HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH
HOMECOMING ANOTHER SUCCESS ON AND OFF THE FIELD
September 23, 2016
Despite a rainy night, it was another outstanding night at Mercer Stadium as Homecoming 2016 presented by Key West Ford was a big success. A crowd well in access of 1500
watched the Hyacks defeat Carson Graham 51-0. The event also included the Save on Foods Family Fun Zone and Pre-game Party, CTV Sports was also in attendance.
NWSS band did a fantastic job entertaining those in attendance, and finally, Andrew Thind was this year's winner of a pre-owned Ford Focus in our raffle, courtesy of Key West Ford.
Hyacks Football would like to thank our presenting sponsor Key West Ford, along with media sponsors the New Westminster Record, CTV and Virgin Radio 94.5 FM, for their continued support of Homecoming.
On the field, the Hyacks didn't disappoint as they dominated Carson Graham, topping the 50-point mark for the 2nd consecutive game, 51-19 was the final score. Sammy Sidhu was named the Player of the Game
with 147 yards and 2 TDs on just 7 carries. Lucas Sabau also had a strong game with 114 yards and a TD, while Finn Stark and Juan Cespedes scored their first ever TDs. Sarban Sidhu was named the
Dairy Queen Lineman of the Game, while defensively Connor Pattison recorded a season-high 13 tackles.
VARSITY WINS 2ND STRAIGHT GAME
September 20, 2016
The Hyacks scored early and often, winning 51-19 over GW Graham. Seven different Hyacks scored TDs. A 79 yard run by FB Lucas Sabau followed by a 64 yard TD run by Sammy Sidhu got things going for the visitors,
before Mohamed Abdi also scored his first TD as a Hyack. Gr 10 QB Kinsale Philip threw a pair of TD passes, 1 each to Prento Durigon and Shane Belsher. Defensively Sammy Sidhu and Connor Pattison each had 6 tackles including a sack, while Ben Tjernagel intercepted his 2nd pass of the season.
HYACKS RE-OPEN MERCER STADIUM WITH WIN
September 9, 2016
The Varsity Hyacks celebrated their return to Mercer Stadium on Friday with a 28-19 win over Notre Dame of Calgary. Gr 10 RB Broxx Comia rushed for 225 yards and 2 TDs on 15 carries, more than half the Hyacks 400 yards of offense on the night.
Ben Tjernagel and Trew Dancey also scored for New West. Shane Belsher, Connor Pattison and Prento Durigon were among those who stood out on defense.
MORE HYACKS HEADED TO PLAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL
April 16, 2016
Rochon Bhattacharya has committed to Westhills Junior College in California, while 2011 NWSS graduate Jamie Wandell has committed to the University of Regina.
This group brings the total number of Hyacks who will be playing college football to 34 in the past 13 years.
December 5, 2015
Congratulations to the JV Hyacks who brought home the first ever provincial title in the history of the football program. The team defeated Mt Douglas 48-29 on Saturday at BC Place Stadium.
Sammy Sidhu was named the game's MVP with 264 yards rushing at 4 TDs. Isaiah James was named the Most Outstanding Lineman. The win capped off an outstanding season that saw the team go undefeated,
12-0, against BC competition.
BOTH HYACK TEAMS ADVANCE TO FINAL FOUR
November 22, 2015
For the first time in the history of the program, both the Varsity and JV teams will be playing in the AAA Provincial semi finals! The Varsity squad turned in a strong effort in a 27-13 win over STM.
The Hyacks dominated this contest with over 300 yards rushing, while holding their opponents to just 4 first downs through 3 quarters. The defense forced 6 turnovers, led by Kevin Osea's 2 interceptions.
Jeff Lugtu added an interception to his 8 tackles. Offensively, David Penalver rushed for 124 yards and a TD, while Trew Dancey scored 2 TDs and Gurvir Ghuman added 1 TD, along with 6 tackles and a sack.
The JVs defeated Mt Boucherie 76-26, the most points ever scored by a Hyack team at any level. Sammy Sidhu scored 5 TDs in the first half and rushed for close to 400 yards.
The JVs now face Seaquam on Thursday, Nov 26th at 3:00 pm at Mercer Stadium.
SHERMAN AND SEYMOUR RECEIVE NCAA SCHOLARSHIPS
February 4, 2015
Harper Sherman and Matt Seymour signed their letters of intent on Feb 4th at a press conference at the BC Sports Hall of Fame, accepting full scholarships from NCAA Div 1 universities.
These are the only 2 players from all of BC to receive Div 1 scholarships and NWSS is the only high school in Canada to have two players receive Div 1 scholarships. Sherman is the #2 ranked player in Canada
while Seymour is ranked 15th. For more details watch the signing ceremony and press conference here.