Halfway Through the Senior ACS Winter Season

Halfway through the Senior ACS Winter Season:
Ladder Leaders

As we reach the midpoint of the Senior ACS Winter Season, several schools have distinguished themselves with exceptional performances across various sports. Here’s a breakdown of the current standings:

 

Westbourne Grammar School is leading the pack in racquet sports, holding the top spots in mixed badminton, girls table tennis, and boys tennis. Their consistent excellence in these sports has set them apart from the competition.

 

Loyola College has emerged as the team to beat in senior girls basketball. They are comfortably leading both the 1st and 2nd competitions, showcasing their strength and depth in the sport.

 

In boys AFL, Overnewton Anglican Community College has proven to be the toughest opponent. Meanwhile, in girls AFL, St Leonard’s narrowly edged out Westbourne Grammar in a close game late in the term, claiming the top spot. St Leonard’s has also demonstrated their dominance in futsal, hockey, and all four divisions of netball.

 

In boys soccer, the competition is fierce, with Westbourne Grammar’s 1st team holding off St Michael’s Grammar by a single game. The tight race adds excitement as both teams vie for the top position.

 

While Westbourne Grammar leads all the lower divisions, St Michael’s Grammar School remains undefeated in boys volleyball, making them the team to beat in this category.

 

As the season progresses, it will be exciting to see if these schools can maintain their lead and secure top honors in their respective sports. Stay tuned for more updates and highlights from the Senior ACS Winter Season.

ACS Year 7 and Intermediate Mid Season Update and Ladder Leaders

ACS Year 7 and Intermediate Winter Sport Season: Mid-Season Update

As we approach the halfway mark of the 2024 ACS Winter Sport season, our Year 7 and Intermediate teams have shown remarkable dedication and talent, participating in a total of 835 matches across 10 sports. Here’s a rundown of the standings and highlights so far:

 

Westbourne Grammar School is leading the charge in racquet sports, dominating badminton and tennis. They hold the top spots in Girls Table Tennis for both Intermediate and Year 7A. Meanwhile, St Aloysius girls are excelling in the Intermediate B Table Tennis competition, holding the top position.

 

In Girls Basketball, Loyola is a powerhouse, leading in all Year 7 and Intermediate divisions except for the Year 7B competition, which is currently led by Overnewton. Loyola College also maintains a stronghold in AFL, topping the ladders in both Boys divisions and the Intermediate Girls. St Michael’s Grammar School boasts a talented Year 7 Girls football team, sitting undefeated at the top of the ladder with a very healthy percentage.

 

Netball sees a diverse spread of talent, with six out of our seven schools holding top ladder spots in their respective competitions. St Leonard’s College is performing well despite playing fewer games due to BYE rounds, challenging for the top or second spot in every division.

 

In Girls Hockey, Westbourne leads the Intermediate competition, while St Leonard’s holds the top spot in Year 7. Intermediate Boys Soccer is a fierce two-way battle between Overnewton and Loyola. Newcomers St Aloysius are leading both Year 7 A and B soccer competitions.

 

Overnewton dominates Year 7 Boys Volleyball, leading both A and B competitions with impressive skill and depth. Intermediate Boys Volleyball has diverse leadership across divisions. St Michael’s Grammar School is undefeated in the Intermediate A ladder, Loyola leads the Inter B’s, Overnewton tops the Inter C’s, and St Aloysius takes the lead in the Inter D competition.

 

It’s been an action-packed Term 2 of sports, and with another term to go, the excitement is far from over. Stay tuned for more updates as our teams continue to strive for excellence in their respective sports!

2024 ACS Chess Tournament

ACS CHESS TOURNAMENT - Monday 13 May

The annual ACS Chess tournament was held at Westbourne Grammar School on Monday 13 May.

Well done to all teams who competed on the day. ACS Chess is a great opportunity to bring students into the ACS community through friendly competition. It was great to see schools improving with some schools really improving their results since last year.

Congratulations to Westbourne Grammar School who took out this year’s top prize with 34.5 team points. Luca (Westbourne) played a perfect tournament with an individual score of 7.

We would like to extend our gratitude to Westbourne Grammar School for hosting such a wonderful event.

A huge thank you to Tim and his teams at Northern Star Chess for running a seamless event.

