Every race that is run, every ball that is shot, every swing of the rocket or every dive into the pool lands only in the nets of success at St. Vincent’s. The sweating practices, the hurting heels, the aching arms do not stop until they touch the line of victory and lift the trophy to pinnacle of success. The sports department brought in many acolades to the institution this year also. The physical education department has once again proved its mettle in churning out sport stars. The grounds and the courts are put into optimal use so that the cheers of victory never die.
St. Vincent’s had the Privilege to organize South Chennai, B Zone Sports and games meet for the Academic year 2016-17. Rev. Fr. Johny Koyikkara, was elected as the B Zone Secretary and Mr. P. Murugesan as Joint Secretary. The competitions started on 08.08.2016 and concluded on 01.09.2016. 22 Schools belonging to B Zone group participated in 18 events under six categories. School was appreciated by the government for the meticulous planning and implementation. The winners were awarded with trophies and medals by the school.
Hand Ball : SVS Handball team under 19 went from strength to strength and put its stamp in the State Level matches by defeating Daniel Thomas M.H.S.S., Koyambedu in Zonal Level and defeated Vidhya Niketan Hr. Sec. School, Chennai in District Level. The incessant energy and spirit of the team were proved when they entered State Level by defeating St. Peters Hr. Sec. School, Royapuram, in Chennai Divisional Level by 19-14 goals. St. Vincent’s represented Chennai Division in the State Level match which was held in Trichy.
Vana Vani Matric. Hr. Sec. School (IIT Campus) conducted Handball Tournament for schools in Chennai on 13.07.2016. Our school team secured 3rd Place. Team players were awarded with certificates, bags and medals.
SBOA Matric. Hr. Sec. School, Anna Nagar organized Inter School Handball Tournament for school boys from 25.07.2016 to 28.07.2016. Our school team emerged as Runners. Team players were awarded with certificates, bags, medals and school trophy.
BASKETBALL : SVS Inter School Basketball Tournament was conducted on 18 and 19th of November 2016. Around 14 schools participated in this tournament. Mr. Praveen, ICF player inaugurated the tournament. Winners and Runners of the tournament are Sedhu Baskara Matric. Hr. Sec. School, Ambattur and Sherwood Hr. Sec. School, Chetpet, respectively. Siva Sami Kalalaya Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore secured 3rd place and St. Vincent’s Matric. Hr. Sec. School secured 4th Place. Individual School trophies, cups, certificates and bags have been awarded to all the four teams by our Chief Guest of the Valedictory programme, Mr. Senthil Selvan, ICF.
THROWBALL : Rural Games Federation of India organized Inter State Throwball match from 26.08.2016 to 28.08.2016 at Cuddalore. Our School team players J. Kingsly Joshua, M. Gokul Kannan, J. Joel Joshi, V. Sujil and S. Lalith Lingam of Std. X secured winners position.
SWIMMING : Sanjay Paul Dinakar of Std. IX represented Chennai division in swimming from our school. He secured 4th Place in 100m free style in State Level Competition held on 02.01.2017 at Thiruvanamalai and also secured 1st place in 4x100m free style relay conducted by State Aquatic Association South Zone selection held at Velachery Aquatic Complex.