Athletics

Keep Your Kids Happy & Healthy While Swimming

One of the most important takeaways about your children learning how to swim is that they enjoy it. Nothing puts a damper on pool-time or swim lessons like a rash, swimmer’s ear or cramps. Here at Hubbard Family Swim School, we have all the best swim protection tips to keep your little swimmers happy and healthy in and out of …

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Xavier Alumna Named to Team USA Volleyball

Xavier College Preparatory alumna Amanda Benson was named to the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team earlier this month and is currently competing for Team USA at the Pan American Cup tournament in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After graduating from Xavier in 2013, Ms. Benson played college volleyball for the University of Oregon. In May, she was named to the U.S. women’s …

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Saint Franics Xavier Student, Gracie, Talks Competitive Swim

Gracie is an athletic child; she plays volleyball for St. Francis Xavier School and has a deep love of the camaraderie of team sports. She spends most of her free time flipping on her trampoline in the backyard. If she is not jumping on the trampoline she’s at the pool practicing or competing with Phoenix Swim Club. She has a …

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Christ Church School Student, Maksim, Talks his Love of Sports and Species

Maksim is a very adventurous boy. He is very athletic and interested in all kinds of sports. He finished a cumulative marathon this year and won a go-kart race as well! What makes him a great boy is that he is very compassionate and appreciates nature and all living things. He loves to search for insects and loves to take …

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Rancho Solano Fifth Grader One Step Closer to Achieving Dream of Joining USA Olympic Equestrian Team

Kierra Fox, a fifth grader at Rancho Solano Preparatory School, has just received her first US Equestrian Junior High School Athlete Letter and Certificate for 2016-2017. Q. What sparked your interest in riding? A. My first horseback ride was on my Mom’s Arabian Quarter horse when I was three and I’ve been riding ever since! I own and show my …

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PCDS Senior, Austin, Talks Baseball and Travels

Austin is a sports fanatic, history buff and avid traveler. He’s traveled to over 30 countries and is always looking to increase that number. He is excited about studying Political Science and International Relations in college and pursuing an international career. Austin is a gentle soul, sometimes called the big friendly giant as he stands 6’6” tall. Q. You have …

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Owen Talks Favorite Sports

Owen is a delight to be around. He participates in karate, soccer, baseball and is in the middle of his first year of Cub Scouts and loves it. He is very excited for this upcoming baseball season at SFXAA. Q. You are involved in many sports. Which sports do you play? A. I play baseball and soccer and I do …

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St Francis Xavier Varsity Softball Team Wins the CYAA Tournament

The St. Francis Xavier Varsity Softball Team won the large school Catholic Youth Athletic Association Junior High Tournament held in January. In the championship game, St. Francis Xavier faced St. Thomas the Apostle.The two teams had faced off earlier in the season. When the teams played again in the CYAA tournament both teams played a close defensive game that ended …

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Kayla Talks Color Guard, Basketball, and Martial Arts

Q. You have participated in Color guard for two years at JMPS tell us more about that? A. Color Guard is a lot of fun. Last year was my fist year and I came in a little late. I had a hard time learning the moves, but I began to love it very quickly. This year I am the color guard …

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Trevor Shines On and Off the Court

Q. As you prepare for the Volleyball season, you are also still playing Basketball! Your team is headed to the State Tournament this weekend. How do you juggle two sports at once? A. In all honestly, I just go through the motions as if I were only playing one. I show up when I can, treat my body right, and …

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