|1ST HOME GAME FOR JV'S ON THURSDAY
After opening up the season with a pair of road losses, the JV Hyacks will be looking forward to playing their first game at Mercer Stadium this Thursday at 5:30. Their opponents will be Terry Fox. The Hyacks will welcome back one of their captains, Julian Ramirez, who has missed the first two games.
A number of JVs: Tristan Sands, Tommy Robertson, Stewart Sommerfeld, James Nicolas and Prabh Bal saw significant playing time in the Hyacks varsity win on Friday night.
|UPCOMING SCHEDULE |
Friday, Sept 16, 7:00
Hyacks vs. Terry Fox at Percy Perry Stadium
Thursday Sept 15, 5:30
Hyacks vs. Terry Fox at Mercer
|LOOKING FOR HYACK FOOTBALL ALUMNI
This year's homecoming game is on Fri, Sept 23rd and we are hoping to see the biggest group of alumni we've ever had. If you know of any NWSS/Pearson/Massey football alumni from the 50s, 60s and 70s please encourage them to attend and pass their contact info along to Jayne at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also if you are a "new era" Hyack football alumni (2003-2010), expect to get contacted by someone from your grad class, so please be sure to attend. The parachutists are back, there will be a great band in the house and it should be a great time.
|YOUTH HYACKS RESULTS
Coquitlam Vikings 14
Royal City Hyacks 40
Coquitlam Crushers 0
Royal City Hyacks 9
Royal City Hyacks 12
Coquitlam Tigers 34
Royal City Hyacks 12
Cloverdale Panthers 50
Coquitlam Wildcats 13
Royal City Hyacks 0
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HYACKS KEEP KUSHNIR BOOT
Touchdowns by Regan Eberding and Jonathan Lopez helped propel the Hyacks to a 16-13 win against South Delta on Friday night in their home opener at Mercer Stadium. The win also allowed New West to keep the Kushnir Boot which was on the line for the first time since 2008.
Lopez added an interception and was named the Prime Time Player of the Game. Jonathan He registered 6 tackles and a sack, to take home Burger Haven Linemen of the game honors. Aldrin Asuncion eclipsed the 100 yard mark for the first time as a Hyack. Jordan Chin led the Hyacks with 8 tackles and a sack.
Next up will be a game against Terry Fox on Friday, Sept 16th at 7pm at Percy Perry Stadium in Coquitlam. The Ravens were provincial finalists a year ago and are coming off a hard-fought 20-18 win over Salmon Arm this past weekend.
For the complete game story in the Record: http://www.royalcityrecord.com/sports/index.html
Photo gallery courtesy of Alan Wardle available at: http://hyackphoto.com/
WANDELL STARTS AS TRUE FRESHMAN
Hyack alumnus Jamie Wandell started in his first game as a true Freshman for St Mary's University in Halifax this past Friday. The 9th ranked Huskies defeated Mt Allison 54-14. The 6'4" 290 pound Wandell was a Provincial All-star at New West last season.
"Jamie is among the top 2-3 first-year linemen I have ever coached," said SMU head coach, Steve Sumarah. "And that's saying something when you consider some of the great linemen that have come through here and have played in the CFL."
Another former Hyack, James Belgrave is also playing at St Mary's.
YOUTH HYACKS CONTINUE WINNING WAYS
The Jr Bantam Hyacks, led by coach and NWSS alumnus Chenghao Cui, improved to 2-0 this weekend with a big 40-14 win over the powerful Coquitlam Vikings. After trailing 14-13 at halftime, the Hyacks outscored their opponents 27-0 in the 2nd half. Jamie Shiho had 3 TDs and Jeff Lugtu had another great defensive game.
TAILGATE AUCTION COMING SOON
Saturday, Oct 22nd is the date for the eighth annual Hyack Football Tailgate Auction, at La Perla Ballroom (River Market at Westminster Quay). We are looking for your support with the following:
- Individuals and groups looking to purchase tickets to the event, contact Stephanie at: email@example.com
- More parents to take an active role in assisting with the event, contact Shammi at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets will available online at hyackfootball.com by Aug 30th. The Tailgate Auction is our major fundraiser of the year and has raised well over $100,000 in support of Hyack Football. This is the perfect time for new parents to get involved in this terrific event.
HELP WANTED - WE NEED YOU
Thanks to all of the parents who assisted on Friday night. The coaching staff is in need of some additional parental assistance on game nights and in non-game related roles. If you are interested please contact coach Lalji ASAP at email@example.com or 604-522-9779