HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH
HYACKS DEFEAT TOP RANKED TEAM ON SENIORS NIGHT
October 21, 2016
It was a 2nd straight win over a highly ranked opponent, as the Hyacks defeated #1 ranked and defending Provincial Champion Mt Douglas, 45-19 at Mercer Stadium. The Hyacks exploded for 30 points in the 3rd quarter, beginning with Prento Durigon who blocked a punt that
Liam Mackay recovered in the endzone for a TD. A long Andrew Delamere set up Kinsale Philip's 1 yd QB sneak, Lucas Sabau then scored his 2nd TD of the game on a 60 yard run, and finally Philip threw a 28 yd TD pass to Durigon to cap off the quarter.
Defensively Connor Pattison stood out with his best game as a Hyack with 11 tackles, including 3 for loss and a pair of QB sacks. Isaiah James was named the Lineman of the Game.
It was a special night for 18 Hyack graduating players as the team honored them and their parents during the annual Seniors Night ceremony which took place following the game.
TAILGATE AUCTION OUR BIGGEST EVER
October 15, 2016
Neither pounding rain nor gusting wind could stop our 14th annual Tailgate Auction from becoming our biggest and most successful to date. Over 200 guests and sponsors helped us raise the most-ever funds for the NWSS Hyack Football program (with a portion of proceeds going to the Royal City Hyack Football Club).
Thank you to all those who attended, along with our presenting sponsor, River Market; our long-time team sponsors, G&F Financial, New Westminster Record, Key West Ford, La Perla Ballroom, our organizing committee led by Mary Beth Philip, event volunteers and auction Alumni, who continue to make the Tailgate Auction New West's 'gala of the season'.
HYACKS TAKE DOWN THE IRISH
October 14, 2016
On what turned out to be a perfect Friday night for football, the Varsity Hyacks staged a dramatic come from behind 13-10 win over 3rd ranked Vancouver College. Kinsale Philip opened the scoring, then later
found TE Prento Durigon for a 30 yd TD pass with less than 5 min to play for the game’s final points. Andrew Delamere was named Player of the Game, while Connor Pattison was named Lineman of the game. Sammy Sidhu and Ben Tjernagel also stood out on defense.
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.