Gallery of the competition and the teams in their outfits.

The girls soccer team hosted their rivals from Northwest Christian in a tight match on Sept. 30.  See a Photo Gallery of the Dragons in action.

Saint George's hosted the Diocese League cross country meet on Friday, Oct. 1, and our Lower School runners had a great time setting many personal best times.  See photo galleries for the 2nd Grade Girls' race, the 2nd Grade Boys' race, the 3rd-4th Grade Girls' race, the 3rd-4th Grade Boys' race, the 5th Grade Girls' race, and the 5th Grade Boys' race as they ran across the soccer field, up the hill past Davenport House, through the woods, and down the sandhill to the finish line.

The Dragons travelled to south Spokane County to play Upper Columbia Academy on Sept. 21.  See photo galleries of the Boys Soccer Match and of the Volleyball Match that afternoon.  Thanks to Holly Ellis for the images.

Saint George's 9th grade boys posted an impressive team victory in the first major high school cross country meet of the fall.  At the Shadle Park Highlander Invitational on Sept. 11, Hrair Garabedian finished 1st in a time of 14:15 over the 2.5 mile course.  He was followed by Joaquin Kiltz (5th), Finn Horsted (11th), and Shawn Jones (14th).  The fact that they outran teams from the Greater Spokane League and as far away as the Tri-Cities, Wenatchee, and Moses Lake makes it all the more impressive!  Ben Morales also won the Sophomore race with a time of 14:28. 

In the Highlander Invitational girls' races, Josie McLaughlin won the girls' Freshman race in 16:40, more than a minute ahead of the 2nd place finisher.  Esther Buckner finished 9th overall and Andee West was 20th.  The Dragons also ran well in the girls' Junior Varsity race, with Maggie McLaughlin (9th overall), Georgia Steele (13th), Clara Witmer (17th), and Lauren West (30th).  See a Photo Gallery of our runners, view the full Meet Results, and see the Spokesman Article that quotes coach Rick Riley saying, "The talent we have in our younger classes is incredible."  Go Dragons!

The boys soccer team hosted Lake City on Sept. 8 for the first athletic match on campus this fall.  See a Photo Gallery from the match.

The first athletic matches of the 2021-22 school year are coming this week.  Come cheer on the boys' soccer team when they host Lake City at 4pm on Wednesday, Sept. 8.  Cross country has an invitational on Sept. 11, while volleyball plays in a tournament.  (The girls soccer games scheduled for this week have been postponed.)  See the week's Athletic Schedule, which also includes COVID Protocols for fans at indoor and outdoor competitions.  Go Dragons!

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