HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH
SPRING TRAINING WRAPS UP WITH STRONG FINISH
June 12, 2016
Close to 70 members of the Hyacks Football program took part in spring training. The 3 weeks of practices ended with successful performances by both the varsity and JV teams in their jamborees. The Varsity squad fared well against 3 teams from Washington State at Civic Stadium in Bellingham, while the JVs won the "King of the Hill" competition in the VC jamboree.
Following exams the teams will begin off-season workouts on June 27th. For complete details please take a look at the most recent version of the calendar.
MORE HYACKS HEADED TO PLAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL
April 16, 2016
Jamie Shiho will be joining Jeff Lugtu as the most recent member of the 2016 class to sign with Simon Fraser University. 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.