Please see results below:

Team Results

Top Ranked Individual Player (By School)

School
Name
Score
Bacchus Marsh Grammar
Niraj (Year 9)
5 Games
Loyola College
Lachlan (Year 11)
5 Games
Overnewton Anglican Community College
Simon (Year 7)
5.5 Games
St Aloysius College
Noah (Year 8)
4.5 Games
St Leonard’s College
Matthew (Year 9)
5 Games
St Michael’s Grammar School
Poppy (Year 10) & Andre (Year 11)
5 Games
Westbourne Grammar School
Luca (Year 9)
7 Games (Perfect score)
Ranking
School
Points
1st Place
Westbourne Grammar School
34.5 points
2nd Place
Overnewton Anglican Community College
26.5 points
3rd Place
St Michael’s Grammar School
25 points
= 4th Place
Loyola College
23 points
= 4th Place
Bacchus Marsh Grammar
23 points
6th Place
St Leonard’s College
19.5 points
7th Place
St Aloysius College
17 points

2024 ACS Athletics Championships

The ACS looks forward to welcoming back our member and associate member schools to Lakeside Stadium for the 2024 ACS Athletics Championships. 

Date: Monday 20 May 2024

Time: 10am – 5pm 

Venue: Lakeside Stadium, 33 Aughtie Dr, Albert Park 

Please find the program for the day below. For a session report please click on the link: 2024 ACS Athletics event times list 

Maps Link for: Gate Entry and Bathroom Allocation

We warmly invite parents and families to come and spectate.

