Secondary Sports Wrap Up – Term 2, Weeks 5 and 6


GCC Athletics Carnival

The Secondary GCC Athletics Carnival will be held this coming Tuesday 4 June. The event has been moved to the Sunshine Coast University’s athletics track.

The 800m, 1500, Triple Jump and Javelin will be done either before or after the carnival. Many year groups have already completed a trial over the 100m distance and the fastest students will compete in the A division final on carnival day.

Buses will begin running from school at 8am on Tuesday morning and we encourage students to get to school early if possible to take advantage of this available transport.

The program has been streamlined to compensate for the time lost in travel. Please note that the event times below are approximate only.

Sunshine Coast Secondary Schools Netball
SC Netball competition

Round 9 and 10
GCC defeated Pacific LC 33-19

The Hawks absolutely smashed their semi-finals against PLC this week, playing a sensational game of netball!  The first third saw them even, but the Hawks pulled together as an incredible team and took it away to win 33-19 at final time. Every player was invaluable as always, and as a coach, I have to give each of them the MVP for this week! Amazing work girls! Proud of you!

GCC defeated SC Grammar LC 25-24
The Hawk’s game this week was an absolute nail-biting one against Grammar, yet the girls played incredibly well to maintain their undefeated streak! Hawks won the game by a single goal, the final score 25-24. Madeline Chidgey was awarded player of the match, being instrumental in carefully paced and placed passing when playing WA, and some excellent shooting in GS!

Jade King

Congratulations to our junior falcons and intermediate hawks girls teams who this coming Monday will play off in Grand Finals. Games will be held at the Caloundra Indoor stadium.


Trish Buckley Volleyball Tournament

The Trish Buckley Volleyball tournament has been a three-week competition taking place on Friday nights at Caloundra Indoor Stadium. Schools from across the coast have competed in the tournament and our GCC players have shown a lot of dedication to the sport and represented our school in an exemplary fashion.

We had some pleasing results in the final week with several teams knocking off some of the top Volleyball schools in QLD. The final standings are listed below. Congratulations to all teams:

Year 7 Boys; finished 3rd out of 4 schools
Year 7 Girls; finished 4th out of 5 schools
Year 8 Boys; finished 3rd out of 7 schools
Year 8 Girls; finished 6th out of 9 schools
Year 9 Boys; finished 4th out of 5 schools
Year 9 Girls; finished 4th out of 10 schools

Olivia Ellis blocks Vs Burnside for the year 9 girls
Nicole Morris digs for the Year 8 girls Vs Burnside. The girls went on to win this game 26-24
Daemon Cruise and Josh Collins jump to block for the Year 9 boys
Arno Mens executes a powerful spike for the Year 8 boys
Lize Kasselman was a consistent server for the Year 8 girls

SCISSA Volleyball results

AFL Schools Cup

Year 7 to 9 boys and girls have begun training for the AFL Schools Cup. This tournament will be held on Thursday 13 June. Future training sessions will be held on Friday 7 June during Middle School sport time.

Mountain Bike National All Schools – Training

Holly Lubcke wins Gold in the 2018 National Schools competition


Mountain bike training sessions run by Craig Quinn have been taking place from the Matthew Flinders rest area from 4 to 5 pm. Located on Steve Irwin Way southbound from the school just past the Puma station. The sessions are offered for students preparing for the National All Schools Competition to be held in October this year.

Matthew Beattie, Head of Sport and PE

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