Event #  EventYear Level
1 High JumpY10 Girls
2 High JumpY10 Boys
3 DiscusY8 Boys
4 Shot PutY9 Girls
5 Long JumpY7 Girls
6 Triple JumpY12 Girls
7 110m HurdlesY12 Boys
8 100m HurdlesY11 Boys
9 100m HurdlesY10 Boys
10 100m HurdlesY12 Girls
11 90m HurdlesY11 Girls
12 90m HurdlesY10 Girls
13 90m HurdlesY9 Boys
14 90m HurdlesY8 Boys
15 80m HurdlesY9 Girls
16 80m HurdlesY8 Girls
17 DiscusY7 Girls
18 Long JumpY7 Boys
19 Triple JumpY12 Boys
20 Shot PutY10 Boys
21 Shot PutMulticlass
22 80m HurdlesY7 Boys
23 80m HurdlesY7 Girls
24 High JumpY11 Girls
25 High JumpY11 Boys
26 1500mJnr Girls
27 1500mJnr Boys
28 DiscusY9 Boys
29 Long JumpY8 Girls
30 Triple JumpY11 Girls
31 Shot PutY8 Girls
32 1500mInter Girls
33 1500mInter Boys
34 1500mSnr Girls
35 1500mSnr Boys
36 High JumpY12 Girls
37 High JumpY12 Boys
38 DiscusY9 Girls
39 Long JumpY8 Boys
40 Triple JumpY11 Boys
41 Shot PutY8 Boys
42 100m AY7 Girls
43 100m BY7 Girls
44 100m AY7 Boys
45 100m BY7 Boys
46 100m AY8 Girls
47 100m BY8 Girls
48 100m AY8 Boys
49 100m BY8 Boys
50 100m AY9 Girls
51 100m BY9 Girls
52 DiscusY11 Boys
53 Shot PutY7 Girls
54 Long JumpY12 Boys
55 Triple JumpY10 Girls
56 100m AY9 Boys
57 100m BY9 Boys
58 100mMulticlass
59 100m AY10 Girls
60 100m BY10 Girls
61 100m AY10 Boys
62 100m BY10 Boys
63 100m AY11 Girls
64 High JumpY7 Boys
65 High JumpY7 Girls
66 100m BY11 Girls
67 100m AY11 Boys
68 100m BY11 Boys
69 100m AY12 Girls
70 100m BY12 Girls
71 100m AY12 Boys
72 100m BY12 Boys
73 DiscusY10 Girls
74 Shot PutY7 Boys
75 Long JumpY9 Boys
76 Triple JumpY10 Boys
77 400mY7 Girls
78 400mY7 Boys
79 400mY8 Girls
80 400mY8 Boys
81 400mY9 Girls
82 400mY9 Boys
83 400mY10 Girls
84 400mY10 Boys
Event #   Year Level
85 400mY11 Girls
86 400mY11 Boys
87 400mY12 Girls
88 400mY12 Boys
89 200m AY7 Girls
90 High JumpY8 Girls
91 High JumpY8 Boys
92 DiscusY10 Boys
93 Shot PutY11 Girls
94 Long JumpY10 Girls
95 Long JumpMulticlass
96 Triple JumpY9 Girls
97 200m BY7 Girls
98 200m AY7 Boys
99 200m BY7 Boys
100 200m AY8 Girls
101 200m BY8 Girls
102 200m AY8 Boys
103 200m BY8 Boys
104 200m AY9 Girls
105 200m BY9 Girls
106 200m AY9 Boys
107 200m BY9 Boys
108 200m AY10 Girls
109 200m BY10 Girls
110 200m AY10 Boys
111 200m BY10 Boys
112 DiscusY8 Girls
113 Shot PutY11 Boys
114 Long JumpY10 Boys
115 Triple JumpY9 Boys
116 200m AY11 Girls
117 200m BY11 Girls
118 200m AY11 Boys
119 200m BY11 Boys
120 200m AY12 Girls
121 200m BY12 Girls
122 200m AY12 Boys
123 High JumpY9 Girls
124 High JumpY9 Boys
125 200m BY12 Boys
126 DiscusY12 Girls
127 Shot PutY10 Girls
128 Long JumpY11 Girls
129 Triple JumpY8 Girls
130 800mY7 Girls
131 800mY7 Boys
132 800mY8 Girls
133 800mY8 Boys
134 800mY9 Girls
135 800mY9 Boys
136 DiscusY7 Boys
137 Shot PutY9 Boys
138 Long JumpY11 Boys
139 Triple JumpY8 Boys
140 800mMulticlass
141 800mY10 Girls
142 800mY10 Boys
143 800mY11 Girls
144 800mY11 Boys
145 DiscusY11 Girls
146 Shot PutY12 Boys
147 Triple JumpY7 Girls
148 Long JumpY9 Girls
149 800mY12 Girls
150 800mY12 Boys
151 4x100mY7 Girls
152 4x100mY7 Boys
153 4x100mY8 Girls
154 Long JumpY12 Girls
155 Triple JumpY7 Boys
156 DiscusY12 Boys
157 Shot PutY12 Girls
158 4x100mY8 Boys
159 4x100mY9 Girls
160 4x100mY9 Boys
161 4x100mY10 Girls
162 4x100mY10 Boys
163 4x100mY11 Girls
164 4x100mY11 Boys
165 4x100mY12 Girls
166 4x100mY12 Boys
167 4x400mOpen Girls
168 4x400mOpen Boys

2024 ACS Swimming Championship Results

It was a fantastic day at MSAC, with our member schools coming together for the first time this year for the ACS Swimming Championships. It was a day of strong competition, with a number of record-breaking swims!

Bacchus Marsh were welcomed in to the community for their first ever ACS Championships.

For the 10th consecutive year, St Leonard’s took out the Championships, with an aggregate score of 2,096. In an outstanding year of competition, three swimmers were awarded the Swimmer of the Meet, each with a maximum available score of 100 points.

We congratulate all swimmers for their efforts on the day. A big thankyou to all the member school staff, MSAC staff and Swimming Victoria officials who ensure the event runs so well each and every year.

Please see the full list of results below.

Overall Aggregate
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonards
2,096
2 – Westbourne
1,963
3 – St Michael’s
1,638
4 – Overnewton
1,588.5
5 – Bacchus Marsh
1,555.5
6 – Loyola
1,369
7 – St Aloysius
514
Girls Aggregate
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonards
1,079
2 – Westbourne
969
3 – Overnewton
838
4 –Bacchus Marsh
801
5 – St Michael’s
799
6 – Loyola
617
7 – St Aloysius
347
Boys Aggregate
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
1,017
2 – Westbourne
994
3 – St Michael’s
839
4 – Bacchus Marsh
754.5
5 – Loyola
752
6 – Overnewton
750.5
7 – St Aloysius
167
Year 7 Aggregate
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
337
2 – Westbourne
308
3 – Overnewton
290
4 – Loyola
236
5 – St Michael’s
205
6 – Bacchus Marsh
192
7 – St Aloysius
128
Year 7 Girls
Place Team
Points
1 – Overnewton
169
2 – St Leonard’s
156
3 – Westbourne
147
4 – Loyola
131
5 – Bacchus Marsh
102
6 – St Michael’s
86
7 – St Aloysius
45
Year 7 Boys
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
181
2 – Westbourne
161
3 –Overnewton
121
4 – St Michael’s
119
5 – Loyola
105
6 – Bacchus Marsh
90
7 – St Aloysius
83
Year 8 Aggregate
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
319
2 – St Michael’s
314
3 Westbourne
294
4 – Overnewton
233
5 – Loyola
217
6 – Bacchus Marsh
200
7 – St Aloysius
159
Year 8 Girls
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
181
2 – Westbourne
154
3 – St Michael’s
142
4 – Overnewton
119
5 – Bacchus Marsh
116
6 – St Aloysius
85
7 -Loyola
71
Year 8 Boys
Place Team
Points
1 – St Michael’s
172
2 – Loyola
146
3 – Westbourne
140
4 – St Leonard’s
138
5 – Overnewton
114
6 – Bacchus Marsh
84
7 – St Aloysius
74
Year 9 Aggregate
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonards
305
2 – Overnewton
298
3 – Westbourne
293
4 – Bacchus Marsh
254
5 – St Michael’s
233
6 – Loyola
208
7 – St Aloysius
70
Year 9 Girls
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
162
2 – Overnewton
156
3 – Bacchus Marsh
147
4 – St Michael’s
138
5 – Westbourne
112
6 – Loyola
75
7 – St Aloysius
70
Year 9 Boys
Place Team
Points
1 – Westbourne
181
2 – St Leonard’s
143
3 –Overnewton
142
4 – Loyola
133
5 –Bacchus Marsh
107
6 – St Michael’s
95
Year 10 Aggregate
Place Team
Points
1 – Westbourne
337
2 – St Leonard’s
320
3 – Bacchus Marsh
250
4 – St Michael’s
242
5 – Overnewton
240
6 – Loyola
213
7 – St Aloysius
32
Year 10 Girls
Place Team
Points
1 – Westbourne
176
2 – St Leonard’s
147
3 – Overnewton
131
4 – St Michael’s
129
5 – Loyola
112
6 – Bacchus Marsh
106
7 – St Aloysius
32
Year 10 Boys
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
173
2 – Westbourne
161
3 – Bacchus Marsh
144
4 – St Michael’s
113
5 Overnewton
109
6 – Loyola
101
Year 11 Aggregate
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
356
2 – Westbourne
298
3 – St Michael’s
267
4 – Bacchus Marsh
265.5
5 – Overnewton
209.5
6 – Loyola
180
Year 11 Girls
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
177
2 – Westbourne
155
3 – Bacchus Marsh
151
4 – St Michael’s
117
5 – Loyola
106
6 – Overnewton
95
Year 11 Boys
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
179
2 – St Michael’s
150
3 – Westbourne
143
4 = Bacchus Marsh
114.5
4 = Overnewton
114.5
6 – Loyola
74
Year 12 Aggregate
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
315
2 – Westbourne
309
3 – Bacchus Marsh
286
4 – St Michael’s
265
5 – Overnewton
210
6 – Loyola
193
7 – St Aloysius
91
Year 12 Girls
Place Team
Points
1 – St Leonard’s
180
2 – Westbourne
157
3 – St Michael’s
135
4 – Bacchus Marsh
127
5 –Overnewton
110
6 – St Aloysius
91
7 – Loyola
68
Year 12 Boys
Place Team
Points
1 – Bacchus Marsh
159
2 – Westbourne
152
3 – St Leonard’s
135
4 – St Michael’s
130
5 – Loyola
125
6 – Overnewton
100
Swimmers of the Meet
School
Name
Points
St Leonard’s
Giselle
100
St Leonard’s
Lucy
100
St Leonard’s
Alex
100
Swimming Meet Records
Event
Time
Name
School
Yr 8 Girls 200m Medley Relay
2:17.44
Leonie, Sophie, Lucy & Mei
St Leonard’s
Yr 10 Boys 200m Medley Relay
2:03.54
Jack, Ben, Max & Harry
St Leonard’s
Yr 8 50m Freestyle
28.36
Lucy
St Leonard’s
Year 10 Boys 50m Freestyle
25.05
Owen
Westbourne
Year 10 Boys 50m Butterfly
26.63
Owen
Westbourne
Junior 100m Freestyle
1:01.15
Lucy
St Leonard’s
Year 10 Boys 200m Freestyle Relay
1:47.80
Ben, Harry, Jack & Max
St Leonard’s

Welcome Bacchus Marsh Grammar to the ACS

Welcome to ACS

The ACS warmly welcomes Bacchus Marsh Grammar to our community!

I am delighted to welcome to Bacchus Marsh Grammar, as the newest member of our vibrant and diverse ACS community. The inclusion of Bacchus Marsh into the ACS family marks a significant milestone, as we expand our membership and extend the opportunities provided by the ACS to a greater cohort of students all of whom benefit from our collective experiences and shared values.

The history of Bacchus Marsh Grammar is a testament to the power of community and the pursuit of excellence. From modest beginnings, the School has become one of the leading educational institutions in its region. It offers a wide array of academic, sporting, and extracurricular programs designed to nurture the talents and aspirations of every student making it a perfect fit for the ACS.

As we welcome Bacchus Marsh into the ACS fold, we are excited to advise that the first event they will participate in will be the ACS Swimming Championships, on Tuesday, 12 March. This event exemplifies our commitment to fostering healthy competition, sportsmanship, and unity among our member schools. It enables our students to showcase their talents, engage with their peers from other ACS schools, and experience the camaraderie and spirit that define our community. We are confident that Bacchus Marsh Grammar will add to the richness of this tradition and look forward to seeing their students make their mark in the pool.

Together, we look forward to building stronger bonds, achieving new heights, and creating lasting memories for all our students.

Welcome aboard, Bacchus Marsh Grammar. Here’s to the beginning of a wonderful and successful journey with the ACS Community.

Sincerely,

Gerard Houlihan

Chair, Association of Coeducational Schools

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2024 Welcome to ACS Sport

Welcome Back to ACS Sport in 2024!

As the new academic year unfolds, we’re thrilled to welcome back our schools, students, staff and parents to ACS Sport! The excitement in the air is palpable as we gear up for a term filled with energy, sportsmanship, and memorable moments.

Dive into Term 1 with ACS Swimming Championships

Our first major event of the term is the eagerly anticipated Swimming Championships, scheduled for Tuesday, 12th March. The event will be held at Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre with the first event commencing at 10:00am. Swimmers are already fine-tuning their strokes and dives, aiming to make waves in this year’s contest. It’s a fantastic opportunity for students to showcase their aquatic skills represent their schools with pride.

For the Latest Swimming News- Click here.

ACS Weekly Summer Sport

ACS matches are underway with 6 schools competing across 10 different sports. Year 7 teams will play their first 5 rounds in term 1 and the Intermediate teams will play their first 6 rounds this term. Seniors will compete in 5 rounds with semi finals to be played on Wednesday March 20.

The pinnacle of Term 1 sports will be the Senior Grand Finals, set for March 27th. This day will celebrate the student’s athleticism, determination, and teamwork. It’s more than just a competition; it’s a showcase of the hard work, perseverance, and spirit of the ACS. We look forward to witnessing thrilling contests, sportsmanship, and the crowning of this year’s senior champions.

Get Involved!

We extend a warm invitation to all our ACS families to get involved in this term’s sporting events by attending and supporting the students at weekly sport and championships. All weekly sport and ACS Championship dates, times and venues can be found on our ACS website and app.

Stay Updated

Keep an eye on our website and Instagram channels for the latest updates, highlights, photos and more. We’re committed to keeping you informed and engaged throughout the term.

As we kick off these exciting events, let’s come together to celebrate the talents and achievements of our students. Here’s to a successful and enjoyable Term 1 at ACS Sport!

For any inquiries or further information, please contact our ACS Sport office. We’re here to ensure that this term is an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. Welcome back, and let the games begin!